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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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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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How to choose the best rail pass

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Is a swiss pass worth it for our trip?
We are three people: husband and I and our 12 year old. So for our itinerary we will be: Coming into Basel. Taking the train down to Gsteigwiler where we might be staying. We will get tickets far in advance at $16 per person for us three. (not sure how true this is, but it was written ...
Festive season on the Glacier Express
Hi everybody, I would like to book reserve seats for the end of December or early January but I can’t find between 14 th of December to the 1 st of January seats. Is it going to be released later? Or already gone ? Seasons 2019 High season = 30-May-2019 - 15-Sep-2019 Mid season = ...
Swiss half fare pass
Hello All: I'm in Switzerland and having the greatest time enjoying your beautiful country. I bought the half fare care and day saver passes and everything worked out well for my two trips to the Jungfrau region. My friend and I are planning a trip to Zermatt and when we tried to purchase the half fare ...
Which rail pass from Bern, Pilatus, Lauterbrunnen
Hi Friends, I am planning to travel on weekend 23-24. From Bern to Mount Pilatus (Saturday 23) and Saturday Lautebrunen, Murren, Gstaad and back to Bern.. Suggestions requested for opting any pass or should buy direct tickets..In case I buy Half Price ticket will it be usefu...
Lugano to Milan Malpensa trains
Hi, there is a similar closed thread on this topic, but there wasn’t a clear answer; After a fantastic trip earlier this year on the Glacier and Bernina Express trains, I’m planning a trip on the Gotthard Express next year. Ending in Lugano, I’m then looking at heading to Mi...
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