Switzerland is known as a summer and winter sports paradise with its magnificent white alpine peaks and glittering lakes. Many of the world’s most famous and glamorous ski resorts are located here such as Zermatt, St Moritz, and Gstaad as well as many others. Switzerland has many cultures and four languages are spoken here — Swiss German, French, Italian and Romansch. Switzerland is full of enchanting towns such as Lucerne with its covered bridges, Grimentz with its timber houses, the tourist town of Interlaken with its Alpine scenery and the mixture of old and new as well as the enchanting lakes in the cities of Zurich and Geneva.

The two main airports in Switzerland are found in Zurich and Geneva but there are smaller airports in other towns. Switzerland is a small country and has an excellent rail service which is easy to use and will take you most places that you want to visit. Switzerland also has an extensive motorway network which makes it easy to drive around.