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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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Switzerland Itinerary :)
Hi, I will be travelling to Switzerland 14th to 20th December and London from 20th to 27th December 2014 and back to Zurich from 27th to 29th December 2014. So i do need some help with coming up with a feasible itinerary and i'm having a hard time planning. I would love to travel to the following pl...
Ordering Pass Online
Hello, I will be likely purchasing the Swiss Pass for my eight day visit at the end of December. If I purchase this online, how will I get the pass? Do I pick it up at my first station? Also, will this cover my trip from Basel-Mullhouse airport into Basel? Are there any destinations in nearby Germany or...
Grindelwald in Nov- bad or good idea??
I am currently studying abroad in Geneva and have a free weekend: Nov.15-16th. Am thinking about going to Grindelwald to do some hiking then, but am wondering if this is a bad idea due to the weather at that time. Thoughts??
short switzerland trip
Dear all, very nice website and lots of information.I apologise for causing any inconvenience. I need some assistance and advice regarding my proposed plan to visit switzerland. I am planning to travel with my wife and three children aged 9, 13 and 15, We are planning to travel from Paris on 4 decembe...
Cheap train tickets from Paris to Switzerland
Dear travelers, Train tickets from Paris to Switzerland are now up to 70% cheaper if you book well before your travel date, and before December 1, 2014. The last travel date for these cheap tickets is March 3, 2015. Here's where you can book the tickets: Worldwide resellers &bul...
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