Switzerland Hotels & Tours
Switzerland Flexi Tours, Tour to Switzerland, Switzerland Travel

Toll Free Numbers -
UK +44-2080999171
US +1-3474688595
INDIA 1800-11-5757

Hotels in Switzerland
Hotels in Basel
Hotels in Berne
Hotels in Chur
Hotels in Engelberg
Switzerland Luxury Hotels
Beau Rivage, Lausanne
Luzern Palace,Luzern
Mont Cervin Palace,Zermat
Lausanne Palace,Lausanne
Victoria Jungfrau,Jungfrau
Spas in Switzerland
Budget Hotels Switzerland
Youth Hostels Switzerland
Chalets Switzerland
Apartments in Switzerland
Switzerland Tourist Cities
St. Moritz
Switzerland Excursions
Mt Pilatus
Switzerland Railway Booking
Swiss Passes
Swiss Point to Point Train Tickets
Eurail-Europe Rail Passes
Swiss Scenic Trains
Glacier Express
Golden Pass Line
Wilhelm Tell Express
Bernina Express
Switzerland Train Travel
Hotels in SwitzerlandSwitzerland Attractions
Castles in Switzerland
Swiss Alps
Swiss Culture
Swiss Chocolate
Swiss Cheese
Tourist Villages and Resorts
Museums of Switzerland
Swiss Boat Cruises
Home  »  Switzerland Attractions  »  Swiss Alps - Switzerland

Swiss Alps - Switzerland


Switzerland Flexi Tours, Swiss Alps

The Swiss Alps are what most tourists come to see in Switzerland. Whether mountaineers seeking to scale a towering peak, tourists on a nature trail or amateur photographers wishing to capture a perfect picture, the Swiss Alps fascinate all who come to Switzerland.

The mountain range known as the Alps which are seen on the horizon, wherever you look when you're in Switzerland, are a significant feature which impact the climate and living conditions of Switzerland. Beginning in France, the Alps extend over most of Switzerland (around 60%) and reach into neighboring Austria. There are many glaciers in Switzerland and one its popular trains which passes these scenic glaciers is called the Glacier Express. The Swiss Alps are the source of the snow-fed rivers Rhine and Rhone that flow across Europe. Tours of the Swiss Alps with Switzerland Flexi Tours will offer you a complete Switzerland experience.

The two mountain ranges in Switzerland are the Swiss Alps and the Jura Mountains. The Jura Mountains are seen along the border between France and Switzerland. It is named after the ancient Celtic term for Forest. The region known as the Bernese Mittelland or the Middle land of the region around Berne is the plateau region between the Swiss Alps and the Jura Mountains. The gentle hills of this region are the characteristic image of the Swiss countryside, with its farms and meadows. Warmed by the sun and by the Fohn, a southerly wind as well as cooled by the Bise, a cold northwesterly wind, the Bernese Mittleland and the Swiss Alps are beautiful country for skiers and winter sports enthusiasts. The highest mountains in Switzerland are the Dufourspitze, which is 15,203 feet high, the Dom, which is 14,913 feet high and the Matterhorn, which rises to an altitude of 14,691 feet. The combination of mountains, clear air and beautiful scenery make the Swiss Alps a memorable sight when you travel with Switzerland Flexi Tours.

Attractions of Switzerland

Major tourist attractions in Schweizer Mittelland Tourist attraction in GraubŁnden
Eastern Switzerland / Liechtenstein Tourist attractions in Neuch‚tel / Jura / Bernese Jura
Tourist attractions in Basel Region Tourist attrations in Bernese Oberland
Tourist attractions in Valais Tourist attractions in Ticino Region
Tourist attractions in Central Switzerland Tourist attractions in Geneva Region
Tourist attractions in Zurich Region Tourist attractions in Fribourg Region
Tourist attractions in Lake Geneva Region Miscellaneous

Switzerland Adventure Sports
Flights to Switzerland
Switzerland Travel Tips
Climate of Switzerland
Visa Switzerland
Travel in Switzerland
Switzerland Tour Packages
Switzerland Alps
Switzerland Lakes
Switzerland Honeymoon