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The Bernina Express on its way from Switzerland to Italy.

Flowers along the Aare in Thun

WHERE TO GO

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Cable car to Piz Nair

WHAT TO DO

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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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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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3 days in Switzerland travel advice/ rail pass
Hi, I will be visiting switzerland on 26/8/2018 to 29/09/2018 and I wish to visit Jungfrau,Mount titilis and zurich.I have planned my itinerary as follows. 26/8/18 -Zurich airport to Interlaken and overnight stay. 27/8/18-Visit Jungfrau and evening travel to Lucerne,stay at Luc...
Tour - looking for 3 nights before Basel cruise
I need some recommendations. I have a group on Uniworld river cruise from Basel in August 2020 and I am planning a 3 days excursion in Switzerland prior to the trip. We arrive in Zurich from the US and want to take the Glacier Express train. I have 3 nights accommodations and ...
Swiss Travel Pass questions & reservations
HI All, Me and my wife from India are planning a 15 day Europe tour out of which 8 days are in Switzerland. Our priority is to see most scenic places, cute villages, do hiking, take lot of pictures and memories back. We are in early 30s. So, if the trip gets a bit hectic, that&rsq...
Geneva Cornavin Station - French customs counter
Hi, I will be travelling to Geneve from Paris by train. If I have goods with me from Paris that I would like to claim tax refund by EU country (ie. France), is there a custom counter at the Geneve Cornavin Station where I can get the tax refund documents stamped by the EU? If...
Cash or Credit Card in Wengen Area?
We'll be spending a week in Wengen during August and will use a Half Fare Card for travel to and from the airport and for local travel. Do we need to bring much Swiss cash or can we predominantly rely on our credit card. For instance can we pay for travel between Lauterbrunnen and Wengen ...
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