What is so different about the Swiss Alps?
There are countries with higher mountains, glaciers, and lakes than Switzerland. But what makes Switzerland stand apart is the diversity that it offers. Just take a train ride with Bernina Express to see for yourself: within a few hours, you will see meadows, majestic mountains, and sunny villages dotted with palm trees and vineyards. Moreover, the Swiss Alps have always been a favored holiday destination. This leads to an excellent network of cogwheels, funiculars, cable cars, postal cars, and boats. Unlike many other mountainous regions, it is much easier for anyone to visit the Swiss Alps nearby, and visit places that were accessible only to mountaineers in the past. A good way of exploring the Swiss Alps luxuriously is Glacier Express. Since 1926, this train has allowed people to enjoy the beauty of the mountains from the train station. The delectable assortment of wine and food makes your journey even more enjoyable.
Wildlife in the Alps
There are many different species of animals in the Swiss Alps. Some examples are wild cats, marmots, bats, salamanders, frogs, squirrels, rabbits, snakes, and several species of birds. As in other parts of Western Europe, wildlife is now almost extinct but in Switzerland, you can see many rare and exotic species of wildlife as wildlife organizations have preserved and reintroduced rare animals such as the ibex, the lynx, and the wolf. So pack your bags and let the adventure enthusiast in you take over!