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Must knows about Switzerland

  • The weather varies greatly by the season, altitude and location;
  • High heason 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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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 I was wonder if you could advise the best pass to use. We were unsure if we need either the Bernese Oberland or the Tell Pass. Flying into Zurick we have 3 days in Lucerne, 1 day in Berne, 1 day in Thun, 4 days in Meirigen. Then we return to Zurick. We hope to do a lot of hiking. We would also like to include R...
regarding mount titlis and jungfrauch fare.
Hi.. I am travelling to seitzerland from 5th to 8th april. With ur help I framed my iteanary with 3 day swiss pass. I am having sme confusions. 1. What exactly means that I vl get 25%discount at jungfrauch? Whether its in the rail fare? I vl b taking golden pass line from lucern t...
Easy walks and hikes in Wengen
Greetings, My fiance and I will be honeymooning in Switzerland this summer and will be staying in Wengen from June 7-June 11. We are both inexperienced hikers so we are looking for very easy to easy walks and hikes to do in the area. Are there any trails over relatively level terrain or with j...
Travel to and from Wengen
Greetings, My fiances (soon to be husband) and I are planning a 15-day honeymoon in Switzerland. We will be traveling from Lucerne to Wengen on Sunday, June 7 and will be leaving for Montreux on Thursday, June 11. We are hoping that you can help us with finding the best train connections. From our ...
enquirey regarding push chairs in train
Hi please guide me whether d baby push chairs are allowed in the trains or not, what about at jungfrauch & mt. Titlis. Is there any facility at attractions so that we can keep itvsafely. Thanx
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