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The Bernina Express on its way from Switzerland to Italy.

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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Advice needed for trip
Hi there, I'll be arriving on Sunday (24/6) at Geneva airport and start my Swiss trip. Itinerary: Sunday: from geneva airport - Golden Pass Route - Interlaken - Wengen (Overnight at Wengen) Monday: from Wengen to Schilthorn (up by Stechelberg route and down by Grutschalp route) and overnight at Wengen...
Passed for Lucerne
Hi we are coming to Lucerne for just over a week. We fly to Basel then we will train to Baden Baden for a few days before we train back to Lucerne for a week. We will train back to UK via Strasbourg and Lille. Im wondering if it's best to get a Swiss Pass or a TellPass or get three days of each and also i...
Swiss travel pass
What rail companies are included in the Swiss rail pass? My family will be leaving from Zurich to Rome. The shortest route include Eurocity from Zurich to Milan... thanks
Men in shorts appropriate during Switzerland tour?
Good Morning, Is it appropriate for middle age men to where dress shorts when touring Switzerland in August ? Is there some other limitations like men wearing shorts to restaurants, museums or Churches?
Best way to Schillthorn from Luzern
Hi Experts, Need your advice ( again) I plan to have a one day trip to Schillthorn from Luzern. SO far I have heard contrasting views on the way to travel. Going up and coming down both. I want the best of both worlds ( scenic beauty wise) and also want to visit the waterfalls on the way ...
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