DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Switzerland, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756665779
  • ISBN-13: 9780756665777
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 328 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

DK EYEWITNESS SWITZERLAND in ebook format will lead you straight to the best attractions this unique country has on offer. Packed with photographs, illustrations and detailed maps, discover Switzerland area by area; from the alpine resort of Verbier to the beautiful Old Town of Bern. The guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs from exploring the vibrant cities of Geneva and Zurich to the spectacular national parks, scenic lakes and Swiss Riviera. You'll find 3D cutaways and floorplans of all the must-see sites plus street-by-street maps of all the major Swiss cities and towns including comprehensive listings of the best hotels, resorts, shops, restaurants and nightlife in each region for all budgets. DK EYEWITNESS SWITZERLAND explores the rich layers of culture, language, history, architecture and art of this breathtaking country, not forgetting Swiss cuisine, outdoor activities and Alpine villages. With up-to-date information on getting around by car, train, foot, bus and tram plus all the sights, markets and festivals listed town by town, DK EYEWITNESS SWITZERLAND is essential.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Switzerland.
2: Discovering Switzerland.
3: Putting Switzerland on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Switzerland.
5: Switzerland Through the Year.
6: The History of Switzerland.
7: Switzerland Region by Region.
8: Switzerland at a Glance.
9: Bern.
10: Mittelland, Bernese Oberland and Valais.
11: Geneva.
12: Western Switzerland.
13: Northern Switzerland.
14: Zürich.
15: Eastern Switzerland and Graubünden.
16: Central Switzerland and Ticino.
17: Travellers’ Needs.
18: Where to Stay.
19: Where to Eat.
20: Sports and Outdoor Activities.
21: Skiing in Switzerland.
22: Spa Resorts in Switzerland.
23: Survival Guide.
24: Practical Information.
25: Travel Information.
Index.
Acknowledgments.
Phrase Book.