What makes France-Swiss holidays so special ? | OceanAir Travels
15 July, 2019

What makes France-Swiss holidays so special ?

The nature, culture, and architecture of France and Switzerland make these countries exceptionally beautiful. Anyone who wishes a relaxed, tension-free, budget-friendly holiday experience can pick these countries without a second thought. While Switzerland glitters with natural beauty, cultural diversity, France stands out with its art and architecture. The iconic landmarks, flower-lined paths, mountain Alps, museums, galleries and above all the cultural experiences make these countries a favorite holiday destination. Let us take a quick scroll through the wonders of these countries.

List of Best France-Swiss Attractions:

1. Eiffel Tower

Eiffel TowerAmong the different places to visit in France, Eiffel tower is an outstanding marvel of Paris. It is the country’s second tallest tower with a total height of 324 meters, Eiffel never ceases to impress its visitors. This tower features an observation deck at the top level with a splendid cityscape view and world-class restaurants including Le Jules Verne and a champagne bar. This edifice is a great spot for excellent photography, especially during the night.

2. Louvre Museum

Louvre MuseumOccupying the top position in the list of world’s art museums, Louvre Museum stands as one of the most visited art galleries. Housed inside the Louvre Palace in the French capital, this museum showcases many masterpieces of arts and treasures; not only from France but also from other countries. Da Vinci’s great work ‘Mona Lisa’ is the most important attraction. Egyptian antiquities include Large Sphinx, mummies, clothing, and statues of Nephthys, Amenemhatankh, and Hathor. There are also Greek, Etruscan and Roman relics, decorative arts, sculptures, and paintings. One additional feature is the glass pyramid at the entrance of this structure.

3. Seine River Cruise

Seine River CruiseA great way to enjoy the ‘city of fashion’ in a unique outlook is cruising over the river Seine. This will bring you wonderful views of Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral and other iconic landmarks of the city. Lovely landscapes including vineyards and orchards and picturesque villages can also be seen on this cruise. This wonderful activity is a must do for all kind of travelers especially when you are with families while planning unforgettable holidays in France.

4. Disneyland Paris Theme Park

Disneyland Paris Theme ParkTurning your fantasy into reality, Disney Land Theme Park has been amusing crowds over the years. Spanning over 4800 acres, it consists of theme parks, resorts and shopping along with entertainment complex. At Disney Land, guests are invited to stunning parades, mind-blowing shows, and many classic attractions. Also, they can encounter Disney characters such as Mickey, Minnie, Cinderella, Donald, and many others. All your beloved ones are sure to find something they love in this paradise as there are activities to entertain all, despite their age.

5. Rhine Falls

Rhine FallsThe largest waterfall in Switzerland, Rhine Falls is a major tourist destination in the country as it is overwhelming with scenic beauty. Lovely fizzing sound of water falling on the rocks fill freshness into anyone. The availability of an exciting boat ride to the rock at the center of the waterfall, downward to the national border and short walk to the top are good options for travelers to experience the place naturally.  Viewing platforms constructed on either side of the Rhine gives out beautiful views of the cascade. Adventure Park offers ample opportunities for an adrenaline rush. Restaurants, shops, restrooms are also available in this place.

6. Swiss Alps

Swiss AlpsA haven for nature and outdoor fans, Swiss Alps is a true gem of Switzerland. Snow-capped mountains, steep peaks, picturesque valleys make it one of the most impressive landscapes in the world. The pyramid-shaped ‘Matterhorn’ boasting scenic panorama and verdant meadows, breathtaking ‘Jungfraujoch’ (top of Europe) keep visitors awestruck. A tiny town Interlaken located in the right heart of the Bernese Alps, which is surrounded by lakes, make this destination a must-see on Switzerland holidays.

7. Lake Geneva

Lake GenevaOne of the largest water bodies in Europe, Lake Geneva shares the border between Switzerland and France. Surrounded by resort towns, parks, promenades and gardens, this magnificent spectacle of nature is a true feast for eyes. This liquid basin is an ideal way to enjoy Jura Mountains, Vaudoise Alps, and Canton Vaud wineries. Whether you want a flavor of adventure, nature or art activities, the lake offerings are endless.

In every sense, France-Swiss holidays are so special because of the attractions, landmarks, landscape, history and culture they possess. Holidaying at these nature-kissed places are special and best suitable to fulfill your travel dream. Plan it out well, if you ever dream to visit these heaven-like places!

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Olivia Mary Jones

Olivia Mary John is a wanderlust soul since 2011 when she jumped out of her office cubicle and decided to travel across the globe. For her, a journey is something more than merely seeing the sights. She travels to experience, learn and immerse herself in different cultures. Very much passionate about her trips, she loves to share her experience thus making your travel plans more accessible and enjoyable.

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