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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


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

Train near the Jungfrau


There are many ways to travel to and in Switzerland. About trains, cars, buses, boats, cable cars and the tickets you need.



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


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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ATM money exchanges in Switzerland
Hi, guys. I read some people commenting on ATMs specific for EUR / USD / CHF. Could you give me some advice on that? Are these machines largely spread? Available for any one to use? Easy to operate? Do they take any bills (i.e. over 100EUR or old small face 100USD)? I appreciate any commen...
Gornergrat - Hiking trails in May
We are going to Zermatt in late May. Is it good to walk down from Rotenboden to Riffelalp? Could we catch the reflection of the Matterhorn on the lake? How should we buy the train ticket - a round trip or by sections? Thanks in advance.
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Advice on Swiss pass & travel itinerary
Hi, I'm planning a trip to the Switzerland ( 2 people including me), I'm planning for 3-4 days during February 2019 and following is my rough itinerary (will be covering France-Swiss-Italy) Day 1 : Reach Lausanne from Paris via TGV Lyria and traveling further to Montreux . Will be exp...
Milan to Sachseln & rail passes for 5 days
Hi, my husband and I are coming to Switzerland on the 7th - 11th of Feb. I have questions on the train route. 1.Can somebody give me advice how to take train from Milan central station to sachseln, oberwald. We would like to take the scenic train bernina express to get in to Switze...
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