Christmas in Switzerland!

21 December 2021

It really is the most magical time of the year and, in our opinion, even more so in Switzerland! Read on for our Swiss Winter highlights...

Winter is one of the most magical times to experience in Switzerland, with snow covering the mountains, Christmas trees and lights illuminating the cities and lots of festive markets to enjoy a warm drink and local culinary delicacies!

International students studying here always love this time of year and are able to experience new sights and sensations often for the first time. So, what are the things you really should check out if you find yourself in Switzerland during Winter? Read on to find out... 

 

Snow Paradise

With its many mountain ranges and wide expanse of pistes, Switzerland is one of the world's most popular destinations for skiing, snowboarding, sledging and lots of other Winter sports. For those looking for a more relaxing experience, there are lots of mountain restaurants to enjoy great food and drink with spectacular views!

Discover the top-rated Swiss ski resorts here...

 

Christmas Markets

Enjoy a warm glühwein (mulled wine), heisse marroni (hot chestnut) or raclette at one of Switzerland's famous Christmas markets. You can spend hours browsing the local craft stalls, trying samples from the artisanal food stands and enjoying the various traditional music performances that go on throughout the day!

Read more about the Swiss Christmas Markets that are not to be missed here...

 

Keeping Warm

One of the best ways to stay warm in Winter is to head to one of Switzerland's many thermal baths. There is no better feeling than looking across snow-covered mountains while enjoying the warm waters and soothing experience of these natural spas. Highly recommended for the cold season!

Top-10 Swiss thermal baths...

 

Fondue Fun

Nothing tastes better on a cold Winter's day than a warming pot of bubbling fondue! This classic Alpine dish comes in various forms, from the traditional cheese variety to the flavour-packed stock that forms the basis of the Fondue Chinoise. Especially popular at Christmas, many Swiss families choose fondue as their traditional meal to sit down together to for the festive celebration.

Seven Swiss Fondue restaurants to visit...

 

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