INFORMATION ABOUT SWITZERLAND:
For camping novices, a great place to begin the camping lifestyle is Switzerland. A picturesque country that’s known for having a high quality lifestyle, Switzerland has several popular destinations for campers. With a population of almost 8 million people, Switzerland is bordered by Lichtenstein, Italy, France, Germany and Austria. Camping in Switzerland is full of post-card like landscapes, with medieval castles, snow-capped mountains and crystal blue lakes. The official languages are German, French and Italian. With a temperate climate for the general areas of the country, some fantastic campsites are Berne, which is also the capital of Switzerland, Grischun,Ticino Zurich and Geneva. Literature, cuisine such as chocolate and wine, and sports are just some of the cultures that thrive in this beautiful country. Some of the sports that a lot of campers enjoy while on their holiday include football (soccer), skiing and snowboarding. The best form of travel is by plane or bus/transit (once you’re inside of the country). When you’re planning your camping holiday some great times to travel to Switzerland are during these festivals: Basler Weihnachtsmarkt, which takes place during the Christmas season, Basel Herbstmesse, which is one of the biggest trade fairs of the year and Basler Fasnacht which starts after Ash Wednesday. If you love Carnival or Mardi Gras, Basler Fasnacht is the event for you. No matter what you decide to door where you decide to camp, it’s obvious that Switzerland is a marvelous country to visit.