Appenzell Innerrhoden, Switzerland
Appenzell Innerrhoden is one of the twenty-six cantons of Switzerland. It is the smallest canton by population and the second smallest by area.
Bachalpsee or Bachsee is a lake with an area of 8.06 ha close to the First (which can be reached with a cable car) above Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland. The lake, located at an elevation of 2,265 m, is split by a natural dam, the smaller part of the lake being 6 m lower.
Switzerland was pretty flat a few million years ago. This was until the plates started moving, creating the Alps as we know them today. What is left of earth’s sliding and shifting is a unique geography with hundreds of valleys, river sources, lakes and peaks.
Everyone recognizes Switzerland as the land of mountains, cheese and happy people. However, glossy tourism brochures do not tell the entire story: Switzerland is much more than a country of stereotypes.
The town of Montreux nestles in a sheltered Lake Geneva bay, surrounded by vineyards and against the breathtaking backdrop of snow-covered Alps.
The Montreux Jazz Festival, which takes place in June/July and features concerts on a variety of stages and parks is very famous.
Bern Alps, Switzerland
The Bernese Alps are a mountain range of the Alps, located in western Switzerland.
The city of Lugano is on its namesake lake in Switzerland’s Italian Canton of Ticino, south of the first ridge of the alps. As a tourist escape, Lugano hardly needs introduction.
The wild beauty of the lakeshore, the dominating San Salvatore and Brè Mountains all speak for themselves and need to be top of your holiday plans.
Aah, Switzerland! A country best known for its clean and pristine nature, we never fail to conjure up images of its rugged snowcapped mountains, shimmering lakes, and lush meadows as well as the fairytale-like villages and fluffy cows at the mere whisper of ‘Switzerland’.
On foot or skis, by bike or raft, with karabiner or paraglider, the Swiss have harnessed these wild places with impeccable precision. And no matter how ‘switched-on’ life gets, this will always be a land where you can find adventure and solitude.
The climate in Switzerland is considered to be ideal. They have four seasons; however the climate never reaches too cold or too hot. For this reason, tourism flourishes all throughout the year.
Switzerland’s largest city is on the shore of its glistening eponymous lake. Zürich is a financial powerhouse with a liveability ranking that outstrips almost anywhere in the world.
Zürich’s sights, eye-wateringly pricey shops and effortlessly cool nightspots are in the Altstadt, a historic centre cut in two by the Limmat river which flows off the lake.