Activities, day trips and attractions in Switzerland

Attractions and other things to do in Switzerland

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Restaurant and panorama terrace at Pilatus.

Glacier Express

SCENIC TRIPS

Enjoy the beauty of Switzerland by train or by boat.

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Cable car to Titlis

NATURAL SITES

Enjoy the view from one of the mountain tops by cable car, cogwheel train or funicular. Or visit the Swiss lakes.

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Lausanne Cathedral

CITY TOURS

Guided and independent tours of Swiss cities and towns.

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Basler Münster

CULTURE

Switzerland has a long history and a lot of culture to learn about.

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Swiss cheese

CULINARY TOURS

Join a culinary tour to learn and taste Swiss cheese, chocolate and wine.

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Hiking sign near Gsteig, close to Gstaad

HIKING

Find trails and learn about safety in the mountains.

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Rafting

SPORTS

Want a bit more than hiking? Find various outdoor activities here.

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Skier powder snow

SNOW FUN

Do you want to ski, or give it try for the first time? Find various snow activities here.

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Basel Christmas market

CHRISTMAS MARKETS

Visiting in November or December? Consider a cosy Christmas market!

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Bernina Express

Wonderful scenic train ride from the old town of Chur across the Bernina Pass via Italy to Lugano.

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Boat trip Lake Lucerne

Take a cruise at Lake Lucerne and enjoy the Alps while having lunch or sunbathing.

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  • Attraction type: natural site, lake;
    scenic trip, by boat
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Lake Lucerne (Central Switzerland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less

Glacier Express

The world famous train offering a full day of magnificent views of the Swiss Alps.

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Golden Pass line

Beautiful scenic train ride from Lucerne via the Bernese Oberland lakes to Montreux.

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Gornergrat

Cogwheel train to the highest peaks of the Swiss Alps.

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  • Attraction type: scenic trip;
    natural site, mountain top, by train
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Matter valley (Valais)
  • Duration: 1 day or less

Gotthard Panorama Express

An impressive train and boat journey across the famous Gotthard route.

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Jet d'Eau Geneva

This huge fountain is the landmark of Geneva.

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Jungfrau region in one day

Don't have much time, or looking for an introduction to the region? This one day trip in the Jungfrau region makes sure you won't miss the best spots.

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Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

The highest train station in Europe is located in a magnificent landscape of eternal snow and glaciers.

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  • Attraction type: scenic trip;
    natural site, mountain top, by train
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Jungfrau region (Bernese Oberland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less

Mittelallalin

A spectacular trip leading to the largest ice grotto and highest revolving restaurant in the world.

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  • Attraction type: natural site, mountain top, by cable car
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Saas valley (Valais)
  • Duration: 1 day or less
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