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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


There are many ways to travel to and in Switzerland. About trains, cars, buses, boats, cable cars and the tickets you need.



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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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Hotel Adler - Zürich now Air-conditioned
The hotel recommendations for Zürich on My Swiss Alps include the Hotel Adler, Rosengasse 10, on the Hirschenplatz in the Niederdorf. I have been staying there since 2004 or perhaps earlier, because it fits my travel patterns very well. My annual Christmas card from the hotel in...
1 week at end of June with Brig as base
Hi, Greetings! After an amazing week of easy walking in Bernese Oberland area last September, I am planning a trip this June end for 5 days with base as Brig. The weather was amazing when i last visited and wanted to choose September for my 2019 trip but could not find decent flight f...
Gruyères & Broc with Swiss Travel Pass
Fellow members, Is Gruyeres Cheese factory & Broc chocolate factory completely covered with swiss travel pass ? Thankyou
Taxi/Uber in Zurich, Interlaken, St. Moritz, etc.
Is Uber Taxi service available at Zurich, Interlaken, St.Moritz, Montreux, Lucerne ? or any other taxi service ? is there any taxi service app available for pan Switzerland use?. WE intend to use Taxi service from the railway station to our Hotels in above cities. Pl help
One day in Zermatt but Klein Matterhorn is closed
Hi, I'm going to have 1 full day at Zermatt. At first I think I want to do both Klein Matterhorn and Gornergrat in one day with peak2peak service but I just know that the day that I vist (1 May) that it's not available so now I think it will be harder to do both in one day a...
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