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Bernina Express near Pontresina

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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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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4 adults for 4 days based in Zurich
With so many places and things to do in Switzerland, looking for the best possible day trips from Zurich for the 5 days we're there. Am planning to purchase a Swiss Travel Pass and based on the research I've been conducting, I'm thinking the following itinerary: Explore Zurich and Lake Zu...
Swiss Travel Pass 5 days + itinerary suggestions
We will be travelling from Zurich to Interlaken for 3 days and for 2 days back to Zurich. Meanwhile would like to know the cost of my swiss travel pass for 5 days the details provided is for 3 days pass. Also that I want a family card so can i buy this from Zurich Airport or ...
Tell Pass child fare or Swiss Family Card?
Hi, Do I need to buy a Child pass (14 year old) for 30 CHF with the Tell pass or would the Swiss Family Card be valid with the Tell pass as well? Thank you. Appreciate your help.
Glacier Express: Saver Day Pass and timing
Hello! Thanks again for all the great info here. I plan to take the Glacier Express from St. Moritz to Zermatt on 5 September. I believe the best value for me would be a half fare card plus a saver day pass. However, the Glacier Express goes on sale 3 months out while the Saver Day...
Regional Pass Lake Geneva city transport included?
I just bought Lake geneva regional pass from train station. The officer told me that It does not cover city transport (bus/tram) in Geneva. The info in this website say that It cover. What is the real information?
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