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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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Is the Half Fare Combi Card worth it?
We are three travelers, ages 59,22, and 20. On 16.12.2016 we will take the TGV Lyria from Paris to Lausanne and then SBB from Lausanne to Zermatt. On 20.12.2016 we will take the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Andermatt (We have already made those arrangements), then Andermatt to Zurich...
Hut to hut hiking Lauterbrunnen to Lenk?
I am hoping to get some information on hiking from Lauterbrunnen to Lenk at the end of July. I will be traveling with my 16 y.o daughter. We both have a moderate amount of hiking experience. We plan to hike around 5 hrs per day and stay in the mountain huts. I have several questions....
Closures Lucerne/Lauterbrunnen mid/late October?
Hi We are in the very early stages of planning our trip. We have not booked flights yet, but for ease it looks like we will plan to be flying into Zurich around the 18th October, and flying from Geneva to Athens on the 28th. Planning on basing ourselves for 3-4 nights in both...
8 day trip WIP itinerary Lucerne & Jungfrau region
Hello, new here! I will be making my first trip to Switzerland in May of 2017 (8 days, 9th day for flight). To get started I will be traveling solo Ive looked into weather for this time of the year and understand it is unpredictable and can be a hit or a miss for this time ...
Honeymoon in Swiss (5 days in Feb' 2017)
Hi All - My fiance and I are planning our honeymoon in Swiss. We're flying into Switzerland on 10th Feb and we'll flying out on 15th(Zurich). I'd love to get some inputs on how to plan a memorable honeymoon.We'll be travelling from US East Coast, so snow shouldn't be a problem for us...
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