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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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Hello, A friend and I are going to be in Switzerland from the 12th to the 20th of Dec but we are trying to travel for a brief holiday via train from Zurich to Zermatt on the 17th of Dec, from Zermatt to Lucerne on the 18th and Lucerne to Zurich on the 19th. I see that the Swiss Pass is the ...
swiss trip plan
dear i am planning for swiss 8 days in april 2015 1st week, my plan is day 1 from paris to lucerne ( night stay in lucerne) day 2 from lucerne to zurich ( night stay in lucerne) day 3 from lucerne to Mt. titlis ( night stay in lucerne) day 4 transfer to interlaken ( night in interlaken) day 5 interlaken to j...
Swiss Pass
Travelling with a Swiss Pass, can I just get on the steamer, cog wheel train and cable cars to go up to Mt Rigi without making any reservations? Also buses in Lucern and Bern?
Rail Travel
Hi, We are traveling from Zurich Airport to Grindelwald, then after 5 days to Zermatt, and finally after 4 days back to Zurich airport beginning December 16. Is it advisable to travel by rail using a Swiss Pass? Looking at the rail maps it appears to be possible and easy to make connections. Am I reading this ri...
Switzerland (5 days 4 nights)
My mom, sister and I are planning to travel from Frankfurt to visit Switzerland for 5 days and 4 nights (11th Dec to 15th Dec). We are interested in scenic tour, but nothing too adventurous because one of the traveler is 2nd trimester pregnant. Could you please advise on the itinerary that shou...
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