Switzerland

Europe

Overview

No other country in the world so beautifully combines simplicity and sophistication like sublime Switzerland. Land of four languages, soaring mountain backdrops, world-class modern art, ancient markets, winter wonderlands, mythical lakeshores and lush green vines, Switzerland is a harmonious tableau of beautiful images waiting to be appreciated and enjoyed.

What’s even more seductive about this country is the multitude of ways you can live it. Whether you fancy a trip in a balloon basket or a parachute, a walk in around the city, to be afloat on a raft atop clear waters, or if skiing and snowboarding is more your thing, the options to uncover the splendor and allures of Switzerland are endless and all you need to do is get there and begin your epic journey of exploration. 

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Important information

3 Main Attractions: Mount Pilatus, Jungfrau, Rhine Falls

Culture Norms: Shake hands with everyone present -- men, women, and children -- at business or social meetings. Shake hands again when leaving. Handshakes are firm with eye contact. Poor posture is frowned upon. Do not stretch or slouch in public. Do not point your index finger to your head, this is an insult.

Prices of Necessities: Bottle of water – 3.5 $, coffee – 4.6 $, average restaurant meal for 2 persons – 104 $

Emergency Numbers: Police, Ambulance & Fire Brigade 112

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Precautions

Vaccinations: Two doses of MMR vaccinations are recommended for travelers born after 1956 if not previously taken. Influenza vaccination recommended for all travellers from November through April.

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Currency

Name: Swiss Franc

Symbol: CHF

1 CHF = 0.89 EUR

1 EUR= 1.12 CHF

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Weather conditions

Temperature
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Average High
Temperature (C)
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Average Low
Temperature (C)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
1.0°
2.4°
5.7°
9.4°
14.0°
17.5°
20.2°
19.5°
16.4°
11.7°
5.4°
1.8°
-5.8°
-5.2°
-2.7°
0.5°
4.6°
7.7°
9.9°
9.6°
7.1°
2.9°
-1.4°
-4.3°
Precipitation
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Average Precipitation (mm)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
79.9
75.4
83.4
94.4
114.4
120.9
114.5
124.8
99.4
92.6
97.1
86.4
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Temperature
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Average High
Temperature (C)
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Average Low
Temperature (C)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
1.0°
2.4°
5.7°
9.4°
14.0°
17.5°
20.2°
19.5°
16.4°
11.7°
5.4°
1.8°
-5.8°
-5.2°
-2.7°
0.5°
4.6°
7.7°
9.9°
9.6°
7.1°
2.9°
-1.4°
-4.3°
Precipitation
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Average Precipitation (mm)

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
79.9
75.4
83.4
94.4
114.4
120.9
114.5
124.8
99.4
92.6
97.1
86.4
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