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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

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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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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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How to plan 6D5N Honeymoon trip?
Hi, I would like seek some kind advice and tips on my first trip to Switzerland with my husband, from 27 May to 1 June 2019 (Mon to Sat): Day 1 (Mon) : Stay in Lucerne - Arrival in Zurich Airport: 8:10 am - Zurich to Zurich Train Station: ~ 9am - Zurich Train Station to Lucerne: Arrive aroun...
Wengen-Männlichen cable car journey
My girlfriend and I are staying in Lauterbrunnen in early May for a few days. Found out the Wengen-Mannlichen cable won't be running, anyone know how else we can make the same journey? Also, are all cable cars not running in early May? Really grateful for any advice!
Luggage overnight storage in Brig train station
I will hike Aletsch Glacier from Bettmerhorn to Fiescheralp via Marjelensee. I will travel from Kandersteg to Betten and take the cable up to Bettmerhorn station and start the hike. Will overnight in Fiesch. Eurotrek that provides the luggage transport from Wengen to Murren to...
Rhine falls and Rhein am Stein Day trip
We are arriving in June and plan to do a day trip to Rhine falls and Stein am Rein. If we finish early on this day trip, do you have any suggestions of where else or what else we can go or do? We’re based in Zurich but we already planned to go around Zurich the first day we arri...
accommodation in Griesalp
A group of 4 will trek in Bernese Alps in mid August. For the stage from Murren to Kandersteg via Griesalp, which lodge or mountain guesthouse would you recommend in Griesalp? I saw most accommodations are in Kietal. Currently, I booked Golderli . I would like to be in Griesalp so we will have shor...
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