The people of Switzerland speak many languages. They are influenced by the languages of France, Germany, Italy and Austria. A majority of the people, around 64%,speak German or the German influenced Swiss dialect of "SchwyzerdŁtsch." Around 19% of the Swiss people speak French. Another 8 % of the Swiss population speaks Italian while 1 % speaks Raeto-Romanic or Romansch. You can enjoy hearing these melodious languages being spoken on your tours of Switzerland with Switzerland Flexi Tours.
Swiss Literature reflects this mixture of influences and has been influenced by Latin-Swiss Literature in medieval times, and German-Swiss Literature and French-Swiss Literature in recent times. This mixture of cultures has led to the creation of a hospitable, international and cosmopolitan culture, among the people of Switzerland, which you can experience on tours of Switzerland with Switzerland Flexi Tours.