Discover Switzerland

Before you even arrive there

With clear skies and a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy such as hiking and biking, crystal clear lakes and exciting towns, Switzerland is the perfect summer holiday destination.

What makes Switzerland the perfect summer outdoor destination? We reckon it's the unique combination of breathtaking views, unspoiled nature, the deep-blue lakes, pretty villages and historic cities, world-class cultural attractions and manageable size.

Switzerland has something on offer for everyone!

Sports and active holidays

Active holidays

Switzerland offers everything that a cyclist’s heart desires: lite flat routes, challenging mountain passes, pristine backroads for strong road cyclists and Alpine routes. Grab your bike and explore more than 1,600 miles of cycling routes in the beauty of Switzerland!

With over 37,280 miles of signposted paths, Switzerland is a hiking paradise for all. Hikers can look forward to summit hikes, panoramic trails and vineyard walks. Switzerland offers outings to suit every taste – from gentle strolls in the sunshine to demanding hikes up in the giddying heights.

Be inspired by our suggestions for an active summer holiday in Switzerland

City trips

The Swiss cities are stylish and diverse with a wealth of museums, delightful visitor attractions, superb shopping and buzzing nightlife that can be conveniently reached within walking distance. Switzerland is not all cheese and chocolate, the different regions invite all to delve into a culinary journey, from haute cuisine to local specialities accompanied by the finest Swiss wines, in all corners of the country. A city break in Switzerland promises pure pleasure.

  • Zurich - Switzerland's trendsetting city

    Zurich - Switzerland's trendsetting city

    Zurich – the city of many sides. The city where the urban lies cheek-by-jowl with nature. The Old Town is right next to the cool industrial quarter. Luxurious brands next to fabulous trend labels. Sightseeing and a pure enjoyment of art.

  • Geneva - Switzerland's world city

    Geneva - Switzerland's world city

    Geneva is also known as the «smallest of the big metropolises» or the «City of peace». Switzerland’s second-biggest city in the French-speaking part of the country is home to around 20 international organisations.

  • Lugano - Switzerland's city of palms

    Lugano - Switzerland's city of palms

    The biggest city in Ticino, Switzerland’s sun parlour, is surrounded by mountains and situated beside atmosphere Lake Lugano. Lugano is a small city with a charm that is all its own.

Be inspired by our suggestions and discover some more great Swiss cities

We are happy to transport your bike free of charge as part of - but not in addition to - your baggage allowance.

As long as your bike does not exceed 23kg transport is free when travelling on:

  • Economy Classic
  • Economy Flex
  • SWISS Business

If your bike weighs more than 23kg or if you exceed your baggage allowance please note that the following fees apply:

Content European flights
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1 normal bicycle, (no engine-powered bikes /no e-bike) or
1 child-carrying trailer for bicycles or 1 unicycle
European flights
EUR 50

How to book your bike's flight

1. Make your booking
Book your flight as usual. Please note that free bike transfer does not apply on our Economy Light fares.
2. Make a reservation
Please reserve your bike in advance. You can do that by calling our service center on the following number: +44 345 601 09 56 (24 hours service).
3. Transport
Transport your bicycle in a hard-shell container or cardboard box (available in Switzerland from Check-in free of charge. Dimensions: 162 x 92 x 24 cm).
4. Free bike transport
We are happy to transport your sports equipment subject to no extra charge, provided that you do not exceed your baggage allowance. You will only be charged extra fees if you want to transport more items of luggage than those included in your allowance or if your luggage is heavier than the standard allowance.
5. Payment
You can make the payment either via our service center when making the reservation or at the airport. Please note that you must pay in the local currency.

To Zurich To Geneva

London Heathrow
To Zurich
7 x daily
To Geneva
5 x daily

London City
To Zurich
6 x daily
To Geneva
6 x daily

Manchester
To Zurich
2x daily
To Geneva
none

Birmingham
To Zurich
2x daily
To Geneva
none