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Central Switzerland is the region of the Alpine foothills geographically the heart and historically the origin of Switzerland, with the cantons of Uri, Schwyz, Obwalden, Nidwalden, Lucerne and Zug.

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Lucerne Hotels, Accommodation in Switzerland

Lucerne (Luzern) is a beautiful small city in the heartland of Switzerland, across the lake from Altdorf, where legend has it William Tell shot an apple off of his son's head. In addition to being a fine place to visit itself, Lucerne is a great base from which to explore famous Swiss sites such as Mount Rigi and the Rutli Meadow …

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Lucerne Hotels, Accommodation in Switzerland

The canton of Lucerne is located in the centre of Switzerland. It is drained by the Reuss river and the river Kleine Emme. The lands of the canton lie on the northern foothills of the Swiss Alps (Urner Alps). The highest elevation of the canton of Lucerne is at the Brienzer Rothorn at 2,350 m (7,710 ft). The cantonal capital is Lucerne …

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Lucerne Hotels, Accommodation in Switzerland

Lake Lucerne (German: Vierwaldstattersee, or 'Lake of the Four Forested Cantons') is a lake in central Switzerland. The lake is a complicated shape, with bends and arms reaching from the city of Lucerne into the mountains. It is a popular tourist destination, both for native Swiss and foreigners, and there are many hotels and resorts along the shores …

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Nidwalden Hotels, Accommodation in Switzerland

Nidwalden is a canton of Central Switzerland. The capital is Stans. To the north it is bounded by the Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstattersee), to all other directions by mountain chains (Urner Alps). The lake and the mountains attract many tourists, both during the winter and the summer. Major resorts include Klewenalp, Stanserhorn (mountain), the region around Bannalp, and Burgenstock …

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Obwalden Hotels, Accommodation in Switzerland

Obwalden is a canton of Switzerland. It is located in the centre of Switzerland. Its capital is Sarnen. The canton contains the geographical centre of Switzerland. Obwalden is one of the two valleys, along with Nidwalden, that make up Unterwalden. Throughout its history, the political situation and the exact amount of independence has varied widely …

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Schwyz Hotels, Accommodation in Switzerland

Schwyz is a canton in central Switzerland between the Alps in the south, Lake Lucerne to the west and Lake Zurich in the north, centered around and named after the town of Schwyz. It is one of the founding cantons of Switzerland; Switzerland's Standard German name, Schweiz, is derived from the name of the canton, and the flag of Switzerland from its coat of arms …

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Uri Hotels, Accommodation in Switzerland

Uri is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland and a founding member of the Swiss Confederation. It is located in Central Switzerland. The canton's territory covers the valley of the Reuss River between Lake Lucerne and the St. Gotthard Pass. German is the primary language spoken in Uri. The legendary William Tell is said to have hailed from Uri. The historical landmark Rutli lies within the canton of Uri …

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Zug Hotels, Accommodation in Switzerland

Zug is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland. It is located in central Switzerland and its capital is Zug. The canton is one of the smallest in terms of area, and it is not subdivided into districts. The canton is located on a hilly plateau. The Hohrohnen is the highest elevation in the east of the canton. The Zugerberg in the south is another notable elevation. It is part of the Rossberg massif which rises to the Wildspitz east of the lake of Zug …

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Magical Journeys to Switzerland

An unforgettable Alpine tour to the majestic world of the Jungfraujoch from Lucerne takes you to the Top of Europe, at 11,333 feet (3,454 meters). The views are simply magnificent in this incredible world of eternal snow and ice, and the cogwheel train railway is a fascinating way to get around the mountain …

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Destination Switzerland A-Z

Switzerland is a natural theme park showcasing three of Europe's most distinct cultures. To the north is the beer-drinking, sausage-eating stepchild of Germany; to the south-west the wine drinking and shopping spills effortlessly into France; in the south-east the sun warms cappuccino-sippers loitering in Italian-style plazas. And binding it all together is a distinct Swiss mentality …


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