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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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4N Swiss Trip Update May 24 - May 28
Hi, Firstly, I would like to thank this Forum for helping me review my trip, providing guidance and advice and answering my all my queries. I had been to a very short visit to Switzerland from May 24th-28th. I had availed the 4 Days Swiss Travel Pass. I stayed in Interlaken for 2 nights ...
Rail Passes, need to bounce ideas
Hi all, Been reading profusely over the weekend to wrap my head around this. This is roughly what my wife and I are planning to do while in Europe next month. I've put all this information into a spreadsheet and believe the half fare card works out slightly cheaper (approx $1000 aud) - unfo...
Best rail pass options for Wengen and Zermatt
We are traveling to Lauterbrunnen by car, staying in Wengen and exploring the Jungfrau region for three days, where we want to go to Jungfraujoch, Grindlewald, and maybe Murren. We are then driving to Tasch and staying in Zermatt for three days, where we want to explore the Gorn...
Is paragliding with teenagers in Interlaken safe
We are considering paragliding in the Interlaken area. We have 3 teenage children. Wondering about the safety of the activity and if there are any companies we should use or not use?
Car service- Zermatt to Lyon for World Cup Final
Hello, We will be in Zermatt and Wengen July 5-13. My husband, spur of the moment, purchased World Cup final tickets for our family in Lyon on July 7, Sunday. What reputable car service can you recommend for my family of six? The game begins at 1700. Train travel is longer th...
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