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Look beyond the chocolate, cuckoo clocks and yodeling – contemporary Switzerland, land of four languages, is all about once-in-a-lifetime journeys, heart-racing Alpine pursuits and urban culture.


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Best Things to Do

No country has it all, but sensational Switzerland certainly comes close. Here are the best things to do when you get there.

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Things to Know

With four languages, dizzying mountain peaks and thriving cities, Switzerland has a lot on offer. Here's what you need to know before you go.

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Traveling in scenic Switzerland is a joy. Here are the best ways to get around.

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Visa Requirements

Stunning Switzerland is a joy to visit and rightly beloved by travelers, but its entry requirements aren't always obvious. Here's what you need to know.

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Money and Costs

Want to explore Switzerland for less? Follow these tips for traveling through the alpine country on a budget.

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Traveling with Kids

Exploring Switzerland with kids is child’s play. Find the perfect activities with this guide to the top things to do as a family.

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Best Road Trips

Wherever you go, you’re in for one hell of a drive, but these seven road trips will make you yodel in delight.

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