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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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How to choose the best rail pass

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3 Days in Switzerland - Travel tips required
Hi Experts, This is my first trip to Switzerland. I didn't got much time to goggle about to this place so thought to ask you guys for a better suggestion. Me and my wife will be landing on 5th September 09:00 PM at Geneva Airport. We will stay for 3 days , i.e. till 8th September...
5 day self drive from munich-zurich
Hi, We (2 couples mid 30s) are planning a self drive holiday departing from munich later this month. We have hired a car from munich airport and plan on heading south to ludwigs castle and maybe one night in the bravarian alps. from then on our iternery is open but we plan on heading over...
flight advice from st louis mo to interlaken
I'm planning a hiking trip for 2015. Will be traveling via air from the United States/St. Louis, MO. What airline should I take ? We're thinking about setting up "home base" in Interlaken and/or Grindelwald. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated...flights and hiking. Thanks!
Zermatt transport
Hi there I've planned a holiday in Switzerland and will be spending 2 days in Zurich and 3 days in Zermatt. I have decided to purchase the Swiss pass to allow me unlimited travel on most train lines. Can I know if the e-buses in Zermatt are free of charge if I have the Swiss pass? Or do they charge separat...
Need advice on type of pass travel plan and
Hi, We are a family of 2 adults and 2 children (age 10 and 12) and we would be visiting Switzerland for the first time. Our itinerary goes like this: 28-29 Nov : Geneva 30-Nov -2 Dec: Lauterbrunnen 3-5: Basel We travel from Nice to Geneva and would be leaving Basel for Lyon. I was...
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