View Switzerland travel ideas. Switzerland is a unique country with a diversity of history, culture and geography. Joining our holidays in Switzerland is a great way to travel and see as much of the country as possible, some trips allow you to have a flexible schedule or you could travel and see more countries in the region. This is a very outdoors destination where you can go skiing in the Alps, or in summer you could go hiking or walking.
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There are lots of different national languages of Switzerland with the main being both German and French. In the South of the country some people also speak Italian and Romansh - this is a derive of Latin. Most local people are bilingual and learning some basic French / German phrases will not only help you to get by, but it will dramatically increase your chances of gaining employment. We recommend buying a phrase book, learning on line or taking lessons. You might be surprised to know not that many people speak English if you leave the main cities / tourist areas of the country.
We highly recommend learning basic French words, phrases when visiting Switzerland. We have put together some simple words and phrases to help you:
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