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The Bernina Express on its way from Switzerland to Italy.
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Flowers along the Aare in Thun


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The forum is the place to ask your questions, talk with other travelers and get the news about traveling to Switzerland.


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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Selecting the right Travel Pass (or not at all)
Hello, i know there have been probably hundreds of questions like this and even more articles i can find online, but my specific case is a bit tricky. I'll do it short - i'm going on a trip to Lucerne and Italy on November and so far here are the things i know i will do or rea...
Part 1 of 2: 7 days in Lauterbrunnen and Lucerne
Hello, we just returned from a 7-day trip to Switzerland. First of all, I would like to thank MySwissAlps for their great website which provided all the information and advice. Our trip would not have been successfully planned and executed without you guys! Here is Part 1 of ...
Are all trains panoramic from Interlaken-Lucern?
Hello We are planning to travel from interlaken OST to Lucern on golden pass line. I did some research in this website and elsewhere. However, I couldnt confirm if all trains on interlaken lucern express are panoramic. Pls help. Also is that route expected to sold out in Octo...
Locker size at Montreux train station
Are there lockers at Montreaux that can accommodate 21 inch suitcase? Thank you
Booking trains with swiss travel pass
Hello I am new to international travel! My fiance and I are traveling to Switzerland for our honeymoon (we are excited for the beauty) We will be flying into Zurich around 6:15pm and will be traveling straight to Murren for a few days then back to Zurich to fly into Venice. We will be t...
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