Fodor's Essential Switzerland


Whether you want to ski in the shadow of the Matterhorn, try fondue in Gruyères, or hike in Lauterbrunnen Valley, the local Fodor’s travel experts in Switzerland are here to help!

  • Author: Fodors
  • Language: English
  • Total Pages: 560
  • Type: Paperback
  • Release Date: June 14, 2022
  • Dimensions: 5.25 x 0.75 x 8 inches
  • ISBN-10: 1640973524
  • ISBN-13: 978-1640973527

Fodor’s Essential Switzerland guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-planning process and make the most of your time. This new edition has been fully-redesigned with an easy-to-read layout, fresh information, and beautiful color photos.

Fodor’s Essential Switzerland includes:

  • AN ILLUSTRATED ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE to the top things to see and do
  • MULTIPLE ITINERARIES to effectively organize your days and maximize your time
  • MORE THAN 30 DETAILED MAPS to help you navigate confidently
  • COLOR PHOTOS throughout to spark your wanderlust!
  • HONEST RECOMMENDATIONS on the best sights, restaurants, hotels, nightlife, shopping, performing arts, activities, and more
  • PHOTO-FILLED “BEST OF” FEATURES on “Best Hikes,” Switzerland’s Most Beautiful Villages,” and more
  • TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS AND PRACTICAL TIPS including when to go, getting around, beating the crowds, and saving time and money
  • HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL INSIGHTS providing rich context on the local people, politics, cuisine, geography, and more
  • SPECIAL FEATURES on “What to Watch and Read Before You Visit,” and “What to Eat and Drink” “Scenic Train Rides and Drives,” “The Bernese Alps,” and “The Vineyards of Lavaux”
  • LOCAL WRITERS to help you find the under-the-radar gems
  • French, German, and Italian LANGUAGE PRIMERS with useful words and essential phrases
  • UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE ON: Geneva, Zurich, Luzern, St. Moritz, the Glacier Express, Zermatt, the Matterhorn, Lugano, Locarno, Bern, Basel, Lauterbrunnen Valley, Grindelwald, Graubunden, Liechtenstein, Gruyères, Interlaken, Montreux, Lausanne, Lavaux Vignobles, and more.


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