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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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Hi everyone! I am planning to buy the Swiss transfer ticket which I can travel from Zurich main station to Zermatt, and from Zermatt to Zurich airport.I would like to complete both journeys on the same day. When I try to purchase the Swiss transfer ticket online: www.sbb.ch...
50% discount on train tickets on 27 Nov 2015 only
Hello travelers, The website uk.voyages-sncf.com offers a 50% discount on train tickets (not passes!), but only from 2 PM to 4 PM GMT tomorrow (November 27). You need the promo code "BIGFLASH" to get the discount. Please see uk.voyages-sncf.com/en/deals/flas h-sales-promo-co...
Itinerary ideas Italy-Luzern-Interlaken-Lausanne
Hi! 2 friends and I will be visiting Europe in June (from Australia!). We are staying in the Cinque Terre region in Italy and have three nights to get to Besancon in France. I thought we could do: Day 1: Cinqe Terre (not sure where we're staying yet) to Lugano, then Welheim T...
Don't want to miss Bernina Express & Centovalli
I will be in Switzerland May 2016. I understand I can buy the half fare card now, however, I dont know how can I buy the Bernina Express ticket using the half fare card. I can't wait until i get there to buy the BEX ticket because I'm affraid it will be sold out. I only have o...
Swiss Travel Pass : How early can I book ?
Hi Everyone, I am planning to visit this lovely country in July 2016, possibly from 1-8 July. Can I book the swiss travel pass now ? I know there are still 7 months to go but I noticed that the price had dropped down significantly to what I saw last time ( couple of months ago) fro...
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