First time to Wengen, which pass for one week?

First time to Wengen, which pass for one week?

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Chrissyfield
Chrissyfield
2 posts
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May 20, 2016 - 7:58 PM

Hello, we are doing a first time 1 week hiking trip, based out of Wengen and I wondered if anyone could comment on two questions:

1) what is the best discount "pass" to buy for 2 adults and 2 kids aged 10 and 12?

2) what is the best way to book the 3-4 legged journey from Rome to Wengen by train?

Thank you!

Chrissy

Slowpoke
Slowpoke
2648 posts
expert
May 20, 2016 - 11:20 PM in reply to Chrissyfield

Hi Chrissyfield -

Welcome to My Swiss Alps.

I'm sorry to say that I cannot easily answer your questions. The forum moderators, Arno and Annika, are much better at those than I am. I'm sure that they will jump in.

It would be useful to know your dates, since the Jungfrau region is not fully into summer season until June 15th.

That can give you a perspective for looking at these links:

www.myswissalps.com/fo rum/topic/tips-about-wengen-and-the-jungfrau-region-by-kim

and -

jungfrauregion.ch/

and-

www.jungfrau.ch/en/tou rism/destinations/klei ne-scheidegg/hiking-trails/

The latter link updates periodically..

Look at the date at the bottom.

Slowpoke

Annika
Annika
4415 posts
expert &
moderator
May 21, 2016 - 9:16 AM in reply to Chrissyfield

Welcome to MySwissAlps, Chrissyfield!

It's hard to tell which pass is best, as it depends on your plans for Wengen, your inbound trip and your outbound trip. Assuming you'll be arriving from Rome and traveling back to an airport or border town, you could consider these options:

Our section on how to find the right pass may be helpful. If you're still unsure after your calculations, please post your plans in detail here.

Which tickets to book for your inbound trip from Rome, depends on the pass you pick. If it's one of the combinations mentioned above, you'd need a ticket Rome-Domodossola. From there your Swiss Transfer Ticket (Combi) would take over. Lots of information and retailers can be found here. Please let me know if studying this page helps you out.

Chrissyfield
Chrissyfield
2 posts
new member
May 30, 2016 - 11:27 PM in reply to Annika

Thank you all for your expert advice! We will be based in Wengen for 7 days and plan to hike every day and do some sightseeing including a steamboat trip, going up to the top of the Jungfrau, etc. Our focus is to do as many beautiful hikes in the vicinity as possible so we will not be going far but plan on using all the near by public transport modes. We are also taking the train from Rome into Wengen and then leaving by train from Wengen to Paris. Thank you again. Chrissyfield

Slowpoke
Slowpoke
2648 posts
expert
May 31, 2016 - 12:58 AM in reply to Chrissyfield

Hi Chrissyfield-

Still no answer to

<<"It would be useful to know your dates, since the Jungfrau region is not fully into summer season until June 15th">>

It matters for weather, hikes at altitude, and accommodation.

Slowpoke

Arno
Arno
7707 posts
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May 31, 2016 - 11:29 AM in reply to Chrissyfield

As for the train pass I would say the first option Annika mentioned is the best. Please have a look at the page she linked to so you can see if it matches your plans.

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