Itinerary help for economical trip in Switzerland

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Mar 29, 2017 - 11:32 AM

I will be in Switzerland ,Geneva with my wife and 7 year old son from 26th May - 4th June 2017. Please advice which travel pass will be most economical which will help me see places in Switzerland and out of Switzerland (2 -3 days of France,Portugal,Spain).If possible can you plan an itenary accordingly where the travel cost will include my the travel pass .

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Mar 29, 2017 - 1:39 PM in reply to Patrao

Hi Patrao and welcome to MySwissAlps!

Unfortunately we do not make itineraries here. If you need help with that have a read through our trip planning page here.

For train passes in Switzerland, the easiest pass to get would be the Swiss Travel Pass (you can buy one for 3, 4, 8 or 15 days). This pass covers virtually all trips made within Switzerland - click here to see what is routes are fully covered and what offer discounts only.

An alternative, if you aren't traveling a lot in Switzerland is to buy the Swiss Half Fare Card which will allow you to buy tickets for trains and boats etc. at 50% off the price.

For information on multi-country rail passes you can look at the Eurail Global Pass or Eurail Select Pass.

I hope that helps you get started with your planning.

Be sure to read through our information pages on what to do in Switzerland and where to visit.


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expert &
Mar 29, 2017 - 2:24 PM

Hi Patrao,

Our page about saving money might interest you as well. Also I'd recommend to consider a different base town as Geneva is not in the Alps. A more central town like Montreux would be better to see some very nice parts of Switzerland. Adding Portugal and Spain too won't be possible I'm afraid, not in 2-3 days anyway.

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