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The Bernina Express on its way from Switzerland to Italy.

Flowers along the Aare in Thun

WHERE TO GO

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Cable car to Piz Nair

WHAT TO DO

Viewing points, scenic train rides, boat trips, hiking. It's all here!

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Train near the Jungfrau

HOW TO TRAVEL

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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The forum is the place to ask your questions, talk with other travelers and get the news about traveling to Switzerland.

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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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More hiking questions...
I asked a similar question in a previous thread but I can't find it so thanks for reading this over. Looking at cable car costs and I ran across this: Round trips with hike: 1. Wengen–Männlichen - 9.20 2. und ab Kl. Scheidegg–Wengen - 9.60 So #1 is a simple one way ticket to Mä...
Golden Pass
Hi There, My friend CJ posted previously, but I am trying to finalize the details. We have the following once we arrive into Zurich from Vienna on the morning of January 8th. 1) Zurich to St. Moritz (2 nights) - Intercity train to Chur, but then could we take the Bernina Express to St. Moritz. Otherwise, the bac...
Andermatt to Chur
Hello, I am planning my first trip to Europe for next month, January 2019. I am planning to travel from Paris to Zurich and on to the Glacier express from Andermatt to Chur after which I plan to head to Lucern to sleep overnight and travel onward to Milan. I have only allocated 2 days in Switzerland to tra...
Where to stay for the first time in Switzerland
Hello! My husband and I are planning a trip to Switzerland for the first time. We will arrive in Zurich on March 28 and we will leave out of Zurich on April 3. Our interests are... -skiing for beginners -beautiful views -riding on one of the panoramic trains -staying in a base...
I need a plan for 6 days in Grindelwald
Hey im going to stay for 6 days @ grindelwald I need a plan guys what can I do during this time places/villages to visit and activities Dates january 1 till 6 maybe till 7 So 6 _7 days
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