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Must knows about Switzerland

  • The weather varies greatly by the season, altitude and location;
  • High season 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.

Video about the most popular Swiss rail pass: the Swiss Travel Pass.

Swiss Coupon Pass

SWISS COUPON PASS

Save money on dining, attractions and city tours with the Swiss Coupon Pass.

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Flowers along the Aare in Thun

WHERE TO GO

Find out what town or region appeals to you most.

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Cable car to Piz Nair

WHAT TO DO

Viewing points, scenic train rides, boat trips, hiking. It's all here!

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Train near the Jungfrau

HOW TO TRAVEL

There are many ways to travel to and in Switzerland. About trains, cars, buses, boats, cable cars and the tickets you need.

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FORUM

The forum is the place to ask your questions, talk with other travelers and get the news about traveling to Switzerland.

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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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Get a customized itinerary for your trip

Let Swiss travel consultants create a customized itinerary. They can arrange for your entire trip.

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How to choose the best rail pass

Learn how to pick the rail pass that best fits your plans.

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At the forum

Accomodation in August
Hi I am trying to find accomodation for 2 people in the Jungfrau region for 3 nights from 14 August. In Grindelwald, Murren, Wengen or somewhere near. I find the site difficult to use and when I search it brings up a heap of occupied places or says check in date invalid. My budget is up to about $230 ...
Lake Como
Hi, We are planning on arriving in Zurich on Friday, July 17 and would like to go to Lake Como. We would like to go first on the Bernina Express on Sat, July 18 and continue to Lake Como from there. Is the most logical way to do this via Tirano or via ferry from Lugano. How much time does it take to get from Tiran...
Which swiss pass is best suited for my 3 days trip
Hello All, I am planning to come to Interlaken at the end of August 2015 for 3 nights. I will reach at 2pm on day 1. On day 2 i am planning to go to Jungfrau and come back to Interlaken On day 3 i want to go to Mount titlis and come back to interlaken for stay. On day 4 i w...
Train travel from Paris to Interlaken
Hi Which is the best way to travel from Paris to Interlaken. I was told that it would be better to change trains at BASEL SBB, can i use the swiss rail pass from Basel SBB to Interlaken. Can i purchase the Swiss Travel pass at Basel SBB station.
Guidance on itinerary and rail pass
We are a family of 4, 2 adults and 2 children ( 15 & 8 yrs), resident of UAE, visiting switzerland for the first time after visiting Paris. We are planning to board TGV from Paris and will arrive in Lucerne on 17/07, will spend the night in Lucerne and will leave for interlaken on 18/...
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