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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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Types of Travel Passes for 17 days in Switzerland
Hello, My family of 6, consisting of 2 adults and 4 children, age 16, 14, 11 and 9 are planning our our trip to Switzerland from 6th to 22nd December 2015. Although we main intention is to learn skiing (beginners), we intend to do some half-day visits in the afternoon /full-...
What pass should I purchase for 7 days Interlaken?
Hi. I'm travelling to zurich in november for 7days 6 night. we need to travel from airport to interlaken ost. Beside,we intend to use interlaken as a Base to Gimmelwald or Murren, Bern and Luzern, Jungfraujoch .Appreciate your advice on the type of swiss passes we should pu...
Scenic train route in December 2015
hi, my family of 4 will be visiting Switzerland from 13-25 December 2015. One of things we would like to do is to take a scenic train ride. we would be based in Interlaken, Zermat and Zurich. We had initially planned on taking the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Chur but the Glacier Expre...
Please help plan a short 4 day trip late November
hello Everyone, I see a great rapport taking place in this forum and thought you could help me plan a short quick trip. I study in Switzerland, and my parents are planning to visit me for four days. From 29th November-2nd December. They will be landing mid day on 29th. And I...
Please guide on my 5 day plan Interlaken + Zurich
Hello Friends, I am sharing the itinerary i have planned for June 2016 for 4 people. We are coming from India. Kindly advise and help me improve the Itinerary , Inter city Travel plan and Shopping plan. I also have some additional questions at the end. :) Itinerary Planned: ...
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