switzerland travel

*Switzerland Travel Guides: Scroll to the bottom to head straight to my Switzerland guides (Lucerne, Zurich, Interlaken coming soon!) or keep reading to see what to know and expect when visiting Switzerland and travel tips for Switzerland*

I’ve been to various areas of Switzerland in the past 8 years to tour and adventure around. From everything between skiing in the Swiss Alps on a glacier in Interlaken, to boating around Zurich, to the top of Mt. Pilatus in Lucerne, I have done my fair share of Switzerland trips! I’m excited to share with you my favorites and what to do in each location while visiting this stunning country! Find out how to do a full country Switzerland tour here.

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What To Expect When Visiting Switzerland


Swiss Franc. The Swiss Franc is close to equal to the USD. Don’t forget to exchange for Swiss Franc’s at the ATMs in the airport when you arrive!


Locals speak lots of languages in Switzerland as their main language – German, French and Italian, depending on which region they live in! In my experience to various cities, everyone spoke English perfectly so no need to worry!

Other Tips When Visiting Switzerland



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About The Author

Rachel Shulman is the owner of From East To West and a seasoned traveler having been to 45+ countries and no intention of stopping soon. She is obsessed with planning and specializes in creating detailed, efficient travel itineraries and guides so you don’t have to when planning your next destination.