The Swiss Alps are the portion of the Alps mountain range that lies within Switzerland. Because of their central position within the entire Alpine range, they are also known as the Central Alps. The highest summit in the Swiss Alps is Monte Rosa (4,634 metres) near the Swiss-Italian border. The highest mountain which lies entirely on Swiss territory is the Dom (4,545 metres). Other main summits can be found in the list of mountains in Switzerland.
Go to Swizterland in autumn, when crowds are gone and the Swiss come out to celebrate the end of Summer, fall harvests and their own rituals of thanksgiving. One of the most spectacular areas which is concentrated with all of your Swiss dreams is the Bernese Oberland region near Bern, the capitol of Switzerland. If you dream of snow-capped Alps with chalets and Swiss choirs yodeling and costumed men playing alphorns, you'll find all these and much more.
Triglav National Park is the only national park in Slovenia and is located in the northwestern part of the country, respectively the southeastern part of the Alpine massif. Mount Triglav, the highest peak of Julian Alps, stands almost in the middle of the national park. From it the valleys spread out radially, supplying water to two large river systems with their sources in the Julian Alps: the Soča and the Sava, flowing to the Adriatic and Black Sea, respectively.
Grindelwald railway station. Grindelwald is a village and municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Besides the village of Grindelwald, the municipality also includes the settlements of Alpiglen, Burglauenen, Grund, Itramen, Mühlebach, Schwendi, Tschingelberg and Wargistal. Grindelwald village is located at 1,034 m (3,392 ft) above sea level in the Bernese Alps.
The Saxon Switzerland National Park (German: Nationalpark Sächsische Schweiz), is a National Park in the German Free State of Saxony near the capital city of Dresden. It covers two areas of 93.5 km² (36.1 mi²) in the heart of the German part of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains which is called the Saxon Switzerland (German: Sächsische Schweiz). The National Park adjoins the Bohemian Switzerland National Park (Czech: České Švýcarsko) in the Czech Republic.
Lake Geneva or Lake Léman (French: Lac Léman, Léman, German: Genfersee) is a lake in Switzerland and France. It is one of the largest lakes in Western Europe. Lake Geneva, formed by a retreating glacier, has a crescent shape that narrows around Yvoire on the southern shore. It can thus be divided figuratively into the "Grand Lac" (Large Lake) to the east and the "Petit Lac" (Small Lake) to the west.
Paisagem do Vale de Lötschental, visto depois da vila de Fafleralp. Cantão de Valais, Suíça. O Lötschental é o maior vale no lado norte do Rio Rhône. Encontra-se nos Alpes de Berna, com o rio Lonza correndo pela extensão do vale, de sua fonte dentro do Langgletscher. Fotografia: Ronald Zumbühl.