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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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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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Stay in Zurich or Zermatt after Interlaken/Lucerne
Hi There!!! This is our second tour to Switzerland, we visited this beautiful country in 2005 during our honeymoon. Now we are coming along with our 2 kids : 10 yrs and 3 yrs. We hav planned 2 days in interlaken, 2 day in lucern and 2 days in zurich. During our visit last t...
Sending luggage Zurich to Zermatt by train
If I check luggage in Zurich to go to Zermatt via Chur will it automatically transfer at Chur
Sleep near Grindelwald First and Jungfrauchjoch
Hello, I'm going to stay for 5 days in Interlaken region, and I am planning to visit Jungfrauchjoch, Grindelwald First, Schilthorn, Lautterbrunnen, and etc. Do you recommend me to sleep for one or tow nights in a mountain villa so I would not spend so many time going up and do...
Jungfrau tickets-with STP and Family Card (kids)
Hi Everyone, I have looked at this blog and it had been very helpful to my family for booking our Swiss Trip for 3days. However, the could see that mostly the recommendation had been to take STP for 2 adults so that for 2 kids the Family Card would do good. For Jungfrau, when...
Bernese Oberland Pass or Swiss Pass for 4-12 July
Hi there I am trying to figure out which of these passes to get. We are from Australia and travelling in Switzerland between 4th and 12th July 1. Rotterdam to Bern on train(I am thinking this will be a separate booking as I don't think a Eurail select is the cheapest way to ...
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