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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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Saas Fee – Hannigalp
I visited the Hannigalp on the second day of my stay Saas-Fee in mid-September 2016. All the mountain lifts had been closed the previous day, due to inclement weather. On this day, the rain had stopped, but it was quite cold. The highest of the local mountains, Mittelallalin, was in the clouds, so I opt...
Saas-Fee – Mittelallalin
I stayed in Saas-Fee for a week in mid-September 2016. It wasn’t until day five of my stay that the weather was good enough to go up to Mittelallalin, the mountain-top station just below the Allalinhorn mountain peak above Saas-Fee, but it was well worth the wait! After days of Mittelallalin b...
SBB mobile app registration error
I'm new to this forum, so I hope this isn't a dumb question! I've used the SBB mobile app for iPhone on my trip to Switzerland last September, but was never able to register an account, so I could purchase rail tickets, but only look at schedules. I'm returning in September, and trying agai...
Montreux to Milan with Swiss Travel Pass
I want to travel from Montreux to Milan and I have a Swiss Travel Pass. Do I purchase a ticket from Montreux to Milan and do I have to pay for the complete trip or just part of it. How do I purchase if necessary and how do I get credit for my Swiss Travel Pass.
Scenic trip ideas from Lucerne
Hi, I mainly need help with completing my itinerary for deciding 2 more days (total 4 days) scenic trips from Lucerne. As of now, I got information to take Goldenpass line train from Lucerne to Interlaken OST however this trip will complete in 2 hrs. I would be interested to know how/where to ...
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