The Alps is a great European mountain system that is stretching from the east (Austria, Slovenia) to the west of Europe (France). The system also includes Switzerland, Italy, Liechtenstein and Germany. Its name was taken from Latin Alpes. Currently, it has these names: Alpen (German), Alpes (French), Alpi (Italian) and Alpe (Slovenian).
The city that was the birthplace of Alpine winter tourism, twice the host to the Olympic games, a world-famous summer spa resort with healing mineral springs, which have been known to people for more than 3,000 years, and the most expensive, fashionable high Alpine luxury resort in Switzerland, as well as one of the most expensive ski resorts in the world, mostly favored by the upper class society, including royalty, politics, diplomats, famous sportsmen and celebrities from the entertainment industry, is known to the world as St. Moritz – a little town in the canton of Graubünden, cozily nestled on the shores of relatively small, but impossibly picturesque Lej da San Murezzan (Romansh for Lake of St. Moritz) in the Engadin valley region in the eastern Swiss Alps, famous for its sunny climate, beautiful landscapes and diverse outdoor activities.
A pretty weird question, isn’t it? Still let’s take a look at the activities in the Swiss Alps. So, what to do and where to go:
Following list of interesting facts about the Swiss Alps:
Chocolate, cheese and watches, rich history and traditions, stunning nature and beautiful architecture, where centuries old and new blends effortlessly together, financial stability and prosperity and so on and on – Switzerland is rich in so many things it’s hard to count, but its main treasure, without a doubt, is the Swiss Alps.