Month: May 2022

10 Places to visit in Switzerland

Located in central Europe Switzerland is home to numerous lakes, beautiful villages and the amazing landscape of the alps. The country is a popular tourist destination for its eye-catching landscapes. Switzerland is one of the wealthiest countries in the world and After Finland and Denmark, it is considered the third-happiest nation on Earth. Switzerland covers a total area of almost 41,285 km. Lies at the heart of Europe, it is divided into three distinct geographical regions: the Alps, the Central Plateau and the Jura.

1. Interlaken

Interlaken is a well-known tourist destination located in the Bernese Oberland region of the Alps. The town is located on the flat land called Bodeli between the two lakes, Brienz to the east and Thun to the west, alongside the river Aare, which flows between them. The official language of Interlaken is German but the main spoken language is Bernese German.

Also Read : Top places to visit in Interlaken

2. Lausanne

Lausanne is the capital of the swiss canton of Vaud. It is situated on the shore of Lake Geneva. It is also the home to the International Olympic Committee Headquarters, as well as the Olympic Museum and lakeshore Olympic Park. With its amazing vibe, rich culture and amazing landscapes of the Alps, it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Switzerland.

Also Read : Top places to visit in Lausanne

3. Zurich

Lies at the northern end of Lake Zurich in northern Switzerland, Zurich is the main central hub for the banking and financial sectors. Zurich is famous for its high-end luxurious life, and due to that, it is considered as the most expensive city in the world. Despite this Zurich is the most livable city in the world. Mostly swiss resident tends to live near the city’s zoo which includes lots of apartments and restaurants.

4. Zermatt

Also known as the mountain resort Zermatt is the best place for skiing, climbing and other kinds of outdoor activities. It is worth visiting Zermatt to see the typical swiss life. You can visit Zermatt on a day trip from central Switzerland. High summer is the best time to visit Zermatt as compared to the spring season.

5. Jungfrau Region

Jungfrau Region is a smaller part of the Bernese Oberland. Bernese Oberland is the most popular tourist attraction in Switzerland.

6. Lake Geneva

Interlaken is a well-known tourist destination located in
the Bernese Oberland region of the Alps. The town is located on the flat land called Bodeli between the two lakes, Brienz to the east and Thun to the west, alongside the river Aare, which flows between them. The official language of Interlaken is German but the main spoken language is the Bernese German.

Finland

An astronaut (from the Ancient Greek ἄστρον (astron), meaning ‘star’, and ναύτης (nautes), meaning ‘sailor’) is a person trained, equipped, and deployed by a human spaceflight program to serve as a commander or crew member aboard a spacecraft. Although generally reserved for professional space travelers, the term is sometimes applied to anyone who travels into space, including scientistspoliticiansjournalists, and tourists.[1][2]

“Astronaut” technically applies to all human space travelers regardless of nationality or allegiance; however, astronauts fielded by Russia or the Soviet Union are typically known instead as cosmonauts (from the Russian “kosmos” (космос), meaning “space”, also borrowed from Greek) in order to distinguish them from American or otherwise NATO-oriented space travellers.[3] Comparatively recent developments in crewed spaceflight made by China have led to the rise of the term taikonaut (from the Mandarin “tàikōng” (太空), meaning “space”), although its use is somewhat informal and its origin is unclear. In China, the People’s Liberation Army Astronaut Corps astronauts and their foreign counterparts are all officially called hángtiānyuán (航天员, meaning “heaven navigator” or literally “heaven-sailing staff”).

Since 1961, 600 astronauts have flown in space.[4] Until 2002, astronauts were sponsored and trained exclusively by governments, either by the military or by civilian space agencies. With the suborbital flight of the privately funded SpaceShipOne in 2004, a new category of astronaut was created: the commercial astronaut.

