Category Archives: Geography

How to Get to Davos, Switzerland

Davos is a small ski resort, there is no airport there. Most tourists get through Zurich. Trains depart from Zurich Airport to Davos, although you will have to change trains at the railway station and then at Landquart. The whole trip will take a little over 2.5 hours and will cost from 30.5 CHF. Tickets… Read More »

Davos, Switzerland

Davos is one of the best mountain resorts in the world. It is located in a vast valley at an altitude of 1560 m and is territorially divided into two parts – western Davos Platz and eastern Davos Dorf (Davos Doft). In the neighborhood, a little-known in Russia, but popular in Europe ski resort Klosters,… Read More »

Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Lake Geneva (Leman) is the second largest in Central Europe. The water in it is clean, but very cool: you can swim only in July-August. The beaches are grassy and platforms. Basically, tourists are attracted here not so much by the beach as by the cleanest air, warm climate (up to +32.. + 36 °… Read More »

Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland

Yverdon-les-Bains, located in the Lake Geneva region, is the only thermal and lakeside resort in Switzerland with a natural sandy beach. The town is located on the shores of Lake Neuchâtel and boasts an impressive medieval castle and a beautiful cathedral on the central square. Check recipesinthebox for more cities and countries in Europe. History Local… Read More »

Anhui Province, China

Anhui is one of the richest provinces in tourism resources. There are more than 290 tourist attractions of state and provincial significance, including scenic areas, historical and cultural cities, nature reserves and forest park areas, Huangshan and Jiuhuashan Mountains. The local landscapes inspired the famous poet of the Tang era, Li Bo. Many districts of… Read More »

Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken is a small town in the Swiss Alps that has been popular with tourists for over 300 years. The nature here is very beautiful: the city is located between lakes, surrounded by mountain landscapes and coniferous forests, so the air here is simply magical. First of all, skiers come to Interlaken, especially those who… Read More »

Friborg, Switzerland

The small Swiss town of Friborg surprises from the first time: at the same time cozy and patriarchal, it is “stuffed” to the eyeballs with the achievements of modern civilization – from solar panels to electric cars, famously rolling along its streets. Here, in some miraculous way, medieval monuments and modern quarters, a peaceful way… Read More »

Crans-Montana, Switzerland

Crans-Montana enjoys worldwide fame as a year-round mountain resort, a venue for major international congresses and prestigious sporting events. This resort, as the name implies, consists of two villages – Crans and Montana, located a kilometer apart from each other in the valley of the Rhone River. Five kilometers from them there is the village… Read More »

Leukerbad, Switzerland

Coming to Leukerbad just to go skiing is a more ridiculous idea. The main advantage of Leukerbad is its healing thermal springs. One of the largest thermal complexes in Europe, Burgerbad, is located here. Therefore, the resort is considered an ideal place for those who want to combine skiing with wellness treatments. Check paradisdachat for more… Read More »

Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne, one of the cultural centers of the country, stands on the northern shore of Lake Geneva. The city is famous for the majestic Gothic Cathedral of St. Francis (1145-1275), towering over the old part of the city with its original houses and old bridges over the rivers Flon and Louve. Check loverists for more cities… Read More »

Locarno, Switzerland

Locarno is a famous tourist center of the canton of Ticino, located on Lake Maggiore at the foot of the Swiss Alps. It is called the “city of peace” not only because of the famous international peace treaty signed here in 1925, but also because of the lakeside recreation area, luxurious subtropical parks and the… Read More »

Qinghai Province, China

According to elaineqho, Qinghai Province is located on the northeastern edge of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and takes its name from Qinghai Lake. The Huang He, Yangtze and Lankang rivers originate here. Located at an altitude of 3000 m, the province is rich in scenic spots, so there are excellent opportunities for ecotourism. Xining is the… Read More »

Lugano, Switzerland

“Rio de Janeiro of the Old World” is how Lugano, a lakeside city in the Italian part of Switzerland, is called for its temperament and climate. Several urban recreation areas on the coast offer vacationers swimming and water sports: windsurfing, paragliding, sailing boats and water skiing. Hiking along mountain trails, horseback riding, mountain biking, and… Read More »

Lake Lugano, Switzerland

Lake Lugano is Italian Switzerland. It is located at an altitude of 271 m above sea level and is considered one of the warmest in the country. Here is a rare subtropical climate for Switzerland and the same flora – banana palms grow right on the shore, and the lake itself warms up to +25… Read More »

Lucerne, Switzerland

Switzerland is perfectionism in everything: landscapes thought out by nature to the smallest detail, cities “licked” to a shine, standing on the shores of mountain lakes, financial power hidden behind ordinary-looking facades and the luxury of being one of the most prosperous countries in the world. The founders of Lucerne could not have chosen a… Read More »

Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

Lake Lucerne is colder than Lake Geneva, the nature here is more severe, and the climate is temperate. Rest on its shores is calm, well suited for families with children and older people. Young people may find it boring here. Sailing, windsurfing, hiking and cycling in the mountains are popular on the lake. 20 kilometers… Read More »

Montre, Switzerland

The city of Montreux is world famous for its closed private schools and beauty institutes, nightclubs, cabarets, bars and casinos, jazz and classical music festivals, the Golden Rose TV festival and the Festival of Laughter. The exhibition center constantly hosts international exhibitions and fairs, including the International Telesymposium. On a small rocky island off the… Read More »

Nenda, Switzerland

The quiet town of Nenda is located in the Rhone Valley near the main city of the canton of Valais, Sion. It has everything that sports and outdoor enthusiasts need, because Nenda is considered the heart of the famous 4 Valleys ski area with almost a hundred lifts and 412 km of slopes. And don’t… Read More »

Saas Fee, Switzerland

Saas Fee, one of the highest mountain resorts in Switzerland, is a great place for advanced and expert skiing. The local ski area consists of 4 parts, the largest of which is Saas Fee itself (1800 m). The nearby villages of Saas-Grund (Saas-Grund, 1559 m), Saas-Balen (Saas-Balen) and Saas-Almagell (Saas-Almagell, 1672 m) offer less extensive,… Read More »

St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz, one of the oldest resorts in the world, is located in the Engadine Valley and boasts a unique climate: there are 322 sunny days a year. The resort consists of two parts: St. Moritz Dorf (St. Moritz Dorf, 1822) and St. Moritz Bad (St. Moritz Bad, 1772), located on the lake. Along with… Read More »

How to Get to Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt is located 200-250 km from Zurich and Geneva. Since the commune does not have its own airport, to get here, you will have to use air and land transport. Flights from Moscow and St. Petersburg to Zurich and Geneva cost about the same, but flying to the first one is a little faster. Check aparentingblog… Read More »

Zermatt, Switzerland

Fashionable Zermatt, located at the foot of the famous Matterhorn peak (4478 m), is one of the ten best alpine resorts in terms of the quality of slopes and snow cover. It is wildly popular, albeit not cheap, and in the high season you can wait half an hour for the lift. This is a… Read More »

Zimbabwe Road Network

The regional roads and primary roads in Zimbabwe. In Zimbabwe, a network of 88,100 kilometers of road has been classified, of which 17,400 kilometers are paved. According to wholevehicles, the road network of Zimbabwe is divided into two road classes with road numbers, the regional roads and the primary roads. Despite the name, regional roads… Read More »

Zambia Road Network

Zambia’s Trunk Roads. According to wholevehicles, Zambia has a total classified road network of 67,671 kilometers, with a Core Road Network (CRN) covering 40,454 kilometers in 2013. This network is divided into 3,116 kilometers Trunk Roads (T), 3,701 kilometers Main Roads (M), 13,707 kilometers District Roads (D), 5,597 kilometers Urban Roads and 14,333 kilometers Primary… Read More »

Vietnam Road Network

De expressways in Vietnam. Overview According to wholevehicles, Vietnam has a relatively extensive road network, which, however, is not always of the same high standard. The road network is developing strongly, especially around Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and increasingly also around the smaller cities in the center of the country. The road network… Read More »

Zambia Country Overview

Zambia, officially English Republic of Zambia [r ɪ p ʌ bl ɪ k əv zæmb ɪ ə], is a landlocked country in Southern Africa with (2019) 17.9 million residents; The capital is Lusaka. Country Facts The flag of Zambia symbolizes forests (green), will for freedom (osprey) and freedom struggle (red), population (black) and copper (orange).… Read More »

Jiangsu Province, China

Jiangsu Province is famous for its ancient history, developed economy and culture. It ranks first among other provinces in China in terms of the number of cities of historical and cultural significance – these are Nanjing, Suzhou, Yangzhou, Zhenjiang, the ancient villages of Zhouzhuang and Tongli. According to aceinland, Nanjing is the administrative center of… Read More »

Venezuela Road Network

According to wholevehicles, Venezuela has a relatively developed road network, with a fairly large network of motorways. The motorway network is 866 kilometers long (2012), but there is also a large network of 2×2 roads that are not designed as motorways. Most major cities in the north are connected by highways or 2×2 roads. Sometimes… Read More »

Italy Religion, Geography, Politics and Population

Religion in Italy The predominant religion in Italy is Catholicism, practiced by approximately 98% of the population. The center of the Catholic world is the city-state of the Vatican (it houses the residence of Pope John Paul II). It is located within the boundaries of the Italian capital of Rome, on the hill “Monte Vaticano”.… Read More »