For an exciting and meaningful life, one must continuously explore and experiment. Travelling is one such activity which gives an opportunity to live your life to the fullest.
Switzerland adorned with wondrous mountains and alpine lakes resembles a picture postcard. It is a top-notch location for movie makers. This European paradise has something for every kind of traveller at any time of the year. The nature lovers can soak themselves in its aesthetic pleasures, whereas the adventure enthusiasts can indulge in hiking, mountain climbing and skiing.
Here are some of the interesting places where you may indulge in fun activities and experience an enthralling getaway.
Nestled between two alpine lakes, Interlaken is the perfect picnic spot where you may take leisure walks along the breathtaking lakes and click pictures of the scenic landscape, lakes, valleys and mountains.
The well-renowned Eiger is an incredible peak which stands tall in Grindelwald. Its fascinating charm attracts mountain climbers as well as non-climbers from all across the globe.
3. Aletsch Glacier
Aletsch Glacier is the largest glacier in the magnificent Alps and while you witness it, you are sure to be transported to a dreamland.
4. Ice Palace in Jungfraujoch
Ice Palace is a castle-like structure sculpted from blocks of ice. You may witness this fairy tale world during the winter months from January to March.
5. Sphinx Observatory
Nestled at 11,716 feet above mean sea level, this astronomical observatory is one of the highest observatories in the world. The laboratory scene of Bollywood film Krrish 3 was shot at this place.
6. Trümmelbach Falls
Trümmelbach Falls comprises of 7 beautiful waterfalls inside a mountain, and a subterranean walk to witness these falls ensures a novel experience. These falls are the world's only glacier waterfalls that are accessible underground by tunnels, lift, paths, galleries and platforms. To experience these shimmering falls, you must make a visit to this place during April to November.
The jewel of central Switzerland, is the city of Lucerne, which will delight you with its offerings of mesmerising lakes, impressive monuments and sublime scenery. The Chapel Bridge is the oldest wooden footbridge of Europe. A leisure walk on this bridge and you can witness the glorious Swiss history. The Lion Monument is a gorgeous piece of art that commemorates the Swiss Guards who gave their lives during the French Revolution in 1792. Carved into a sandstone cliff, this stunning sculpture of a dying lion is truly legendary. Try out cruising on the blissful Lake Lucerne and explore the endless beauty of this haven. Automobile lovers may visit the Swiss Museum of Transport which displays all forms of transport like locomotives, aircraft, ships and automobiles.
8. Mount Titlis
For snow lovers, Mount Titlis is a perfect paradise. Once you reach this wonderland, you will be amazed with the beautiful view of ice and snow at the top of the world. You may try skiing here during October to May. The fantastic journey on world's first revolving cable car, RotAir will treat you with an awe-inspiring view of the snowy mountain landscapes, panoramic views of steep rock faces and deep crevasses. You may indulge in various fun snow activities at the Titlis glacier park. Snowtubing is an exhilarating ride where you slide down on a rubber tyre.
9. Rhine Falls
Do visit the magnificent Rhine Falls which is the biggest waterfall in Europe. The Adventure Park at Rhine Falls houses the striking rope parks where you may have a thrilling experience gliding from tree to tree with a spectacular view of the Rhine Falls.
10. Zurich Trolley Experience
You must try out the Zurich Trolley tour that will delight you with an in-depth experience of the wonderful city of Zurich covering significant places, museums and historic sites.
Author : Vijaylaxmi Thakur