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Bernina Express near Pontresina

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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3 days itinerary from Zurich with cost
Hello Community, I'll be visiting Switzerland in June for 3 days, i need suggestions on itinerary to cover maximum places in these 3 days. I already have accommodation sorted and my base location will be Zurich only. Also please suggest best possible & cheapest travel option like (...
Star gazing from top of mountain
Hi all Just wondering if there are any observatories at the tops of any of the mountains where I could go star gazing one night? Many thanks.
Do Swiss Supersaver tickets follow a pattern?
looking at travel on 26 july from Lausanne to Genèv. Since I can't book in advance, i used the tickets for 19 july as a proxy. The 742am train had a supersaver ticket. But the 742am train on 12 July doesnt have a supersaver discount. 1. Does that mean the tickets for 26 j...
Where to hear Alphorns in Switzerland in September
Going to Switzerland September 6-21,2019. Plan to attend the cow parade in urnasch on September 14th but other wise itinerary is fairly open. Where do we go to hear the Alphorns? Any other must attend festivals or cultural events you recommend? Any plans to see Yodeling or ...
Costs of luggage storage at Basel train station
Hi I’m travelling with family by train from Paris to Interlaken in mid June. There will be changeover at Basel station. We want to spend few hours in Basel. Is there luggage storage available at Basel station. How much will be cost of keeping 5 mid size suitcases for 3-4...
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