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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.

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


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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What to do after arriving in Murren at 8 pm?
Hi I am planned to arrive in Murren on 2 October at 8pm. I was wondering if I could go to Gimmelwald by walk and have my dinner there. Is the trail open at night? Or should I have my dinner in Murren itself? Any suggestion for restaurants?
Milan to Lucerne via Fluelen
Hi, I am traveling from Milano Centrale to Arth Goldau by train 16 EC leaving Milano Centrale at 12H25 on 09.09.2015;Kindly let me know which station to get down and which train to catch for reaching Fluelen and then board a boat/streamer to reach Lucerne. Will be highly obliged if arrival and d...
When to visit Jungfrau & Titlis - avoid the crowds
Hi, Planning to visit Switzerland in third week of Sep'15. We are planning to do excursion to Titlis and Jungfrau..from Lucerne (base location) We have got a feedback, that these excursions are very very crowded usually... We need tips from people who have visited the place...
How to activate the Half Fare Pass?
Hi I would be arriving at Zurich Airport at 5 pm on October 2. I am going to order the Half Fare Pass now and have the following questions: 1. How do I activate the pass? 2. Can I buy the ticket to Murren in the train or should I buy from the window? 3. Will I get a ticket all the way fro...
Rail pass for 14 days in Switzerland in December
Hello, i am going to spend 14 days in Switzerland, from 10th to 24th December, with my family of 6 - 2 adults and my 4 children, age 16, 14, 11 and 9. First timer. Will not drive and intend to use public transport throughout entire trip. Main intention is to learn skiing in A...
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