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Nature Discovery in Switzerland: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Discover Switzerland’s stunning natural beauty while learning how to navigate its landscapes and exploring its ecology!

From orienteering to hiking with an herbalist, there are plenty of incredible ways to get out and enjoy the incredible nature of Switzerland. Take some time to learn about the ecology of the incredible country as well as how to navigate its varied terrains! Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Nature Discovery trips in Switzerland. The mountains are calling!

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FAQs: Nature Discovery in Switzerland

What should I know about Nature Discovery Switzerland?

Situated in the heart of the Alps, Switzerland is a veritable paradise for outdoor adventurers. Heading out on a nature discovery trip here means immersing yourself in the country’s stunning landscapes and learning a bit about its ecology.

Aside from learning about local plants while enjoying a nature walk and orienteering, there are plenty of other great nature discovery trips to try out as well.

Both bird watching and wildlife watching, in general, are popular activities. Kandersteg, Zermatt, Murren, Grindelwald, Lucerne, Locarno, Saas Fee, Wengen, Lugano and Weggis are home to some of the country’s best bird watching locations.

There are also plenty of ways to get out into the mountains and see animals such as ibexes, bearded vultures or beavers in their natural habitat.

Why should I choose Switzerland for my Nature Discovery adventure?

Stunning scenery

From its mighty snow-capped peaks to its verdant and forested valleys, Switzerland is an incredibly beautiful place to explore. Heading out on anytype of nature discovery adventure is a great way to become immersed in its immense natural beauty and explore the various mountains, gorges, meadows and valleys of which the country is composed.

Learn to navigate

For any type of outdoor enthusiast, learning how to navigate through mountainous and wooded tracts of wilderness is always a good idea. Learning how to use a compass and topographic map will come in handy for ski touring, mountaineering or hiking expeditions. It will help you enhance the enjoyment of these activities and keep you safer when headed into the backcountry.

Excellent ecology

Combine hiking, running or cycling with a comprehensive lesson about alpine plants. Learn which herbs can be used as natural medicines as well as what plants are safe and best to eat. These skills are useful for anyone who wants to spend substantial time in the backcountry. Build upon your knowledge of the natural world while enjoying its sublime beauty.

What can I expect from the weather in Switzerland?

Switzerland has a temperate climate. During winter, most of the country receives generous snowfalls. Summers can be quite humid and warm. Autumn is usually cool and dry, and spring is idyllic, full of flowers and with warm temperatures.

How can I get to Switzerland?

This largely depends on where you want to go in Switzerland. Geneva International Airport (GVA), Zurich International Airport (ZRH) and Bern Airport (BRN) are the three main airports in the country. From any of these it is easy enough to rent a car or take a train or bus to reach your final destination.

Which language is predominantly spoken in Switzerland?

French, Italian, German, English

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What currency is accepted in Switzerland?

Swiss franc (CHF)

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