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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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Husky sleigh rides, paragliding, matterhorn,
Hi there We are planning a holiday this christmas in Switzerland and there are a few things on list we would like to do, can anyone suggest where we could do the following - have a husky sleigh ride and where the best region to paraglide for a scenic view? We would also like to v...
$20 off on REI outdoor products
Dear travelers, The REI outlet shop offers a $20 discount on their outdoor products. You need to spend at least $100. The offer is only valid for two days: October 6 and 7, 2015. Shipping within the USA is free. Please see www.rei.com/outlet for all the details. I hope you can take advantage ...
Does a pass make sense for us?
We are traveling by train from Milan to Interlaken and would like to take the scenic train to Jungfraujoch as well. Would it make sense for us to get a pass? We will be in Interlaken for 3 nights and are leaving on Wednesday, 7 October. Thanks!
Swiss Travel Pass discounts for UAE residents
Hi There,We intend to travel to Switzerland (Milan to Lucerne) on the 17th and are interested in buying a Swiss pass. I have checked the promo codes and wanted to know if there is any promo code to get us a discount from the raileurope-gcc website. Thanks very much
5 Day trip to Switzerland in last week of April
Hi Team We are 2 adults planning to travel to Swiss during April last week 2016. We want to enjoy the scenic beauty and not in rush to cover all sight seeing places. Also don't want to cover too much mountains rather would like to enjoy the nature. So far our plan is as below:...
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