The real mountain for the real people, who came here both during the winter and the summer. Located on the mountain slopes ski resort Zermatt allows to ski during the whole year, due to two glaciers at some 3 000 m above sea level.
Interlaken and Jungfrau region
The world centre of extremal sports features heliski, paragliding and parachute jumps in the sky, and canyoning, rafting or winter horse-sledges just on the surface.
Interlaken is the night base for the one-day rail trips to Jungfraujoch pass at 3 454 m a.s.l. with spectacular alpine views on the way.
Another resort with panoramic rail line to Bernina mountain slopes. The main town here St.Moritz is the international elite spa, which during the the winter changes into the famous ski resort with regular Alpine World Cup competitions.
The capital of Swiss Riviera, with splendid views of French Alps overlooking the Lake Geneva hosted famous visitors, among them were Byron and Mary Shelley, who in nearby Chateau de Chillon wrote her famous novel Frankenstein.
The walk along the street Bahnhofstrasse with the gold deposited in the nearby banks’ safes just below under the ground helps to fulfill the dream of walking on the money.
The international banking city offers the best entertainment in numerous locals including famous hotel Otter , and bar Wueste.
The famous techno Festival Street Parade is second only to ‘Love Parade’ from Berlin.
Another city of international affairs also tempts with its museums and nightlife locals.
‘The must visit’ here include the building of UN, the tour in the chocolate laboratory and the museum of clocks and watches by Patek-Philippe.
[photo of Interlaken courtesy of coda]