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Switzerland

Located in central Europe Switzerland is home to numerous lakes, beautiful villages and the amazing landscape of the alps. The country is a popular tourist destination for its eye-catching landscapes. Switzerland is one of the wealthiest countries in the world and After Finland and Denmark, it is considered the third-happiest nation on Earth. Switzerland covers a total area of almost 41,285 km. Lies at the heart of Europe, it is divided into three distinct geographical regions: the Alps, the Central Plateau and the Jura.

1. Interlaken

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Located in central Europe Switzerland is home to numerous lakes, beautiful villages and the amazing landscape of the alps. The country is a popular tourist destination for its eye-catching landscapes. Switzerland is one of the wealthiest countries in the world and After Finland and Denmark, it is considered the third-happiest nation on Earth. Switzerland covers a total area of almost 41,285 km. Lies at the heart of Europe, it is divided into three distinct geographical regions: the Alps, the Central Plateau and the Jura.

2. Lausanne

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Lausanne is the capital of the swiss canton of Vaud. It is situated on the shore of Lake Geneva. It is also the home to the International Olympic Committee Headquarters, as well as the Olympic Museum and lakeshore Olympic Park. With its amazing vibe, rich culture and amazing landscapes of the Alps, it is one the most popular tourist attraction in
Switzerland.

3. Zurich

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Lies at the north end of Lake Zurich in northern Switzerland, Zurich is the main centre for the Banking and Financial Sector. It is also famous for its Luxurious lifestyle and different kind of chocolates. Zurich is considered as the most expensive city in the world. Due to its rich culture, and clean and safe streets it is also the most liveable city in the world. Swiss German is the main spoken by the people of Zurich. Landesmuseum which is also known as the Swiss National Museum is one of the most visited museums all over Switzerland. In the clean water of Lake Zurich, you will also get to see the breathtaking view, especially during sunset time.

4. Grindelwald

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Grindelwald is a popular gateway for the Jungfrau region with skiing in the winters and hiking in the summer. With an altitude of 1034 m, it can be the best place for mountain climbers. You can see the best snow in Grindelwald during the month of January and February, also the surrounding mountains covered with snow enhance the beauty of the environment.  The Jungfraujoch excursion is one of the best reasons that tourists should visit Grindelwald.  You can also travel to lots of places in Grindelwald with the help of cable cars.

5. Zermatt

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Zermatt is famous for its mountain resort renowned for skiing, climbing and hiking. In the iconic, pyramid-shaped Matterhorn peak tourists can take advantage of various kinds of outdoor activities like ice-skating and curling. Bahnhofstrasse the main street of Zermatt is combined with different types of shops. restaurants and hotels. If we talk about the climate of Zermatt, the summertime comprises mild days and cold nights, while winters are cold and snowy with freezing temperature.

6. Lucerne

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Known for its medieval architecture and snow-covered mountains on Lake Lucerne, Lucerne is a very popular city in central Switzerland. Apart from its beautiful architecture Lucerne reminds us of medieval times. Chapel Bridge is a must place to visit in Lucerne. The roof of the bridge consists of a beautiful painting which shows the life of the people of Lucerne back in the period of 17th century.

Here is the list of some places that you can visit in Lucerne :

  1. Lion Monument
  2. Lucerne Culture and Congree centre
  3. Swiss Museum of Transport
  4. Jesuit Church
  5. Glacier Garden of Lucerne
  6. Hofkirche St. Leodegar

Greece

An astronaut (from the Ancient Greek ἄστρον (astron), meaning ‘star’, and ναύτης (nautes), meaning ‘sailor’) is a person trained, equipped, and deployed by a human spaceflight program to serve as a commander or crew member aboard a spacecraft. Although generally reserved for professional space travelers, the term is sometimes applied to anyone who travels into space, including scientistspoliticiansjournalists, and tourists.[1][2]

“Astronaut” technically applies to all human space travelers regardless of nationality or allegiance; however, astronauts fielded by Russia or the Soviet Union are typically known instead as cosmonauts (from the Russian “kosmos” (космос), meaning “space”, also borrowed from Greek) in order to distinguish them from American or otherwise NATO-oriented space travellers.[3] Comparatively recent developments in crewed spaceflight made by China have led to the rise of the term taikonaut (from the Mandarin “tàikōng” (太空), meaning “space”), although its use is somewhat informal and its origin is unclear. In China, the People’s Liberation Army Astronaut Corps astronauts and their foreign counterparts are all officially called hángtiānyuán (航天员, meaning “heaven navigator” or literally “heaven-sailing staff”).

