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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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8 day honeymoon in switzerland
Hi all, Im planning an 8 day honeymoon trip in Switzerland from 3rd October to 10th October 2017. Need some recommendations for a memorable one. Here's what i've came up with: Do suggest or comments on whether it could work out. 3/10/17: Arrival at Zurich airport 0700hrs. Travel to Engelberg a...
Rail passes
Hello, I am looking at different rail passes for Europe and it says if you live in Europe this one is suitable, if you don't live in Europe the other one. My question is whether this is citizenship or residency? I am a British citizen but living in UAE for past 3 years and will be travelling from UAE. Which pass...
Junior Rail Pass
We are planning a trip in Mid August 2017. I have children who are age 7 . During my research for the tickets for Jungfraujoch and Mt. Titlis for Children of age of 7 it says if they have the Junior rail pass which is 30 Francs then they would be free . Is this correct ? Or am i missing something.
Rail Pass from Zurich airport to Wengen
I am travelling from Zurich Airport to Wengen in a couple of weeks time for a holiday with my wife and two children (12 & 14) and then undertaking the same journey back one week later. Should I simply buy tickets for the journey at the station and then again when we return or is t...
Swiss rail pass duration
I will be travelling with my family including 2 kids (6 & 13 years) to Switzerland late may. Planning to stay for 5 nights and 6 days in Lucerne and Grindelwald. Would like to know which Swiss rail pass suits me the most. Can I get a consecutive pass for 5 or 6 days. The website mention passes a...
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