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The Bernina Express on its way from Switzerland to Italy.
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Flowers along the Aare in Thun


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Cable car to Piz Nair


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Train near the Jungfrau


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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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2 weeks end of July in Switzerland
We are a couple flying in and out of Zürich. 1. What are the best places to visit?2. If I buy a SBB pass for 15 days (even though it is expensive but will work out cheaper it seems and save time) and take a base in zürich for the first week, what all can I cover in a days journey...
Eurail Three Country Select Pass
hi experts, need your urgent help. I will be coming to Switzerland and planning to stay in Wengen for 2 nights. I will be coming in from Lucerne and taking a train to Interlaken OST (covered by eurail pass). From Interlaken OST, I will be taking a train to Lauterbrunnen and then to Wengen. P...
Purchase Supersaving ticket from US
Hi all, I was trying to purchase Supersaving ticket from the website (English version), but kept getting payment denied. I am from US, using a Chase Visa credit card. Has anyone encountered the same problem and how did you solve it? Thanks, Pan
my first visit to switzerland pls advise
hello all, please advise me tthe best options . so far this is my plan. 14th june late night land in GVA 15th june next day morning rent car from GVA to BROC , visit chocolate factory from broc drive to interlaken and stay in interlaken for 3 nights. 16th june - jungfrow 17th - titli...
Mt Titlis or Glacier 3000
Hi everyone, Need some good advice on the above subject. I will be visiting Lucerne( 2 nights ) and Interlaken( 3 nights ) in the last week of July . The travel agent has recommended visit to Mt Titlis from Lucerne and Glacier 3000 and Jungfraujoch from Interlaken which I assume are day trips and I...
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