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    • staying in wengen

      Wengen Sep 26, 2015 at 4:17 PM

      I read somewhere that when staying in wengen, and after paying tourist tax, you get some type of discount card, ? for local travel. Is this true or did I make this up, Kind Regards Cathy

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      Foxtown Outlet Mall

      Cantone Ticino Sep 19, 2015 at 12:32 PM

      Is there leave luggage facilities? How much do they charge and is there a limit of luggage size?

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      Palais des Nations - visiting hours

      Geneva Sep 19, 2015 at 12:29 PM

      I checked the official website and below is what I found for a visit in December.
      I am slightly confused as when I tried to book this online - it seem there is option for tour every hour.
      Any idea how this works?

      I am planning a visit on Monday as I will be flying off Tuesday and don't want to miss it.
      How long does the tour takes and are we allowed to go on our own after the tour?

      When can you visit the Palais des Nations?
      From September to March, we are open on weekdays (Monday to Friday) as follows:
      Mornings: 10 a.m. to 12 noon (tours start at 10:30 a.m. and 12:00 noon)
      Afternoons: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (tours start at 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.)

    • one day/night lay over in zurich... itinerary question

      Zürich Yesterday

      I would be reaching Zurich airport 3:45 pm on a sunday afternoon and flying out next morning 9:45 am. I would like to check in a hotel with my luggage and check out Zurich in a day. Ideally i would like to see the touristy places during day time and enjoy the night life during night. I would really appreciate any suggestion to plan my trip.
      I am thinking to using the train/tram for my transportation and would like keep my explorations on safe side

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      Filisur - Landwasser Viaduct

      Switzerland Sep 26, 2015 at 1:44 AM

      I am planning a Bernina Express trip in early December. I plan to stay overnight in Filisur.
      I read about the Landwasser Viaduct Unesco site. How do I get to scenic spot for good photos of the viaduct.
      What are the chances of seeing the trains pass by on the viaduct - is that very regular or rare timings?

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      1 day in Lucerne

      Lucerne Sep 25, 2015 at 2:53 PM

      Is 1 full in Lucerne enough to see Mount Pilatus and main sightseeing in the city?

      Mount Pilatus - if I plan to buy the Swiss Travel Pass, is this included? How do I go about - ie what are the public transport to use? How many hours to allocate to see Mount Pilatus?

      As for the city - only planning to see main attractions for photos. What are the ones that I should not miss? Thanks!

    • transportation

      Spiez Sep 14, 2015 at 4:55 PM

      how do i get from train station to hotel riviera

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      Point to point travel

      Zürich Yesterday

      I will reach at Zurich on 13th October and will travel to rapper swill by Swiss train.
      I will take a ticket from Zurich to rapperswill ticket which is 16.00 CHF.
      After reaching in rapperswill i will checkin to hotel .
      In afternoon i will visit from rapperswill to st.gallen in the afternoon same day and the cost of ticket is 12.70chf.

      Could anybody advice me whether i can use the same ticket(16.00chf) from rapperswill to st.galllen.


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      Swiss travel pass discount.offer.

      Switzerland Sep 30, 2015 at 7:02 AM

      i ve used the Swiss travel pass before so i know how it works well--. But my question is can the Autumn 20% discount that is advertised on line, be also purchased on demand at a Swiss rail station ticket offiice ? Thanks.!

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      Day trip in Bern

      Bern Sep 25, 2015 at 2:54 PM

      Hi - what are the must see if I only have a day trip in Bern? =)

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      Albula Train Museum

      Bergün Sep 25, 2015 at 2:25 PM

      I tried to look up the official site - however it is not in English. I used google translate and found out it is closed on Mondays.

      Other than that, is the museum open the whole year round? I am visiting early December.
      I think I read somewhere that it is closed whole of November - but not sure about this???

      How many hours is required to be able to see this and enjoy this? We are 2 adults but I heard both kids and adults will find this amazing. What are the must do / tips to make this worthwhile?

      Thank you =)

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      Full day Interlaken with Swiss Travel Pass in Dec

      Interlaken Sep 19, 2015 at 12:55 PM

      I came across this however don't quite understand how this works with the Swiss Travel Pass

      - Are all the routes included with the Swiss Travel Pass?
      - What are practical tips - like where should I stop for scenic photos etc?
      - I have a full day in December before returning to Interlaken for overnight stay - hope to get practical tips on how to maximise the day. I am not looking to ski, but mostly sightseeing and experiencing Jungfrau region

      Thank you

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      Sceduling A Tour

      Zürich Sep 19, 2015 at 12:47 AM

      Hi travelers

      i will in my official visit zurich from 13october -23october from which included 5 days are off day(14,17,18,21,23) and remaining 5 days official days.

      i have a big lists of destinations like bern,interlaken ,jungfurjaouch mountain,titlis mount ,rhine falls,st.moriz,zermat,rig mountain, Heidiland,Liechtenstein Mount Titlis, Lucerne,st.gallon, etc

      1.can i cover these places thorugh train in just only 5 days keeping in mind i have to stay in rapperswill which is near to my office ,and every night i have to return to my hotel

      as my off days are not continous.

