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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.

RAIL PASS PROMOTIONS & DISCOUNTS

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Flowers along the Aare in Thun

WHERE TO GO

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Cable car to Piz Nair

WHAT TO DO

Viewing points, scenic train rides, boat trips, hiking. It's all here!

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Train near the Jungfrau

HOW TO TRAVEL

There are many ways to travel to and in Switzerland. About trains, cars, buses, boats, cable cars and the tickets you need.

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FORUM

The forum is the place to ask your questions, talk with other travelers and get the news about traveling to Switzerland.

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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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Get a customized itinerary for your trip

Let Swiss travel consultants create a customized itinerary. They can arrange for your entire trip.

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How to choose the best rail pass

Learn how to pick the rail pass that best fits your plans.

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At the forum

Best Travel Pass
We will be travelling by train from Stresa Italy to Lauterbrunnen in August. While at Lauterbrunnen (staying for 3 nights) we will be exploring the area including Interlaken and Jungfrau. We would like to see as much of the area as possible. From Lauterbrunnen we are travelling by train to Milan. Please adv...
National Costume Festival (Trachtenfest)
Hello fellow travellers, I have a suggestion for anyone who will be in the Bernese Oberland in late July. Travel up to Mannlichen on 26th July by gondola from Wengen or cable car from Grindelwald. There is to be an event starting at about 11 a.m. (weather permitting) called a Trachte...
About the routes from St. Moritz to Lugano
How many routes ( train and /or bus) from St. Moritz to Lugano can I choose ?
6 Day trip to Switzerland,Interlaken as the base
Hello all, I will be travelling to Switzerland with a family of 6 people (with 4 being around 68-70yrs of age). We have made Interlaken as our base and booked an apartment in Interlaken which is closer to the station and didn't want to keep changing the base with parents. We ...
How to have an inexpensive vacation in Switzerland
Hi I would like to ask about the best way to have an enjoyable, and also inexpensive 10 day vacation in Switzerland. the budget is a bit tight, and its our first time, so we're worried about not being able to see everything that should be seen because we have no experience....
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