Jun 14, 2018 - 12:09 PM
Wife and I came from Chicago for a 10 day Swiss tour via train May 29-June 8 , which we arranged ourselves - with great help from this forum . Thanks Lucas , Alpenrose , others I may be overlooking !
We were in Luzern two nights, Mürren two nights, Montreux two nights, Zermatt one night, St. Moritz two nights , and Zurich one night . We left a few extra days on the table re 1st class 15 day Swiss Travel Pass, but found the pass terrific . Carried extra hard copy , but even via iphone it satisfied conductors .
As a moderator may recall , I was edgy on eve of trip re 10 day “bad weather “ forecast for each day - weather was great. I feel pretty sure there is something about these forecasts that gives a misleading impression .
Traveller’s wifi gadget worked like a charm and was perhaps better than Matterhorn ! The SBB official Swiss train app was fun- I’ll miss fooling with it .
Wife with limited hiking interest/ ability... loved downhill stroll Murren to Gimmelwald for a Swiss dark beer , Schwarze Monche . With easy cable return.
Trip MVP - the Swiss gentleman on our way ( during one of various connections ) from Interlaken to Murren . Alerted us that no , we might think so , but we were not headed to Murren , but to Grindelwald because of some train decoupling issue . So at next stop we got off and boarded the appropriate car !