Switzerland Travel Guide
It may be a smaller country but its reputation didn’t get the memo. Switzerland is renowned around the world for many things that it does extremely well such as banking, neutrality, chocolate and watch making, the views it offers and much, much more. Its location means it has heavy influences from its neighbors making for a unique blend of cultures, language and food.
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When to go
The best time will depend on what you want to do. Spring and fall are the best for outdoor activities while still avoiding crowds. July and August are crowded and expensive but also the warmest. Those looking for some fresh pow will want to come between December and March for ski and snowboarding season.
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Ten day quarantine required for certain countries.
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Official currency: Fr Swiss Franc
Budget: Not so budget friendly but still very well worth it for a short amount of time if you’re watching what you spend. Many dorms start at €30 with food, alcohol, transportation and activities also being pricey. Expect to spend €60-€75 per day. Mid range will be closer to €160-€180 per day, although that is helped out when splitting accommodation.
Credit cards: Common
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Where to go
Suggested itineraries for traveling Switzerland
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**Recommendations are given assuming you are up to date on routine vaccinations. Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on required vaccinations for Switzerland travel specific to your country**
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Exercise Normal Precautions
**Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on safety**
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Know before you go so you can be the most respectful and responsible visitor possible
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Capital: No official capital, but Bern
Official Languages: German, French, Italian, Romansh
Plugs: European plugs with the rounded tips