Best 5 Great Places to Visit in Switzerland

Best 5 Great Places to Visit in Switzerland

Best 5 Great Places to Visit in Switzerland

Switzerland is one of the Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps.Its Beauty cannot be explained in words.It is one among the heavenly places on earth.These are the best 5 places to visit in Switzerland.

1.Lake Lucerne

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Lake in Switzerland
Lake Lucerne is a lake in central Switzerland and the fourth largest in the country. The lake has a complicated shape, with several sharp bends and four arms.

-Surface elevation: 434 m
-Max. depth: 214 m (702 ft)
-Location: Central Switzerland
-Cities: Lucerne, Weggis, Vitznau, Küssnacht, Flüelen, Gersau, Buochs, Hergiswil, Stansstad
-Fish: Northern pike, European perch, Largemouth bass, Walleye, Smallmouth bass
-Beethoven’s “Moonlight” Sonata gets its name because, in 1832, a music critic Ludwig Rellstab said it was like the moonlight shining on Lake Lucerne

2.Pilatus

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Mountain in Switzerland
Pilatus is a mountain massif overlooking Lucerne in Central Switzerland. It is composed of several peaks, of which the highest is named Tomlishorn and is located about 1.3 km to the southeast of the top cable car and cog railway station.

-Elevation: 2,128 m
-Cantons: Nidwalden and Obwalden
-Topo map: Swiss Federal Office of Topography swisstopo
-Peak: Tomlishorn
-First ascender: Joachim Vadian
-Mountain range: Uri Alps, Emmental Alps

3.Chillon Castle

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Castle in Veytaux, Switzerland
Chillon Castle is an island castle located on Lake Geneva, south of Veytaux in the canton of Vaud. It is situated at the eastern end of the lake, on the narrow shore between Montreux and Villeneuve

-Address: Avenue de Chillon 21, 1820 Veytaux, Switzerland
-Phone: +41 21 966 89 10
-Function: Castle
-Architect: James of Saint George
-Its infamous dungeons were literally carved from the rock that supports the castle foundations.

4.Titlis

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Mountain in Switzerland
Titlis is a mountain of the Uri Alps, located on the border between the cantons of Obwalden and Bern

-Elevation: 3,238 m
-Prominence: 970 m
-Topo map: Swiss Federal Office of Topography swisstopo
-Cantons: Obwalden and Bern
-Mountain range: Alps, Bernese Alps, Uri Alps
-The Titlis is a mountain in Central Switzerland, to be reached by a revolving cable car

5.Kapellbrücke

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Footbridge in Lucerne, Switzerland
The Kapellbrücke is a covered wooden footbridge spanning diagonally across the Reuss in the city of Lucerne in central Switzerland.
-Address: Kapellbrücke, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland
-Construction started: 1333
-Total length: 669′
-Opened: 1333
-Body of water: Reuss
-Phone: +41 41 227 17 17
-Bridge type: Footbridge, Covered bridge
-Restored, the Kapellbrücke is the oldest wooden covered bridge in Europe, as well as the world’s oldest surviving truss bridge

 

 

 

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