6 Must Have Places in Your Switzerland Bucket List

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Introduction

Visiting Switzerland is every traveler’s dream as it boasts of some of the most amazing scenic views in the world. The Swiss Alps, numerous villages, medieval settings of the cities, the hiking trails, and the abundance of ski resorts make Switzerland one of the world’s most visited destinations. If you plan to visit this beautiful country and look for some unique places to visit in Switzerland, then here is a quick guide to help you plan your travel. 

1.     Zurich 

6 Must Have Places in Your Switzerland Bucket List

Zurich, known as the most livable city in Europe, boasts an attractive setting as it flanked by snow-clad mountains and apportioned by the Limmat river. Zurich’s bustling nightlife that boasts of more than 500 venues, including bars, restaurants, nightclubs, etc. makes it one of the best places to visit while you are traveling to Switzerland. If you are looking for adventurous things to do in Switzerland, you go hiking to Crest Hike Stoos or indulge in skiing at Flumserberg, the most popular skiing resort. Besides this, you can take a Limmat cruise, visit the Beyer Zurich Clock and Watch Museum, walk around the Lake Zurich promenade, visit the art galleries, and don’t forget to visit Bahnhofstrasse, a shopping strip. 

2.     Jungfraujoch 

6 Must Have Places in Your Switzerland Bucket List

Jungfraujoch is a highlight of any Switzerland trip as it is one of the most beautiful places in Switzerland. It is one of Europe’s most popular destinations as you can’t miss the experience of witnessing the scenic view from atop the 3454-meter observatory deck. While at one of the highest peaks in Europe, you can play in the snow, click-Instagram worthy pics, enjoy the mesmerizing view of the Swiss Alps, walk through the ice caves, or make a snow-man for your child. 

3.     Lucerne 

6 Must Have Places in Your Switzerland Bucket List

Set amid the picturesque backdrop of Mount Pilatus, Lucerne is also one of Switzerland’s most places to visit. This beautiful destination is worthy of being on your bucket list. Grab the opportunity to visit the famous Kappelbrücke, an ancient wooden footbridge that dates back to the 1300s. Lucerne is also known for hosting several musical concerts and has become more popular for hosting the International Music Festival. Besides this, don’t miss the chance of taking a Cogwheel train ride that takes you to the top of Mt. Pilatus. The scenic beauty from the train ride will captivate you. 

4.     St Moritz       

6 Must Have Places in Your Switzerland Bucket List

Located at the height of 1800 meters above sea level, St Moritz boasts of dramatic glaciers, snow-capped forests, mesmerizing lakes, rough peaks, and a serene atmosphere. St Moritz is known for opulent restaurant, luxurious hotels, and is also a skiers paradise. While traveling to this one of Switzerland’s most beautiful places, visit the serene Lake Saint Moritz, Oberengadin, Corviglia (Skiers paradise), Lake Silvaplana, and if you love gambling, visit the Casino St. Moritz. If you are looking for some adventurous things to do in Switzerland, then this destination should be in your bucket list. Visit Cresta Run, a natural ice-bobsled track. If you are a professional Bobsleigher, visit St. Moritz-Celerina Olympic Bobrun as it boasts of a professional and natural bobsleigh track. 

5.     Bern

6 Must Have Places in Your Switzerland Bucket List

Bern is undoubtedly the coolest city in Switzerland. It emanates a prototypical old-worldly charm and the medieval settings with cobbled streets that date back to the 12th century add to the aura of this city. This city is built around lake Aare River that alleviates the scenic beauty of this place. While in Bern, visit the Zytglogge, a mechanical clock tower & astrolabe, Bear Pit, a park for brown bear, Von Bern, a UNESCO site, Gurten, a mountain with opulent restaurants and mesmerizing view, and lots more.

6.     Bulle 

6 Must Have Places in Your Switzerland Bucket List

Bulle is centrally located in the La Gruyere district and is a cheese lovers paradise. So, if you have a temptation to eat cheese fondue and try different types of cheese, then this is the best place on earth for it. Visit the cheese factory and learn about the process of cheese production. Besides this, you can also visit Gruyere Castle, HR Giger Museum, Le Gibloux, a mountain with an observation deck, Lake of Gruyere, and Lac de Montsalvens, a reservoir with hiking trails.

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