Discover the lush meadows, breathtaking peaks, charming alpine villages, glass-like lakes and peaceful vibe of this beautiful country. You might come for the adventure, but you’ll stay for the fondue and chocolate on one of our Switzerland teen travel programs.
Surrounded by such staggering views of the Alps, you sometimes need to pinch yourself to make sure it’s real. You’ll get to explore Geneva and Palais des Nations, the headquarters of the United Nations, as well as the city’s lakeside promenades, countless parks and lovely side streets. Plenty of adventure awaits, from skiing and snowboarding to whitewater rafting in the resort village of Interlaken. While you’re relaxing in Switzerland, make sure you try one of it’s 450 unique varieties of cheeses and, of course, the rich, decadent chocolate that the country is famous for.
Switzerland is home to more than 8.6 million people.
There are four official languages in Switzerland: German, French, Italian and Romansh.
Geneva, Switzerland’s capital, is home to the headquarters of the United Nations and is also where the International Red Cross directs its humanitarian campaigns from.
Switzerland generally avoids military, political or economic alliances and has been neutral since 1515, a policy that is recognized internationally.