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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 in rain?
Hi, On Sunday, , October 22nd, we are taking a regional train from Tirano to St. Moritz and have a reservation on Bernina Express for the return trip on The same day.I have 2 questions: 1. We have a Swiss rail pass starting on October 22nd. Does this cover the train from Tirano to St.Moritz? 2. The ...
Grindelwald best rail pass? First in the winter?
Hi, We'll be arriving at Zurich airport on 17 Dec and going straight to Grindelwald and staying there for 4 nights. I once heard that the gondola to First will be closed for December - any update to clarify whether or not this is still the case? We're planning to visit "First...
Itinerary help for Switzerland - early November
So me and my friends are planning to travel Switzerland on early November. Date:2 Nov - 10 Nov How is the weather on early November? Is it too cold to travel? The main places we want to visit are Murren(Thrill walk),Interlaken, Grindelwald,Zermatt,Geneva, Zurich and Lavey. I a...
Switzerland in January- rail pass & best mountains
Hi. I'll be travelling to Switzerland during end of January and was just thinking if I can get some information about things. I'll be staying for 7 nights. My initial plan is to stay 2 nights in Grindelwald, I’ll arrive at Grinderwald around noon on the 1st day then I...
4 days in Lucerne - rail pass options
Hi, we are two families travelling to Switzerland from Milan in late November. we will be arriving from Milan on 28 November to Lucerne. we consist of 2 adults and 2 kids (aged 15 and 14, by actual birthdate) and 2 adults with 3 kids aged 15, 11 and 5). we will leaving from Basel on the...
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