Switzerland is a hilly Central European country, home to various lakes, villages, and the high peaks of the Alps. Its cities contain ancient quarters, with landmarks like capital Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower and Lucerne’s wooden chapel bridge. The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world-renowned.
Although chocolates and Swiss Banks are magnetic, today we explore some of the most exciting adventure sports to enjoy in this marvelous country:
- Hiking: Switzerland is an ideal hiking destination in Europe. It maintains a vast network of hiking paths with yellow signposts and markings. The path is flat and simple to walk. There is no specific equipment required to hike here. Yes, you cannot walk wearing high heels. People are expected to use special hiking shoes while walking on alpine or mountain trails.
- Climbing: I am not a monkey but I probably evolved from one and that’s why I love climbing. Though I do not have any climbing experience on the gigantic vertical peaks, I have experienced climbing on the trees and small heights. It encourages me to be more active. That being said, in Swiss, you have to be more vigilant about climbing. It is risky if you try scaling without proper training and practice. They have hundreds of indoor and outdoor training sessions available. If you have time, don’t miss this opportunity. Learn, practice, and then experience climbing vertical peaks in this fascinating country. It will be an unforgettable adventure.
- Skiing: Cross country skiing is a favorite game in Swiss. There are extensive nightlife entertainments available after skiing. Many resorts provide thermal spas. It makes skiing more relaxing and peaceful.
- Tobogganing: It is nothing but Sledge Runs. You can spend a beautiful time with your family enjoying this activity. You can experience traveling on the sled with your loved ones. It can be done only during the winter. It is incredible traveling amid snowfall.