Roger Federer, 20 time Grandslam champion is one of the best athletes, Switzerland has ever produced. The people of Switzerland treat Federer as their national hero, after all the success and prestige he has brought to their country.
Roger Federer loves his homeland dearly and loves taking trips to different parts of the country. Switzerland, a country in Europe is famous for several things, from it’s delicious chocolates to mountains covered with snow almost throughout the year. It is one of the most beautiful countries in the world which has several unique landscapes.
Roger Federer is a huge fan of the Swiss nature. His top pick in the nature category is the Rhine Falls, which is the largest waterfall in Europe. He is also a huge fan of the St-Léonard, Europe’s largest subterranean lake that can be sailed upon lies between Sion and Sierre.
Roger Federer reveals his choices of mountain trips and city experiences
Almost all citizens of Switzerland are interested in mountain activities, like hiking and skiing. Roger Federer is no different as he lists out his favorite mountain trips. San Salvatore, Lugano’s home mountain is Federer’s pick in this category. The striking mountain boasts 360° views over the lake, far south and to the high Alps in the west. He also picks Rochers-de-Naye, which provides a singular panoramic view over the French and Swiss Alps.
In terms of city experiences, Roger Federer picks the Olympic Museum situated in Lausanne. The idea of a museum is dedicated to Pierre de Coubertin, who revived the Olympic Games and founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
In terms of hidden gems, Roger Federer chooses the village of Castasegna which lies on the border with Italy. The village is surrounded by chestnut forest on both sides of the valley. Federer also discloses another hidden gem in his home country which is Bauen, a small fishing and farming village located in the Uri Basin on the banks of Lake Lucerne.
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