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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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Reservation in Mount Rigi trip with Swiss Pass
Hello, I will be visiting Switzerland in End April. I will buy 4 days Swiss pass. Mount rigi trip is free with Swiss pass. Is it worth? or should I go for titlis or Pilatus? how much extra I have to pay appx for titlis or Pilatus trip with swiss pass? Secondly, if I go for mt r...
Validating a transfer ticket in Basel
We are flying into Basel on 11 March, then spending 2 days in Basel city centre, before catching train from Basel SBB to Visp (on 13 March). Will be doing return journey on 18 March (Visp to Basel SBB, and then to airport). Have bought 2 x swiss transfer tickets, but have a few question...
Advice on 23 night stay in Switzerland in June/Jul
Hello, Thanks for providing such excellent advice on this forum, and I think the MySwissAlps site in general is fantastic. I am planning an extended stay in Switzerland in June and July this year, and want to ask for suggestions about my itinerary. I am mostly interested in...
Difference between First and Second Class
Hi Arno, what is the difference between first and second class in Swiss Travel Pass ? if I buy a second class one, in the routes that we need to pay the reservations, as Glacier Express, can I upgrade for first class? tks
Which place looks more swiss to eat?
I have to choose between two choices for cheese fondue - one with many choices (see below) and another one with only two choices (local cheese fondue and cheese fondue with mushrooms) - Is the one with many choices probably more touristic? Is it possible that in east switzerland they wil...
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