With its stable economy, high quality of life and stunning scenery, Switzerland is country rich in both wealth and beauty. Boasting one of the highest qualities of life in the world, two mountain ranges perfectly suited to skiing and other winter sports, a central plateau of rolling hill,  beautiful lakes dotted with spa resorts, and an interesting mix of cultural regions, Switzerland’s fame as a top European holiday destination is very much well deserved.


The currency used in Switzerland is referred to as Swiss francs. For reference, one Swiss franc is equal to 0.77 British Pound or 1.01 US Dollar.

The different banknotes that are available for Swiss francs are CHF5, CHF10, CHF20, CHF50, CHF100, CHF200, and CHF1000. There are also CHF1, CHF2, CHF5, 5Rp, 10Rp, 20Rp, 50Rp coins available for use as well. It is known as a reliable and safe currency, and is actually listed as the sixth most traded form of currency in the world. Euros or any other type of currency is not accepted here.

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