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Swiss nationals staying home for holidays

National News // By Tay Kinnear // April 16, 2019

More and more Swiss are deciding to vacation at home.

Pixabay Swiss nationals staying home for holidays

A new survey by the motoring organization the TCS says last summer many people stayed in the country, with cantons Graubünden and Ticino seen as the best areas to take a break.

Even if Swiss nationals leave the country, nearby is also very popular – especially Italy, but then also Germany, Austria and France.

Not everyone stays local, other top destinations are Spain, Portugal, Australia, the US, Thailand and South Africa.

But the trend for holidaying close to home is probably down to the hot summer last year.


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