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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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Best train routes between Swiss towns?
Hi I have to travel from Montreux to Lauterbrunnen on 22nd April and from Lauterbrunnen to Luzern on 24th April. Please advise the rail routes for these two journeys. I dont mind taking the Golden Pass journey but I heard that the travelling time is almost double of that of a regular r...
Help with week long Swiss trip in July
We are travelling to Switzerland in July 2018 and would appreciate assistance with planning our 8 day itinerary. We will be flying from UK and can either fly to Geneva or Zurich and would like to travel through Switzerland by rail. We will have 6- 7 nights and need to end up in Basel o...
6 days in Switzerland- family itinerary help
Hello Experts, We are planning to visit Swiss in May for 6 days and 5 nights.We are family of four 1st kid age 8 and second one age 2 years. Below is our iternary , could you please let us know your feedback on this? is this a good plan with two kids? 26th May (Night in Zermatt) ...
Birding in Switzerland?
Dear Forum, I will be doing a train tour starting in Zurich, then Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano, Lucerne, then back to Zurich. I will be there from April 22nd to May 1st. I would love to see the bird life of this area and was hoping someone could help me arrange for this. I would ...
Swiss Travel Pass coverage questions
Hi Everyone, I am planning to travel to Switzerland from India in the month of May. I have already planned my itinerary, I would be visiting the following places - Paris - 4 days, Interlaken - 5 days, Lucerne - 2 days, Zurich - 1 day. I have few queries - 1.Please let me know whether the...
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