Sights of Switzerland

Sights of Switzerland

Switzerland is located in the central heart of Europe. Apart from the European Union, Switzerland as a Federal State has its own rules and laws. You don’t pay with the Euro, but with the Swiss Franc. The different climates in Switzerland ensure that there are many tourists in both summer and winter. During the summer […]

Switzerland Basic Information

Switzerland Basic Information

Basic data Capital Bern Population 8.74 million Language German, French, Italian, Romansh Religion mainly Christianity State system confederation Head of State Ignazio Cassis Head of government Switzerland does not know the prime minister, the government decides as a collective body Currency name Swiss Franc (CHF) Travel Time shift 0 hours Economy 2021 Nominal GDP (billion […]

Switzerland Economy

Switzerland Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data The Swiss economy grew faster in 2021 than in the last 14 years. However, rising inflation and the war conflict in Ukraine have the effect of slowing down this positive trend. However, it can be assumed that the direct effects […]

Switzerland Visa

Switzerland Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Switzerland Since December 12, 2008, Switzerland has been a member of the Schengen visa-free area. Passport control at Swiss airports will continue to operate until March 29, 2009. Switzerland is not a member of the European Union and is not a member of the common economic space, so customs […]

Switzerland Resorts

Switzerland Resorts and Attractions

Switzerland is a state in Western Europe. Common borders in the north with Germany, in the south with Italy, in the west with France, in the east with Austria, Liechtenstein. According to smb, the capital is Bern. The country has no access to the sea. Time is 2 hours behind Moscow time. Languages ​​- German, […]

Transportation of Switzerland

How to Get Around Switzerland

Transportation Traveling by plane According to top-medical-schools, air traffic within Switzerland is operated by Swiss International Air Lines (LX). There are flights from Zurich to Geneva and Bern. Traveling by car/bus Switzerland has a well-developed road network. Many mountain roads are narrow, extremely winding and often impassable in unfavorable winter weather conditions. Snow chains and […]

Switzerland Travel Advice

Switzerland Travel Advice

General travel information for Switzerland Continent: Europe Geographical location: Central Europe, Western Alps Highest elevation: Dufourspitze (4634 m above sea level) Longest river: Rhine (375 km in Switzerland) Form of government: Federal Republic System of Government: Directory system Languages: German, French, Italian, Romansh Neighboring countries: Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Liechtenstein Capital: Bern Area: Approx. 41,285 […]

Switzerland Animals

Switzerland Animals and Plants

Which plants can be found in Switzerland? Since the climate in Switzerland is very different depending on the region, different plants also grow there. Above all, there are many tree species to be found in Switzerland. A third of Switzerland is covered by forests. Conifers can be found in the higher elevations and deciduous trees […]

Switzerland cheese

Switzerland Food

Eating in Switzerland What do the Swiss like to eat? There is no supra-regional Swiss cuisine, the regions are too different for that. So you will either find something typical regional or something international, which we would also find here. However, the chocolate bar is very typical for Switzerland. All Swiss know this one. What’s […]

Switzerland in World War II

Switzerland History

The early days People lived in the area that is Switzerland today as far back as the Paleolithic Age. Cro-Magnon people lived mainly in what is now the Jura Mountains region. The Cro-Magnon man belongs to Homo sapiens. This is us! It was named after the place where it was found in France, where the […]

Swiss Guard

Switzerland Traditions

What is the Basel Carnival? You surely know Carnival or Mardi Gras or Mardi Gras. Carnival is said in the south-west of Germany and that’s what it is called in Switzerland. However, Carnival in Basel only begins on the Monday after Ash Wednesday. And she always starts with the Morgestraich and that is very early […]