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Prepare your trip in Switzerland

Find all the information to prepare your trip. We have selected a list of activities to do during your visit, selected hotels and accommodations of good standing, and gathered useful information about transportation. Maps and maps are there so you can locate yourself.

Where to stay in Switzerland

You'll find in Switzerland a significant proportion of midrange hotels.

The 5-star hotels in Switzerland

If you are reading this section, you are looking for a luxury hotel. No question of compromising quality for your stay in Switzerland. Before we present you our recommendations, we can already reassure you: the hotels 5 stars in Switzerland are really of first quality. Follow the tips below to book in the best establishment.

In Switzerland and in the immediate vicinity there are more than a hundred 5-star hotels. Not always easy to book at the best ones. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice.

4-star hotels in Switzerland

You will be able to easily find a very good 4-star hotel because hotels in Switzerland are famous for having an excellent level of service, with high level services. Here are some recommendations for choosing a very good luxury hotel.

You make good choice if you book at Radisson Blu Hotel, Zurich Airport (one of the best option in Kloten ), at Nash Airport Hotel (a rather correct establishment ) or at Hotel Spalentor.

3-star hotels in Switzerland

Good options are: Motel One Basel (one of the best choices in Basel), at Hotel Rochat (a excellent establishment) or Hotel Welcome Inn.

Guesthouses in Switzerland

In Switzerland and in the immediate surroundings there is a large offer of guesthouses. Not always easy to choose. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice. The best choice will probably be the Guest House La Sablonnaire, an excellent establishment. Also consider the Guesthouse Castello di Brusata, which is wonderful...

Hotels with golf in Switzerland

In Switzerland and in the immediate surroundings there are more than a hundred hotels with golf. Not always easy to identify which ones are really good to play golf and relax. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice. You can should book your stay at Grand Hôtel du Golf & Palace (one of the best choices at Crans-Montana), at Residence Golf C31 (an establishment more than correct ) or at Residence Golf C 21.

Hotels with casino in Switzerland

In Switzerland and in the immediate vicinity you will find two hotels with a casino: the Mövenpick Hotel & Casino Geneva and the Hotel Casino. The best choice will undoubtedly be the Mövenpick Hotel & Casino Geneva, a good establishment. Consider also the Hotel Casino, which is basic and correct.

Questions and Answers

What is the best hotel in Switzerland? The best place to stay in Switzerland is at Le Mirador Resort & Spa in Vevey.

What is the best 5 stars hotel in Switzerland? The best 5 stars hotel in Switzerland is the Chalet Ostegg in Grindelwald.

What is the best 4 stars hotel in Switzerland? The best 4 stars hotel in Switzerland is the Radisson Blu Hotel, Zurich Airport in Kloten .

What is the best 3 stars hotel in Switzerland? The best 3 stars hotel in Switzerland is the Motel One Basel in Basel.

What is the best 2 stars hotel in Switzerland? The best 2 stars hotel in Switzerland is the ibis Lausanne Centre in Lausanne.

What is the best hotel with spa in Switzerland?

What is the best resort & spa hotel in Switzerland? The best resort & spa hotel in Switzerland is the Le Mirador Resort & Spa in Vevey.

What is the best hotel to practice golf in Switzerland? The best hotel to practice golf in Switzerland is the Grand Hôtel du Golf & Palace in Crans-Montana.

Is there a casino hotel in Switzerland? Yes there is : you can go to the Mövenpick Hotel & Casino Geneva in Geneva.

What is the best guesthouse in Switzerland? The best guesthouse in Switzerland is the Guest House La Sablonnaire in Yverdon-les-Bains .

