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Must knows about Switzerland

  • The weather varies greatly by the season, altitude and location;
  • High heason 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.

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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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Refund from SNCF if I buy Swiss Pass?
Hello, I purchased tickets from Lyon to Lausanne from SNCF via Geneva Cornavin. The details for the leg from Geneva to Lausanne say: REGULAR FARE : TICKET WITHOUT RESERVATION: exchange and refund with fees of 10% before and after departure. The total cost for the trip, for 2 people, is ...
Swiss Rail pass and Jungfrau
We are purchasing a Swiss Rail Pass (8 Days in a month) and were wondering if Jungfrau is included in the Pass - and if not what is the cost for Jungfrau. Also, travelling from Brienz to Florence - can we use Bernina Express -and where from and to?
Economic travel tickets- Zurich to Titlis
Hello There, This is Sarav from Munich. My family with 2 Adults and 1 child (4 years) are planning to spend 3 days in switzerland for tourism, arriving on 03rd April morning at Zurich, staying two nights in Zurich and departing on 05th April evening. We are planning to visit the pla...
Photo needed for One Month Half Fare Travel Card?
In order to get my multi-year Halbtax, I have been required to provide a photograph. Is a photograph required for a One Month Half fare Card? Slowpoke
Wengen to Lugano - William Tell Express
In September we will be in Wengen and will then travel to Lugano. Is it feasible to get from Wengen back to Luzern in time to catch the William Tell Express, or will it be more sensible to just catch a regular train from Luzern to Lugano ? We will hold Swiss Travel passes.
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