Summer is right around the corner, which means there are plenty of creative ways international students can spend their time in Switzerland. Below are some ideas on how to spend exciting and productive summer break in this beautiful country.
Explore the Country
Switzerland has a lot to offer and it is a fabulous country to explore. From the Castles of Bellinzona and the Palace of Nations to the Rhine Falls, there are countless options to visit in Switzerland. Here are some of the attractions that are truly worth your time:
1. Lake Geneva
2. Lausanne Cathedral
3. Lavaux Vineyards
4. Creux du Van (Neuchatel)
5. Monte San Salvatore (Lugano)
6. Chur - the oldest city in Switzerland
Summer Skiing in Zermatt
Did you know that Zermatt's Theodul glacier is open for skiers all summer? As one of the largest skiing regions in Europe Zermatt is certainly favorite summer spot for die-hard skiers and snowboarders.
In case you want to know more, please visit the Zermatt official website: https://www.zermatt.ch/en/summer-skiing
Find a Job
Having a job during the summer brake is a great way to save up some money. It is way for international students to gain some kind of experience and create connections. Also, one of the benefits of working during summer is a chance to work full-time. Have in mind that you may work full-time as long as you intend to return to university after the break.
If you're looking for a job in Switzerland, here are some useful links you might want to check.
Find an Internship
If a summer job is not an option for you, you can always find internships. They are good alternative for gaining professional work experience at one of your favorite companies. Also, internships are one of the best ways to learn more about your study field.
The World's Largest Techno Party: Street Parade in Zurich
Street Parade is definitely one of the most attended techno parades in the world. Every year hundreds of thousands fans visit this unique techno party which promotes love, freedom and tolerance. On August 12, 2017, you will have the chance to listen the world's best electronic music around the Lake Zurich basin.
That's a wrap. Feel free to share your summer plans with us in the comments below. Wish you a happy and fun summer break!