Switzerland’s fourth-largest lake is the glittering centerpiece of the Bernese Oberland, with the city of Lucerne perched on its northwestern bank, and the dramatic peaks of Mount Rigi and Mount Pilatus looming over the waterfront. Cruising Lake Lucerne makes a popular activity for visitors to Lucerne and there are a number of options for both boat tours and passenger ferries.
With its elegant resort towns, lakeside castle and idyllic mountain backdrop, the Swiss Riviera is an enchanting destination all year round and it’s the perfect spot for a family getaway. From hitting the ski slopes to riding the chocolate train- here are 10 fun things to do with kids around Lake Geneva.
With its striking medieval buildings spread along the banks of the Rhine, riotous carnival celebrations and thriving art scene, Basel is deserving of its reputation as Switzerland’s cultural capital. If you need any more persuading, here are eight great reasons to visit Basel.
With its strategic location at the heart of the Bernese Oberland, Interlaken makes a popular basecamp for hiking expeditions, with everything from easy, well-marked nature trails to arduous climbs up some of Switzerland’s most iconic peaks.
If life is about the journey, not the destination, then you might as well choose a form of transportation that offers an awesome, memorable ride. The Swiss Rail system is not only comprehensive, efficient and convenient, but Switzerland’s train network also has specific routes and/or enhanced existing routes throughout the country worth booking a ticket simply for the ride.