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Switzerland is a picturesque country known for its stunning alpine landscapes, skiing and snowboarding, and picturesque towns. The country is home to iconic mountains, charming cities and delicious food, making it a must-visit destination for outdoor enthusiasts and culture buffs alike.

Switzerland is a picturesque country known for its stunning alpine landscapes and picturesque towns. The country is home to the Matterhorn, one of the most iconic and recognizable mountains in the world. Switzerland is also known for its skiing and snowboarding, with a number of world-class resorts such as Zermatt, St. Moritz, and Verbier.

In addition to its outdoor activities, Switzerland is also known for its cities. Geneva and Zurich are both financial and cultural centers, offering a wealth of museums, galleries, and shopping. Bern, the capital, is a charming medieval city with a well-preserved old town.

Switzerland is also known for its chocolate, cheese, and watches. Visitors can take a tour of a chocolate factory, sample local cheeses, or visit a watchmaking museum. The country is also home to a number of festivals, such as the Montreux Jazz Festival and the Lucerne Festival.

Overall, Switzerland is a must-visit destination for outdoor enthusiasts and culture buffs alike. With its beautiful landscapes, charming cities, and delicious food, Switzerland is a great destination for first-time travelers.

Current Active Cases: 364,474 ๐Ÿคฎ
Percent of Population: 4.21%

Current COVID restrictions ๐Ÿ˜ท for Switzerland.
  • โš ๏ธ Vaccinated and recovered travellers are no longer required to take a pre-travel PCR test.
  • โš ๏ธ Vaccinated arrivals from outside the Schengen area will be refused entry unless they are coming for work or exceptional reasons.
  • โš ๏ธ Unvaccinated travellers who qualify to enter will still have to take a test prior to visiting the country but won't have to take post-arrival tests.
  • โš ๏ธ The rules are different if you are transiting through Switzerland.
  • โš ๏ธ As of Feb 20, 2022, arrivals no longer need to complete an entry form. However you should check here before your trip to confirm this is still accurate: https://swissplf.admin.ch/htx-maintenance-pages/962f97e4-af07-4289-98cd-dbbbe43ce1d3-ePLF-NotNeeded.html.
  • โš ๏ธ Switzerland is connected to the EU Digital COVID Certificate (EUDCC), which allows restriction-free travel across all EU and EEA countries following proof of vaccination and a negative COVID test.
  • โš ๏ธ Switzerland has a larger permitted list of countries than most European countries.

๐Ÿ‘‰ View COVID restrictions at Swiss COVID Advisory website

๐Ÿ‘‰ View COVID restrictions at Re-open EU

Last updated Feb 20, 2022

COVID status and restrictions change frequently. Please be sure to research COVID restrictions for Switzerland on official channels to ensure you have accurate travel information before you plan your trip.

๐Ÿ’ต Currency

Swiss Franc

๐Ÿ—ฃ Primary Language

German, French, Italian, Romansh

๐Ÿ”Œ Power

230V, type C & J (2 or 3 round pins)

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ Population

8,637,000

๐Ÿ—บ Land Area

15,940 sq. mi.

๐Ÿ“ Region

Central Europe

๐Ÿ“† Average Stay

5 days

๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’ต Tipping

No

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿ“ธ Tourists per Year

11,820,000

๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ Gender Ratio

๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿป 49% ๐Ÿ’ƒ 51%

๐Ÿ‘ถ Median Age

43.1

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ Population Density

567 / sq. mi.

๐Ÿป Legal Drinking Age

16

๐Ÿšฌ Public Smoking

๐Ÿšญ No

๐Ÿ”ซ Guns per capita

27.6

๐Ÿ”ช Murder Rate

0.5

๐ŸŒง Rainfall (average)

63 in.

๐Ÿ“ก Internet Speed (average)

93.6 Mbps

๐Ÿš• Best Taxi App

Go!

๐Ÿ’ณ Cashless

40%

๐Ÿšฐ Tap Water

๐Ÿ‘ Safe to Drink

๐Ÿ’ธ VAT Tax

7.7%

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ In the EU

๐Ÿ‘Ž No

๐Ÿ›‚ Shengen Country

๐Ÿ‘ Yes

โญ๏ธ Capital City

Bern

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Speaks English

45%

See something wrong or missing? Edit โœ๏ธ the costs for Switzerland

๐ŸŽ’๐Ÿ’ต Cost per day - Backpacker

$90

๐Ÿจ Hotel (per night)

$166

๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿจ Luxury Hotel (per night)

$315

๐Ÿ› Hostel (per night)

$52

๐Ÿ› Accommodations

$166

๐Ÿฝ DInner (for 1)

$33

๐Ÿฒ Food

$57

๐Ÿณ Breakfast (for 1)

$9

๐Ÿบ Beer (0.5L)

$25

๐Ÿ’ง Water (bottle)

$4

๐ŸŽŸ Museum Entry

$35

๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’ต Tips

$6

๐ŸšŽ Transportation

$38

๐Ÿš• Taxi Ride

$21

๐ŸšŒ Bus Ride

$21

๐Ÿš‡ Subway Ride

$12

๐Ÿ’ต Cost per day

$277

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿค‘ Cost per day - Luxury

$521

๐Ÿท Wine (glass)

$25

See something wrong or missing? Edit โœ๏ธ the scores for Switzerland

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