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They say that everyone should see the Matterhorn at least once in their lifetime. And when you speak of the Matterhorn, Zermatt comes into the picture quite literally. The Swiss have a love affair with this Alpine Paradise. But why only the Swiss? Zermatt with its strategic position right in the cross-roads leading to no less than 38 4000-meter peaks draws climbers, vacationers, mountain enthusiasts and photographers from all …

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Lake Oeschinensee – Kandersteg – Bern Switzerland If you were to somehow magically be transported to Lake Oeschinen, I bet your initial reaction would be you’re at the very place they filmed the Sound of Music. You will be forgiven for that honest mistake. That 1960’s movie was actually not shot here. But the likeness from the movie are eerily similar. Oeschinen is a valley and a lake, also …

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Creux du Van natural Cirque Hike Neuchatel Creux du Van is a natural spectacle, a wonder that is best appreciate by the eyes of a nature lover. The 14km trek, easily taking in excess of 4 hours, will expose you to visuals you have never seen before. A must visit if you are in this part of Switzerland. “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely …

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Lake Schwarzsee is situated at a height of 1047 meters above MSL. Also known as Black Lake, this is an all year destination for couples, families and friends looking for a quick getaway. Lake Schwarzsee and the surrounding countryside is a wonderful destination for skiing during the winter and for gentle hikes during the summer. The lake is surrounded by small one thousanders like the Schwyberg and the Les Reccardets. Kaiseregg …

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Montreux, the town, isn’t just any other town in Europe. It’s the magnificent Alps, the breathtaking Lake Geneva and the romantic vineyards all mixed up to create a cocktail of the most desirable one. It’s like a matured casket of wine that has aged over the years and recently brought for a special occasion. Add to it the beautiful climate throughout the year, the majestic Chillon Castle and the beautiful …

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Mont Pelerin or Mont Pèlerin is a 1080 meter (3540 feet) high mountain and is part of the Swiss Prealps. It is just a stone throw away from Lavaux wine country and the magnificent Lake Geneva. Geographically it falls within the Swiss canton of Vaud. This hike is by far my favorite one in the Canton of Vaud Panorama – Mont Pèlerin – Fresh clear view of Léman Region with …

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Lavaux is wine country. It is one of those picturesque vineyards that appears magically in front of your eyes when someone says – fine European wine. Lavaux is a small region in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. 830 hectares of vineyard are spreads across 30 km of area on the north shore of Lake Geneva. Lavaux is a classic example of how man can adapt his environment without destroying …

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Europe is blessed with a wide variety of cities that have different traditions, language, cultures and architecture. It is a truly diverse place for anyone to experience in his lifetime. One of Europe’s crowning jewels is the city of Lausanne. Located by Lake Geneva in the Canton of Vaud, Lausanne is the second largest city of its kind in Switzerland. Lausanne is mainly known among the students by its reputed …

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In the central part of Switzerland overlooking Lucerne is the Pilatus; a range of two-thousand meter mountains that guard the cantons of Obwalden, Nidwalden and Lucerne like silent vigilantes. Accessible from each of these cantons, these mountains and the Lake Lucerne make up one of the most breathtaking destinations in this part of Switzerland. Getting in Pilatus Kulm The S2 motorway connects Lucerne with the rest of the country. …

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Bern is a natural first stop for most people flying in to Switzerland. It is the capital of the country. It is the perfect stepping stone for a weeklong tour of this beautiful nation. Over the years, the capiaol of of Switzerland has maintained that old town charm quite successfully. Even when other European capitals have slowly transformed into more modern cities Bern has stood out as an exception. So …

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The word Blausee literally means Blue Lake. One look at the clear blue waters of Blausee and you will know why the name stuck. The waters are clear, transparent blue, like some finely cut diamond from Guntur. The blue lake is endowed with almost magical and mythical appearance. Surrounding the clear blue waters of the lake is an enchanting and yet strangely romantic forest. An ideal location for a quick …

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Montreux is definitely one of the best Swiss riviera and known as the pearl of the Swiss riviera. Many tourists visit this city. It is gorgeous and wonderful. Every summer (July) it celebrates Montreux Jazz Festival, one of the most famous festival in Switzerland. Norah Jones performed there in 2010 edition, Sting in 2011, Amy Macdonald and Alanis Morissette in 2012. If you are planning to visit Montreux Jazz Festival …

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