The serenity of Switzerland

The serenity of Switzerland

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141Switzerland, a name that has become synonymous with romance and glamour, is a snow laden paradise which is a perfect romantic getaway for newlyweds. Witnessing the serene beauty of the picturesque mountain ranges there with your better half is a heavenly experience in itself, ensuring Switzerland a spot in our top 20 honeymoon destinations.

Switzerland is famous for its country side which is adorned with breath taking scenery.  Among the various majestic sights is Lauterbrunnen, “The Valley of the 72 Waterfalls”,Staubbach falls and the Trummelbach falls are some of  the famous falls of this area.

If you prefer to explore the beauty of the mountain ranges of Switzerland, you are going to feel spoilt for choices. Monte Generoso is one that you should definitely visit as it offers a unique panoramic view from its top, ranging from the Apennies to the Alps. You can also enjoy the cogwheel train that takes the visitors from the Capolago to Monte Generoso. Visiting  the astronomical observatory or taking a nature hike to explore the beauty of the mountain on foot is something you would definitely not want to miss doing there.

The Rochers-de-Naye is another mountain that offers beautiful panoramic view of the region.

While visiting the mountain ranges, one cannot afford to miss the iconic Swiss Alps. During the summer people can go on various nature hikes along the well maintained trails there and during winter season people can enjoy the ski trips that the Alps are so aptly famous for.

The list of attractions of Switzerland also includes its zoos that have managed to preserve and nurture its exotic wild life. The Basel Zoo, the Zurich Zoo and the Goldau Nature Park and Zoo are among the most famous ones.

If you are interested in simply leisure, you will find Aquaparc Le Bouveret to fit their needs. It’s a waterpark on Lake Geneva that offers grottos, waterfalls, wave pools and caves. It’s a place that guarantees fun and relaxation.

Switzerland generally has a temperate climate but it can vary between regions. Winters are the best time to visit as couples can enjoy the ski trips and later cosy up in front of the fire place after the sun sets.

In Switzerland you can experience a wonderful blend of several European cultures, the most prominent being German, French and Italian. It’s a one stop for your all around European experience. This mix of European culture creates a fusion of the cuisines of different cultures.

When thinking of Switzerland, the food that comes to one mind are chocolates and cheese.  The fondue and Raclette are the most popular cheese dishes. Italian cuisines such as pizza and pasta are famous in contemporary Switzerland. Rosti is a regional dish which enjoys considerable popularity in Switzerland. Traditional Swiss dishes include tarts and quiches. The delicious and assorted ranges of chocolates are definitely going to leave you craving for more.

The currency of Switzerland is franc with the current exchange rate of 60 INR.

This country with it’sbeautiful,snow covered mountains and its tempting assortment of delicacies is a place you don’t want to miss out on. It is one place which is guaranteed not to be a disappointment. With something to offer to everyone, this beautiful paradise makes it to our top 20 honeymoon destinations.


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