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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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Hiking on Via Alpina - Weather advice please!
Hi, Myself and a group of friends will be Hiking/camping along the Via Alpina Green trail from 18-25 June. As this is the first time we have been there, we have no idea what the weather is like so we don't know what clothing or type of sleeping bags to bring. We will be hiking f...
Best time to visit Switzerland for Photography
Hello ! Im planing to visit Switzerland this year and i want to know the best time to visit there for Landscape Photography. I love to see Snow capped mountains + Green grass + Clear blue skies. (I know weather is bit unpredictable there ). I believe September is good but can w...
Best views of Aletsch Glacier?
Hi everyone, was wondering what is the best viewpoint of the Aletsch Glacier? Looking at the map it seems that only Bettmerhorn and Eggishorn get you up on top of the ridge so you can see the other side (or is that incorrect?) so would a good route be to hike from Bettmerhorn down to Marjelens...
Connection From BrocFabrique to Maison CaillerChoc
Hi, I want to travel by train (using Swiss Saver Pass)to Maison Cailler Chocolate Factory from Montreux. I plan to take a Swiss Saver Pass for my family with kids. 1. I understand that I have to get off the train at Broc Fabrique station. After reaching Broc Fabrique statio...
Swiss Rail Pass - Advice
Hello, I have read some of the excellent posts on rail passes but am a still confused and could use some help. We are a family of 4 and are planning to rent a car in Geneva, drive down to Lauterbrunnen where we spend nearly 6 days making day trips to areas closeby before driving down to Zurich and f...
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