In­ter­laken: A tra­di­tional re­sort town in the heart of Switzer­land

Kuwait Times - - LIFESTYLE -

In­dulge your­self lux­u­ri­ous days in the hol­i­day des­ti­na­tion In­ter­laken. Whether re­gional prod­ucts, classy jew­ellery or trendy ac­ces­sory: In In­ter­laken you will find guar­an­teed every­thing you want and pass an un­for­get­table shop­ping-trip. How­ever, shop­ping is not only in In­ter­laken, but also in Thun a great ex­pe­ri­ence. The his­toric lanes of the City of Zahrin­gen are home of tra­di­tional as well as in­no­va­tive shops.

In­ter­laken is, due to its lo­ca­tion be­tween Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, the ideal start­ing point for un­for­get­table ex­cur­sions in the whole re­gion. Take off and fly over the white moun­tain sum­mits and glaciers of the Ber­nese Ober­land. Do you feel at­tracted by the water? Glide dur­ing a boat ex­cur­sion on one of the two lakes through the deep blue water and let en­sor­cell you. Ex­pe­ri­ence even more high­lights on a trip to Schilthorn or Jungfrau­joch, where you can en­joy a spec­tac­u­lar view to moun­tain peaks, lakes and glaciers.

Lux­u­ri­ous hol­i­day ex­pe­ri­ence with a touch of glam­our

The hol­i­day re­gion of Gs­taad is con­sid­ered one of the most lux­u­ri­ous des­ti­na­tions in Switzer­land. Vis­i­tors to this re­gion ex­pe­ri­ence top qual­ity and di­verse ser­vices in all ar­eas. Alpine authen­tic­ity, proudly main­tained tra­di­tions and a touch of glam­our give the des­ti­na­tion a spe­cial flair. In spite of the brand's enor­mous pres­ti­gious value, Gs­taad has re­mained down-to-earth.

In spite of its ru­ral flair, Gs­taad boasts a se­ries of tourism­re­lated ad­van­tages that can be ex­pe­ri­enced dis­cretely. Ex­cel­lent ser­vice is al­ways the main guid­ing prin­ci­ple in this re­spect. Lux­ury feels right at home in Gs­taad.

Gs­taad's di­verse range of leisure ac­tiv­i­ties and en­joy­able ex­pe­ri­ences also in­cludes gems of par­tic­u­lar splen­dour. For ex­am­ple, the car-free prom­e­nade with a va­ri­ety of high-end bou­tiques, gal­leries and fine restau­rants is the per­fect place for a peace­ful stroll and re­lax­ing. Branches of world-fa­mous lux­ury brands en­tice peo­ple in the vil­lage and in the ho­tels to have an ex­clu­sive shop­ping ex­pe­ri­ence.

Bern - lux­ury meets UNESCO

The Swiss cap­i­tal en­chants with its wealth of cul­ture, fun and re­lax­ation - deluxe ho­tels, ex­clu­sive bou­tiques, ex­quis­ite restau­rants and a Grand Casino. Bern is con­sid­ered to be an ur­ban jewel, one that has been hon­ored as a UNESCO World Her­itage Site.

The in­ter­na­tional air­port and di­rect con­nec­tions to the high-speed trains TGV and ICE make Bern a true hub out of the city. Thanks to its cen­tral lo­ca­tion, Bern is ideal for out­ings and trips through­out Switzer­land and is com­monly known as the gate­way to the alps.

Ac­com­mo­da­tion

The com­pletely ren­o­vated five star su­pe­rior ho­tel Sch­weiz­er­hof Bern is a fu­sion of grand tra­di­tion with con­tem­po­rary flair, no­ble de­sign and ex­clu­sive ser­vice with Cigar Lounge, an ex­clu­sive 500m2 well­ness area and the unique Sky Ter­race. It be­longs to the Katara Hos­pi­tal­ity Ltd Doha and caters es­pe­cially for guests from the GCC re­gions.

Lo­cated in the heart of the Old Town, the five star su­pe­rior Ho­tel Belle­vue Palace ra­di­ates the unique at­mos­phere of a grand ho­tel. The ho­tel is the of­fi­cial Guest House of the Swiss Gov­ern­ment. Be­sides its states­man­like dis­cre­tion in ser­vice, it of­fers in­spir­ing views of the Aare river and the Alps from com­pletely ren­o­vated suites.

Per­sonal tip

Shop­ping - with 6km or ar­cades, Bern has one of Europe's long­est cov­ered shop­ping prom­e­nades. The Rick­shaw - iPod Au­dioGuide Tour. Get to know Bern at a leisurely pace from the com­fort of a three-wheeled rick­shaw with your per­sonal driver. Re­lax where the ma­jes­tic tri­umvi­rate kisses the sky The Jungfrau Re­gion with its breath-tak­ing moun­tain ranges is lo­cated cen­trally in Switzer­land and is eas­ily reach­able from all the main air­ports.

This re­gion stands out due to its di­verse op­por­tu­ni­ties to ex­pe­ri­ence the beauty of the Swiss alps in catered or self­catered apart­ments. In the dif­fer­ent vil­lages, a great range of restau­rants with ha­lal is of­fered. A per­fect place to re­lax and ex­pe­ri­ence the swiss qual­ity.

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