How to get to Switzerland

Going to Switzerland by plane

Zurich Airport : the airport has 5992 flights per week. It is served by 54 airlines that offer 150 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Antalya : flights operated by Onur Air, Sunexpress, Edelweiss Air and Corendon Airlines
  • Tel Aviv : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines and Sun D'Or International Airlines
  • Hurghada : flights operated by Edelweiss Air and Air Slovakia
  • Cape Town : flights operated by Edelweiss Air
  • Miami Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines
  • Johannesburg : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines
  • Muscat : flights operated by Oman Air and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Nairobi : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines
  • Phuket : flights operated by Edelweiss Air
  • Other cities with medium and long haul direct flights to Zurich Airport : Cancún

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Zurich Airport :

  • London : flights operated by British Airways and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Berlin : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines and Easyjet
  • Düsseldorf : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines and Eurowings
  • Vienna : flights operated by Austrian Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Hamburg : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines and Eurowings
  • Madrid : flights operated by Iberia, Swiss International Air Lines and Air Europa
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Klm, Swiss International Air Lines and Easyjet
  • Stockholm : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines and Scandinavian Airlines
  • London : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines and British Airways
  • Munich : flights operated by Lufthansa and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Other regional destinations accessible by direct flight from Zurich Airport : Frankfurt.

Domestic flights from Zurich Airport :

There are 3 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Swiss International Air Lines and Royal Jordanian.

  • Geneva : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines and Royal Jordanian
  • Lugano : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines
  • Zurich : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines

Low cost airlines to Zurich Airport :

  • Düsseldorf : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines and Eurowings
  • Hamburg : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines and Eurowings
  • Cologne : flights operated by Eurowings
  • London : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Klm, Swiss International Air Lines and Easyjet
  • Berlin : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines and Easyjet
  • London : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Riga : flights operated by
  • Lisbon : flights operated by Tap Air Portugal, Easyjet, Highland Express Airways and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Barcelona : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines and Highland Express Airways
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Zurich Airport: Berlin.

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Antalya : flights operated by Onur Air, Sunexpress, Edelweiss Air and Corendon Airlines
  • Hurghada : flights operated by Edelweiss Air and Air Slovakia
  • Tenerife : flights operated by Edelweiss Air, Air Slovakia and Highland Express Airways
  • Gran Canaria : flights operated by Edelweiss Air, Air Slovakia and Highland Express Airways
  • Cape Town : flights operated by Edelweiss Air
  • Pristina : flights operated by Edelweiss Air
  • San José : flights operated by Edelweiss Air
  • Madeira : flights operated by Edelweiss Air and Air Slovakia
  • Catania : flights operated by Edelweiss Air
  • San Bartolomé, Las Palmas : flights operated by Edelweiss Air and Highland Express Airways
  • Other cities with direct flights charter and seasonal flights to Zurich Airport : Berlin.

Geneva International Airport : the airport has 3724 flights per week. It is served by 47 airlines that offer 98 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Marrakesh : flights operated by Easyjet and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Tel Aviv : flights operated by Easyjet and Sun D'Or International Airlines
  • Tūnis : flights operated by
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines
  • Montreal : flights operated by Air Canada
  • Greater Toronto Area : flights operated by Air Canada
  • Amman : flights operated by Royal Jordanian
  • Abu Dhabi : flights operated by Etihad Airways
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Air Fiji
  • Qatar : flights operated by Qatar Airways
  • Other cities with medium and long haul direct flights to Geneva International Airport : Algiers

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Geneva International Airport :

  • London : flights operated by British Airways and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Madrid : flights operated by Iberia, Easyjet and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Porto : flights operated by Easyjet, Tap Air Portugal and Swiss International Air Lines
  • London : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Lisbon : flights operated by Easyjet, Tap Air Portugal and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Brussels-Capital Region : flights operated by Brussels Airlines and Easyjet
  • Barcelona : flights operated by Easyjet, Swiss International Air Lines and Highland Express Airways
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Klm and Easyjet
  • Paris : flights operated by Air France
  • Rome : flights operated by Alitalia, Easyjet and Highland Express Airways
  • Other regional destinations accessible by direct flight from Geneva International Airport : Frankfurt.

Domestic flights from Geneva International Airport :

There are 1 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Swiss International Air Lines, Royal Jordanian and Corendon Airlines.

  • Zurich : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines, Royal Jordanian and Corendon Airlines

Low cost airlines to Geneva International Airport :

  • London : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Barcelona : flights operated by Easyjet, Swiss International Air Lines and Highland Express Airways
  • Porto : flights operated by Easyjet, Tap Air Portugal and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Paris : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Lisbon : flights operated by Easyjet, Tap Air Portugal and Swiss International Air Lines
  • London : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Rome : flights operated by Alitalia, Easyjet and Highland Express Airways
  • Brussels-Capital Region : flights operated by Brussels Airlines and Easyjet
  • Nice : flights operated by Easyjet and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Geneva International Airport : Amsterdam.

