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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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Bernina Express seat reservation - buy in advance?
Hi, i will be travelling to swiss from july 18th to july 24th, and in one of these days we want to take the bernina express from chur to tirano with swiss train pass. how long in advance shoul i make the seat reservation? any suggestions? i am asking that because of weather...
Hiking from Mannlichen To kleine-scheidegg
Hi Team, We are planning to visit Swizterland on June 08 to 11. We are staying in Wengen for a night on 8th and planning to hike from Mannlichen To kleine-scheidegg in the morning . This has a nice scenic view and is a easy one to hike, is what i read about. My question is this the...
Planned 4-day itinerary with Lucerne as base
Hii, WE will be staying in Lucern IBIS Kriens Hotel for four nights in mid-September . Day 1- will reach Lucerne at 4pm. Paris . Lucerne Lake boating in evening . Day2-- Zurich day tour covering Rhine Falls, any shopping etc. please suggest . Day 3-- Mount Titlis . Day 4-- CHappe...
Swiss Travel Pass - buying it & what does it cover
Hi everyone, My family are planning to go to Switzerland this June and want to buy a Swiss travel pass. We will arrive the Zurich airport then take a train to Lucerne. Will the pass cover this trip? I think we can take the train from the airport directly and no need to go t...
New Burgenstock Shuttle Launched
. . . and it looks pretty cool - aldstaettersee.LakeLuc erne/photos/a.10150296 643009058.294749.80981 799057/101549863884890 58/?type=3
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