Switzerland

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Switzerland — In the heart of Western Europe, Switzerland is the epicenter of the Alps. Famous for its political isolation and self-sufficiency, the country offers a wealth of activities year-round.

Why Go

For the Alps, naturally, plus cheese and chocolate, hiking, history, and skiing.

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What's New in Switzerland

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Deal Alert: Up to $300 Off Cycling & Walking Cultural Tours

May 19, 2014 by Christine Wei

No one wants to be cooped up in a bus when they're discovering a new place. Enter VBT, which offers deluxe bicycling and walking vacations for small groups in 26 ... Read More »

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5 Epic Walks That Any Traveler Can Do

May 08, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Last month, we honored the newly-opened, 134-mile-long John Muir Way with a few suggestions for other long-distance walking routes in Scotland. If that's whetted ... Read More »

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4 Open-Air Festivals to Visit in Europe This Summer

May 07, 2014 by Christine Wei

What's better than getting cultured with a round of opera in Europe? Doing it en plein air. Whether you prefer soaking up some sun during the day or catching the ... Read More »

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3 Dreamy (But Affordable) Eurail Select Pass Itineraries

May 01, 2014 by Lindsay Silberman

After a year-long absence from Eurail’s Select Pass program, France officially returned to the network last month, becoming the 27th participating European ... Read More »

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37,370 Steps Around the World for Travelers to Climb

April 17, 2014 by Alex Schechter

Barcelona has its Sagrada Familia. Sydney has its white-hooded Opera House. And other places? Well, they’ve got steps – lots and lots of them. As the examples ... Read More »

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“Many travelers purchase air-inclusive rates for European river cruises because river cruise lines frequently run two-for-one airfare specials.”

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