Although this country, located in the center of Europe, may seem small and that it has not much to offer, this cannot be further from the truth. Although a small country, Switzerland makes up for it with the amount it has to offer to visitors. Switzerland is home to some stunning scenery such as the alps, where one can get lost and forgot the stresses of everyday life, wonderful cities like Zurich and Geneva and some small quaint villages. When driving through the country one will definitely notice one of Switzerland’s most famous features: the country speaks multiple official languages conversing in German, French, Italian and Romanian.
The best way to see all that this great country has to offer is with a rental car by HAPPYCAR, best to explore the beautiful cities and stunning landscapes.
Zurich is the largest city in the country and the financial center, it is home to the stock exchange and FIFA headquarters. The city is located directly on the beautiful Zurich Lake and offers a nice view of the Alps on a good day. In the city’s Old Town you can find some little streets with nice cafes, or you can sit on the banks of the River Zurich and watch the world go by. In the city you will find many museums and art galleries, such as the National Museum and the Kunsthaus, there are also many opera houses and theatres. A trip with your car hire Switzerland to Zurich is highly recommended.
Basel: Known as the cultural capital of Switzerland, use your hire car hire Switzerland to visit and explore the historically rich city of Basel. The city has over 40 museums, theaters and opera houses, and when driving through the city you will quickly notice its deep heritage, dominated by medieval buildings.
Geneva: located in the French speaking part of Switzerland, lying on the border with France. Use a rental car Switzerland to explore the city and the surrounding areas. Home to some well-known landmarks such as the Jet D’eau, a large fountain that sends water several meters into the sky, it can be seen throughout the entire city. The city's cathedral is also well worth a visit - dating back to the 12th century, it was the home church of one of the leaders of the Protestant Reformation, John Calvin. The city is steeped in Protestant history, so a visit to the International Museum of Reformation is recommended.
The Swiss Nation Park is located in Zurnez and was in 1914, making this is one of the oldest national parks in Europe and the only one in Switzerland. It is 160 kilometers of woodland and mountains let some wonderful wildlife call this area. Park your car hire Switzerland up and take a stroll through the park, although one must stick to the paths.
The Rhine Falls are located near the town of Schaffhausen which boasts the largest waterfall in Europe and you can get a great view of the waterfalls from the viewing platforms as well as from the stunning medieval castle, Schloss Wörth.
The Matterhorn is found in Zermatt within the Alpine region, one of the most famous sights in Switzerland and its peaks is at 4,500 meters. Within the town of Zermatt there are also activities for those not interested in climbing.
Whatever you wish to do with your trip to Switzerland, using a car rental Switzerland through HAPPYCAR is the best way to experience it. Free yourself from the restraints and stress of public transport, and go where and when you want without having to worry about the time constraints of buses or trains. A rental car from HAPPYCAR lets you pick the car that fits your specific vacation needs.