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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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Can I book seats before I buy a Swiss Pass?
Hi can I reserve seats on the GE and BE before I buy the 1st swiss pass and im thinking of the 10% discount as we will be travelling together, but I might be doing the cable cars on my own will I still be able to do this with getting the 10% discount please clare
Seat reservation on Panoramic trains
Hi Annika/Arno, could you please help! I've been trying to make seat reservations ( Swiss pass 1st class) for Glacier Express for Sept.27 via link www.glacierexpress.ch and got message that seats are only available for the 28th. Trying to book for the 28th I keep getting the message "you...
Help with 18 day Itinerary (Arrive/Depart Zurich)
Hi everyone, Planning a 18 day trip to Switzerland (from 22 October 2014 - 9 November 2014) and have come up with a draft itinerary. We will be arriving / departing from Zurich and have planned the route to minimize overlaps where-ever possible. Worried the itinerary is a li...
day trip to glacier 3000 in gstaad
Hi Arno/Annika, I would like to start by thanking you for your help in my earlier post regarding montreux. I wish to know a little bit about glacier 3000. I am in Interlaken and am planning to go to glacier 3000 today 29/07 but the weather prediction says that there is going to be snow of ...
Help with a 6 day Itinerary starting in Geneva
Hi there, I was wondering if you could please help me plan an itinerary. My husband and I are coming to Switzerland on 25th Aug- 31st Aug (next month) from South Africa. We arrive in Geneva. Our main interests are the Alps/hiking/outdoor activities/lakes as opposed to cities/sh...
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