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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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Medical centre in Zermatt for rabies vaccination
This is an unusual request and a bit of a shot in the dark but I would appreciate any assistance if someone knows the answer to my question. I am travelling in Switzerland in July and will be in Zermatt on 16 July. At present I am in Myanmar and unfortunately was bitten by a ...
Traveling in Switzerland with father in wheelchair
We planned my 50th birthday celebrations nearly a year ago for two weeks mid August We are flying from London to Milan are spending one week in Lake Maggiore before travelling from Stresa by train to Wengen where we are staying for one week before travelling to Zurich by tr...
Golden Pass & hotel near Montreux
I am trying to make a reservation in Golden pass train between Montreux and Zweisimmen in second week of August but SB.CH site mentions that reservation can not be made, Can someone confirm how early seat reservation can be made in Golden Pass. Also we are in Geneva for a night and the next...
Magnificent trip to Jungfrau and Matterhorn
I have been to Jungfrau and Matterhorn on the beginning of June. The journey was fantastic! I was served by the great view of the nature. I stayed in Wengen. It was a very good village with lots of tourists. It was higher than Lauterbrunnen, so the view is more amazing from up the...
Purchasing last minute Swiss Travel Pass online
Hi, I'm Travelling to Zurich tonight will be there 26 June 17 and am trying to purchase a n 8 day travel pass online from the 27 June 17 to 4 July 17... but it's only allowing me to do so from the 28th June .. pls advise.. thanks
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