A holiday in Switzerland is a perfect destination if you like outdoor activities in nature and also if you like culture. The Swiss Alps are a paradise for nature and tranquility lovers, with beautiful skiing in winter and hiking in the summer. The natural scenery is impressive with the high peaks as the Matterhorn, the Jungfrau and the Eiger.
A visit to a beautiful city in Switzerland is another great holiday plan. Bern is the capital of the country, it is really full of historic buildings and museums. The old town has not without reason been on the list of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. Additionally you will discover during a city walk, the architecture of Hans Auer, the Jura dome with a height of 64 m or the Zytglogge Tower. The astronomical clock is a popular landmark here. The art museum of Bern is the oldest art museum with a huge collection of Italian art, art from Bern, the French coast, modern art and the art of German expressionists. During a holiday in Bern
, and discover the city with its medieval atmosphere, various resources and old sandstone facades. You will probably not have enough time if you want to see everything in one single day.
The numerous lakes in Switzerland
Many people go to the lakes in Switzerland. There you will find beautiful nature and peace, water sports in summer and in winter it is a real skating fest. A few well known lakes in Switzerland are Lake Zurich, Lake Lucerne, Lake Thun or Lake Brienz, Lake Lugano, Lake Maggiore. On the Lake Zurich there are two islands, one island is inhabited and the other island is a nature reserve. On the East side of the Lake lies the Gold Coast with more luxurious holiday villas and large cities. The Lucerne is like a fortress surrounded by high mountains. The water sports play an important role here with fishing and boating, surfing and swimming. Lake Maggiore is a better known location with the nearby cities such as Locarno, Verbania and Luino. On the lake there are several islands such as Isola Bella, Isola Madre and Isole dei Pescatori. Bungalow.Net have many holiday homes on Lake Geneva
, from this point, you can discover all the other lakes. It is also a wonderful setting for a water sports holiday in Switzerland.
Sports and leisure, entertainment with a holiday home in Switzerland
Dreaming of waking up in the morning to a magnificent view over the mountains and deep valleys, then putting on your hiking boots and setting off on an unforgettable Alpine adventure? Your dreams will come true with a holiday in Switzerland! A large part of the country is dominated by the Alps, making it the perfect destination for world-class skiing in winter or trekking in summer. Ticino
is a perfect place for enjoying the mountains. Here you can embark upon an excursion along the twisting mountain roads where you can enjoy an ever changing landscape, or stop off at a picturesque village with its church bells sounding, and soak up the local culture. The country has numerous lakes also which makes it perfect for having some water fun with the kids. There is also the option of relishing a cultural break in cities like Bern and Geneva with a self-catering holiday home in Switzerland, or in Valais
, amidst the Swiss Alps. The country is full of unexpected pleasant surprises and it is really amazing in itself, plus the locals are very friendly as well as pretty much reserved, so you will feel welcomed yet not too overindulged. A perfect break from the every day routine.
Family time in Switzerland
Your family holiday in Switzerland begins with the spectacular views as you go by cable car to the top of mountain peaks like Mt. Titlis, or take a ride aboard the Jungfrau Railroad from Kleine Scheidegg up to the highest train station in Europe, Jungfraujoch. There is also plenty of opportunity for winter skiing in the Alps, but you can even ski in summer at places like the Matterhorn. If you are more of a water lover, in Switzerland you can enjoy activities like sailing, surfing, swimming and fishing at Lake Geneva. Nearby is the historic city of Geneva, perfect for experiencing a bit of culture and some beautiful attractions, or you can visit the city of Zurich, home to wonderful family-oriented attractions like a Tram Museum and a Zoological Garden, complete with snow leopards and pandas. With one of Bungalow.Net's holiday homes in Switzerland, you don't have to be Heidi to enjoy your time here!
Sports and leisure
The Great Outdoors of Switzerland is very appealing. A fantastic adventure with family or friends among nature in this country is surely one of the better ideas. Outdoor sports such as mountain climbing, abseiling, kayaking and canyoning are eminently possible during a holiday in Switzerland. You can also enjoy extreme sports like paragliding and hang gliding, and of course winter skiing is also very popular and very convenient in a ski resort in Switzerland. For all these sports, Graubünden is a good region, there are many places in Graubünden
were you can enjoy your vacation. Set off by bike with the family on the Mittelland Route, Switzerland's most popular cycling route. It's an enjoyable journey from Romanshorn to Geneva. For the more adventurous holidaymakers, there's the Via Valtellina, a former mule trail that once linked Austria and Italy. If you are a fan of boating and water fun you can even spend a day or two canoeing down the Aare River. It's hard to find the perfect vacationing place, but you can never go wrong with choosing a place that will offer you the chance to choose among various activities and places to enjoy with loved ones. The rest is to be tailored by you.