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Spring Break in Switzerland

A landscape shot of the historic city of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland, with a folk town below the mountains and blue lake. This image is used in the Students Fare student travel blog, "Spring Break in Switzerland," which is a travel guide to celebrating spring vacation in the Swiss Alps.

When it comes to spring break, it’s normal to think of warm weather destinations for your escape from school. However, spring break in Switzerland gives you the chance to find a unique adventure, plenty of stories, and pictures to share. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy skiing in the Alps, incredible scenery, and a real European experience. Plus, Switzerland is often considered the safest and happiest country on the planet!  

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Skiing in Switzerland:

There are countless resorts to check out while skiing in Switzerland, but, just like the mountains stateside, you’re apt to find some more crowded, more expensive, or more adventurous than others. Here is just a snippet of the best slopes in the Swiss Alps.

Murren

This place is on the pricey side, but it comes with exclusivity, zero traffic, and a view thatll change your life! Nestled atop the Lauterbrunne Valley, the only way to reach this resort is via cable car. Once there, its chalet-style architecture and access to other mountains allows skiers to experience a different side of Switzerland. If you’re looking for luxury, then this might be the perfect spring break spot in Switzerland. 

Zermatt

The late night landscape view from Zermatt City Village in Switzerland, with a small town lit up with lights in the valley. This image is used in the Students Fare student travel blog, "Spring Break in Switzerland," which is a travel guide to celebrating spring vacation in the Swiss Alps.

Known for its nightlife and challenging slopes, Zermatt also home to the extremely famous Matterhorn (the most photographed mountain). Beer-drinkers find this place cozier than home and parties can go to the wee hours of the morning. Plus, you can’t beat the skiing!

Arosa

If a classic ski slope-look isn’t your thing, Arosa is the perfect place to experience spring break in Switzerland. Kid-friendly, less expensive than other resorts, and a modern look are just some advantages. The runs are diverse enough that skiers of most skill levels can enjoy anything from the intermediate trails to the expert routes. 

Iglu-Dorf

The honeymoon suite in the Sorrisniva Ice Hotel, in Norway, which has a bed carved from ice and purple mood lighting. This image is used in the Students Fare student travel blog, "Spring Break in Switzerland," which is a travel guide to celebrating spring vacation in the Swiss Alps.

Would you like to stay in a hotel that was built this year, and won’t be around come summertime? Iglu-Dorf is an igloo hotel, bar, and restaurant that is literally built and re-built every year. There are five locations across Switzerland that feature rooms for guests, bars, and restaurants. You’ll mostly find them on the mountain where skiers can take their breaks and enjoy a meal with beer while experiencing something more unique than a lodge. 

Relaxing in Switzerland:

Thermal Baths and Spas

Give yourself a true European spa treatment! Soak your cares away in a thermal bath set in front of the gorgeous mountain peaks. Many are equipped with steam rooms, water activities, pools, and more. You can find them scattered throughout the country, waiting for you to rest and relax after charging the mountains for your spring break in Switzerland. 

Touring Switzerland:

Titlis Cable Car

In the vibrant Swiss Alps, a cable car rides between two ski slopes and transports people on their college spring break. This image is used in the Students Fare student travel blog, "Spring Break in Switzerland," which is a travel guide to celebrating spring vacation in the Swiss Alps.

Situated in Lucerne, the Titlis Cable Car takes visitors to the Titlis Ski Area. The cable car also rotates 360° as you ascend, so you’ll see it all no matter where you sit! On top of that, non-skiers can also take a walk through the Titlis Glacier and spend time in an Igloo Village. Titlis is an ancient glacier filled with marvelous blue colors and sparkling ice crystals that you can explore up-close and personal. The view here makes it worthy of all the traveling you did to spend spring break in Switzerland. 

Ice Magic – Interlaken

For your first day of spring break in Switzerland, check out this winter wonderland! The most notable feature of the park is that you can skate across 5 different ice rinks linked by winding runways. When your ankles tire from ice skating, there are plenty of opportunities to indulge in other activities. Take the opportunity to go curling, grab a great meal, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate, or just take in the sights and sounds. 

Chocolate, Wine, and Cheese Tours

Large chunks of cheese sit on a wooden board, while a hand out of the shot pours a large glass of red wine which students can experience on a food and wine tour of Switzerland. This image is used in the Students Fare student travel blog, "Spring Break in Switzerland," which is a travel guide to celebrating spring vacation in the Swiss Alps.

Aside from handy pocket knives and watches, the Swiss are also world-renowned for chocolate and cheese. You shouldn’t miss a chance to see how your favorite foods are made on a factory tour and tasting session! There are also walking tours within cities and villages for you to explore and sample a few products made right in the town. Call Students Fare to book a culinary tour and make your spring break in Switzerland a memorable event. 

Ready to Book Spring Break In Switzerland?

Spring Break isn’t always about lounging around in the sun, and, with an option like Switzerland, you’ll find that there is plenty of activity to keep busy. If you’re looking to book flights, hotels, tours, or activities for spring break then call Students Fare today! Traveling with multiple people? We have great group rates available too.

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