The medieval Notre Dame Cathedral in Lausanne.
Swiss cities and towns are relatively small and easy to explore on foot. You can do it on your own or book a guided tour. There are tours combining a city visit and another site, such as a mountain top, as well. In November and December you can visit Christmas markets in many Swiss towns. You'll find our suggestions below.
One of the most famous luxury shopping streets in Europe.
Explore the three castles of Bellinzona, a UNESCO World Heritage site from the Middle Ages.
Don't have much time, or looking for an introduction to the Ticino region? This one day trip to Lugano and Locarno makes sure you won't miss the best spots.
You'll get an app to install on your smartphone. It tells you where to go to reach all the highlights, and provides information about what you see. Internet access during the tour is not required. This self-guided walking tour takes about 1.5 hours, but you can do it at your own pace.
Board an air-conditioned panorama bus and enjoy a 1.5 to 2 hour ride along all the major sites and museums. This is a good way to get to know the city quickly. The audio commentary explains what you get to see. There are two short photo stops along the way.
This tour includes a comfortable transfer from Geneva to Chamonix. You can explore the town on your own, and optionally add a ride with the cableway to Aiguille du Midi and a ride on the Montenvers railway to the sea of ice of Mer de Glace.
You'll get an app for your smartphone. It tells you where to go to reach highlights like the historical town center and the cathedral. Internet access during the tour is not required. This self-guided walking tour of Lausanne takes at least 30 minutes, but count on a few hours to thoroughly explore.
Would you like a walking tour in Bern at your own pace? You can pick up an audio device from the tourist information center and start exploring and learning about the UNESCO World Heritage in the Old Town of Bern.
A packed half day of exploring Zurich! Your guide takes you to the town center, on to lake Zurich and to Felsenegg for a view of the lake and the city from a higher perspective. Transportation is by coach, boat and cable car. A varying tour with lots of highlights.
This 3 hour guided walking tour takes you to the old town center, along the best chocolateries, and on a short boat trip across the lake.