There are several famous honeymoon itineraries in Europe and, unfortunately, few of them include Switzerland. This country surprises visitors for its gastronomy, architecture, landscapes and diversity of cultures.
There are four official languages in Switzerland: German, French, Italian and romance, although it is rumored that not even Germans understand the German spoken in Switzerland, the language is so unique and characteristic.
This number of official languages reflects the strength of the country's culture and history, which is considered one of the safest and with the highest quality of life in the world.
As for the landscapes, it is not an exaggeration to say that a romantic atmosphere can be expected at every corner, be it the cafes with flowers on the windows, the cows with bells grazing in beautiful green fields, the colorful houses or the bright castles, all with the snowy alps in the background, it is impossible not to be enchanted by the local atmosphere.
When to go to Switzerland?
This is a common question for those who want to know the country, but there is no ideal time, each season has its charms.
During the summer, the landscapes are full of green and the crystalline waters reflect the sun, the temperatures are mild and everything has a more lively air. Spring brings flowers, especially tulips and roses, common in the region.
Autumn transforms the landscape in shades of orange and red characteristic of this time, and who is not delighted to see the leaves forming a carpet on the floor? Finally, winter is the ideal season for those who want to enjoy snow and sports, such as skiing.
Cities to include in your Honeymoon itinerary in Switzerland
Do not expect to find a large metropolis in the Swiss capital, the city has an interior climate, its historic center is beautiful and extremely conserved and is one of the World Heritage Sites, defined by UNESCO.
Bern's Parliament and Cathedral are the highlights of the city, but there are also gardens, fountains, squares and the River Aar, which make the way even more fascinating.
A historical curiosity is that Albert Einsten lived in Bern from 1903 to 1905, and it was there that he developed the theory of relativity.
The streets of Zurich are narrow, tiled in bricks and it is common to see cafes, restaurants and pastry shops on the sidewalks, in addition to several pedestrians walking quietly, a perfect portrait of any romantic film.
The historic part of the city is also an indispensable item to visit, especially the Great Cathedral.
In addition, Zurich has a shopping center, the Bahnhofstrasse, which has everything from shops and world famous brands to local businesses.
As for the gastronomic itinerary, the city is known for the best hot chocolate in the country, at the Schober cafeteria, it is worth trying, especially in winter.
For those who want a little more movement on their honeymoon, Zermatt is the ideal city, in which the ski resorts are open all year round, there are also options for trekking, horseback riding and cable car rides.
When you choose to do activities on the top of the Matterhorn mountain (belonging to the Swiss Alps), you can see the neighboring countries: Italy and France.
Final tips for honeymoon in Switzerland
To enjoy this beautiful country, it is highly recommended to set aside extra time at each location, as haste can disrupt the experience.
All the cities mentioned above have direct train lines that connect to each other, so it is easier to plan the route including all of them.
No special visa is required to travel to Switzerland for tourism, only a Brazilian passport, as long as the stay is for a maximum of 90 days.
Switzerland is a country that can provide a unique and unforgettable honeymoon, with all the romance that the occasion demands.