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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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Zermatt transport
Hi there I've planned a holiday in Switzerland and will be spending 2 days in Zurich and 3 days in Zermatt. I have decided to purchase the Swiss pass to allow me unlimited travel on most train lines. Can I know if the e-buses in Zermatt are free of charge if I have the Swiss pass? Or do they charge separat...
Need advice on type of pass travel plan and
Hi, We are a family of 2 adults and 2 children (age 10 and 12) and we would be visiting Switzerland for the first time. Our itinerary goes like this: 28-29 Nov : Geneva 30-Nov -2 Dec: Lauterbrunnen 3-5: Basel We travel from Nice to Geneva and would be leaving Basel for Lyon. I was...
Basel - Interlaken-Lucern-Zermat plan
Hi, Please help me in planning my swiss trip with my husband and 4.5 yr old kid. Below is our itinerary. we are staying 4 nights in Interlaken. 15 sep --> Reach Basel at 2:45 pm Take a train to interlaken , board Golden pass train@ interlaken and come back to interlaken. stay in inte...
What is the best places to visit
Hi guys, i'm going to stay at Interlaken (2 nights) & Zurich (2 nights) on the 18th - 22nd Sept next month. Can anyone give a suggestion the best places for me and my family to visit (5 adults & 3 kids) since it will be our first time in Switzerland. We would love the scenery better....
Our third return to Wengen
We have just returned from our fourth stay in Wengen, the cliff hanging village on the climb from Lauterbrunnen to Mannlichen. The views, the air, the accessibility of the sites and walks that crisscross the heart of the Berner Oberland have together brought us back time and again like an irresist...
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