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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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Getting ready to buy Jungfrau tickets
Hi All We are currently in Switzerland and having a fabulous time (trip report to come). But I am heading to Murren tomorrow and have a sunny patch predicted for Monday and Tuesday. I wanted to confirm with the experts and we are going to Jungfraujoch on Monday. i am using the SBB app a...
Lucerne 2017! Free Tell-Pass again?
Hello All! This my girlfriend and I went to Lucerne around early March and were over the moon to find out we got offered the tellpass 2 day pass with our Ibis Hotel we stayed at. As we loved Lucerne and the mountains so much, we would be looking at coming again around the same time next y...
Discounts on Eurail and Interrail passes
Hi everyone, You'll get 20% off Eurail passes and 15% off Interrail passes if you buy a pass before December 31, 2016. Interrail passes are for European citizens, Eurail passes are for everyone else. Details can be found here: bird ...
Interlaken-Lucerne-Zurich in 4 days mid October
Hi, We will be arriving in Zurich on the 17th of Oct,afternoon and then leaving immediately for Interlaken. We already have Swiss travel passes. 17-19th Oct we are at Interlaken, and 19th morning we leave for Lucerne. 19th we are at Lucerne and 20th morning we leave for Zurich...
Suggestions on Swiss itinerary 24-30 Dec 2016
Hi, Needed some suggestions on places which we should cover in our trip to Switzerland during the above dates. Husband and wife traveling with 2 kids aged 11 and 8. Kids will like to see snowfall and do some fun kids activities.We would also like to cover some Christmas markets/...
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