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Bernina Express near Pontresina

The Bernina Express approaching Pontresina.

Flowers along the Aare in Thun


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Cable car to Piz Nair


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Jungfraujoch train near Kleine Scheidegg


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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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Rail pass for 14 days Lausanne-Grindelwald-Lucerne
Hi Experts, We are planning on a Swizerland trip during month of May 2020. We are 2 adults (41 years) and 1 kid (12 years). Below is our tentative plan, can you help to suggest which travel pass should we buy that covers both travel between cities and within the city of sta...
Where to stay in Jungfrau region for 4 nights.
Hi, my husband and I are flying to Zurich in mid February to catch up with our son and his partner for his 30th birthday. I'm looking for some suggestions on where to stay in the Jungfrau region for 4 nights. My initial thoughts are 1 night in Zurich, then late train to Lucern ...
Combining Scenic train rides in Switzerland
I would like to travel on Bernini and Glacier and perhaps Jungfraujoch are they easy accessible from one another thank you
Tickets for boat on Lake Zurich for 25th of Dec
Hi I'm trying to book tickets on the Zurich See ferry through SBB. I can see the schedule for 25 December, with 2 departures (11.15 and 13.15). The button to purchase is struck through, so it seems it cannot be completed. I'm keen to book in advance as there doesn't appear to ...
Footware for visiting Switzerland in December 2019
Hi I will be in Switzerland from 23 to 28 December 2019. I would like to know which kind of shoes I should buy. I have also heard that ice grips could be inserted in the sole in order to prevent from slipping. I would like to know where I can buy ice grips/studs in Switzerl...
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