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    • AMADEUSBAHR's Profile Photo

      New Year 2014/2015

      Geneva Apr 9, 2014 at 4:18 PM

      Border Swiss-France: What is the best place (city) to stay in December 31 ?
      Around Geneve and/or some french cities in the border.
      Thank you in advance.

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      Visiting Basel for one day....

      Basel Apr 3, 2014 at 9:31 AM

      I wish it were a longer stay but I will only be in this wonderful city for 1 day. What would be the best way for my husband and I to spend the day? Also, we will be staying at the Hilton, going on a viking river cruise. Any suggestions on transportation from Hilton to river would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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    • Staying in Hertenstein vs Lucerne

      Hertenstein Mar 17, 2014 at 7:58 PM

      Is this a good place to stay when visiting Lake Lucerne?

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    • snow around mid-April near Locarno

      Locarno Apr 3, 2014 at 5:08 AM

      Where can we expect to find snow around mid-April near Locarno

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    • Monte Costa or Monte Rasa or Monte Comino

      Locarno Apr 3, 2014 at 5:07 AM

      Monte Costa or Monte Rasa or Monte Comino

      which one is much better. or is it worth to see all of them in one day

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      Lugano Mar 26, 2014 at 5:00 PM

      3 adults travelling by bus to menaggio do they allow cases

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    • transportation

      Saint Moritz Mar 23, 2014 at 2:12 PM

      how close is muottas muragl from st moritz

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    • getting to Soazza from Merano Italy by train

      Soazza Mar 23, 2014 at 7:35 AM

      how do we do that?

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    • Lugano on a Sunday in May

      Lugano Mar 20, 2014 at 11:36 PM

      We are 3 women freinds meeting after 7 years apart. Arrive sunday mid-morning by train and leave monday afternoon. On a budget for hotel and don't like hughe business like hotels but would like breakfast on Monday. Spa life makes talking and sharing hard so that's out. Brunch in a lovely Restaurant on Sunday is a must. With nice weather the Park Civico or Mont Bre? Boat ride? Any Museums open on Sunday? We are all different when it comes to sport levels so hiking is out. Shopping on Monday what else?
      Any suggestions on hotels, activities etc?

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      reformation wall

      Geneva Mar 18, 2014 at 5:46 AM

      are there signs in the park leading to the wall ?

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    • Lay over visa

      Zürich Apr 8, 2014 at 3:49 PM

      I have to fly through zurich which is a 5 hour lay over , i would not be going outside th airport do i still need a transit visa for layovers in zurich . Im flying to India And carry a indian passport and expired US visa as my status has changed from student to working .

      Thank you

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      Lugano and William Tell Express

      Lugano Mar 25, 2014 at 6:03 AM

      We have three nights in Lugano in mid-May. I had planned two days of walks and maybe a little sailing, but then noticed the William Tell Express. Would it be worth it to spend one day doing the WT as a round trip - or are the views in Lugano somewhat representative of the rest of the trip? We will be coming from Milan.
      Any extra comments or Lugano tips welcome. ps. we are not nightclubbers.

      Thanks

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    • Transport / Taxi / Funicular

      Vevey Mar 17, 2014 at 3:20 PM

      Hello,

      We are staying at a flat in the Vevey area. Approximately how much is a taxi cab ride from Passage des Ateliers, Vevey, Vaud 1800, Switzerland to the Le Mirador Kepinski? Also, do taxis charger per person?

      Thank you,
      Sheila

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    • What type of pass or card to buy

      Switzerland 22 hours ago

      We are a family of four (ages : 52, 48, 21 and 15.)
      We are staying in Lucerne for 5 days.
      So what kind of pass should we opt for ? I read that kids get free travel on family card.
      What does flexi pass do ? Etc.
      All this talk about cards and pass is confusing , so could you please advice on what will be the cheapest option for us ? We are staying for a long time so we can actually cover most of it.
      Thank you

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    • Andermatt or Interlaken travelling with a 6 year old and a 1.5 year old

      Andermatt Apr 8, 2014 at 5:09 AM

      we are planning to drive from Switzerland into Italy. Im not sure where to start from Andermatt or Interlaken? Im looking for scenic drives and also want to stay in either Andermatt or interlaken for few days and explore the area, visit local farms, see cheesemaking, Chocalte making etc. Anyone have expeirence in these areas? our next stop will be Lugano/Lake como after switzerland so any routes you can suggest in particular. Which area would be best for scenic drives and to stay in and for kids ?

