Saturday, December 18, 2010

Traveling Green in Switzerland—5 Must-Dos

1) Walk on the Wanderweg 
With more than 30,000 miles! of marked walking trails, Switzerland is supreme for travelers who like to tour on foot and take in the local beauty
2) Partake in a Thermal "Bad"
Hot mineral springs are numerous throughout Switzerland. Enjoy the healing waters while soaking in the indoor and outdoor baths.
3) Use Public Transportation
Take advantage of Switzerland's efficient and prolific public transport—trains, buses and gondolas abound— no excuse for not traveling green in Switzerland.
4) Eat Organic Food
Biodynamic and organic farms are plentiful in Switzerland. Visit farms and vineyards directly or purchase products at farmer's markets and health food stores. And don't forget the chocolate!
5) Explore Natural Health
You will find copious natural and alternative health care in the hills and valleys of Switzerland. Ayurveda, anthroposophy, massage, naturopathy, homeopathy, herbs and more.