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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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Train reservation for Switzerland itinerary
Hi all, Could you please guide me on what all excursions would need reservations and how much in advance I should be doing it. My plans are to cover: 1. Gruyeres cheese factory and Broc chocolate factory by Goldenpass Line 2. Montreux to Interlaken by Goldenpass line 3. Wengen Ex...
Which Swiss mountains guarantee snow in August?
Need help to figure out which mountain/place (other than Jungfrau) will have guaranteed snow in the first week of August (as I heard the summers are quite strong this year around). My family has never seen snow (we are from the Middle East).
12 day itinerary for Switzerland in December ok?
Hello friends This is my first time planning an itinerary to Switzerland in December for 12 days. I would appreciate if you could advise me on my doubts and any advice on my itinerary regarding the base to stay, no of days and nights catered would be most welcomed and apprec...
Buying rail tickets Wengen to Nurenberg
Hi how do we get tickets to go from Wengen to Nurenberg by train in September.We are probably taking the train from Wengen to Interlaken OST changing trains to go to Basel and from there to Nuremberg via Frankfurt. How/where can we purchase tickets for such a journey which takes us ou...
3 week visit to Switzerland with dog in May/June
Hi Wise Ones I'm looking at doing a 3 weeks Switzerland trip with my dog next end of May/early June (this can be pushed back to mid June if you guys think its safer weather wise). We're coming from Singapore and are so excited to hike/bike the stunning trails! I spent most of...
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