We are thrilled that Switzerland Tourism will be at UltraLuxe 2023 from 18 to 22 Oct.
Head over to UltraLuxe at Orchard (Tent @ Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza) and explore the captivating beauty and culture of Switzerland, a destination that promises to leave an indelible mark on your wanderlust-filled heart.
WATCH : AWAKEN YOUR SOUL IN SWITZERLAND THIS AUTUMN
Männlichen viewpoint, Jungfrau (c) Swiss Education Group
Switzerland has one of the most picturesque landscapes in the world, a country that seems to have been plucked straight from the pages of a fairy tale.
Nestled in the heart of Europe, Switzerland boasts some of the most breathtaking mountains, pristine lakes, and charming villages you’ll ever lay eyes on. From the iconic Matterhorn piercing the sky to the crystal-clear waters of Lake Geneva, this country offers a visual feast for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. But Switzerland is not just about its stunning scenery; it’s a land of rich culture, precision engineering, delectable chocolate, and, of course, legendary Swiss watches.
Discover Switzerland with your Senses
Luxury is being able to experience the profound beauty of both nature’s creations and mankind’s ingenuity – and Switzerland delivers on both aspects.
At UltraLuxe, we embrace the beauty of people, places, and craftsmanship and Switzerland is the place to immerse yourself in all these elements. Autumn is the season when the essence of Switzerland converges in its fullest splendor. As your eyes revel in the vibrant autumn colors during a hike through Swiss nature, your tastebuds awaken with the delightful flavors of seasonal specialties.
As travel is all about the EPIC moments – we have picked 10 iconic things we love about Switzerland to get you started with planing your next holiday.
Where urban life is never far from nature
This cosmopolitan haven is virtually unrivalled when it comes to combining cosmopolitan flair, nature and indulgence.
The largest city of Switzerland is abuzz with activity day and night with its countless events, many museums and diverse gastronomic scene.
Relax at one of the city’s waterfront restaurants or take a cruise on Lake Zurich with views of the Alps. Zurich offers a plethora of exceptional dining establishments, both traditional and contemporary.
Swiss TraVEL System
Switzerland by Train, Bus & Boat
Get the Swiss Travel Pass and experience the country’s extensive public transport network or embark on a Grand Train Tour of Switzerland.
Whether you wish to explore vibrant cities, idyllic countryside, or majestic mountains, the Swiss Transportation System offers unlimited use of public transportation in more than 90 towns and cities with the Swiss Travel Pass. Plus, there is free admission to more than 500 museums and 50% discount on mountain excursions.
Nature, GASTRONOMY & WELLNESS
Graubünden (“Grisons” in English) is the largest region in Switzerland and with over 1,000 peaks and 150 valleys and dramatic alpine scenery.
Visit glamourous St. Moritz, or head up to Davos, the highest town in Europe. Hike around the mountains, visit crystal-clear mountain lakes or simply just ride the legendary Rhaetian Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Unwind in style in the region’s luxurious sanctuaries of relaxation and rejuvenation.
A travel experience in a class of its own
The highest railway in the Swiss Alps region is an integral part of the Rhaetian Railway–passing across the entire region of Graubünden.
Embark on a captivating train journey that reaches heights of 2,253 meters, passing through 55 tunnels and 196 bridges.
This captivating rail journey takes about four hours, passing through the awe-inspiring Swiss Alps, navigating dramatic viaducts and tunnels before arriving in Tirano, Italy.
Interlaken and Jungfrau Region
SCENICE ALPINE GATEWAY
Interlaken, nestled between Lakes Thun and Brienz, serves as the gateway to the stunning Jungfrau region.
Interlaken is known as the adventure capital of Switzerland. It offers a plethora of thrilling activities such as skydiving, paragliding, canyoning, bungee jumping, and skiing, making it a paradise for adrenaline junkies. This charming town serves as a perfect base for exploring the region’s natural wonders. Towering peaks, including the iconic Jungfrau, Eiger, and Mönch, create a stunning backdrop for outdoor enthusiasts year-round, ensuring an unforgettable Swiss mountain experience.
Valais Region - Matterhorn
Iconic AND MYTHICAL Mountain
Majestic Alpine landscapes, home to Matterhorn and Mont Blanc, charming villages, vineyards, and outdoor adventures for every season.
Explore the enchanting Valais region, a Swiss wonderland where the iconic Matterhorn stands tall. Nestled at the base of the mountain is the charming town of Zermatt, a perfect retreat to immerse oneself in the welcoming embrace of the local community. Valais is renowned for its healing thermal springs and relaxing spa resorts, making it a sought-after destination for rejuvenation and wellness.
SWISS RIVERIA LAKEFRONT PROMENADES
Nestled along Lake Geneva’s shores, a stunning blend of Mediterranean flair, palm trees, and Swiss sophistication offers lakeside enchantment.
Lausanne and Montreux are the two jewels of the Swiss Riveria with elegant neighbourhoods. Lausanne, the “Olympic Capital” is home to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).and Olympic museum.
Montreux, famed for its annual jazz festival, exudes elegance with its lakeside promenade and Chillon Castle.
Window to the alps
Traverse through the heart of the Swiss Alps, from Zermatt to St. Moritz with stops at Chur, Andermatt and Brig.
The Glacier Express passes through 291 bridges and 91 tunnels and reaches an altitude of 2,033 meters.
The beautiful landscapes of Switzerland and unique wedding venues will make for incredible memories that will be well cherished by all.
Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Alps, lakes, and countryside, while embracing the rich culture and traditions that Switzerland has to offer. The charming Swiss villages and historic towns exude an enchanting old-world allure, creating a truly romantic atmosphere.
Moreover, Switzerland provides an array of activities and excursions that can infuse adventure into your wedding celebrations. Whether it’s skiing and snowboarding during the winter or engaging in thrilling experiences like hiking, paragliding, or boat cruises, you can incorporate exhilarating moments into your wedding itinerary.
Swiss Education Group
hospitality, business, and culinary arts
Firmly rooted in the Swiss tradition of hospitality education, SEG operates four of the world’s top hospitality schools.
Swiss Education Group (SEG) is the largest private educator in Switzerland and currently operates César Ritz Colleges Switzerland, Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland, Swiss Hotel Management School and Hotel Institute Montreux. With nearly 40 years experience in hospitality, business, and culinary arts education, SEG is firmly rooted in the great tradition of Swiss hospitality and has more than 6,000 students enrolled.
Students can benefit from the valuable industry partnerships and strong alliances that SEG has formed with renowned hospitality organizations worldwide, opening doors to internships and career prospects.
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