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    • suggestion for visiting Switzerland in 3-4 days

      Switzerland Apr 2, 2014 at 11:22 AM

      Hey,

      I will be visitng from Italy (Milan) to Zurich with my wife at may 28, 2014.
      My switzerland trip would be of 3 nights stay as follows:

      Day 1: Arrival from milan (Italy) to Zurich at 18:00 hrs by train, night stay at zurich
      Day 2: Visit to Rhine Falls and city tour in zurich, Travel to lucerne and night stay in lucerne
      Day 3: travel from lucerne to engelberg to Mt.Titlis, travel to geneva and night stay at geneva
      Day 4: city tour at Geneva and travel to france (toulon)

      Please suggest how should we plan our journey?
      1- Is it really worth to buy a Swiss pass for 3 days traveling in switzerland?
      2- or should we visit by point to point tickets of trains?
      3- where should we stay in switzerland? zurich or lucerne? we have to stay 3 nights

      if buying a pass is suitable then what other advantages can we get using these passes? advantages like visiting some other places, mountains, museums, trains etc within these 3 days?

      Also, the major attractions we would like to visit include:
      1. Rheinfalls, for which I will be staying in Zurich at night?
      2. Mount Titlis (how should i reach mount titlis from lucerne? the route, trains and tickets ?
      3. Lake Geneva

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    • Wengen in the Summer

      Wengen Apr 1, 2014 at 2:21 AM

      Hi. Just a quick question. Do you think Wengen would be a good place to visit in August with a 5 and 1 year old? So sick of beach holidays and fancy trying something new this year. Thanks in advance!

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    • 1 hour 45 minutes layover

      Zürich Mar 27, 2014 at 1:12 PM

      Hello,

      I'm travelling from NY, US to Athens,GR (I have a EU passport) with a connection flight though Zurich airport. I have 1 and 45 minutes layover. DO you think is enough, considering the fact that I'll have my 3 year old son with me?

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    • customs time needed

      Zürich Mar 20, 2014 at 3:31 AM

      flying into zurich with SWISS airlines and flying out with another airline to Athens. I have a 2 and a 1/2 hour window between landing and take off will this be enough time?

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      road trip from Interlaken to Milano

      Switzerland Yesterday

      my husband and i are planning to drive from interlaken to milano and later down to nice. i would like to get suggestion for the best route to take to enjoy beautiful sceneries. would also like to find out the road condition, is it hilly with lots of dangerous corners or peaceful village road?

      thank you in advance for any feedback

      hazimah

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    • ferry service

      Küsnacht Mar 31, 2014 at 1:02 AM

      I have been offered accommodation in Horgen and hope that there is a ferry link between Horgen and Kusnacht ?

      Is there a direct ferry or does one change at Meilen ?

      Is it quicker to use the train to Meilen then cross to Horgen by ferry I wonder ?

      many thanks

      David

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    • Staying at Benedictine Monastery (St John's) in Mustair

      Müstair Mar 29, 2014 at 11:25 PM

      Hello, I was wondering if there's anyone out there that has stayed at the monastery in Mustair. I know they offer 9 rooms as guesthouse but I don't know much else. I'd like to know the following:
      1) what is the room rate per day, are meals included. If not, how far is it from the monastery to get food? Are there grocery stores nearby, if so are they open till late to get dinner?
      2) what are the rooms like? Is there a bathroom (toilet and shower) in each of the rooms or are they shared? If so, how many toilets/shower facilities are there?
      3) what was is it like staying at the guesthouse? ie: noise level (can you hear the other person clear their throat in the other room), security (do each of the rooms have individual locks that are secure), is it OK to go up to nuns and chat with them and do they join you for meals etc?
      4) is it a family oriented environment or would you recommend it for single travelers, especially females?
      5) in what form do you make payments? Swiss Francs, Euro, do they accept credit cards or cash only? Do you have to pay everything up front or down payment? What is the maximum length of stay that is allowed per visit?

      If there's any other tid bits of info that I haven't covered here, I'd like to hear them as well. I know that it may be best to ask the guesthouse directly, but from the official website that I have found, they don't seem to speak English that well. Also, I'd much rather get a first hand account so I know what it's really like. Thank you for any help on this in advance.

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    • Traveling up to Mt Jangfrau

      Interlaken Mar 28, 2014 at 2:16 AM

      I will be travelling to Interlaken on the last week of May. I would like to travel up to Mt Jungfrau. What kind of clothes and shoes do I need to wear at this time of the year?
      Will the plateau still be slippery to walk on?

      Thank you.

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    • is there a train from geneva to Wasserauen

      Wasserauen Mar 20, 2014 at 12:44 PM

      is there a train from geneva to Wasserauen

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    • Switzerland and Germany or Switzerland and France

      Switzerland Apr 1, 2014 at 6:09 AM

      I have always want to visit Switzerland. If we (me and my husband) have approximately 18 days to spare in June for a trip there, and the must go places are Zurich, Geneva and the Interlaken (the only places I have heard of ), and want to add a neighbouring country to visit, should we go to France or Germany? Which cities should we fly in and out and which cities/town to see along the route. We plan to use train as our means of transportation.
      Any suggestion helps so I can start googling places and make plans :)
      Thank you very much in advance :)

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