Experience the wonderful varied climate in Switzerland Although this is just a small country, there is so much to see. With the impressive Alpine mountain views, which the peaks are covered the majority of the time in snow. This makes an ideal location for skiing and is very popular. If you decide to go to the valley, then it's a totally different climate, with the beautiful green meadows, huge lakes and a warm climate will await you. Take your time to visit at least one of the 11 world heritage sites in the beautiful country.