By Darwin Porter, Danforth Prince
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They’re broken by the great valleys of the Rhône in the canton of the Valais and the Rhine in the canton of the Graubünden, as well as by many lateral valleys. S. ) To the north, the chain ends in the Bernese Alps (Finsteraarhorn) and to the south in the Valais Alps (the Monte Rosa range). To the east the Alps end at Piz Bernina. In the canton of Ticino, which on the map looks like a triangular section of northern Italy, Switzerland possesses part of the southern face of the Alps as well. ZURICH Close to the northern border of Switzerland, Zurich is the country’s largest city, spreading across 93 sq.
Of course, you can always sample such classic cheese dishes as fondue and raclette. Other dishes to order—available almost anywhere—are omelettes or rösti (the Swiss version of hash browns). Salads and meatless pastas, available in most restaurants, are another choice for the vegetarian. If you’re dining at a hotel and/or booked in on a half or full board arrangement, you can always request meatless dishes. Most independent restaurants will also serve you meatless dishes on request. So, never fear you’ll be facing a bloody slab of Swiss beef.
However, pickpocketing and purse snatching do occur in the vicinity of train and bus stations, airports, and some public parks, especially during peak tourist periods (such as summer and Christmas) and when conferences, shows, or exhibits are scheduled in major cities. Liechtenstein and health concerns in the countries you’re visiting, and lists of local, Englishspeaking doctors. cdc. gov) provides up-to-date information on necessary vaccines and health hazards by region or country. tripprep. com), sponsored by a consortium of travel medicine practitioners, may also offer helpful advice on traveling abroad.