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Bernina Express near Pontresina

The Bernina Express approaching Pontresina.

Flowers along the Aare in Thun

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Cable car to Piz Nair

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Jungfraujoch train near Kleine Scheidegg

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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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Zermatt to Lucerne using panoramic trains in May
Hi... Around end of May i would be going from Zermatt to Lucerne. I thought of doing this using Glacier express and Gothard panaromic express...From the sbb timetable I saw the connections are pretty close...for example: Zermatt (Dep 7.52am ) - Andermatt (Arr 10.46) Andermatt...
Glacier Express route with local trains
After my stay in interlaken and on my way back to my base in Basel, can I take the normal train that passes the Glasier Express' route? I do not have the time to go all the way to st moritz. Please advise i need to take the train from which station until which station to enjoy the sam...
Southbound St Gotthard line on regular train
This panorama train is expensive even with a Second Class SwissTravel Pass and time schedule is not convenient to me, as with most other panorama trains. Are there regular trains that follow the same route and bypass St Gotthard Tunnel? Can sb please post the appropriate link for...
5 days itinerary in July, Zurich-Lucerne-Wengen
Hi! I am planning to visit Switzerland in July and my itinerary is as follows. We are 4 adults and we plan to use one of the swiss rail passes. Dates: 25/7/2020 - 29/7/2020 25/7, Sat Arrive at Zurich airport at 0630 (Paris - Basel - Zurich) Visit Rhine Falls and Schaffhausen (...
Five days itinerary, best of Switzerland
Dear Members, Thanks a lot for creating such a forum and allowing travelers like us to discuss and plan our itinerary in the best possible way. I have an itinerary planned as below and would love to get your expert advice on this Day 1) arrival in Geneva at late night Day 2) early mo...
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