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Bernina Express near Pontresina

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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Thun and Lauterbrunnen in a day
Good day. We are currently in Lucurne. I wanted to visit the falls in Lauterbrunnen and also incorporate a cruise to Thun and explore. Is this possible on one day and what would be the best way to do this? Many thanks Debbie
Sunset Cruise at Lake Luzern
So grateful to have joined this informative and helpful website and forum. My family will be visiting Swiss after my daughter's graduation in UK in the coming July. We have just bought the Swiss Travel Passes (Many thanks for the info here about Rail Europe's discount!!!) We plan to take a Sunse...
2 Days for Jungfrau/Schilthorn
Hi , Just like to check some advices here ( fyi we only got The Half Card ) We be spending almost 2 full days in this region , 1) Murren and off to Schilthorn ( if weather permit) and then after that to Lauterbrunnen the bus stops at the Trummelbach Falls. Question : will it be better to take ...
BO pass or STP with itinerary for seniors
My husband, 72, recent total ankle replacement, and I (marathoner) arrive in Geneva 09/05. We go to Wengen until 15/05. Proposed itinerary: Train to Montreux for one night (Visit Chillon). 10/05 train to Wengen via Zweissman. 11/05 train to Bern for Bern Grand Prix. 12/05 Schilthorn...
swiss pass?
We are traveling for 4-5 days in switzerland. I have the eurail pass. Would it benefit me to buy the swiss pass for added discounts? we plan on doing the junfrourich train trip and staying in that area for 2 days, using the cable cars and maybe the buses?
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