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Travelling to Switzerland.

Are you preparing your trip to Switzerland? Gulliway will help you to plan an interesting route and give you the best advice on exciting places and sights in Switzerland. It also enables you to calculate your trip costs. We collect statistic data on trips to Switzerland from our club’s members. It helps us to make recommendations on planning your journey. For instance: Why do tourists travel to Switzerland? The most popular activities are Sunbathing, Driving tours and also Nightlife. Travellers go to Switzerland from around the world, but the most often they travel from Strasbourg, Deiva Marina, Baden-Baden, Annecy.

Few countries of Switzerland, rich in lands and cultures, are the most interesting for tourists. Pay your special attention to Switzerland . There are many different resources concerning travelling to these countries on our website: travelling to Switzerland.

The map of Switzerland

Switzerland regions.

Want to see interactive maps of Switzerland? There are maps of the following Switzerland regions in our database:

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Geographically Switzerland consists of the following regions: Canton Of Geneva, Thurgau, Canton Of Solothurn, Canton Of Schaffhausen, Canton Of St. Gallen, Canton Of Schwyz, Ticino, Canton Of Zug, Canton Of Zurich, Canton Of Vaud, Canton Of Valais, Uri, Obwalden, Canton Of Neuchâtel, Basel-Stadt, Bern District, Basel-Land, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Canton Of Fribourg, Canton Of Glarus, Aargau, Lucerne District, , Graubünden, Nidwalden.

Cities of Switzerland

If you plan a trip to Switzerland, pay special attention to Basel, Geneva . .

Routes and travel notes about Switzerland.

Start browsing routes database from here: All routes of Switzerland. There is a special resource for means of transportation: Switzerland transport . According to it, the most popular ways to travel to Switzerland by Own car, by Rent car .

Useful information about Switzerland from Gulliway:

Do you want to read more about Switzerland? Check, what Wikipedia knows about Switzerland. Gulliway has a special source for travelling activities in Switzerland. Our statistic says, the most popular travelling activities in Switzerland are: Sunbathing, Driving tours, Nightlife, National parks, Wilderness Adventures, Mountain Biking, Sightseeing, Hiking, Walking, Wine & Beer Tasting, Music, Festival.


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  • The Wikipedia article about Switzerland

    Switzerland (/ˈswɪtsərlənd/), officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe. It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities. The country is situated in Western-Central Europe, and is bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. Switzerland is a landlocked country geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura, spanning an area of 41,285 km (15,940 sq mi). While the Alps occupy the greater part of the territory, the Swiss population of approximately eight million people is concentrated mostly on the plateau, where the largest cities are to be found: among them are the two global cities and economic centres Zürich and Geneva.

    The establishment of the Old Swiss Confederacy dates to the late medieval period, resulting from a series of military successes against Austria and Burgundy. Swiss independence from the Holy Roman Empire was formally recognized in the Peace of Westphalia in 1648. The country has a history of armed neutrality going back to the Reformation; it has not been in a state of war internationally since 1815 and did not join the United Nations until 2002. Nevertheless, it pursues an active foreign policy and is frequently involved in peace-building processes around the world. In addition to being the birthplace of the Red Cross, Switzerland is home to numerous international organisations, including the second largest UN office. On the European level, it is a founding member of the European Free Trade Association, but notably not part of the European Union or the European Economic Area. However, it participates in the Schengen Area and the European Single Market through bilateral treaties.

    Spanning the intersection of Germanic and Romance Europe, Switzerland comprises four main linguistic and cultural regions: German, French, Italian and Romansh. Although the majority of the population are German speaking, Swiss national identity is rooted in a common historical background, shared values such as federalism and direct democracy, and Alpine symbolism. Due to its linguistic diversity, Switzerland is known by a variety of native names: Schweiz [ˈʃvaɪts] (German);Suisse [sɥis(ə)] (French); Svizzera [ˈzvittsera] (Italian); and Svizra [ˈʒviːtsrɐ] or [ˈʒviːtsʁːɐ] (Romansh). On coins and stamps, Latin (frequently shortened to "Helvetia") is used instead of the four living languages.

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