Switzerland – The Perfect Romantic Getaway

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Bengaluru ,

Dreaming of a utopic haven for your honeymoon? Well, if you’re a romance buff who’s grown-up on a steady diet of Yash Chopra romances, in and around the lakes and valleys of Switzerland, where else would you plan to go to on the most romantic trip of your life?

Nestled amidst mountains and greenery that will melt your heart with their magical beauty, Switzerland is a musical in motion and is the perfect backdrop to your love song. A land of unspoiled lakes, thick alpine forests and snow-clad mountains, Switzerland captivates your senses and mesmerizes you with its charm.

A confluence of cultures, the country is a smorgasbord of delightful surprises be it nature, food, art, adventure or culture. A haven for romance, it is certainly not an exaggeration to tag the country as the most romantic destination on earth with its enchanting valleys, ethereal mountains, and enthralling waterbodies. The stunning alpine scenery, heart throbbing waterfalls, ultra-luxurious stays and dreamy ski resorts in Switzerland captivate the senses and leave you in awe.

Here is a list of some of the most captivating places in Switzerland that you can explore on your ideal romantic getaway.

WINTER DESTINATIONS

Zermatt

This car-free village is one of the best Switzerland honeymoon spots if mountaineering and skiing is what gets you both pumped up. The winters in Zermatt are a perfect time to plan your visit to witness the best the city has to offer. When well-lit, the town transforms into a picture-perfect postcard that is bound to make your honeymoon in Switzerland extra special.

Romantic Things to do

·         Spend the night at the Igloo village and admire the breath-taking view

·         Enjoy a thrilling Helicopter tour and magnificent views of the alpine mountain

·         Enjoy a full-day excursion with Gornergrat Bahn- Switzerland’s first electric cogwheel railway

St. Moritz

Some places on earth are simply unlike anywhere else. The mere mention of their name is strangely compelling and brings to mind all manner of stunning imagery. This place will fulfill all your desires of experiencing a fancy holiday in a luxury resort with heart-warming views around. Chic, elegant and exclusive with a cosmopolitan ambiance, St. Moritz is one of the most famous resort towns in the world. St. Moritz is the perfect winter holiday destination with heart-warming views and that spoils you with unique opportunities in and around town.

Romantic Things to do

·         Go ice skating together on the frozen Lake St.Moritz

·         Experience night skiing on Switzerland’s longest illuminated ski run

·         Indulge in some of the most luxurious spas and hotels in the world

SUMMER DESTINATIONS

Lake Geneva Region

Located in the French-speaking part of the country, the Lake Geneva Region Geneva compromises of the famous towns of Montreux and Lausanne.

Nestled among the Swiss Alps,  Montreux is a stylish yet traditional resort town with a near-perfect climate. From boulevards lined up with flowers to enchanting sculptures surrounded by lush Mediterranean trees and Belle Epoque buildings, this city will take you and your lover back to the medieval times.

With its stunning cathedrals, beautiful lake facing promenades and classic museums, Lausanne is the perfect place to celebrate the beginning of your new life. Known for its happening nightlife, couples will be spoilt for choice with the city’s trending nightclubs and its wide array of traditional and new age restaurants.

That’s not all, Lake Geneva is also home to the famous UNESCO heritage site – The Lavaux vineyards, situated between Montreux and Lausanne known for Swiss wines.

Romantic things to do

Take a boat ride to world famous Chateau de Chillon
Take a  stroll in the Lavaux vineyards, a UNESCO heritage site.
Enjoy a wonderful cruise on Lake Geneva.
Also, enjoy panoramic views of lakes, mountains and vineyards on the Golden Pass Line

Lucerne

No doubt one of the best honeymoon places in Switzerland! The colourful medieval architecture and gorgeous fountains are amongst the many charming attractions in this beautiful town. Laze around the beautiful lake side views, stunning landscapes & massive churches. Roam around hand in hand amidst the stunning serenity of this town. Envisioned with a fairy-tale aura and a vintage feel, this is your gateway to central Switzerland.

Romantic Things to do

·         Take that unforgettable romantic walk at the Chapel Bridge & Water Tower

·         Head off to lake Lucerne for a vintage steamship cruise

·         Ride to Mount Pilatus in a Gondola, 7000 feet above ground level!

Zurich

Surrounded by marvellous mountains, scenic waterfront promenades & alpine landscapes, Zurich is a popular honeymoon destination that promises a romantic getaway experience that will enchant you for a lifetime. Zurich has some of the world’s most famous – and fanciest – art galleries. Its stunning beauty & picturesque landscapes are just some of the elements that make it a standout city.

Mühlesteg Bridge
Mühlesteg Bridge has to be one of the most romantic places in Zurich as it holds the love of a multitude of people. The Mühlesteg Bridge is adorned by sturdy love locks making it a sacred spot for lovers. As you trip to Switzerland’s largest and hip metropolis of Zurich, seal and secure your love into one of these quirky little love locks here, forever.

Location: Old Town area of Zurich

Chinese Garden
In the city of Zurich is an aesthetic Chinese Garden which is a gift from the town of Kunming. It is one of the most pretty and romantic places in Zurich with a beautiful pond and island. The garden portrays the Chinese culture and there are inscriptions and paintings representing the culture of Yunnan. The garden has an aura of positivity and purity. Enjoy the peaceful environs as you take a walk amidst the lovely nature with your partner away from the hubbub of Zurich!

Location: Bellerivestrasse 138, Zurich 8008
Timings: 11 AM – 7 PM

Altstadt (Old Town)
The oldest part of Zurich is also its most charming part. Altstadt has some of the best shopping places in Zurich and some amazing clubs to party. Explore the Old Town streets of Zurich with your partner as you walk across cobbled streets lined with charming medieval buildings leading you to the best shopping avenues. Enjoy this part of the town which would give you a perfect glimpse of both the traditional and the modern.

Interlaken

Celebrate eternal love with your partner in Interlaken, the heart of Switzerland. Uniquely placed between the stunning Lake Thun and Lake Brienz and surrounded by the famous Jungfrau mountains,  Interlaken is known as the land of romance. Also considered the adventure capital of Switzerland, couples can engage in a wide variety of activities to boost their adrenalin.

Romantic things to do

Visit Mt Schilthorn by cable car and enjoy the beautiful view of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau which is a popular UNESCO World Heritage and more than 200 other summits.
Hop onto the highest cog railway in Europe all the way up to Jungfraujoch station and gaze at the majestic beauty of the Alps.
Take a dreamy boat ride together on the Thun and Brienz lakes while taking in the sunset on the cerulean water, a moment you will remember forever.
Adventure lovers can engage in activities like canoeing, paragliding and snowboarding.
Indulge in a fun chocolate making experience at the Funky Chocolate Club.




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