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SwitzerlandBy Aurora McLellan
The AlpsThe Swiss Alps is a main attraction in Switzerland.People come to ski and snow shoe and take pictures.
ChocolateSwiss chocolate is very famous.Its a Christmas specialty in Switzerland and is kept in glass bowl on tables in many homes.
Swiss CheeseSwiss cheese was originated in Switzerland and they have been the best at making it for centuries.
Swiss HousingIn Switzerland the houses are very European.The resemble Dutch and British cottages.About 70% of Swiss people rent their housing.
Swiss MissSwiss Miss was invented by Anthony R. Sanna.Anthony came to America from Switzerland in 1918.
SkiingAlmost half the population in Switzerland skiis regularly.Kids usually learn how to ski at ages 2 to 4.
Saint Gothard Road TunnelIts 10.5 miles long.Its the 3rd longest in the world.It was opened September 5, 1980.
The Swiss ArmyEvery able bodied man is required to go into the swiss Army.
SoccerIn switzerland Soccer is a national passtime.They have their own national team.
HolidaysOn the 3rd Monday of April, the Swiss chase away winter by burning a symbolic snowman.