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The Bernina Express on its way from Switzerland to Italy.
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Flowers along the Aare in Thun

WHERE TO GO

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Cable car to Piz Nair

WHAT TO DO

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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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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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How to choose the best rail pass

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8 Days Switzerland Trip April 16-23, need advice
I and my friend, 4 persons, at 35 yrs plan to have trip in Switzerland during April 16-23. We will be arrive Geneva on April 16 at 7.30 from Paris by night bus. We already book the apartment in Frutigen for all 7 nights and plan to buy Swiss Travel Pass 8 days. I search a lot...
Basel after cruise. 5 day stay in Switzerland.
Hi , we are returning to Basel after river cruise . Need help how to cover high lights to spend in Switzerland from April 19 through April 25. At a leisurely phase.Also we taking flight back on 26 early morning. Any advice on hotel 4 stars and how buy train ticket at a discount...
Buying mountain trip tickets ahead of time
We are going to spend a few weeks in Switzerland. I plan to purchase a 3 day flexipass with the half-fare combo using the pass to cover the longest trips and the half fare for short trips and the mountain rail trips. My question is I was told it was best to buy the mountain trips (...
Switzerland trip for 6 nights from 27th May
Hi, We are visiting Switzerland for the first time along with my husband and 10 year old son. We reach Zurich on 27th May by 4 PM and our return flight from Zurich at 16:35 . Our friend family lives in Zurich, so we will stay there that night. We have option to stay in our friends...
Reaching Rhinefalls and is euro rail worth it?
Hello to all, I am buying 2 country euro rail pass for France and Switzerland. I am traveling on the black forest line which goes from Offenburg to Donaueschingen with Konus card and would like to travel, if possible using the 2 country eurorail pass. I would be taking the trai...
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