Flights to Switzerland – For the finest in chocolate and cheese
The Swiss experience will definitely be one of a kind with lots to see, do, and eat. Needless to say, what draws tourists to this European country are the beautiful and well-maintained natural landscapes, the medieval era architecture, and the finest museums. One of the biggest chocolate producers in the world, just visiting the chocolate factories of this country will be a feast for your eyes. The cities of Bern, Lucerne, Zurich, and Geneva exude an elegant charm which makes it ideal for a nice stay with your loved ones.
Best time to visit Switzerland
The best time to visit Switzerland will vary considerably with what you plan to do, while in Switzerland. Visit during the months of June to September (summer season) when Switzerland is at its best. You can indulge in hiking in the Swiss Alps during the months of May to October (autumn season), when the temperature starts to decrease. To experience the true glory of the snow-clad mountains and partake in snow sports, visit during late December to March.
How to reach Switzerland
Switzerland being a hub for tourism, is well-connected to almost all the major cities of the world. Frequent flights are available to the airports in Switzerland which include Zürich Airport, Geneva Airport, Basel Airport, and Bern Airport. You can transfer from these airports to nearby places by airport taxis which are frequently available. Now fly to major international cities with top airlines like Air India, British Airways, and Emirates.
Places to stay in Switzerland
From classy suites to mountain huts, Switzerland offers a range of accommodation to choose from based on your budget. You can opt to stay in world class hotels with amenities like indoor pools, flat-screen TVs, and spas or stay at a mid-range hotel with all the absolute essentials. While in Zurich, you can opt to stay at four-star hotels which offer facilities like Wi-Fi, minibars, flat-screen TVs and room service, at just INR 8000. Budget hotels are also available for stay in Lucerne at prices as low as INR 9000.
Best places to visit in Switzerland
Get a glimpse of Switzerland’s best at the popular cities of Bern, Lucerne, Zurich, and Geneva.
Discover the charm of the Old Town of Berne, Clock Tower, Rose Garden, House of Parliaments, The Bear Park and Botanic Garden while you take a tour around this city. The peaceful atmosphere and medieval era charm make the place, ideal to spend some time with family.
Known for its well-preserved medieval era architecture, Lucerne is a city that amazes you with its alluring scenic beauty. The tourist hotspots in Lucerne are Old Town, Musegg Wall, and Chapel Bridge.
Zurich, which is famous as the hub for global banking and finance sector, also has many beautiful places to visit. Among the famous ones are Old Town, Museum of Fine Arts, Swiss National Museum, Lake Zurich, and Zurich Zoo.
Bordered by Alps and Jura Mountains, Geneva is a city which will leave you spellbound with the panoramic view of Mont Blanc. Le Jet d'Eau, Lake Geneva, and Chateau de Chillon are some of the must-see places in Geneva.
Must-buys in Switzerland
Swiss chocolate is the first thing that any chocoholic will search for in Switzerland. You can also shop for the Swiss Army Knife which can be used for quick hacks at home, and not to mention, some great quality cheese. Other interesting stuff you can buy, include Swiss watches, Cuckoo clocks, and Gruyère cheese.
What to eat in Switzerland
There are plenty of delicious dishes in the traditional Swiss cuisine which are worth sampling. Do try Fondue and Raclette if you are a fan of all things made of cheese. Rösti (a potato dish), Muesli, Tarts, Quiches and many varieties of Bread Rolls are the traditional foods you will enjoy savoring while here.
•Which airlines offer cheap air tickets to Switzerland?
Air France, Air India, and Emirates are the major airlines which offer cheap air tickets to Switzerland.
•What is the time difference between Switzerland and India?
India is ahead of Switzerland by 4 hours and 30 minutes.
•What is the average flight duration from major Indian metros to Zurich?
Bangalore to Zurich: 16 hours
Chennai to Zurich: 13 hours
Mumbai to Zurich: 16 hours
New Delhi to Zurich: 12 hours
•Which are the major layover airports for connecting flights to Zurich?
The major layover airports for connecting flights to Zurich are in Abu Dhabi, Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, and Paris.
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