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Bernina Express near Pontresina

The Bernina Express between Samedan and 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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BO area rail/funicular/cable car - Advice needed!
I posted 6/19 requesting guidance on travel passes and received advice to download the spreadsheet and figure out the best investment. SINCE THEN, we had a sad, unexpected death in my family. My time has understandably been devoted elsewhere, with no free time to trip plan o...
Montreux - a few questions
We will be in Montreux in September - arrival day should be there at 1pm/ next full day/ 3rd day leaving for Wengen. We will be staying in small hotel by Clarens SGN - looks a steam boat station. What would be the best way to get to the Chillon Castle - walk there (not sure, but looks far enough),...
Lucerne Accomodation
I am planning to come to Lucerne on Aug 16th. I couldn't find any hotels/accomodation(airbnb) for people of 4 in family less then @250. I am looking for any tips/suggestion for reasonable accomodation.
Interlaken Paragliding Discount Price
I am looking to do Paraliding in Interlaken or Mureren to stelcherberg. We are four people in family including 15 yrs child. is there discount code/ticket available for prarglide or handglide tour? I see price is @ 160-180 per person plus @40 for photo/video. I am looking for some tips ...
Switzerland in 9 nights/10 days in August
Hi everyone, I will be travelling with my mom and teenage son to Switzerland in Aug. Below is our itinerary thus far and seek all great advise if its doable or did I miss out on any good places to visit : LUZERN (3 nights) Aug 2 train from Salzburg to Luzern. Arrived around 1800 yis...
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