Euroairport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg : the airport has 1281 flights per week. It is served by 17 airlines that offer 37 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Istanbul : flights operated by Air Fiji
  • Antalya : flights operated by Sunexpress
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines
  • İzmir : flights operated by Sunexpress
  • Tel Aviv : flights operated by Easyjet

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Euroairport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg :

  • London : flights operated by British Airways
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Easyjet and Klm
  • Munich : flights operated by Lufthansa
  • Berlin : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Barcelona : flights operated by Easyjet and Highland Express Airways
  • London : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Lufthansa
  • Hamburg : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Brussels-Capital Region : flights operated by Easyjet and Brussels Airlines
  • Berlin : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Other regional destinations accessible by direct flight from Euroairport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg : Majorca.

Low cost airlines to Euroairport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg :

  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Easyjet and Klm
  • Berlin : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Barcelona : flights operated by Easyjet and Highland Express Airways
  • London : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Berlin : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Hamburg : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Majorca : flights operated by Easyjet and Eurowings
  • Lisbon : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Nice : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Málaga : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Euroairport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg : Alicante.

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Gran Canaria : flights operated by Hapag-Lloyd Express and Easyjet
  • Antalya : flights operated by Sunexpress
  • Tenerife : flights operated by Easyjet and Hapag-Lloyd Express
  • İzmir : flights operated by Sunexpress

What to do in Switzerland

If you plan to stay long in Switzerland, you will see more tourist places like for example Institut Et Musée Voltaire, Swiss National Park, Bibliothèque De Genève, Swiss Museum Of Games, Schweizerische Theatersammlung, Federal Palace Of Switzerland and Habsburg Castle.

Museums in Switzerland

For museums in Switzerland, visit in this order Bodmer Foundation, Olympic Museum and Zentralbibliothek Zürich.

In Switzerland there are other interesting museums: Institut Et Musée Voltaire, Bibliothèque De Genève, Swiss Museum Of Games, Schweizerische Theatersammlung, International Museum Of The Reformation, Swiss Alpine Museum and Bergwerk Riedhof. To be perfectly complete, let's also mention Vindonissa-Museum, Richard-Wagner-Museum, Prehistorical Museum, Zug, Kunsthaus Zug, Musée D'Histoire Des Sciences De La Ville De Genève, Herzog Foundation, Maison D'Ailleurs, Hand Museum, Dollhouse Museum and Einsteinhaus.

Palaces and castles in Switzerland

In Switzerland do not miss the cultural visits such as Habsburg Castle, Schloss Lenzburg and Hallwyl Castle.

Also be interested in Wildegg Castle, Schenkenberg Castle, Altenburg Castle, Hilfikon Castle, Brestenberg Castle, Horben Castle and Freudenau Castle. But Switzerland has much more to offer: Chenaux Castle, Trostburg and Ruine Alt Homberg.

Archeological sites in Switzerland

In Switzerland do not miss the cultural visits such as Werd and Oppidum Zürich-Lindenhof.

Places of workship in Switzerland

Some places of workship may interest you during your stay in Switzerland: Barfüsserkirche, Stadtkirche Aarau and Reformierte Kirche Gränichen.

Katholische Pfarrkirche, Church Of The Assumption Of Mary, Reformed Church Schinznach-Dorf, Reformierte Kirche, Baden, Katholische Kirche St. Antonius, Pfarrhof Mit Kaholischer Kirche St. Nikolaus and Katholische Kirche St. Peter Und Paul, Sowie Beinhaus are also worth visiting. But to be perfectly complete on the offer of workship in Switzerland we must also mention Katholische Pfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt, Catholic Church Laufenburg and Katholische PfarrkircheKatholische Pfarrkiche Heiliggeist and Katholische Pfarrkirche.

Natural parks in Switzerland

In Switzerland you can visit natural parks such as Swiss National Park.

Localisation of Switzerland on a world map ©OpenStreetMap contributors

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Photos of Switzerland

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