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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

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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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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1st time to Switzerland
In my 60s and planning a first trip to Switzerland. Can only go in April to mid May or early October. Am interested in Zermatt or Wengen. Any advice on weather, resort closures etc Flying from Thailand (t0 Zurich or Geneva?) for a few days. Do not want skiing. Just a gentle walk and scenery and on a ...
Public laundromats in Interlaken.
Hello friends, I did search about this and got a very old thread with some info. I thought it would be wise to post it again to seek more recent and accurate information. Are there are any public self serve laundromats in Interlaken ? Also, what is the range of charges that I may incur. Tha...
Budget travel from paris to switzerland
we are budget traveller and plan to travel from Paris to Mount Titlis in Switzerland during 1st week of June 2019, We plan to stay 3 nights in Switzerland and visit other places possible within the short time before proceeding for Rome CAn someone please suggest the best plan for budg...
What is the best way to see Mt Pilatus in March?
I am having trouble finding the specifics for getting from Lucerne to the "top" of Mt. Pilatus. I am looking for details, ie., from Lucerne train station - travel by train to XYZ station; transfer to the XYZ bus/train/gondola, etc. Additionally, from Lucerne - approximately h...
St. Moritz, Zermatt, Montreux & Lucerne in March
Hi, Could you please review the itinerary and the choices we intend to make. We are a couple travelling from India in the last week of MArch. First we visit Austria for about 5 days and then onto Switzerland. -Travel from Innsbruck to St. moritz by train. Stay in st.moritz fo...
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