Welcome to the Swiss Alps!

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Must knows about Switzerland

  • The weather varies greatly by the season, altitude and location;
  • High season 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.

Video about the most popular Swiss rail pass: the Swiss Travel Pass.

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Flowers along the Aare in Thun


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Cable car to Piz Nair


Viewing points, scenic train rides, boat trips, hiking. It's all here!

Train near the Jungfrau


There are many ways to travel to and in Switzerland. About trains, cars, buses, boats, cable cars and the tickets you need.



The forum is the place to ask your questions, talk with other travelers and get the news about traveling to Switzerland.


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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Please help in preparing 4 day trip to Switzerland
Hi, We have a 4 days plan to visit Switzerland in July month end. I, my husband and my kid of 5 yrs old are travelling so more concerned about correct planning so that our kid is not getting too tired. Hence we have taken a swiss Rail pass in advance for 4 days. The rough P...
By mistake reserved seats for first class
Hi, We are planning a 4 day trip to Switzerland in the end of July Month. We have booked a Swiss Rail Pass for 4 days and this swiss rail pass is for 2nd Class. Yesterday while reserving the seats for Golden Pass Train from Lucerne to Montreux, by mistake we booked reservation in 1s...
Buy a Swiss Coupon Pass and win a hotel voucher
If you buy a Swiss Coupon Pass between July 3 and September 15, 2015, you can win a € 100 hotel voucher. The voucher can be used to book a hotel anywhere in the world on www.hotel.info. The rules to join are simple: Buy a Swiss Coupon Pass by clicking this link: www.swiss...
Hiking in southern Swiss Alps late September
I would like to plan a hike in Swiss Alps starting Monday September 28 for five days. I am flying into Geneva, staying with a friend there. I know this is late in the hiking season. Can anybody recommend hiking trails, probably in lower elevations in the southern part of Switzerl...
Can I stay in airport or train station overnight?
hi, my flight is 7am in the morning from Geneva airport, I was wondering If I can go through the security the night before, and stay in the airside during night? If not, can I stay in the landside or Geneva airport station during night? really appreciate if anyone could let ...
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