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

Zurich

Deal Alert: Fly to Europe from $492 R/T

August 06, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Swiss Air Lines is offering some good fares to a number of European cities for the fall and winter, but you will have to make your mind up quickly as the sale ... Read More »

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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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“If you have an early flight, choose a hotel close to the airport the night before. Starting a trip on too little sleep is never fun.”

Karen Dion Freelance Editor

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