These are the bigger cities of Switzerland

The cities of Switzerland

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The dock for passenger boats at the promenade in Montreux, along Lake Geneva.

Why would you visit the Swiss cities?

Switzerland is best known for its stunning Alpine nature, so we would certainly advise to go and see the Alps. But if you love city trips, you will definitely enjoy yourself too. The cities listed here offer a lot to see and to do.

What to do in the cities of Switzerland

Apart from shopping for watches, chocolate and much more, you can stroll along the boulevard in Montreux or Geneva, enjoy the many museums in Basel and Zurich, and the pretty old town centers of Lucerne and Bern. Take a scenic train to get there, make a boat trip, and your holidays are complete!

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Lucerne

Lucerne is ideal for first time visitors. It's compact and lively, and close to many attractions for both good and bad weather.

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Montreux

Enjoy the Swiss Riviera, the best of gastronomy, music and nightlife.

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Bern

The historical world heritage town center of Bern is well worth a visit.

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Geneva

Lakeside cosmopolitan city, base of the UN and CERN.

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Lausanne

The Olympic city of Lausanne is one of the largest cities in Switzerland. The pretty historical town center sits on a hill, so there are lots of views on Lake Geneva and the mountains.

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Zurich

Plenty of museums, luxury shopping in the Bahnhofstrasse and a lively town center with a wide choice of restaurants.

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Basel

Modern city with a historical town center and many interesting museums.

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Thun

The Bernese Oberland begins in Thun. It's an atmospheric town on the lake. A perfect base for all kinds of day trips.

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