Collected by Anita Ramaiah
1071, Saint-Saphorin, Switzerland
An hour train ride from Geneva and you're in the UNESCO Heritage Protected Lavaux wine region where golden-green vines cling to steep hills overlooking Lac Léman (the local name for Lake Geneva). We stopped in the wine-tasting town of...
Alpinastrasse 23, 3780 Gstaad, Switzerland
Opened in 2012, the Alpina is one of only two newly built, five-star hotels in Gstaaad in more than a century. Situated in a wealthy hilltop area in Oberbort, the hotel offers stellar views of the Bernese Alps (including the Spitzhorn and...
Aspen 1, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland
Grindelwald is a Bernese Alpine village smaller than Interlaken but still popular with travelers, many who come here in the winter months for skiing and tobogganing and in the spring and summer to walk its scenic hiking trails. You might be...
Gotthardstrasse 4, 6490 Andermatt, Switzerland
Opened in 2013, the Chedi Andermatt enjoys a unique location in the charming village of Andermatt in the Urseren Valley. Designed by architect Jean-Michel Gathy, the luxurious hotel draws on both Alpine and Asian influences, spanning...
Maloja Pass, 7516 Bregaglia, Switzerland
The Swiss Post Bus Company, with its distinctive cheery yellow public buses, is the largest and best known in the country. "Post Bus" means buses stop in local towns with post offices—so you get to see a lot of the country with locals, who use the...
Jungfraujoch, 3801 Jungfraujoch, Switzerland
The last remnants of winter were still on the ground as we awaited the final train at Kleine Scheidegg. Already the views were nothing short of magnificent: a panorama of the mighty Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau mountains reaching up through the...
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