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Must knows about Switzerland

  • The weather varies greatly by the season, altitude and location;
  • High heason is from late June to August and late December to March;
  • The best activities in the Alps are scenic train rides, mountain top visits and hiking.

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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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How to find a suitable passes for a week?
hi, im going to grindelwald this 15th -21st april 2015 with my family (all 6 persons) but i still don't know what train or what pass i should buy. arrive in Zurich airport 15th, how am i going to travel to grindelwald. i've planned to go to bern, interlaken,jungfrau,lucerne,and arou...
swiss rail pass
Are the 3/4 day rail passes offered by 'Swiss Railways' and 'Rail Europe' the same product and or provide the same services. Are there any obvious differences? Is one better than the other?
Traveling from Lyon to Interlaken with a Europass
I am traveling from Lyon to Interlaken and I bought a Europass and am running into all kinds of problems. Because I just received the pass and we leave in 4 days I am unable to make reservations to take the train from Lyon into Switzerland. Is my Europass good to go from Lyo...
How to buy train ticket from Zermatt to Florence?
I will go to Switzerland and Italy with my family in May. Our last stop in Swiss will be Zermatt and we will take train from Zermatt to Firenze SMN. As the route will cross through 2 countries, I found these 3 routes from the SBB website· 1st Route: Zermatt to Brig Ba...
Refund from SNCF if I buy Swiss Pass?
Hello, I purchased tickets from Lyon to Lausanne from SNCF via Geneva Cornavin. The details for the leg from Geneva to Lausanne say: REGULAR FARE : TICKET WITHOUT RESERVATION: exchange and refund with fees of 10% before and after departure. The total cost for the trip, for 2 people, is ...
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