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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

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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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Swiss Pass Confusion
My husband and I will be traveling to Lauterbrunnen June 6 to June 12 from Germany. We will only be using the train from Lauterbrunnen to Zurich Airport on the return; but, we will be using the cable cars, local trains, etc. in the Interlaken mountain region. Was thinking the Swiss half fare card for on...
Alternate to popular towns in Bernese Oberland?
Hello, My husband and I are reaching Geneva on 8th of March, 2016 from Paris. We have decided on these places as the places we would like to visit. (Excluding day of arrival and departure, we have 6 days to go around and we will be taking a Swiss Pass) - Chateau de Chillon, La...
Help to finalize trip during 1st week of April
Hi Below is the Planned Itinerary : Day 1 : Arrive from Zurich to Interlaken by afternoon. Enjoy local sight seeing in Interlaken. Day 2 : Interlaken to Broc Caison Miller Chocolate factory . Do we need to book tickets in advance for Chocolate factory tour. This takes around 2 ...
Goldenpass VIP Seats on Montreux to Zweisimmen
I think I got this right. I attempted booking the VIP seats (front of the train) on the Montreux-Zweisimmen leg of the GoldnPass. On this page: tickets.goldenpass.ch/ reservation/reservatio n/reservation/reservat ion/reservation/reserv ation/reservation/rese rvation/reservation...
Rail passes for 18-days in Switzerland
Now that travel and accommodation have been booked, I have gone through the details of various rails passes, used the spread sheet provided on this site for cost comparison and have drawn some conclusions. Need your help to make sure I have got this right. Using a 15-day (CHF440) + 3-d...
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