Switzerland opens doors for fully vaccinated Indian travellers, here are 6 places to visit in the land of the Alps

Switzerland recently announced that "fully vaccinated" Indian travellers can now enter the Swiss Alps but will have to undergo mandatory quarantine. Switzerland's federal council on June 23, 2021, decided to lift entry restrictions for persons from third countries.

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"The Embassy of Switzerland in New Delhi is currently accepting all visa categories for persons coming from third countries such as India...who can prove that they have been fully vaccinated," the embassy said. As the land of the Alps opens its doors for Indian tourists, here are a few places you can visit in Switzerland.(Unsplash)

"The Embassy of Switzerland in New Delhi is currently accepting all visa categories for persons coming from third countries such as India...who can prove that they have been fully vaccinated," the embassy said. As the land of the Alps opens its doors for Indian tourists, here are a few places you can visit in Switzerland.(Unsplash)

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Interlaken: This place was once famous for making watches but today it is more popular as tourist resort. It is located between two major Alpine lakes: Thun and Brienz.(Unsplash)

Interlaken: This place was once famous for making watches but today it is more popular as tourist resort. It is located between two major Alpine lakes: Thun and Brienz.(Unsplash)

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Geneva: Home to the International Red Cross Committee and the European headquarters of the United Nations, Geneva is a “green” city, with 20 per cent of its land devoted to parks. While your stay there, you can visit the iconic Jet d’Eau, an enormous fountain seen from the Lac Léman waterfront.(Unsplash)

Geneva: Home to the International Red Cross Committee and the European headquarters of the United Nations, Geneva is a “green” city, with 20 per cent of its land devoted to parks. While your stay there, you can visit the iconic Jet d’Eau, an enormous fountain seen from the Lac Léman waterfront.(Unsplash)

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Zurich: This is the largest city in Switzerland which is known for being a major financial hub in Europe. You can rent a boat and take a ride or you can jump into the refreshing water and enjoy a lake swim.(Unsplash)

Zurich: This is the largest city in Switzerland which is known for being a major financial hub in Europe. You can rent a boat and take a ride or you can jump into the refreshing water and enjoy a lake swim.(Unsplash)

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Lugano: Lugano dates back to the 9th century and has been nicknamed the “Monte Carlo of Switzerland,” for its growing popularity with celebrities. You can hike along the clearly signposted Olive Tree Trail or choose to go for a swim at the Lido di Lugano.(Unsplash)

Lugano: Lugano dates back to the 9th century and has been nicknamed the “Monte Carlo of Switzerland,” for its growing popularity with celebrities. You can hike along the clearly signposted Olive Tree Trail or choose to go for a swim at the Lido di Lugano.(Unsplash)

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Lucerne: From city life to lakes and mountains, this place has it all. It is most famous for its 14th century Chapel Bridge and Water Tower and the monument Dying Lion which was carved out of rock to honor Swiss mercenaries.(Unsplash)

Lucerne: From city life to lakes and mountains, this place has it all. It is most famous for its 14th century Chapel Bridge and Water Tower and the monument Dying Lion which was carved out of rock to honor Swiss mercenaries.(Unsplash)

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Zermatt: This is a small town famous for skiing and mountaineering. Gasoline-driven vehicles are not permitted in the area. Vehicles within the city limits are battery-operated.(Unsplash)

Zermatt: This is a small town famous for skiing and mountaineering. Gasoline-driven vehicles are not permitted in the area. Vehicles within the city limits are battery-operated.(Unsplash)

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