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The Bernina Express on its way from Switzerland to Italy.
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Flowers along the Aare in Thun


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Cable car to Piz Nair


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Train near the Jungfrau


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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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Milan to Zurich using Swiss Flex Pass
Hello, My family is looking to travel tomorrow, 23/07, from Milano Centrale to Zurich HB. We have one more day of the Swiss Flex pass to travel and would like to use it if possible versus paying for a direct train from Milan to Zurich. It was my understanding we would simply need to pur...
A Trip around Mid October
Hi I have plan to go to Switzerland this October After i finish my Business trip in Germany. I REALLY want to go to the Heart shape lake in the picture So far I know about Piora valley, Tocino and That it. So i am really not sure where it's locate. How to get there. So anyone Know about this Place ...
Venice to Interlaken with Swiss Travel Pass
hi all, I am travelling from Venice (Venezia-Mestre train station) to Interlaken. (via Spiez). I am buying Swiss Travel Pass. So in trenitalia website, i just buy ticket from Venezia-Mestre train station to Domodossola train station (via Milano Centrale) ? When reach Domodossola t...
Mt. Rigi or Mt. Pilatus round trip with Elder
Hello, I will be travelling with my 80yr old father in September and have some questions on whether I should do the Mt. Rigi or Mt. Pilatus round trip while in Lucerne. - I want to choose based on how easy it will be for my father to do. I heard Pilatus to the bus stop in Kriens...
Chur to Murren and Bernina Express
I will be traveling from the States to Venice the end of August. From Venice, I'll be taking the train to Torino, where I will catch the Bernina Express to Chur. Prior to leaving the States, I plan on purchasing a Swiss Travel Pass and reserve seats on the Bernina Express. Based on my rese...
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