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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


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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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Jungfraujoch vs Schilthorn
Hello everyone, Travelling to the Jungfraujoch/Schilthorn area on June 1 for a day trip. Would like to do one or the other plus a short walk/hike (2-3 hours or so) in the area. Any advice would be great! Thanks in advance....
9 o'clock bernina express rail ticket
Do I need another type of pass to take advantage of this ticket? In other words, when I select that option at online ticketing it shows 26 chf as the price. IS that it or do I need to buy some other card to show with that 9 o'clock ticket?
Lucerne to Jungfraujoch 29/04: Weather and tickets
Hello, I am planning to visit Jungfraujoch from Lucerne on 29th April 2018. I read a lot of posts about the travel from Lucerne but I am still very confused. I have a few queries and I would really appreciate if someone could help answer them: It shows that it will be snowi...
Bern - Domodossola (I)
Hello, I'll travel from Bern to MIlan in may. The Bern - Domodossola (I) leg I'll make with the Swiss travel pass an I've already bought the Domodossola - Milan leg. Here is my doubt: On SBB website there is a message about the train I'll take: "Passengers travelling to Domodossola (I) without a seat ...
Southern- and Eastern- Switzerland rail itinerary
Hello, all. I am looking for suggestions on a Southern- and Eastern- Switzerland rail itinerary for a visit in fall this year. - Starting point: Geneva - Route overview (roughly): Geneva - Zermatt - Chur - St. Gallen I have never travelled in the Geneva area, or the canton V...
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