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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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Swiss Travel Pass and SBB mobile app
Hello All, I have recently purchased a Swiss Travel Pass (8-day) and I did receive an email with PDF version of the pass which needs to be printed out. I now downloaded the SBB Mobile app created a log in for myself, using which I am able to login. Now, 1) Unable to add my Swiss Pass to ...
5 day visit towards the end of October
We have recently made the decision to visit Switzerland beginning Oct 24 in Basel (early AM) until Oct 29 departing from Zurich (noon). We anticipated renting a car and touring around the countryside popping into a big city here and there. It's a lot more complicated than I thought! I ...
Uetliberg -advice for traveling
Hello everyone, I'm planning to visit uetliberg as part of my 2 day stay in Zurich as it seems to be a great place with fantastic view. I was wondering if I should incorporate this as the start of the day and roughly what would be the total time spent I set off from Zurich main station (my st...
Sneaker shops in Switzerland
Hello everyone, sorry if it has been posted but I'm an avid sneaker collector and am planning to check out the footlocker stores in Zurich and also Titolo. I will also be visiting other places like Lugano, Lucerne, interlaced and zermatt and was wondering if anyone has local advice on some sneak...
Driving from Zermatt (Tasch) to Milan
Hello - I am travelling to Switzerland with friends in September and will be renting a car throughout our 10 day stay. I have heard that it is very safe and easy to drive around all parts of Switzerland, which gave me plenty of comfort. I just wanted to double check on this first part o...
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