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Must knows about Switzerland

  • The weather varies greatly by the season, altitude and location;
  • High season is from late June to August and late December to March;
  • The best activities in the Alps are scenic train rides, mountain top visits and hiking.

Video about the most popular Swiss rail pass: the Swiss Travel Pass.

Swiss Coupon Pass


Save money on dining, attractions and city tours with the Swiss Coupon Pass.

Flowers along the Aare in Thun


Find out what town or region appeals to you most.

Cable car to Piz Nair


Viewing points, scenic train rides, boat trips, hiking. It's all here!

Train near the Jungfrau


There are many ways to travel to and in Switzerland. About trains, cars, buses, boats, cable cars and the tickets you need.



The forum is the place to ask your questions, talk with other travelers and get the news about traveling to Switzerland.


Insider tips about the Swiss Alps

  • The weather varies by the season, day, time, location and especially altitude. You'd best dress in multiple thinner layers so you can adjust to the local circumstances.
  • The Swiss train system is safe, clean and easy to use. In most cases, it's a much better choice than a road trip.
  • Nearly all public transport can be found in one single online timetable.

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Lake Lucerne to Pilatus - Boat and from Where?
Hello everybody. It is Cristiano again. I appreciated your help to figure out the pass to buy. Now my other problem is: We want to go for the Golden Round trip to the Pilatus because we think the kids will enjoy the boat but we don't know where to get on the boat! Any idea what...
Query on weekend trip
We are planning to drive a rental car from Zurich to locarno to lugano to Milan and back. Could you help identify the best route, things to do and economical places to stay. We have a 9 mths old baby with us on the journey. Thank you Regards Anita
Price - Golden Pass Luzern-Interlaken - Swiss Pass
Hi there!I´m going next August to Luzern, and I´m doubt about buying a Swiss Pass Card.I´m comparing prices with and without it.I´d like to take the panoramic Wagon (just one way to Interlaken), and come back by normal train to Luzern.Which is the pr...
tour to mt titlis and jungfrauch from interlaken?
(I had posted this on other forum, then thought probably this forum is better for this question, sorry for the duplication) I will be travelling alone and was looking into budget tour options from interlaken OST to mt titlis one day, and to mt jungfrauch one day. Any suggest...
tours to mt titlis and jungfrauch from interlaken?
I will be travelling alone and was looking into budget tour options from interlaken OST to mt titlis one day, and to mt jungfrauch one day. Any suggestions? I probably can travel alone to these mountains, but would like to know tour options too in case feel like going with ...
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