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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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Most economical trip- Murren to Jungfraujoch?
We are staying in Murren, just above Lauterbrunnen & want to spend a day & travel by train & lifts from Murren to Kleine Schedegg to Jungfraujoch return to Kleine Schedegg where we would walk down to Grindelwald then trains and lifts back to Murren. We see the Jungfr...
5 day itinerary between Zurich and Geneva
Hiya I am wanting to get some tips or an idea of an itinerary. We have 5 nights to work with and so far were thinking: 1 night in Lucerne and do a day trip to Pilatus then train to Engelberg and then stay one night at Mt Titlis. The highlights from here we want to see are of course ...
Kleine Scheidegg to Mannlichen - hike or cable car
Hi, we are 4 weeks away from our 3rd visit to Wengen. I have a few questions but my first one is.....we are completely terrified of the Mannlichen cable car so have never been up the top. We manage to go on most of the others around Wengen and Murren but never this one. Is ...
Trail to Gelmersee lake from funicular closed?
Hi everyone, This site has been an amazing resource, thank you! I'm trying to find out if the hiking trail from the Gelmerbahn funicular to Gelmersee Lake is still closed from a previous rock fall? Thank you very much, Jennifer
Where in Lucerne is this photo taken?
Is this view from Mount Pilatus?? https://www.tripadviso; geo=188062&detail=1880 64&ff=114810044&albumV iewMode=hero&aggregati onId=101&albumid=101&b aseMediaId=114810044&t humbnailMinWidth=50&cn t=30...
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