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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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Booking Golden Express Interlaken to Lucern
Hi there. We've got Swiss Travel Passes and have booked on the Gotthard Express Lucern to Lugarno on 27 July 2018. We're staying in Interlaken so need to get from Interlaken to Lucern that morning to get the boat at 11.12am. Does anyone know if we can get the Golden Line express p...
Männlichen – Kleine Scheidegg Panorama Trail
Hello all .. Planning the hike from Männlichen – Kleine Scheidegg Panorama Trail with 2 kids (6,8) around June 10th. I can see that the Wengen - Männlichen lifts have opened however wanted to check if the Männlichen – Kleine Scheidegg Panorama Trail wil...
Using Canadian visa card in Switzerland
I am trying to decide if it is better to buy francs in Canada or buy once I arrive in Switzerland. Can I use my Canadian Visa to purchase the half fare card at the Zurich Station once I arrive and can I use it throughout Switzerland for accommodations and restaurants? Should I bring C...
Glacier Express reservation
When making Glacier Express reservation, it offer the 'Print@home' option. Just wonder do I really need to print it or I can just show them on the phone. Reason for asking being by the time I know what time to go, I might not have the printer with me. Of course this is subject to seat availabilit...
Whrere can we find show in November?
Hi, I would like to go to Switzerland in November 12th for my honeymoon, and I would like to practice winter sports. I have read some websites about the weather in November and don't know whether there'll be enough snow for that purpose.. Can you help me? What places have snow in Novembe...
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