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You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go--they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!
Much more detailed and complete than its major competitor, Frommer's Switzerland has everything you'll need to experience the best of this gorgeous corner of the Alps. You'll find great places to stay for every taste and budget, including grand hotels, luxury ski resorts, intimate inns, and affordable chalets, plus the latest on dining, from fresh lake trout and hearty farmer's plates to fondue. You'll rely on our complete sightseeing guide, from cosmopolitan cities to charming alpine villages--with all the best outdoor adventures, shopping, and nightlife. Don't leave home without it!
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About the Author
About the Authors
A native of North Carolina, Darwin Porter was a bureau chief for The Miami Herald when he was 21 and later worked in television advertising. Since then, he has written numerous best-selling Frommer guides, notably to France, Italy, England, and Germany. He is joined in his research efforts across Switzerland by Danforth Prince, formerly a resident of Zurich, who has also worked for the Paris bureau of the New York Times. They have traveled in and written extensively about Switzerland.
Table of Contents
List of Maps.
What's New in Switzerland.
1. The Best of Switzerland.
2. Planning Your Trip to Switzerland.
4. Northeastern Switzerland.
5. Basel & the Jura.
7. The Bernese Oberland.
8. The Valais.
9. Lausanne & Lake Geneva.
11. Lucerne & Central Switzerland.
12. The Grisons.
13. The Engadine.
14. Lugano, Locarno & the Ticino.