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Best time to visit Switzerland

Switzerland: The best time about when to go to Switzerland

When to Visit

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Generally, June is the best time to travel to Switzerland, followed by September or October, when the mountain passes are still open. Summers are usually over crowded with tourists; hence trips during this time can be avoided.

Events and Entertainment

With a diverse culture, Switzerland is the venue for numerous events and festivals. The Art Basel festival, held every year in Basel, is the favoured destination for art lovers from around the world. Switzerland hosts one of the leading golf tournaments—Omega European Masters. Another sports event looked forward to every January is the Cartier Polo World Cup. Celebrated for the past fifty-seven years, the Locarno Film Festival is one of the best... Read more

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What travelers say

Maria Anna 1/19/2014 At 19:37
Lugano 6
The best month for buying things that are out of...

Silvia 1/15/2014 At 13:05
St. Moritz 8
It's very nice and welcoming. For all ages. The...

Jerry 12/28/2013 At 11:27
Zurich 8
You'd better book the hotel near the city of...