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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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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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Swiss Travel Pass Flex for short train ride or PtP
Hi I am a little confused about the Swiss rail pass flexible. Do I need to validate it when doing a 30 minute train trip on a local train or is it cheaper to pay for a ticket and use my rail pass on days where I am travelling from city to city not local trains or buses to g...
Interlaken apartment tourist taxes in Switzerland
Hi I just booked an apartment in Interlaken on Agoda and later recd an email from the property stating I need to pay visitor tax for the no of nights stay per person. During the booking I don't see any such fees other than service charge of a sum. Pls advise if this is the ...
Bus ticket from Lugano to Tirano
Hello, I already have tickets for the bernina express from tirano. I just want to buy the bus ticket from lugano. On the official website if I put from lugano station to tirano station it only gives me a 104CHF ticket. How do I buy just the train ticket? Thanks
Glacier Express & SBB luggage transfer services
We will be flying from Ljubljana to Zurich and think our nonstop plane arrives around 4pm. Should we stay at a hotel close to the Zurich airport since we will be taking the train the next morning to St. Moritz? The other option would be for us to get transportation to a hotel ...
How many Swiss regional train passes available
I am aware of the Swiss Pass which is available for the whole of Switzerland but I was wondering are there any more types of passes? Something like the Tell Pass which is specific to a region.
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