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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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7 Day Switzerland tour
I am planning a 7 day tour of Switzerland with 6 couples. We will be arriving in Basel after our river cruise on Aug 22 and spending our first night there. I believe the Swiss saver pass is our best option. We will first travel to Lucern for two nights where we would like to go to Mt Titlis ,Rigi and ...
4 days Switzerland tour from Munich
Hi, I am planning for a 4-day Switzerland tour from Munich, Germany, with my family (2 adults + 3 kids). Are there any tour operators that work from Munich who can help me with my plan. Regards Asif Momen
Journey from Zurich Airport to Engelberg
We are travelling February 14 from Zurich Airport (2100 hrs) staying overnight at Luzerne then onwards to Engelberg the next day (PM) where we will stay for 3 nights returning late on 18 February to Zurich Airport. We are a family of 2 adults and 2 children (aged 11 & 13). We do ...
Purchase Swiss Flexi Pass or Swiss Pass ?
Dear Sir, I intend to stay in Switzerland for 9 days. Below is my itinerary overview: 1. Reach Zurich on 27 Nov and then travel by train to Lucerne on the same day. 2. On 28 Nov, take train to Engelberg to visit Mount Titlis and return back to Lucerne by train. 3. On 29 Nov, travel ...
Travel to Venice using Swiss Pass
Hi, regarding train travel from Interlaken to Venice, can I simply use my Swiss Pass from Interlaken to Domodossola and purchase a ticket Domodossola to Venice? I would be using the Eurocity train to Venice starting at Brig. Thank you for your help.
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