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.
DESTINATION CANTON OF TICINO|
In ancient times, the area of what is today Ticino was settled by the Lepontii, a Celtic tribe. Later, probably around the rule of Augustus, it became part of the Roman Empire. After the fall of the Western Empire, was ruled by the Ostrogoths, the Lombards and the Franks. Around 1100 it was the centre of struggle between the free communes of Milan and Como ...
Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and capital of the canton of Zurich. The metropolitan population is around 1.3 million. The city is Switzerland's main commercial and cultural centre, and is widely considered to be one of the world's global cities. According to a survey in 2006, it offers the best quality of life ...
Geneva is the second most populous city in Switzerland (after Zurich). It is situated where Lake Geneva flows into the Rhone River. Geneva is widely regarded as a global city, mainly due to the presence of numerous international organisations, including the European headquarters of the United Nations ...
DESTINATION CANTON OF VALAIS|
The canton of Valais lies in the southwest of Switzerland. To its south lies Italy, to the southwest France. To the north the canton is bounded by the Swiss cantons of Vaud and Bern; the cantons of Uri and Ticino lie to its east. The wide, glacial Rhone valley dominates the area. There are many side valleys which branch off the main valley ...
Interlaken is a municipality in the Canton of Bern in Switzerland. The place is a well known tourist destination near the centre of Switzerland close to the Alps. The Aare River flows through the town. Interlaken is located between Lake Brienz to the east and Lake Thun to the west ...
Lausanne is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, situated on the shores of Lake Geneva, and facing Evian-les-Bains (France) and with the Jura hills to its north. Lausanne is located some 50 km northeast of Geneva. It is the capital of the canton of Vaud and of the district of Lausanne ...
Lucerne is a city in central Switzerland. The city is located on the shore of Lake Lucerne with a famous wooden bridge and within sight of Pilatus and Rigi. The city grew from a small fishing village of ancient origins on the shores of Lake Lucerne with the founding of the Benedictine monastery of St. Leodegar in around 700 AD ...
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Switzerland Travel Guides|
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