Renting a car in Switzerland is one of the best ways to explore this vibrant country at your own pace and convenience. Take a tour of the historic capital city of Bern with your rented car, where you can explore its medieval city centre boasting the Bern Minster, Switzerland’s tallest cathedral; the grand Zytglogge tower and beautiful 16th-century fountains. Beyond the Old Town, visit The Bern Historical Museum, the Swiss National Library and The Natural History Museum of Bern. Consider taking trips to Zurich, the cultural and financial hub of the country. Some of Zurich's must-see iconic landmarks include The Swiss National Museum, The Schauspielhaus Zürich, and The Kunsthaus Zürich. The Goetheanum in Dornach is an architectural wonder with stained-glass windows, sculptural columns and ornate ceiling. Designed by Rudolf Steiner, the building is the hub for the anthroposophical movement.
Rent a car in Switzerland to visit the towering Matterhorn, which is located between Zermatt, a famous ski resort and the northwestern Italian resort of Cervinia Valtournenche. At 4,478 metres, it's one of Europe's highest summits offering the spectacular Alpine panorama and a wide variety of attractions including the Matterhorn Museum and the Matterhorn glacier paradise. Take a drive to the pretty mountain resort of Grindelwald located in the canton of Berne's Interlaken Oberhasli district. The Grindelwald–Männlichen gondola cableway makes it easy to traverse through the stunning Alpine landscape and check out the gorgeous Schwarzhorn summit, the Grindelwald Glacier and Bachalpsee Lake. Don't miss the iconic Chillon Castle during your Switzerland holiday. Nestled along the banks of Lake Geneva, this medieval water castle is one of Switzerland's most visited historic buildings. Head over to the medieval town of Schaffhausen, where you'll find the magnificent Rhine Falls. Take a boat trip or hike to take in the mesmerizing view of the surroundings and the gushing water.
You'll find plenty of options for booking a flight to Switzerland. Many leading airlines offer direct flights to Switzerland from various European cities and beyond. Zürich Airport, Switzerland's largest airport is well-connected to several regional airports within the country. It takes about 15 minutes to get to the city centre from both Geneva and Zurich Airport. Once you arrive in Switzerland, you will find a wide range of hotels and other accommodation to suit both your requirements and budget. Divided between the Swiss Plateau, the Jura Mountains and the Alps, Switzerland is surrounded by France to the west, Italy to the south and Germany to the north. Winter is one of the most popular times to visit the country. Experience some of the world’s best skiing, snowshoeing and dogsledding in the Swiss Alps during winter.
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Driving in and around Switzerland is a pleasant experience thanks to its impressive road condition. Due to the Alpine terrain, you'll come across plenty up and down roads, long tunnels and round corners. In Switzerland, make sure to drive on the right side of the road. The maximum speed limit is 120km/h on motorways and 80 km/h on city roads. To rent a car in Switzerland, you must be 20 years and above. It also depends on the vehicle class you select. Children below the age of 7 aren’t allowed to sit in the front seats. Wearing seat belts are mandatory for both front and back seat occupants. Using hand-held mobile devices while driving is strictly prohibited. The maximum permissible blood alcohol content level in Switzerland is 50 mg/100 ml. It's recommended to use dipped headlights when driving in tunnels.