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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.

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Flowers along the Aare in Thun

WHERE TO GO

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Cable car to Piz Nair

WHAT TO DO

Viewing points, scenic train rides, boat trips, hiking. It's all here!

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Train near the Jungfrau

HOW TO TRAVEL

There are many ways to travel to and in Switzerland. About trains, cars, buses, boats, cable cars and the tickets you need.

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FORUM

The forum is the place to ask your questions, talk with other travelers and get the news about traveling to Switzerland.

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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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Get a customized itinerary for your trip

Let Swiss travel consultants create a customized itinerary. They can arrange for your entire trip.

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How to choose the best rail pass

Learn how to pick the rail pass that best fits your plans.

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At the forum

Hiking Engelberg to Meiringen
Hello, So, we’ve modified our trip using your help and the website, but still had a couple questions regarding the hike from Engleberg to Meiringen (green trail, section C8). We’re hoping to be able to take cable cars/lifts from Engleberg to Jochpass, and then over to Engstlenalp. B...
Baby stroller & cable car
hey, can we get to get cable cars along with baby stroller. I noticed cable cars to mountain tops are fully packed. Thanks in advance
A 20% discount on the 1st class Swiss Travel Pass
Dear travelers, You can get a 20% discount on 1st class Swiss Travel Passes. To get the discount, simply enter promo code "SWISSEPASS20" on the below websites while ordering: raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/swiss-pass/index.html (USA, Central America, rest of the world) r...
10 days in Switzerland
Hi, My husband and I are travelling to Switzerland in June. We have booked 7 nights in Davos and plan to spend the first 3 nights in Grindelwald and Lucern. We have puchased the Swiss travel pass. I would appreciate any help with our itinerary. 1. Day 1 - Arrive in Zurich and take a train to Grindelwa...
Venice-Interlaken-Paris. Whats the best train pass
I plan to travel from Venice to Interlaken on August 1, stay at India Village and check out on 3rd for Paris. Need to know what is the best train pass to go for. On 2nd, plan to go either for Mt.Titlis tour or Jungfraujoch. I am travelling with my wife and 2 children. Want ...
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