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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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any restaurants to recommend for a family christmas eve dinner in Zurich? Local swiss food would be nice else open to any cuisine
Train plans for short trip to Switzerland
Hi MySwissAlps, I'll be travelling to Switzerland for the first time in January 2018 (from 1st Jan to 6th Jan), and I'll be flying in from Zurich and departing from Geneva. I have a very short time frame and wish to discover Switzerland's beauty as much as I can :) Here's my itinera...
Itinerary: 3 days Lake Como & 7 days Switzerland
Greetings! Been following this site for some time now and gained lots of useful info that spurred me on to visit beautiful Switzerland for my upcoming honeymoon. So I thought this is the perfect place to fine tune my itinerary and get some cost saving tips! :)Travel date: 12t...
Train passes for Zurich- St.Moritz- Zermatt return
We are traveling from Zurich airport to Saint Moritz on 18th Feb. From Saint Moritz we are planning to travel to Zermatt on 25th February on the Glacier Express. Then on the 4th of March we will return to Zurich airport. At this stage we have a transfer from Zurich to Saint...
Rosenlaui Glacier Gorge from Schwarzwaldalp
Next June, we would like to take the Postal Bus from Grindewald to Schwarzwaldalp and then hike to Rosenlaui Glacier Gorge. We would then continue on via a later bus to Meiringen, transfer to the the Gelmer funicular in Grimselstrasse and ride the Gelmer funicular, before returnin...
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