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Bernina Express near Pontresina

The Bernina Express between Samedan and Pontresina.

Flowers along the Aare in Thun


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Cable car to Piz Nair


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Train near the Jungfrau


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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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car or swiss pass, 3 nights in lauterbrunnen?
hello, we are a party of 5, with 2 under 16, will go to Lauterbrunnen from Colmar, France next summer. which way will be cheaper, car or swiss pass if we want to explore the BO (trip to Schilthorn) and boat tour, maybe lake Thun? I have ruled out the BO pass, since the cost itse...
Help! Rainy prediction...
I've spent low these many months planning out my hiking adventures without ever thinking that it may rain and now the specter of moisture hangs over my plans during my 3 day stay in Wengen. :-( What do you all suggest for alternative activities? Thanks!
Best Pass to Buy
I am traveling from Milan and will be in Switzerland for 2 days. I would like to travel to the top of Rigi and also go to Lucerne. Possibly do a boat ride. What is the cheapest pass or ticket to buy? I will he continuing on to Belgium afterwards. Thank you:)
Zurich or Luzern on first day?
WOW! This forum is amazing! Reading all of the posts has been tremendously helpful in planning my 14 day trip to Switzerland (my first!) coming up September 16-30. I’m flying into Zurich (overnight) and arrive around noon on the 17th. Do you recommend staying in Zurich the day of my arri...
Swiss pass from Bern to Basel
Hell Everyone, We will be flying from Basel Swiss Zone to Nice. Our flight is at 11 am and we are planning to take an early train from Bern ( were we will be staying) to Basel. Does Swiss Pass covering that journey? We will have 15 days Swiss pass and will be traveling on the last day of the pa...
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