Nothing screams romance quite like Switzerland! Even if you have not grown up being smitten by DDLJ’s Raj & Simran’s romance, here is a list of things that will make you want to visit this quintessential romantic destination with your partner!
Experience Luxury on the VIP Gondola in Zermatt.
The Zermatt VIP gondola is probably the most glamorous gondola ride you will ever take in your life! You can board the gondola at Matterhorn Express valley station and slip into the lap of luxury in one of the coziest leather chairs sipping on champagne, as you make your way up to the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise – Europe’s highest mountain station at 3883m. The gorgeous view from the gondola is the very definition of an Alpine paradise!
Experience snow on Jungfrau.
If you are the couple that loves snow, Jungfraujoch will be a dream come true. 3454m above sea level, Jungfraujoch, also known as Top of Europe, houses Europe’s highest railway station. Once there, you get to stand on one of the highest points in the Swiss Alps, walk through an ice cave, play in the snow and immerse yourself in the panoramic views over the Alps!
Horse carriage rides in Interlaken.
Looking for ideas to plan a perfect date for your loved one while in Switzerland? We highly recommend taking a romantic ride in a horse drawn carriage. Experience a piece of royalty as you sit back and explore the beautiful town of Interlaken!
Sunset at Muottas Muragl in St. Moritz.
Watching the sunset at the summit of Muottas Muragl is an immersive experience, best enjoyed with a loved one! Take a 10 min ride in the Funicular to the look-out point for the sunset. The view will simply take your breath away as the last rays of the sun, bathe the Engadin in a golden glow. A cup of hot chocolate at the restaurant will also help you unwind and relax!
Adventure activities on Titlis in Engelberg.
One of the most famous peaks in central Switzerland – Mount Titlis has multiple attractions you can experience with your special one! TITLIS ROTAIR – world’s first revolving cable car makes the journey upto the 3200m peak, a treat in itself! Titlis Cliff Walk – Europe’s highest suspension bridge 3091 meters above sea level promises a daring expedition for the thrill-seeking couple. The Ice Flyer is a chairlift that carries you over the surface of the glacier to witness jaw-dropping views. In the summers, the Ice Flyer will fly you and your loved one from the mountain station to the TITLIS glacier park & in winters- all the way up to the fantastic ski slopes on the summit.
Bollywood tour in Gstaad.
Over the years Gstaad has been the backdrop of many romantic scenes in famous Bollywood movies from DDLJ to Bachna Ae Haseeno. The town offers a guided Bollywood tour that takes you to famous locations and film sets! As you explore the fancy resort town you will see that it has everything to offer from terrific hiking trails, fancy restaurants, luxury boutiques and exclusive chalets and hotels for the perfect romantic getaway.
Chocolate making in Zurich.
When in Zurich, a chocolate workshop is a must! Attending the workshop with your loved one will prove to be a multi-sensorial experience! The expert chocolatiers will introduce you to the art of tempering and ganache-making and also educate you about the history of chocolate from Aztec cocoa ceremonies to the innovations of today! Soon you’ll be able to make your own creations for your special one along with some unforgettable memories.
SPA in Burgenstock.
Located on the mountain peak of the same name along the shores of Lake Lucerne, The Bürgenstock Resort is an amalgamation of contemporary and modern designs, innovative restaurants, and serene spas. You will be spoilt for choice in the wellness area that consists of three luxury spas, spread over 15,000 sq. mtrs. With an unbelievable view of Lake Lucerne and the city, these Alpine spas are an oasis of calm and tranquility.
Explore Terraced Vineyard of Lavaux.
The slopes of Lavaux, between Lausanne and the Montreux Riviera produce some of the best local wines in Switzerland. The UNESCO protected vineyards are the best place to sample these rare wines! You can either opt for The Lavaux Panoramic train that takes you along the scenic route or explore the vineyard by a bicycle pedaling along quiet gravel tracks and little village roads.
Experience the Glacier Express.
The ‘Slowest Express Train in the World’ lets you enjoy Switzerland’s breathtaking views in an eight-hour relaxing journey. The Glacier Express takes you from Zermatt to St. Moritz by crossing over 291 bridges and 91 tunnels.
To add an extra layer of opulence to the 291-kilometre romantic train ride, one must opt for the Excellence Class on Glacier express which offers champagne at an elegant bar and a concierge to take care of all your needs in addition to the comfortable lounge seating and a guaranteed window seat to take in the panoramic views!