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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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Cable car to Piz Nair


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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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Any train route will need seat reservation?
Hi All I will be travelling in Swiss from 2nd to 9th Jan 2018, below is my itinerary, but just got no idea at all if some of them will need seat reservation online in advance would like to check if any of below route will need seat reservation 2nd Jan: Heidelberg to Lucerne 3rd Ja...
7 days Swiss Tour during Easter
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Zematt to engelberg
Would anyone know if we are packing too much in train from England to zermatt zermatt for 5 nights wagen 3 nights then we were going to do meiringen for 3 nights ( Trift bridge we fancy ) then engelberg for 3 nights we love zermatt so that is a must but would we be disappointed with titles if we love zer...
Itinerary advice Switzerland, including Gippingen
We are 2 retired (older) Australians traveling to Germany and Switzerland in August/September 2018. First time to both places. Fly into Berlin and out of Zurich. Berlin is so we can head north to Hamburg to find my g-grandfather's village and we have a plan to visit a numbe...
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