Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or a two-week long exploration, there’s something about Switzerland for everyone to fall in love with—the lovely, endless attractions. Switzerland may be a small country, but its tourism is anything but. From the soaring alps to the ancient castles, there are tons to see. To help you plan your itinerary, we compiled a few of the best places to see when traveling to Switzerland. You won’t want to miss these spots!


St. Moritz

If you’re a fan of winter sports, then St. Moritz is definitely the spot for you. The small town has some of the most exceptional skiing and swanky hotels you could ever need for a winter adrenaline-filled vacation. If you’re planning a summer trip, head here for the great golfing, biking, and hiking the area has to offer.

Don’t miss: Diavolezza, Lake Staz, and the Olympic Bobrun


A beautiful city on Lake Geneva, this French-speaking region of Switzerland is full of Olympic goods. It’s home to the International Olympic Committee headquarters, the Olympic Museum, and the Olympic Park. Apart from that, you’ll find a colorful city center bursting with activities and stunning views of the lake.

Don’t miss: the Olympic Museum, the Musée de l’Éysée, and the Escaliers du Marché


Another city on Lake Geneva is the famous city of Geneva. Known for its incredible views and for being the headquarters of the United Nations, your trip here is sure to have a diverse range of sights and activities. It’s the center of at least 200 international organizations, and it’s also the third biggest city in the country. There are tons to explore and admire—it’s a must-visit.

Don’t miss: Jet d’Eau, the old town, and the Cathedral of St. Pierre

Swiss National Park

The only national park in the country, the Swiss National park is like an untouched Alps—it’s absolutely breathtaking. If you’re a fan of camping, then you’ll enjoy the 172 square kilometers of unspoiled scenery. There are snow-covered glaciers, lush pastures, waterfalls galore, and spacious woodlands. Plan your outdoor trip for the summer now!

Don’t miss: Alp da Munt trail, Munt a Schera trail, and Val Cluozza trail

Lauterbrunnen Valley

If you’re looking for a calm trip, then head to Lauterbrunnen. A small village in the Alps, this destination is set in a valley featuring massive rocky cliffs and the 300-meter high Staubbach Falls. But that’s not all—the valley is home to 72 waterfalls, two of which you’ll find in the town center.

Don’t miss: Staubbach Falls, Mount Schilthorn, and Wengen Village

Don’t Forget to Pack:

Before you head out, make sure you take along these Swiss travel essentials!

  • A worldwide travel adapter for chargers

  • Passport, RFID blocking wallet, and a tracking chip for your wallet

  • Layers of jackets and sweaters for the cold, and sturdy boots for hikes

  • Sunscreen (you’ll burn faster at high altitudes) and probiotics and antacids for the rich (yet, delicious) foods.

Make sure you turn to Ekster before your travels. Our RFID blocking wallets ensure that your important card information stays safe, and our tracking chips keep an eye on your belongings when you’re out exploring. Enjoy your travels!

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