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Travel destinations in Switzerland

Hardly any other country can claim to combine such a wide variety of sights and highlights in such a small area.

Switzerland enchants with its impressive mountain landscapes, majestic Alpine peaks, idyllic natural scenery along lakes and rivers and a touch of Mediterranean flair.

Even in vibrant cities, which include large urban areas, you will find the diversity of this fascinating destination. Switzerland offers an astonishing range of impressions and experiences within its compact area.

What makes Switzerland special is the fact that each region has its own individual highlights, giving the country a diverse and captivating appeal.

To experience the full splendor of Switzerland in all its diversity, it is advisable to explore destinations in different regions.

For each of Switzerland’s 11 regions, we have carefully selected the most important highlights and sights for you.

11 regions of Switzerland – each a special experience in its own right:
Lucerne with famous Chapel Bridge

Lake Lucerne Region

Central Switzerland, a picturesque region in the heart of Switzerland, stretches across six cantons, including the original cantons of Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden. The Lucerne-Lake Lucerne region is famous for its breathtaking scenery with mountains, lakes and picturesque villages.

Lucerne itself is a historical and cultural hotspot with sights such as the Chapel Bridge and the Lion Monument. Lake Lucerne, the largest lake in the region, attracts visitors and is a popular destination for water sports and leisure activities. Central Switzerland is also known for its traditional cuisine, including cheese fondue and rösti, as well as its lively carnival celebrations and folk festivals.

Bernes Oberland

The Bernese Oberland stretches across the alpine regions of the Swiss canton of Bern. This picturesque region encompasses the areas around the idyllic Lakes Thun and Brienz as well as the areas of the canton to the south.

Discover the most fascinating destinations in the Bernese Oberland: from the impressive resorts such as Interlaken, Grindelwald, Wengen, Mürren, Gstaad, Adelboden, Jungfrau and the majestic Aletsch Glacier to the charming lakes and picturesque landscapes. Immerse yourself in the incomparable beauty of this region.

Lake Silvaplana


Graubünden is one of Switzerland’s most sought-after destinations and is known for its breathtaking mountain panoramas, picturesque villages and cultural highlights. The region offers a wide range of activities, including hiking, skiing, mountain biking and water sports. Popular destinations include glamorous St. Moritz, dynamic Davos, charming Lenzerheide and eclectic Flims-Laax.

Experience Swiss hospitality and the impressive diversity that Graubünden has to offer.



The canton of Valais is internationally renowned for its mild climate, exquisite wines and delicious apricots. In particular, the majestic Matterhorn, which rises near Zermatt on the border with Italy, is famous the world over.

Immerse yourself in the most fascinating attractions of Valais: from the iconic Matterhorn to picturesque Zermatt, enchanting Saas-Fee and the imposing Aletsch Glacier. The region also attracts visitors with its idyllic vineyards and magnificent castles, which offer a unique fusion of nature and culture.



Ticino, located in the southern part of Switzerland on the border with Italy, is undoubtedly one of the country’s most enchanting regions. With its impressive mountain landscape, clear lakes, evergreen palm trees and Mediterranean lifestyle, it offers a unique fusion of the best facets of both worlds. Here, visitors experience a harmonious combination of Swiss coziness and Mediterranean flair, making Ticino a truly exceptional travel destination.

Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of Ticino, where you are surrounded by the impressive beauty of nature and the warm hospitality of the locals.

Rhine Falls

Eastern Switzerland

Eastern Switzerland stretches between Lake Constance and the foothills of the Alps and presents itself as a diverse vacation and excursion destination. This region enchants with a wealth of facets: from the gently rolling hills of Appenzellerland to the snow-capped peaks of Heidiland, the lush greenery of Thurgau and the picturesque vineyards of Schaffhausen. St.Gallen impresses with its unique embroidery art, while the historic paddle steamer on Lake Zurich offers pure nature.

“Families welcome” is the motto in Malbun in the Principality of Liechtenstein and in Toggenburg. Whether you want to explore the idyllic beauty of the Appenzell Alps, experience the culture and history of St.Gallen or relax in enchanting Thurgau – Eastern Switzerland promises unforgettable experiences for every taste.

Lavaux Lake Geneva


The Lake Geneva region is not only characterized by its pleasant climate, but also impresses with the renowned UNESCO wine-growing region of Lavaux. It also offers breathtaking views of the majestic Alpine panorama and Mediterranean-style lakeside promenades along Lake Geneva.

The area around Lake Geneva in Vaud entices visitors with a wide range of fascinating destinations: From the vibrant cities of Geneva and Lausanne to the enchanting Montreux and Vevey and the idyllic villages of Yvorne and Yvoire. Lake Geneva itself is an outstanding highlight and is perfect for relaxing walks in picturesque surroundings. The surrounding vineyards and imposing castles and châteaux complete the region’s diverse offerings. Discover a unique combination of urban life, picturesque nature and historical heritage.

Creux du Van


The Jura-Three-Lakes region is often referred to as hiking country, watchmaking country and winegrowing country, which highlights just some of the many facets of this area.

Immerse yourself in the most enchanting destinations of the Jura-Three-Lakes region: explore not only the lively towns, but also the picturesque villages such as Murten, Neuchâtel, Biel and St. Ursanne. Experience the impressive splendor of Creux du Van and Chasseral, enjoy the tranquility on the shores of Lakes Neuchâtel, Biel and Murten, and explore the idyllic vineyards and majestic castles. This region offers a wealth of opportunities to experience nature, culture and pleasure in harmony.

Emmental - View from the Lüderenalp

Bernes Midlands

Discover the insider tips of the locals and be fascinated by hidden gems such as the mystical valleys in the Emmental or the Gurnigel/Gantrisch region. Immerse yourself in the dreamlike landscape of the Swiss Plateau and experience the many possibilities that this region has in store for you.

You will find some of the most beautiful excursion destinations in the Bernes Midlands region: Experience the medieval atmosphere of the city of Bern with its unique charm. Enjoy the homely atmosphere of the Emmental and taste the legendary Emmental cheese, which has its origins here. The region offers a fascinating mix of culture, nature and culinary delights that will delight your senses.

Zurich old town

Zurich Region

The Zurich region impresses with its picturesque location between rolling hills and sparkling lakes. Here, visitors can expect a unique combination of enjoyment, exciting experiences, unspoiled nature and a rich cultural heritage.

The region has numerous highlights in store for gourmets. Whether in the exquisite restaurants, the traditional breweries or the enchanting wineries – here you can enjoy the culinary diversity of Zurich to the full. Enjoy carefully prepared dishes made from fresh, regional ingredients and discover the diversity of the gastronomic scene that the region has to offer.

Basel Minster

Basel Region

The Basel region delights visitors with its multifaceted landscape and impressive natural areas. In particular, the picturesque landscapes of the Jura and the enchanting Rhine landscapes are true oases of natural recreation for the inhabitants of the Basel region, which are hard to beat in terms of beauty.

Basel shines as a lively cultural hotspot, offering a diverse theater and music scene. Impressive performances, first-class ballet performances and concerts ranging from classical to pop music await you here. A very special highlight is the legendary Basel Carnival, which attracts carnival enthusiasts from all over the world every year.