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Switzerland Vacations and Tourism Guide

Switzerland Tourism and Travel: online guide for vacations to Switzerland

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3/7/2010
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Surface:Switzerland has a total land area of 39,770 sq km.

Population:  Switzerland has an approximate population of 7,554,670 (July 2007). This include 65%25 Germans, 18%25 French, 10%25 Italians, 1%25 Romansh and 6%25 others.

System of government: Switzerland has a federal republic government.

Capital: The capital of Switzerland is Bern and has 127,000 inhabitants.

Religion: Majority of the population is Roman Catholic and Protestants.

Official Language: German, French, Italian and Romansh are the official languages of Switzerland.

Government: Switzerland has a federal republic government.

Climate: Switzerland experiences a temperate climate with rainy, snowy winters and humid summers.

Units of measure and electricity: Switzerland follows the metric system and the official unit of electricity is 230 V, 50 Hz.

Time Zone: Switzerland standard time zone is GMT + 1.

Currency: Swiss franc (1 € = 1.65 CHF).

Travel documents required: A tourist visa is required for entering Switzerland.


Pallavi 8/14/2013 At 05:01
Zermatt 8
Zermatt, located in the Swiss Alps, is famous among the tourists looking forward to mountaineering activities like skiing. It is mostly bounded by the lofty hills of Pennine Alps. The Matter Vispa flows through this beautiful city and is the main source of water. For adventurous activities like Hiking, Skiing and mountain climbing, visit the Matterhorn. People mainly flock here in huge numbers because of its association with the well-known chocolate, Toblerone, and that makes it a landmark spot in Switzerland. The view from here cannot be put into words. Don’t forget to check out the glacier ice palace which features exquisite ice sculptures. Enjoy a ride on Gornergrat Bahn which provides an amazing view of whole of the city of Zermatt and its close-by areas. The train runs all-round the...

Shweta Today at 09:03
Grindelwald 9
Grindelwald is a scenic village in Switzerland, embraced by the Ice covered mountains and nature’s bounty, the town seems to be a paradise. If you a want a vacation to be full of tranquility and calmness and serenity the place is the perfect destination. Something about the region - it is in a location which has the most pleasant scenery and climate. You will just cherish the beautiful country side view and love Hiking. The place is great for Skiing and sky lifts. You should try the First, it’s a place on the sunny side other Grindelwald valley there is a Sky lift which lifts you up and you will see the beautiful view from the top, it’s just hilarious. Bachalpsee Lake is a beautiful fresh water lake, a large number of visitors come every year to see the lake. Bussalp is the place for the...

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Lake
 Other attractions (St. Moritz)
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Lake
 Other attractions (Geneva)
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Natural History Museum
 Museums (Geneva)
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Engadina (Valley)
 Other attractions (St. Moritz)
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Museum of Communication
 Museums (Bern)
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Poschiavo
 Sightseeing (St. Moritz)
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Au Chat Noir
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Berry Museum
 Museums (St. Moritz)
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Griffins Club
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Lady Godiva English Pub
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Old Town
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods (St. Moritz)
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Piz Nair
 Sightseeing (St. Moritz)
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Jet d’Eau
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Kanzlei Flohmarkt
 Handicrafts and antiques (Zurich)
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Jungfrau Railway
 Surroundings (St. Moritz)
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Bürkliplatz
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Clock Tower
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Galerie La Ligne
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Kunsthaus Zürich
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Town Hall
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Carouge
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