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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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How safe is Mt. Jungfraujoch for 1 year old baby?
Good Day Arno & Annika, I am confused regarding severity of high altitude sickness on a baby. How long will it take to reach the top? How long do we actually spend on Mt. Jungfrau for a day trip? How many hours is safe for baby to spend on the peak? What are the precauti...
Day hikes for holiday based in Leysin
Hi there We're a couple from the UK who will be staying in Leysin for the first two weeks of September. Never been to Switzerland before, have just booked a chalet and know pretty much nothing about anything at this point! We're most likely going to hire a car. We are keen to get out an...
Half fare card for 1 months vs 1/2/3 years
Hi everyone, First and foremost, I just wanted to say that I am finding this site in addition to the forum extremely useful in prepping for our first trip to Interlaken. We (my husband and I) plan to be there for 3 days, and items on our itinerary are Jungfrau, Harder Kulm, Lauterb...
Money, Food, WCs, Trains
Here are some practical tips for your trip- Trains- Before you leave, go online to sbb.ch to get an idea of the schedules and fares. As you know, there is alot of discussion on this forum about which train pass to get. Although it was tedious, we plotted out a reasonable itinerary and used sbb.com t...
Luzern, Lauterbrunnen, Jungfraujoch
We spent 1 week in Switzerland this July, followed by another week in Italy. Zurich Airport From previous experience,we knew that a flight from NYC would put us in Europe early in the morning,before our hotel room was ready, and that we would not have slept very well on the train. Therefo...
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