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Bernina Express near Pontresina

The Bernina Express approaching Pontresina.

Flowers along the Aare in Thun

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Cable car to Piz Nair

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Jungfraujoch train near Kleine Scheidegg

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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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Children's train ticket with Supersaver ticket
Hello I will travel with my child, who was born in 2008. I bought a Supersaver ticket. What discounts can my child receive? Can my child buy a '1-day travelpass for children'? I know that an adult must hold "a valid ticket" in order for my child to buy a '1-day travelpass for c...
Glacier Express from Chur
I am traveling from Nuremberg to Brig in July. If I go through Chur, will I be on the same track as the Glacier Express? My other option is to go to Bern and spend an afternoon there, then do the Glacier Express later from Brig. I will also arrive in Brig at the same time.
Engelberg to Lauterbrunnen - hiking in May
Hi, A group of us are planning to hike the Alpine Pass Route from Engelberg to Lauterbrunnen in May. Here is our tentative schedule: May 10th - Day 1: Engelberg - Jochpass - Engstlenalp May 11th - Day 2: Engstlenalp - Planplatten - Meiringen May 12th - Day 3: Meiringen - Gross Sche...
Swiss trip June 2020 for 7 nights
Dear Anna and team, I am planning a seven nights trip in June with my family. I intend to cover lucerne, titlis, jungfrauch, zermatt and also the rhine falls. Please advise me regarding following points 1. Where should I stay between wengen and Grindelwald. My choice is wengen as of now. I ...
Interlaken or Bern - accommodation with kids
I am planning to book N accommodation with nice veiw of lake and mountain in interlaken or bern or any nearby . We are family with 5 month old baby and 4 years old kid. And we targeted ana apartment but when we add the kid the price rises by 105 chf by 3 night although there is n...
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