The boulevard of the mediterranean-like town of Ascona on Lake Maggiore.
Are you interested in culture, museums, architecture or shopping? Visit the larger Swiss cities and you'll certainly have a good time.
Do you want to do a lot of sightseeing in the Alps? Then choose a centrally located town with quick train services, and you'll be able to spend your time efficiently.
Are you not sure yet which town(s) to visit? First explore the several regions of Switzerland to see what fits your interests best.
Lucerne is ideal for first-time visitors. It's compact and lively, and close to many attractions for both good and bad weather.
Interlaken is the central town in the Bernese Oberland, and the gate to the famous Jungfrau region. It's an ideal base if you want to explore the entire Bernese Oberland.
Plenty of museums, luxury shopping in the Bahnhofstrasse and a lively town center with a wide choice of restaurants.
Grindelwald, at the base of the mighty Eiger North face and the Wetterhorn, is literally situated amidst the Bernese Alps. It's a hikers' paradise!
Wengen is a car-free alpine village surrounded by hiking trails and ski slopes. It's a perfect base for excursions to Jungfraujoch, Kleine Scheidegg and Männlichen.
Mürren is a car-free alpine village, perfect for hiking and winter sports. There's a spectacular view on many mountains like the famous Eiger Northface, the Mönch and Breithorn. An excursion to the Schilthorn is easy from here.
Car-free luxurious alpine village, surrounded by the highest peaks of Switzerland.
Cosmopolitan lakeside city, base of the UN and CERN.
Lauterbrunnen is surrounded by mountains, cliffs and waterfalls. It's a small, centrally located village, convenient for excursions in the Jungfrau region. Interlaken, Mürren and Wengen are within easy reach.
The city of Lugano is located on a lake in a very scenic area in southern Switzerland. Lugano is well connected to the entire region by trains, buses and boats.
The pretty lake front, the surrounding mountains and good train connections make the town of Locarno a pleasant base to explore the Lake Maggiore region.
Enjoy the Swiss Riviera, the best of gastronomy, music and nightlife.
The historical world heritage town center of Bern is well worth a visit.
Modern city with a historical town center and many interesting museums.
Strategically situated town in the southern Swiss Alps.
Upper class alpine town which makes a magnificent base for hiking and skiing.
Brienz is a pretty little lakeside town in the Bernese Oberland, famous for its wood carving.
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.
The Bernese Oberland begins in Thun. It's an atmospheric town on the lake and a perfect base for all kinds of day trips.
The small town of Bellinzona is famous for its three castles and a good base for day trips all over the Ticino.
Davos is the highest town in Europe. Nestled in the Landwasser Valley, Davos is surrounded by mountains and forest.
Luxurious exclusive facilities in a beautiful setting between the Bernese Oberland and Lake Geneva.
Saas-Fee is a car-free village surrounded by snowy peaks with year-round winter sports on the glacier.
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