The geography of Switzerland is notable for its great diversity. Switzerland’s three main geographical regions are the Jura, Plateau and the Alps. The geography of Switzerland means that the climate varies greatly from one region to another. Depending on the area and the time of year, Switzerland experiences conditions reminiscent both of Siberia and of the Mediterranean.
Nowadays Switzerland receives millions of tourists from all over the world: ski resorts, tourist itineraries in places untouched by man, hiking trails, lakes, archtitectural monuments, history and the lives of famous people, and finally – simply fresh air and nature. And, of course, Switzerland is famous worldwide for its banking system, superb numerous cheeses and chocolate, watch industry and an excellent network of public transport.
Alps - even though less than 15% of the Alps lie within Switzerland, it’s the country that people most closely associate with the Alps. No doubt, Switzerland is home to some of the most famous Alpine locations—the Matterhorn, the Eiger, the Jungfrau—and many of the highest peaks and largest glaciers. It’s also home to an extensive network of well-marked hiking trails.
In Switzerland you will always find a suitable sports entertainment. You can go hiking in the mountains, either by yourself or on specially developed routes, including multi-day trips. Do you fancy some rafting? Since here you can find both mountains and water streams, all is possible. Hang-gliding or paragliding for adrenaline? No problem with that. Ah, you get enough adrenaline at work?
Well, the golf courses in Switzerland are among the best in the world!
But there is another aspect that distinguishes Switzerland from other countries – the well established infrastructure. Whether it is communication network, post services, public transport timetables or a highway – all systems are working perfectly. The infrastucture for congresses, seminars, exhibitions, corporate events is at its best. The most important congress centers are located in Basel, Bern, Davos, Fribourg, Geneva, Interlaken, Lausanne, Lugano, Lucerne, Montreux-Vevey, Zurich – just choose the view from the hotel window.