Since 1961, 600 astronauts have flown in space.[4] Until 2002, astronauts were sponsored and trained exclusively by governments, either by the military or by civilian space agencies. With the suborbital flight of the privately funded SpaceShipOne in 2004, a new category of astronaut was created: the commercial astronaut.

France

An astronaut (from the Ancient Greek ἄστρον (astron), meaning ‘star’, and ναύτης (nautes), meaning ‘sailor’) is a person trained, equipped, and deployed by a human spaceflight program to serve as a commander or crew member aboard a spacecraft. Although generally reserved for professional space travelers, the term is sometimes applied to anyone who travels into space, including scientistspoliticiansjournalists, and tourists.[1][2]

“Astronaut” technically applies to all human space travelers regardless of nationality or allegiance; however, astronauts fielded by Russia or the Soviet Union are typically known instead as cosmonauts (from the Russian “kosmos” (космос), meaning “space”, also borrowed from Greek) in order to distinguish them from American or otherwise NATO-oriented space travellers.[3] Comparatively recent developments in crewed spaceflight made by China have led to the rise of the term taikonaut (from the Mandarin “tàikōng” (太空), meaning “space”), although its use is somewhat informal and its origin is unclear. In China, the People’s Liberation Army Astronaut Corps astronauts and their foreign counterparts are all officially called hángtiānyuán (航天员, meaning “heaven navigator” or literally “heaven-sailing staff”).

Since 1961, 600 astronauts have flown in space.[4] Until 2002, astronauts were sponsored and trained exclusively by governments, either by the military or by civilian space agencies. With the suborbital flight of the privately funded SpaceShipOne in 2004, a new category of astronaut was created: the commercial astronaut.

Germany

An astronaut (from the Ancient Greek ἄστρον (astron), meaning ‘star’, and ναύτης (nautes), meaning ‘sailor’) is a person trained, equipped, and deployed by a human spaceflight program to serve as a commander or crew member aboard a spacecraft. Although generally reserved for professional space travelers, the term is sometimes applied to anyone who travels into space, including scientistspoliticiansjournalists, and tourists.[1][2]

“Astronaut” technically applies to all human space travelers regardless of nationality or allegiance; however, astronauts fielded by Russia or the Soviet Union are typically known instead as cosmonauts (from the Russian “kosmos” (космос), meaning “space”, also borrowed from Greek) in order to distinguish them from American or otherwise NATO-oriented space travellers.[3] Comparatively recent developments in crewed spaceflight made by China have led to the rise of the term taikonaut (from the Mandarin “tàikōng” (太空), meaning “space”), although its use is somewhat informal and its origin is unclear. In China, the People’s Liberation Army Astronaut Corps astronauts and their foreign counterparts are all officially called hángtiānyuán (航天员, meaning “heaven navigator” or literally “heaven-sailing staff”).

Since 1961, 600 astronauts have flown in space.[4] Until 2002, astronauts were sponsored and trained exclusively by governments, either by the military or by civilian space agencies. With the suborbital flight of the privately funded SpaceShipOne in 2004, a new category of astronaut was created: the commercial astronaut.

