Welcome to the Swiss Alps

Print this page
Bernina Express near Pontresina

The Bernina Express approaching Pontresina.

Flowers along the Aare in Thun

WHERE TO GO

Find out what town or region appeals to you most.

More
Cable car to Piz Nair

WHAT TO DO

Viewing points, scenic train rides, boat trips, hiking. It's all here!

More
Train near the Jungfrau

HOW TO TRAVEL

There are many ways to travel to and in Switzerland. About trains, cars, buses, boats, cable cars and the tickets you need.

More

FORUM

The forum is the place to ask your questions, talk with other travelers and get the news about traveling to Switzerland.

More

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.

More on MySwissAlps.com

Get a free account to plan your trip

Planning your trip is much easier with a free MySwissAlps account. Learn all about Switzerland and get in touch with us quickly if you have questions.

Learn more

Get a customized itinerary for your trip

Let Swiss travel consultants create a customized itinerary. They will book your entire trip.

More

How to choose the best rail pass

Learn how to pick the rail pass that best fits your plans.

More

At the forum

Zurich, Zermatt, Oberland in March 2020
Hi everyone. My friend and I (we are both in our early thirties) are planning to visit Switzerland and Austria in March 2020. It will be our first time there. We will likely spend 4 days in Switzerland and 4 days in Austria. I've read through a bunch of forum threads and am thinking t...
Board Bernina Express in St. Moritz on December 23
Hi I am travelling in Switzerland in Dec 2019 with my family. On the 23rd of December we will be in St. Moritz. We want to take the Bernina Express to Tirano. I am aware that the "real" Bernina Express" does not operate in this period, but the "winter panorama" runs as a ca...
Advice wanted on towns in Ticino for hiking please
We are planning a visit to Switzerland in May 2020. Our main interest is hiking, we hiked in the Wengen/grindelwald area last June and loved the transport system of cable cars and trains. Because we are going to be a month earlier we thought maybe the Ticino region would be...
Switzerland 2020 train timetable now online
The 2020 timetable is now online. All the main stuff should now be visible, but for a short time there may be a few local buses missing and each year there are usually a few glitches that will iron themselves out over time
How to get 1st class train seats to St. Moritz?
We will be traveling to Switzerland next year. We will be purchasing the Swiss Travel Pass--1st class for 8 days. One of the train trips we will be taking is: Zurich--Chur--St. Moritz; the other trip is Zermatt--Visp--Lausanne 1. Do I go on Rail Europe to find the schedules fo...
All discussions
© MySwissAlps.com 2002-2019