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Bernina Express near Pontresina

The Bernina Express between Samedan and Pontresina.

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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Quiet villages near Interlake
Hello, I am currently visiting Mürren and have fallen in love with it! We will be leaving soon for interlaken since we made prior reservations there. We are not excited to spend time in Interlaken and would like to find another village or area that is similarly quaint and entertaining like...
Jungfraujoch Pass: Is it Worth it.?
Hello Everyone, I will be travelling for 6 days in Switzerland and 3 days, specifically in Jungfrau Region. I am planning to go for two mountain excursions i.e Jungfraujoch and Schilthorn. Hence I came across Jungfraujoch Pass, which is inclusive of journeys across all the region except E...
Swiss Travel Pass with wrong date of birth
Hello, I received our Swiss Travel Pass by e-mail a couple of weeks ago and I noticed then that my daughter's date of birth was incorrect. I've already e-mailed Rail Europe (where I bought the passes) to let me know of the incorrect info but I have yet to received any response from...
Rail pass in Switzerland & France
Please advise recommended rail pass(es) for the following itinerary. We are a family of four ( 2 adults + 2 kids aged 7 and 5). We plan to use railways as much as possible. 1) Arrival at airport in Zurich. Spend 2 days in Zurich city sightseeing. Might plan to go to Basel or Rhine Falls fro...
Herbriggen to Täsch hike worth it?
Hi, I will be visiting the Valais region this September for 4 full days to go to Matterhorn, Aletsch glacier, Kandersteg and do some easy hiking around the area. I will be based in Brig. One of the days, I will be going to Oeschinensee in the first half and am looking at easy walks nearby ...
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