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6 Leisure Ideas to Enjoy Summer Holidays in Switzerland

Switzerland comes with the bountiful outdoor activities in Summer. This is the ideal season to explore the stunningly beautiful, green, and clean country. Whether you want to indulge in some fun-loving outdoor activities, enjoy your leisure weekends, or simply soak into the pristine natural beauty, Switzerland will never disappoint you.

1. Best time for Hiking

Summer is the best hiking season. Though lazy travellers prefer unveiling the mountain summits by cable car, you cannot taste the raw essence of Switzerland without hiking. Harder Kulm is a great option for novice hikers. For the passionate and reluctant hikers, check out the following three long-distance hiking trails-

  • Alpine Passes Trail: This wild hiking mountain trail encompasses almost 32 passes through the Southern Alps.
  • Jura Crest Trail: It is the oldest hiking trail in Switzerland that winds like a sweeping arc from to link Zurich and Geneva.
  • Via Alpina Trail: The travellers explore the northern Alps of Switzerland through this trail and pass through the eye-catchy flora and fauna.
2. Water lovers’ activities in Bern

If you want to enjoy some fun-filling water activities in a warm and comfortable temperature, you should visit Bern. Aare river is the soul of the capital city. You can do rafting, floating, swimming, paddling, surfing, jumping, and chilling in the river water.

The turquoise colour and crystal-clear water of Aare seems utterly majestic in Summer as it meanders through the city.

3. E-mountain Bike tour around the Swiss National Park

The locals around the Swiss National Park is a bliss for the e-mountain bikers. You can wander around the green slopes in the warm sun, and light breeze. The sweet gurgle of the streams, fluttering butterflies, and the whistle of the marmots accompany you in the mountain bike tour.

4. Experience the Glacier Express journey through the Swiss Alps

When you are in Switzerland in summer, do not miss the attractive scenic train journey on the Glacier Express. The tour takes the passengers from Zermatt to St. Mortiz crossing almost 291 bridges and passing through 91 tunnels. It is a cherishing journey for the passengers as they can frame the picturesque green pastures with colourful flowers, tranquil villages, panoramic snow-capped mountain peaks from the window.

5. Unveil the 12 World heritage sites

Due to the comfortable weather, summer is the ideal season to explore the breath-taking wonders of Switzerland. All the 12 UNESCO world heritage sites carry a precious story and rich cultural history to dig in. If you have a UNESCO world heritage site ticket, then do not forget to visit these following sites that bear universal value.

  • Convent of St. Gallen
  • Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
  • Benedictine Convent of St. John
  • Rhaetian Railway in the Albula Bernina Landscapes
  • The three castles of Bellinzona – Castelgrande, Montebello and Sasso Corbaro
  • The Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio
  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch with the Aletsch Glacier
  • Lavaux Vineyard Terraces
  • La Chaux-de-Fonds
  • Laténium
  • The Old City of Bern
6. Expedition in the Boats

Switzerland has many captivating lakes to behold you. From Lake Thun, Lake Brienz, Lake Lucerne, and Lake Geneva, all the great lakes have a unique charm. So, take a boat trip to roam around the exquisite lakes.

Already tempted to discover this picture-perfect country? Do not think much. Book your tickets and pack your bag for a memorable summer trip to Switzerland.

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01 Jan 1970 12:00 AM

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05 Mar 2020 11:45 AM

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