ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Picturesque Cities of Switzerland

Updated on December 23, 2014

The quaint land with panoramic views from everywhere can leave one spellbind. The magnificent edifices, majestic mountains and the mystic snowy landscape is something that Switzerland is well known for. There are few cities that must be included in the trip of Switzerland.


The old town of Lausanne is a car free area that has been turned into a farm market. One can enjoy there by walking leisurely on the streets and witnessing the great gothic cathedrals and other historic buildings. The very famous Olympic Museum is also located over here and the august Cathedrale Notre Dame which will leave travelers mesmerized is the “must go” of this place.

Lausanne in Autumn
Lausanne in Autumn


The most popular thing of this place is its magnificent castles, listing from Château de Chillon to Château de Chatelard. Be it the Montreux Jazz festival or the fantastic ride of chocolate train, they will all give you a lifetime moments to cherish.

Castle of Chillon or Chateau de Chillon, Montreux
Castle of Chillon or Chateau de Chillon, Montreux


This place is well known for its most beautiful and amazing mountain of the world; Matterhorn. One must visit Gornergrat once during their whole lifetime. The scintillating snow and panoramic view will leave one enchanted. Not to forget Matterhorn Glacier Paradise which is having the highest cable car station of Europe, giving their tourist fun and frenzy all at same time.



Walking on the sides of placid river Aare is a very soothing. Mt. Jungfraujoch can make one feel home by Hindi sign boards and typical Bollywood style restaurants on the hill top. If the weather is clear enough, then one can surely be serendipitous to see Italy, France and Germany from the top. Mt. Titlis is a place offering revolving cable cars with panoramic views and scenic beauty.

Entrance to St Beatus Caves, Interlaken,
Entrance to St Beatus Caves, Interlaken,


This place has encompassed beautiful historic monuments within its vicinity. Kapellbrücke or Chapel Bridge is a well-known site for its simplicity, was burned in 1994 and has been restored again. It is wooden road covered bridge running diagonally across the Reuss. There are many more places to visit like Mt. Pilatus, Jesult Church and Lion Monument etc.

View from Rigi, Lake Lucerne
View from Rigi, Lake Lucerne


It is the capital of Switzerland, enveloping museums, historic monuments and churches in its lap. The world heritage site of Bern; Old Town must be visited by the tourists. Besides that Fine Art Museum, Rosengarten, Bernmunster and Bern Jazz Festival are few things to be enjoyed.

Bern - Capital of Switzerland
Bern - Capital of Switzerland


It is one of the busiest cities in the world. Being located centrally it has malls and markets. The city is popular for its Bahnhofstrasse Paradeplatz, one of the most exclusive and expensive fashion streets of the world. It also has opera house, 100 above art galleries and more than 50 museums like Rietberg Museum and Swiss National Museum etc.

Main Railway Station & Statue of Alfred Escher
Main Railway Station & Statue of Alfred Escher


It is also known as City of parks which is the second most populous city of Switzerland. It has myriads of art galleries and museums to pacify the visitors. This is the world’s third largest city encompassing world’s tallest fountain. Witnessing the Cathédrale de St Pierre; a magnificent example of Romanesque architecture will leave one astounded.

St Peter's Cathedral, Geneva
St Peter's Cathedral, Geneva


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Joyfulcrown profile image


      3 years ago

      I was familiar with a few of the cities in the article, but the others are new to me. I am so glad you shared about them. Switzerland is so beautiful.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)