The 20 best things to do in Winterthur
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The 20 best things to do in Winterthur

Winterthur, Switzerland’s sixth-largest city, has something for everyone. It has a pretty old town to explore, beautiful parks and gardens, grand villas to wander around, and 17 outstanding museums to choose from. Its location also positions it perfectly for trips out to other places. These include Kyburg Castle, Switzerland’s oldest castle museum, the Rhine Falls,…

A day trip to Lugano in Switzerland: the best things to do
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A day trip to Lugano in Switzerland: the best things to do

With its sweeping bay framed by two facing mountains, Lugano, on the shores of Lake Lugano is a beautiful sight to see, especially when the sun is out and the light sparkles on its lake.  The largest city in the Swiss canton of Ticino, Lugano is an excellent base for exploring the wider region. This…

A Zurich to Rhine Falls day trip: everything you need to know
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A Zurich to Rhine Falls day trip: everything you need to know

At 23 metres high and 150 metres wide, the Rhine Falls is Europe’s biggest waterfall. Situated near the picturesque Swiss town of Schaffhausen and along the Rhine River, it’s a popular tourist destination. It’s a stunning attraction I would recommend for a day out. You can take a boat ride, climb a rock in the…

Switzerland: The 17 best things to do in Neuchatel
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Switzerland: The 17 best things to do in Neuchatel

Neuchatel is a beautiful city in western Switzerland, not far from Bern and Geneva. It’s the perfect location for a short break or day trip. The city has a picturesque old town graced with a stunning lakeside setting, and there is plenty to do and see both here and nearby. If you’re thinking of going,…

Geneva vs Zurich: which city is better to visit?
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Geneva vs Zurich: which city is better to visit?

Switzerland’s two best known cities, French-speaking Geneva and German-speaking Zurich share lakeside locations, but in many ways are very different cities, albeit each with unique sights.  But if you have just a few days for a short break, which one should you visit: Geneva or Zurich? In this post I set out information to help…

One day in Lausanne: the top things to do
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One day in Lausanne: the top things to do

Lausanne is Switzerland’s fourth largest city, situated in the French-speaking western part of the country. It’s a beautiful city that is split between an old town on a hill and a picturesque lakeside resort on the shores of Lake Geneva. When considering a trip to Switzerland, you might be tempted to visit the main cities…

An itinerary for one day in Geneva Switzerland
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An itinerary for one day in Geneva Switzerland

Geneva is the second-largest city in Switzerland and is known for its scenic location near the Swiss Alps, its beautiful architecture, and its world-renowned museums. Although there are lots of things to see here, one day in Geneva is the perfect amount of time to explore this beautiful city. It’s enough time to see the…

Lucerne in winter: the 13 best things to do
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Lucerne in winter: the 13 best things to do

Lucerne is a beautiful city located in central Switzerland. It is situated on the shores of Lake Lucerne and surrounded by the Swiss Alps. Due to its scenic location, Lucerne is a popular tourist destination all year round. However, winter is arguably the best time to visit. Lucerne in winter has snow-capped mountains, a Christmas…