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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.

Flowers along the Aare in Thun


Find out what town or region appeals to you most.

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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At the forum

Swiss Travel Pass : How early can I book ?
Hi Everyone, I am planning to visit this lovely country in July 2016, possibly from 1-8 July. Can I book the swiss travel pass now ? I know there are still 7 months to go but I noticed that the price had dropped down significantly to what I saw last time ( couple of months ago) fro...
How to activate Swiss Travel Pass?
I received my Swiss Travel Pass to my address. My Travel is on December 4. Should i just show the swiss travel pass in the train station or before reaching switzerland should i need to activate ?? Please help on this.
Return ticket for Zurich Airport to Wengen
Hi, I am flying from the UK to Zurich with four friends on 31st January 2016, returning to the UK Thursday, 4th February. We will be skiing in Wengen and wish to get a return train ticket or pass to make the journeys to and from Zurich airport. What is the most economical way to do...
Where to buy the Swiss Travel Pass in Italy?
Hi all, I'm Malaysian. I will going to switzerland from italy by train. I would like to start my journey in switzerland from station domodossola. From the swiss pass function, i found that I can start using swiss pass from domodossola to enter switzerland. Thus, may I buy the swi...
3 day or 4 day Switzerland itinerary urgent help!
Hi, I need to book my vacation within the next 48 hours to lock in rates. We are three adults which includes my mom (she is 70). It's her bucket list trip. I have researched a lot but still confused about what my itinerary should entail. Here are the details: To begin with; ...
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