Who said skip Europe in the winter time? Christmas brings about all sorts of wonders, especially in a country like Switzerland, which sure has its fair share of picturesque, quaint cities. I visited in December, where the muted lighting created the perfect atmosphere and gave the city lights a chance to shine!

12 Things to Do During Winter in Switzerland

Who said skip Europe in the winter time? Christmas brings about all sorts of wonders, especially in a country like Switzerland, which sure has its fair share of picturesque, quaint cities. I visited in December, where the muted lighting created the perfec

With its picture perfect scenery and centuries old traditions, Switzerland is one of the best places to enjoy a white Christmas.  But where in particular should you visit to enjoy a traditional Swiss Christmas? // Click the image to read more.

Where to spend Christmas in Switzerland

With its picture perfect scenery and centuries old traditions, Switzerland is one of the best places to enjoy a white Christmas. But where in particular should you visit to enjoy a traditional Swiss Christmas? // Click the image to read more.

Switzerland has some of the most charming Christmas Markets - Basel, Bern and Zurich. This picture is of Zurichs & Christkindlimarkt; which is in a railway station & is Europes largest indoor Christmas market. The enormous tree is truely spectacular with its 5000+ Swarovski crystal ornaments.

Switzerland has some of the most charming Christmas Markets - Basel, Bern and Zurich. This picture is of Zurich's Christkindlimarkt; which is in a railway station & is Europe's largest indoor Christmas market. The enormous tree is truly spectacular.

Basel, Switzerland tram near the Christmas Markets

Basel, Switzerland Christmas Markets

I loved the Basel, Switzerland Christmas Markets and since it was my very first one, I had no idea how good it was, until after visiting a few others. It is a definite "must do" if you are in this area of France.

Christkindlimarkt Zürich (Rail City). Christmas market at the Railroad station in Zurich

Christkindlimarkt Zürich - Christmas market at the Railway station in Zurich, Switzerland . the highlight is the spectacular Swarovski Christmas Tree, with its Swarovski crystal ornaments

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