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Switzerland is located at the confluence of Western, Central and Southern Europe. It is a landlocked country, bordered by Germany to the north, Italy to the south, Austria to the east and France to the west. Much of the landscape consists of the Swiss Alps, as well as the Swiss plateau and the Jura. Switzerland experiences a varied yet moderate climate, with relatively warm Summers generally ranging from 18°C to 28°C and cold Winters which see temperatures of around –2°C - 7°C.
Switzerland is home to a number of large cities which are popular tourist destinations, including Geneva, Zurich and Basel. Many are attracted to Switzerland thanks to its natural beauty, with numerous picturesque mountain ranges around the Alps as well as waterfalls, lakes and vast green spaces surrounded by rolling hills. Visitors are sure to love seeing the country’s castles for themselves, which look straight out of a painting and are situated in dreamy fairlytale-like surroundings. Switzerland is a great location for outdoor activities, with skiing, snowboarding, sledding, hiking and paragliding all on offer. It is also famed for its chocolate and is home to various well-known manufacturers such as Lindt & Sprungli. No matter your interests, there’s sure to be something for you in Switzerland!
A holiday to Switzerland will be loved by every type of traveller thanks to the country’s variety. Kids and adults alike will be kept entertained by the outdoor activities on offer as well as unique experiences like chocolate making. There are also a number of zoos around the country which kids will love, making Switzerland a great destination for a family holiday. Couples too will find that there is plenty to keep them occupied on their holiday to Switzerland. A trip to a lido, a type of outdoor swimming pool, will make for a memorable experience as will a tour of the various bakeries and chocolatiers around the country.
Ryanair offer flights from Dublin to Basel 3 times a week, while Aer Lingus have regular flights from Dublin to Geneva and Zurich. Abbey Travel offer package holidays to Switzerland from Ireland with flights, accommodation and expert advice all included.