While exploring the famous Alps, there is something fun for anyone looking for adventure. Whether taking one of the many guided tours that are offered of this majestic landscape, or exploring the area for yourself, you will find hiking, skiing, fishing, mountain climbing, waterfalls, boat rides around the lake, or you may find yourself exploring undiscovered caves.
Besides the grandeur of the Swiss Alps, there is much more to see in the small country of Switzerland. You will truly enjoy yourself as you stroll down the cobblestone streets of the Old Towns, such as Lucerne, found in Switzerland. In these cities, you will find on old village feel as you shop through street markets, visit friends by the town fountain, have coffee at the sidewalk café, or spend the day at local museums such as the Picasso Museum, or the Swiss transport museum. Of course you would not want to miss an afternoon exploring the beautiful castles found throughout the countryside, or witness one of the many sporting events that are hosted by the country of Switzerland.
Unique to this part of the world is the food that is commonly served in Switzerland. Famous for cheese, wine, bread, fondue, and world-renowned chocolate, you will not go hungry when vacationing among this intriguing country.
The weather varies depending on what portion of the country you are visiting and the time of year. Switzerland does have four seasons. Spring and autumn tend to be mild throughout most of the country. Summer is warm and offers a great time for outdoor activities, whereas winter is cold and snowy which is when the country gets a majority of its visitors for winter sport activities.