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Must knows about the coronavirus in Switzerland

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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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Jungfraujoch train near Kleine Scheidegg


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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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At the forum

Which rail passes for stays in Interlaken/Zermatt?
Hi. We intend to stay in Interlaken and Zermatt for 11 days ( 6/5 respectively). Most of our time will be hiking/exploring around the Jungfrau and Zermatt areas. As the Jungfrau Pass covers us from Interlaken to Jungfrau area then do you think it’s better to get the J...
Travel Canada-Switzerland without quarantine?
Hello, My wife and I are from Canada (which is on the countries that the restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU was lifted). However, I am still unsure if we are allowed to enter the country for non-essential purposes and able to hike, etc. without a mandatory quaranti...
Regulations for using drones in Switzerland
I have a question about flying drones in Switzerland – I have some basic knowledge of regulations drone-traveller.com/drone-laws-switzerland/ but I’m little confused about some places – this map www.bazl.admin.ch/bazl/en/home/good-to-know/drones-and-aircraft-mode...
Swiss cocktail for Swiss National Day on Aug 1
Is there a Swiss cocktail for 1 August, Swiss Independence Day? (I can't get Swiss wine in America.). I have a menu of bruschetta, Raclette with sautéed veggies, and Cervelas. (Unfortunately my Nüssli Salat didn't grow as I had hoped.). It's too hot for fondue. Drin...
Online celebration Aug 1 (Swiss national holiday)
Dear travelers, For all of you who'd love to be in Switzerland right now and celebrate the Swiss national holiday on August 1: this online platform with lots of digital festivities might interest you: www.missione1agosto.org/! Wishing you all a lovely August 1, Annika
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