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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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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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When to visit Jungfrau & Titlis - avoid the crowds
Hi, Planning to visit Switzerland in third week of Sep'15. We are planning to do excursion to Titlis and Jungfrau..from Lucerne (base location) We have got a feedback, that these excursions are very very crowded usually... We need tips from people who have visited the place...
How to activate the Half Fare Pass?
Hi I would be arriving at Zurich Airport at 5 pm on October 2. I am going to order the Half Fare Pass now and have the following questions: 1. How do I activate the pass? 2. Can I buy the ticket to Murren in the train or should I buy from the window? 3. Will I get a ticket all the way fro...
Rail pass for 14 days in Switzerland in December
Hello, i am going to spend 14 days in Switzerland, from 10th to 24th December, with my family of 6 - 2 adults and my 4 children, age 16, 14, 11 and 9. First timer. Will not drive and intend to use public transport throughout entire trip. Main intention is to learn skiing in A...
SBB payment problem and availability of STP at AP
(1) I live outside Switzerland and head for Zurich in a few days. I purchased Swiss Travel Pass (STP) online using Visa but the website wrote "Authorisation has been refused. Please contact your card issuer." However, I confirmed card issuer accepted the transaction and it i...
One day train tour to best of Switzerland
Hi, we are family of 4 adults and 1 child, would like to enjoy Swiss train experience with scenic or glacier views, we would prefer to pick us from hotel or nearby bus station and after trip drop to Zurich airport. We have one day free on 31st August and would like to use it viewing...
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