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Switzerland: Culture


  • The Carnival of Basel
  • Swiss National Day Parade
  • Swiss currency
  • Skiing
  • Businessman
  • Winter in the Swiss Alps

Social Conventions

It is important to remember if doing any business in Switzerland, punctuality is very important.  It is customary to shake hands when greeting.  It is very important in Switzerland to show respect for the elderley.   

 

Language

German, French, Italian and some Romansch spoken.

 

Religion

Approximately 48% of the population identify as being Catholic. Protestantism is the next big religion with approximately 44% of the population.


 

Switzerland Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Switzerland.

Learn about the history and culture of Switzerland, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Switzerland's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Switzerland for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Switzerland tours today!

 


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