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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.

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SWISS COUPON PASS

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Flowers along the Aare in Thun

WHERE TO GO

Find out what town or region appeals to you most.

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Cable car to Piz Nair

WHAT TO DO

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

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Train near the Jungfrau

HOW TO TRAVEL

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

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FORUM

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

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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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Get a customized itinerary for your trip

Let Swiss travel consultants create a customized itinerary. They can arrange for your entire trip.

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How to choose the best rail pass

Learn how to pick the rail pass that best fits your plans.

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At the forum

"winter rooms" on the hiker's Haute Route
Hello everyone, My boyfriend and I will be hiking the hiker's Haute Route right at the end of the mountain hut season (September 20-30). Some of the huts will be closed at this time, but I have read that they keep a "winter room" open. I haven't been able to find more detailed infor...
cell phone on the hiker's Haute Route
Hi All, My boyfriend and I are hiking the hiker's Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt from September 20-30. I have read in several places that it is a good idea to have a cell phone on this hike, in order to call ahead and make and confirm reservations in the huts for each night. Howev...
Travelling to Switzerland in late November?
Hi guys, We are planning our Europe trip and are very excited to visit Switzerland for the very first time. We planned to come from the 18th to 23rd of November, then we found out everyone is saying November is the worst time to visit! 1. We were just after the big touristy things...
Indian travelers:free extra days Swiss Travel Pass
Dear travelers from India, Your local retailer www.raileurope.co.in offers free extra travel days if you buy a 4- or 8-day Swiss Travel Pass: Get 1 extra day on a 4-day pass, and 2 extra days on an 8-day pass; This promotion applies to 1st and 2nd class, and also to Youth p...
The Golden Pass Route: Lucerne to Interlaken Ost
Hi All, I have see in this website that there is a The Golden Pass Route train trip from Lucerne to Interlaken Ost. Can anyone help me how long this trip takes?
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