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lakshman
lakshman
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Nov 14, 2014 - 8:20 AM

hii ....

me and my wife are planning to go switzerland trip in december 19 to 22. can u suggest me how can I plan the tour and I heard that weather over there will be so cold during December. I want to see nature and alps with snow as well.we r going first time to europe and we dont have much informationabout places.please help me in this regard and please give your sugeestions .waiting for your reply.

thank you.

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Arno
Arno
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Nov 14, 2014 - 8:44 AM

Hi Lakshman,

If you like to stay in a larger town and do day trips to the mountains, Lucerne would be very nice, and close to Zurich airport. If you want to stay in the mountains you can take a look at Zermatt or Grindelwald for example.

The links below will help you plan your trip:

December is cold indeed, but whether it's just chilly or freezing cold depends on the location and the weather of the day.

lakshman
lakshman
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Nov 14, 2014 - 1:11 PM in reply to Arno

thank you for your valuable reply..and I have other doubts ,I want to take glaciar express to do day trip to mountains.which area will be good for staying and to visit other areas as well .I need base station for all places.

I want to move to paris after this trip.which way is good to travel paris from Switzerland and what train bookings required.

can we get online tickets for point to point tickets .or is it required to get mail as like swiss pass

waiting for your reply

thank you

Annika
Annika
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Nov 15, 2014 - 5:49 AM

Hello lakshman,

The Glacier Express is a full day train ride. It can't be done from one base as a day trip. You could do part of it from one base, but if you want to see the whole route you'd better stay in Zermatt and St. Moritz. A travel plan can be found here. Since you will be going to Paris afterwards I recommend to first go to St. Moritz, then take the Glacier Express to Zermatt. You can stay an extra night in these towns to enjoy the mountains. Then proceed from Zermatt to Geneva or Lausanne and take a TGV train to Paris from there. This thread explains how to get cheap tickets: www.myswissalps.com/forum/topic/cheap-train-tickets-from-paris-to-switzerland. Besides that TGV ticket you would need a 3-day Swiss Saver Flexi Pass for this trip, as mentioned in the travel plan.

Last modified on Dec 28, 2014 - 12:58 PM by Arno
lakshman
lakshman
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Nov 15, 2014 - 10:11 AM in reply to Annika
thank you arno...for your information .

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