Packed with stunning photographs and easy-to-use maps, this handy guide contains all the information you really need to know to get the most from your visit to Switzerland. Discover natural beauty in deep blue lakes, snowy peaks and wildflower-covered hillsides. Enjoy fabulous ski resorts from the heights of Zermatt to the glamour of St. Moritz to the year-round allure of Gstaad. Visit vibrant cities like the banking capital Zurich, the political capital Bern and the diplomatic center Geneva. Embark on a variety of activities such as world-class skiing in both summer and winter, hiking in the Alpine foothills, mountain trekking, and climbing. You'll also find a guide to fashionable stores, the best Swiss cuisine, music and folk festivals, and language and culture tips.