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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 to choose the best rail pass

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Trotti bike fears!!
The idea of Trotti bikes fills me with fear, not because I am a confirmed coward who will either keep the brakes on full through the whole descent or get off and walk, but because my 3 teenage boys (14, 17 & 19) won't put the brakes on at all and are likely to try doing stunts on them! Given that we ...
Help with itinerary, Wengen, 1 wk, family of 5
Vague outline itinerary for 1 week, please note day order is not set, just ideas for each day, in a vague order of priority if possible due to weather etc. Staying in Wengen, have half fare cards/family card and 6 day JF passes. Have packed lunches but may need/want to suppleme...
urgent swiss itenary
We will be 3 adults and 3 teenagers (17, 13, 13) .Out of the 3 adults, 1 will be joining from India while all the others from uae. We will land Vienna on 15 and after spending a week in Austria and Germany will reach Switzerland on 21st Aug Please clarify 1)v plan to spend 9 nites in interlak en and cov...
Zurich in 4days - What are the Must See,Do & Eat?
HI! We are a couple whom will be transiting in Zurich before we head off to Hamburg, Germany for my hub's worktrip around beg/mid sept. What are the must see , do and eat in Zurich? I have research these Zurich Lake , Rhinefalls, Luzern, Mt Pilatus/Mt Titus, Interlaken , Jun...
Choosing right pass for itinerary
I will be traveling to Switzerland from Frankfurt in early September and spending five or six days in Lauterbrunnen Valley-Grindelwald region before flying from Zurich. My thought was to get a half-fare card as I will hike between villages as much as possible, and only take train or other t...
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