Find the information you need to find and book a vacation rental in Switzerland. Find a chalet in Grindelwald, a chalet apartment in Zermatt, an apartment on a farm in Kandersteg, an apartment in Gstaad - everything you need to make your decision is here.

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Trip Planning: Information for planning your trip to Italy. Our favorite guidebooks, descriptions of the mountain towns, Swiss regions (Cantons).

Vacation Rentals: Reviews of places that Slow Travelers have rented. Lists of agencies and sites for booking vacation rentals. See our SlowTrav Favorites.

Hotels: Reviews of hotels by Slow Travelers, information to help you find and book a good hotel.

Restaurants: Some notes about Swiss restaurants and what to expect.

Instructions for Visitors: How things work in Switzerland. Food shopping, driving, telephones.

Travel Notes: Slow Travelers notes about traveling in Switzerland, mountain towns.

Hiking in Switzerland: How to find the good hiking/walking areas, what to expect.

Photos of Switzerland: We have lots of great travel photos.

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What's New?

- Gorged on Gruyères: Travel guide for this famous cheese-making village in western Switzerland in the Fribourg canton.

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Read Our Trip Reports for Switzerland

Trip Reports is our most popular section! Read these travel journals written by other Slow Travelers. Learn from their experiences to plan your trip or just have some fun doing "armchair travel".

Latest Trip Reports for Switzerland

Alpine Adventures and Other Travels in the Rhone, Rhin and Rhön: Our family of five traveled from Munich to the Swiss Alps, to Valle D'Aosta (Italian Alps), to Annecy, France (Rhone-Alpes), to Alsace (Haut Rhin) and then finally to Fulda, Germany which is in the Rhön mountains of central Germany.

September in Sardinia: We spent the month of September exploring multiple areas of Sardinia via mass transit and walking.

Yes, Zig Has Written About our Bavaria Trip!: Spring of 2010, Zig and Georgia travel to Zurich, Maria Laach, Oberammergau for a Passion play, Salzburg, Vienna, Munich and more!

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