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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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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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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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Golden Pass to Montreux with Swiss Travel Pass
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one day trips to Lucern, Gstaad and Montreux
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Best Travel Pass
We will be travelling by train from Stresa Italy to Lauterbrunnen in August. While at Lauterbrunnen (staying for 3 nights) we will be exploring the area including Interlaken and Jungfrau. We would like to see as much of the area as possible. From Lauterbrunnen we are travelling by train to Milan. Please adv...
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