||The country in which we live is full of natural beauty within a
very small space such as is found in no other country.
Switzerland offers everything for
all who seek relaxation and recuperation. Above all it has twenty five significant lakes, the highest, Lac des Dix or Stausee is 2,364 m above sea level. The deepest, the depth being 372m being the Vierwaldstaettersee.
View towards the Pilatus
There are 16 glaciers in Switzerland, with the largest is the Aletschgletcher in Wallis. This has a length of 23.6 km and a total surface of 117.6 sq. km.
The highest peak in Switzerland is the Dufourspitze (Monte Rosa) which is 4,634 m above see level, and the deepest at Lago Maggiore in Tessin which is only 193 m above see level.
Here are some of the better known peaks in Switzerland.
The valley hamlet in Mutten, Graubunden
View over the unmistakable Matterhorn