3. CastelgrandeBellinzona The Castles of Bellinzona are a group of fortifications located around the town of Bellinzona, the capital of the Swiss canton of Ticino. Situated on the Alpine foothills, the group is composed of fortified walls and three castles named Castelgrande, Montebello and Sasso Corbaro. Castelgrande is located on a rocky peak overlooking the valley, with a series of walls that protect the old city and connect to Montebello. Sasso Corbaro, the highest of the three castles, is located on an isolated rocky promontory south-east of the other two. The Castles of Bellinzona with their defensive walls have been an UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
6. Old Town ChurChur The Old Swiss Confederacy began as a late medieval alliance between the communities of the valleys in the Central Alps, at the time part of the Holy Roman Empire, to facilitate the management of common interests such as free trade and to ensure the peace along the important trade routes through the mountains. The Hohenstaufen emperors had granted these valleys reichsfrei status in the early 13th century. As reichsfrei regions, the cantons of Uri, Schwyz, and Unterwalden were under the direct authority of the emperor without any intermediate liege lords and thus were largely autonomous. With the rise of the Habsburg dynasty, the kings and dukes of Habsburg sought to extend their influence over this region and to bring it under their rule; as a consequence, a conflict ensued between the Habs... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
7. Flims Laax Falera Ski ResortLaax Flims is a municipality in the Imboden Region in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. The town of Flims is dominated by the Flimserstein which one can see from almost anywhere in the area. Flims consists of the village of Flims and the hamlets of Fidaz and Scheia as well as Flims-Waldhaus, the initial birthplace of tourism in Flims, where most of the hotels were built before and after around 1900. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Coming Soon: Travel host Greg Mantell does the famous hike from Schynige Platte to First in the Interlaken region of Switzerland.
Matterhorn King of Mountains, Zermatt Switzerland
Matterhorn KING OF THE MOUNTAINS. worldtripsters @ Zermatt, Switzerland 2012
As you can see the snow is very thick on the houses and the temps are -18 during the day... was an excellent trip very cool place to visit .....Look out for the worldtripsters next trip....