Europe - Switzerland (PDF Chapter)
This is the Switzerland chapter from Lonely Planet’s Europe guidebook.
The Swiss don’t do half measures: Zürich, their most gregarious urban centre, has cut-ting-edge art, legendary nightlife and one of the world’s highest living standards. The national passion for the great outdoors provides access to some of the world’s most inspiring panoramic experiences.
- discover the zesty city of Zürich via a daytime stroll along the city’s sublime lake followed by a rollicking night out
- marvel at the iconic Matterhorn and wander around the car-free Alpine village of Zer-matt
- enjoy the charm of Bern and Lucerne: think medieval Old Town appeal, folkloric fountains and art
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Geneva, Lake Geneva Region, Lausanne, Gruyères, Valais, Zermatt, Bern, Central Switzerland, Bernese Oberland, Lucerne, Interlaken, Jungfrau Re-gion, Zürich, Northern Switzerland, Basel, Ticino, Locarno, Lugano, Graubünden, St Moritz, Sur-vival Guide.
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