Sweden

An astronaut (from the Ancient Greek ἄστρον (astron), meaning ‘star’, and ναύτης (nautes), meaning ‘sailor’) is a person trained, equipped, and deployed by a human spaceflight program to serve as a commander or crew member aboard a spacecraft. Although generally reserved for professional space travelers, the term is sometimes applied to anyone who travels into space, including scientistspoliticiansjournalists, and tourists.[1][2]

“Astronaut” technically applies to all human space travelers regardless of nationality or allegiance; however, astronauts fielded by Russia or the Soviet Union are typically known instead as cosmonauts (from the Russian “kosmos” (космос), meaning “space”, also borrowed from Greek) in order to distinguish them from American or otherwise NATO-oriented space travellers.[3] Comparatively recent developments in crewed spaceflight made by China have led to the rise of the term taikonaut (from the Mandarin “tàikōng” (太空), meaning “space”), although its use is somewhat informal and its origin is unclear. In China, the People’s Liberation Army Astronaut Corps astronauts and their foreign counterparts are all officially called hángtiānyuán (航天员, meaning “heaven navigator” or literally “heaven-sailing staff”).

Since 1961, 600 astronauts have flown in space.[4] Until 2002, astronauts were sponsored and trained exclusively by governments, either by the military or by civilian space agencies. With the suborbital flight of the privately funded SpaceShipOne in 2004, a new category of astronaut was created: the commercial astronaut.

Spain

An astronaut (from the Ancient Greek ἄστρον (astron), meaning ‘star’, and ναύτης (nautes), meaning ‘sailor’) is a person trained, equipped, and deployed by a human spaceflight program to serve as a commander or crew member aboard a spacecraft. Although generally reserved for professional space travelers, the term is sometimes applied to anyone who travels into space, including scientistspoliticiansjournalists, and tourists.[1][2]

“Astronaut” technically applies to all human space travelers regardless of nationality or allegiance; however, astronauts fielded by Russia or the Soviet Union are typically known instead as cosmonauts (from the Russian “kosmos” (космос), meaning “space”, also borrowed from Greek) in order to distinguish them from American or otherwise NATO-oriented space travellers.[3] Comparatively recent developments in crewed spaceflight made by China have led to the rise of the term taikonaut (from the Mandarin “tàikōng” (太空), meaning “space”), although its use is somewhat informal and its origin is unclear. In China, the People’s Liberation Army Astronaut Corps astronauts and their foreign counterparts are all officially called hángtiānyuán (航天员, meaning “heaven navigator” or literally “heaven-sailing staff”).

Since 1961, 600 astronauts have flown in space.[4] Until 2002, astronauts were sponsored and trained exclusively by governments, either by the military or by civilian space agencies. With the suborbital flight of the privately funded SpaceShipOne in 2004, a new category of astronaut was created: the commercial astronaut.

Budapest

An astronaut (from the Ancient Greek ἄστρον (astron), meaning ‘star’, and ναύτης (nautes), meaning ‘sailor’) is a person trained, equipped, and deployed by a human spaceflight program to serve as a commander or crew member aboard a spacecraft. Although generally reserved for professional space travelers, the term is sometimes applied to anyone who travels into space, including scientistspoliticiansjournalists, and tourists.[1][2]

“Astronaut” technically applies to all human space travelers regardless of nationality or allegiance; however, astronauts fielded by Russia or the Soviet Union are typically known instead as cosmonauts (from the Russian “kosmos” (космос), meaning “space”, also borrowed from Greek) in order to distinguish them from American or otherwise NATO-oriented space travellers.[3] Comparatively recent developments in crewed spaceflight made by China have led to the rise of the term taikonaut (from the Mandarin “tàikōng” (太空), meaning “space”), although its use is somewhat informal and its origin is unclear. In China, the People’s Liberation Army Astronaut Corps astronauts and their foreign counterparts are all officially called hángtiānyuán (航天员, meaning “heaven navigator” or literally “heaven-sailing staff”).

Since 1961, 600 astronauts have flown in space.[4] Until 2002, astronauts were sponsored and trained exclusively by governments, either by the military or by civilian space agencies. With the suborbital flight of the privately funded SpaceShipOne in 2004, a new category of astronaut was created: the commercial astronaut.