Switzerland’s Best of the Bunch: Lausanne, Neuchâtel and/or St. Gallen?
Replies: 4 - Last Post: Jan 21, 2013 12:09 PM Last Post By: arizona
Jan 20, 2013 7:58 PM
Almost anywhere you go in Switzerland will have a picturesque setting, well preserved architecture and great organization. However, urban Swiss destinations are also very comparable to one another, meaning there is little need to visit them all for tourism purposes. I have been to many destinations in Switzerland and the sightseeing destinations that stand out for me are Zurich and Lucerne, meaning they are the greatest destinations the country offers. What do you think of Lausanne, Neuchâtel and St. Gallen? Do you think they rank up there with Zurich and Lucerne or do you think they are simply pleasant but average/ordinary?
Jan 21, 2013 8:17 AM
1If you did even like Zurich, you will enjoy all other places you mentioned!
"urban Swiss destinations are also very comparable to one another"
so, please, tell me what's comparable between
Aarau and Locarno
Berne and Winterthur
Scuol and Koeniz
Lugano and La Chaux-de-Fonds
I can't see the slightes similitudes. Therefore I'm interested in your comment. Thanks in davance!
Jan 21, 2013 9:01 AM
2I have to disagree with what you have said greekness. I do not think urban destinations are comparable to one another necessarily and I do not consider Zurich to be even one of the top 10 urban destinations I would suggest someone visit.
Top cities to visit for me would be Bern and Basel over Zurich and Geneva, the only 4 I would consider large enough to be called cities.
Top towns would produce a much longer list but a few I would suggest as being very different one from the other (and therefore contrary to your statement of being comaprable) are Ascona, Montreux, Gsstad, Zermatt, Zofingen. You can hardly say the palm trees of Ascona and the ski towns of Gsstad and Zermatt or the small walled town of Zofingen are very comparable.
You could then go down to what might be called a village. For example, houses built of wood in one region vs. houses built of stone in another region, based simply on what materials are most predominant in the area. Compare these:
If anything, I would say that Switzeland has some of the most diversity in urban differences.
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