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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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7 daysFamily Friendly Itinerary 4 Adventure freaks
Hi Folks Im in beautiful Switzerland for 7 days in Mid May. The rough itinerary I have planned( with 8 day Swiss travel pass) is as below : Day 1: Taking train from Milan to Domodossola. Then From Domodossola reaching Grindelwad availing the Swiss travel pass. Spending even...
Up grade to first class on Swiss travel pass
We are in the process of deciding between first class or second class Swiss travel pass. I want to know if it will be possible to travel on a selected journeys by up grading the second class pass for those journeys ? If yes what is the process particularly for Bernina, Glacier an...
Rail/bus pass Zurich, Interlaken, Paris
Our family of 3 is planning to fly from US into Switzerland (Zurich?) to visit Interlaken area for 2 nights in June. We would like to make a day trip to either Jungfraujoch or Schilthorn. If the weather isn't good, we would probably hike or, less likely, visit Bern. After that, we're ...
Swiss Travel Pass & customer number for discount
Hi, We are 4 people travelling in mid march - Couple, my son of 10 year and my niece. I purchased 15 days consecutive Swiss Travel Pass through rail Europe site(print @home option) for 2 adults. However for utilizing the pass for reservation / discount etc, I need a 10 digit ...
Travel pass options for Zermatt to Innsbruck
We plan 15 days trip for Swiss and Austria this summer. We will take Glacier Express from Zermatt to Chur, then what is the next step from Chur to Innsbruck if we have Swiss travel pass (8 days) and Austria rail pass (3 days)? Or any better suggestion?
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