Harry Lime's famous quip about the cuckoo clock (what have the swiss to show for 500 years of peace and prosperity?) seems unfair today, when they are smashing atoms into each other beneath Geneva at CERN to see how the world began. Switzerland, like Austria, is most popular for skiers, but the alps in summer are well worth breaking your travel habits for. Clean, efficient and stunningly beautiful, Switzerland should be on everyone's list of top ten destinations.
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Make your music festival tickets into a proper break, by swapping the local locale and heading for one of Europe's Best Music Festivals instead.
The Rhône-Alpes region has the Rhône, with verdant green surrounds and calm lakes to 'take the waters' around, and the Alps, with peaks that both provide and create chocolate box views: pretty hamlets included.
This high level route from Argentier to Zermat is a must for all those who enjoy mountains and have the skills to cross glaciers with the hidden dangers of crevasses.