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.
Board an old-style streetcar 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. Note that you can take pictures through the windows, but a walking tour is better for that.
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.
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.
You'll get a quick introduction to Zurich during this 2-hour walking tour in the old town center.
After the comfortable bus ride to Lucerne you'll be taken on a walking tour in the historical town center. You'll get some free time to explore; then a bus ride to the foot of Mount Titlis. You'll take the cable car to the top to enjoy the views and snow. Finally the bus takes you back to Zurich.
The day starts with a bus ride to Lucerne and time to explore the town on your own. Next, your guide takes you to the Pilatus by cable car. After enjoying the views, you'll be taken to the cogwheel train down to the valley. Finally there's a scenic boat ride to Lucerne and a bus ride back to Zurich.
Your guide will explain about the history of Bern while showing you the historical town center, including the clock tower, House of Parliament and the cathedral. The tour takes 1.5 hours.