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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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14 Days Travel - Train Tickets
Hai, Me and my wife (both are under 25 years old) are planning to travel to europe for 14 days. We are totally confused about the train journey. Please find below our itinerary and would really appreciate getting an advise to chose the most useful pass for us. 15th Sep 2014 - Arrive at Paris f...
8-day honeymoon in Switzerland by train
Dear experts, My husband and I will go to Europe for our honeymoon this Sep/ Oct. This is our first time visiting Switzerland and we are excited planning the trip! After reading the comments and suggestions in the forums, we’ve drafted the itinerary would like to seek your kind ...
Driving the Alps
I have a 4 day trip planned for Switzerland at the end of September and would appreciate a reality check in terms of time. Alltravel by car. And apologies in advance for spellings! Day 1 -- Flying into Geneva, driving that night to Montreaux. Day 2 -- Wake to couplehours at Chateau Chillon, then to Schiltho...
which pass is the most suitable for a 9 days trip?
Hi,I'm travelling to Switzerland starting from 4th September until 12th September.I have been searching for all the difference passes that they offer and now I really confuse which pass is best suit for me. below is my itinerary: 3-4 sept Lucern 5-7 sept interlaken 8-10 sep...
buy or no buy Swisspass
Hello we are family of 2 adults and 3 kids of 1 ,8 , 12 years , visiting Swiss next 6th of sept and for 4 days . i need help in buying decision of swiss pass or not ,did the Swiss pass apply 50% on adult and free for kids under 16Y ???, my itinerary is as follows with cost got from SBB website .i app...
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