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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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Asvice on Campervan touring
My partner and I are driving to Switzerland from the Uk in June. I am wondering about the advantages/disadvantages of hiring a campervan or using my car and finding accommodation. I can hire a campervan for about 100 GBP (125 euro) per day. We would want to stay in a hotel every few days, for a b...
Trains and luggage?
Will be traveling to Switzerland end of August. What do people do with luggage while on trains? Do we schlep it onto and off trains, or do we check it? We will have at least 3 trips where this will be a problem...Zurich to Interlaken, Interlaken to Luzern, Luzern to Zurich.
Eurail Select Pass and Jungfraujoch
We are planning on a 4-country Select pass with 5-6 flexi days. I understand that the eurail pass gets you a 25% discount on the Jungfraujoch, but does that mean you have to use one of your flexi days to get the discount? Also does the Select pass give you a discount to the Schilthorn as ...
4 days in and near st gallen
I have developed this possible itinerary for me and my two daughters; i shall be grateful for your thoughts - this is their first Swiss experience: Wednesday http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A4ntis http://www.myswitzerland.com/en-il/saentis-schwaegalp2.html and visit to Appenzell city: http://w...
Need advise for 7 days in switzerland
Hello, We (4 adults + 1 kid) are planning to visit Switzerland between 25th July and 2nd August this year. Following is what we had in mind. Day 1: Arrive from Venice to Montreux by train (reach late night) Day 2: Chateau de Chillon and lake promenade area. Can anything else be included...
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