Switzerland

Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and known for its high peaks of the Alps. Its cities contain medieval quarters, bridges, lakes and museums. The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world-renowned. See Switzerland with help from Wyld Family Travel’s detailed Switzerland travel guides. 

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Switzerland

Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and known for its high peaks of the Alps. Its cities contain medieval quarters, bridges, lakes and museums. The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world-renowned. See Switzerland with help from Wyld Family Travel’s detailed Switzerland travel guides.

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Money

The Swiss franc is the only official currency in Switzerland. Switzerland is one of the most expensive countries in Europe. Debit and credit cards are accepted widely. We suggest using a Wise card to cut down on high international withdrawal fees.

Food

Prices in Switzerland are 36% higher than in the UK. This means buying and eating food is frighteningly expensive in Switzerland. A meal at a mid-priced restaurant should cost around €,22 while coffee will set you back €3.16 and a loaf of bread €1.13

Accommodation

Nightly rates for cheap hotels in Switzerland are starting from $141USD with the price for a mid-priced family room fitting 4 costing $300USD upwards

Transport

.In Switzerland they drive on the right-hand side of the road. You can pick up a rental car at any major airport in the country. Swiss Highways have a toll system of roads. Switzerland has an efficient system of public transport in major cities and high-speed rail networks to get you around the country

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