      2.what is best ticket i can take to cover all this place it better and economical if i travel through travel agency for long places like interlaken and jungfarouch mountain?

      4.can anybody lighten me up for making a tour schedule?

      5.For remaining official days (11am-2pm) can i visit any near by places on the way to zurich from rapperswill for the event hiking,mountain pass,sledging as i will be free after 2pm till 10pm.

      Regretting if i bother you through my questions

      Thanks a ton for helping me out. :)

    • how do I get to St.Moritz from Orio al Serio airport using public transport in February please?

      Saint Moritz Sep 14, 2015 at 9:35 AM

      how do I get to St.Moritz from Orio al Serio airport using public transport in February please?

    • Swiss in late Oct ?

      Switzerland Sep 8, 2015 at 11:59 AM

      Planning on a Trip to Geneva, Interlaken, Luzerne etc for a week from Oct 29th to Nov 5th time-frame.

      Been there twice earlier, but both times in Summer, and fell in love !!

      Wondering how's it in this time frame...last week of Oct to 1st week of terms of cold?

      We live in New York, so know the real cold, but it becomes unbearable here in Jan-Feb and hard to go around....wondering how's Swiss practically in Late Oct-Early Nov time-frame?

      Lot of websites say it's around 45-50 degrees Fahrenheit......but practically how's it going around with 2 kids?
      mainly towns like Geneva and Bern...not much of mountains.

      any advise will be great!


    • Customs at Zurich airport

      Zürich Sep 26, 2015 at 8:08 PM

      when traveling from Hong kong to Zurich with Swiss air and have a onward flight to Copenhagen with Swiss do I need to collect bags and go through customs and is 1 hour enough time to do this

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      Which route makes more sense?

      Switzerland Sep 8, 2015 at 1:44 PM

      Hi I am planning trip to Switzerland in November and I am thinking of flying in Geneva / Zurich, fly out either city or Milan. I have been to Milan previously so this trip will be focusing on Switzerland. This is going to be my first time visiting Switzerland, and hope to cover as much as possible.

      I have technically 11 days 10 nights - and roughly 1 day for each city mentioned below. I have done some research that Bernina Express is better southbound, so below are few options which are basically city sightseeing in the morning and then overnight the same city and depart to next city the next morning.

      Option A
      Fly in Geneva, fly out Zurich
      Geneva - Lausanne / Montreaux - Bern - Interlaken - Chur - Bernina Express to Tirano - Lugano - Bellinzona - Zurich

      Option B
      Fly in Geneva, fly out Milan
      Geneva - Lausanne / Montreaux - Bern - Interlaken - Zurich - Bernina Express to Tirano - back up to Luzerne - Bellinzona - Lugano - Milan

      Option C
      Fly in Zurich, fly out Geneva
      Zurich - Bernina Express to Tirano - Lugano - Bellinzona - Luzerne - Bern - Interlaken - Lausanne / Montreaux - Geneva

      I appreciate views. Thanks! =)

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      Is Brig the same place as Brigue

      Switzerland Sep 18, 2015 at 7:37 AM

      I want Brig Switzerland but Brigue crops up sometimes , it it the same place

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      Day trip in Geneva (fly in Geneva airport)

      Geneva Sep 12, 2015 at 1:13 AM

      I am flying in Geneva early morning, and thought of doing a full day tour in Geneva before heading to Lausanne / Montreaux. I have a few questions!

      1) Transport from airport - I read that there is free transport ticket at the luggage hall out of Geneva airport (within 80 min ride) - is this valid for trip to Geneva only or actually that can be used for transfer to Lausanne / Montreaux directly from airport too?

      2) I would like to visit the Palais de Nations and have checked out tour times - do I need to book the tour in advance (November visit) or can I just walk in and do the tour on the spot for the timings mentioned?

      3) Is it advisable to stay for the night in Geneva or Lausanne / Montreaux? I intend to visit the Château de Chillon the next morning. =) I am aware trains run till late from Geneva to Lausanne / Montreaux, am more concerned about where to leave luggage if I were to do a day trip in Geneva and then head to Lausanne / Montreaux for overnight stay.

      4) Within the day, I intend to see Old Town, visit Palais de Nations, see the Botanical Flower walk (I read CERN is closed for renovation). Is there anything I missed and is recommended? Any good spots for panoramic photos of Geneva?

      Thank you! =)

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      Best country side destinations in Switzerland.

      Switzerland Sep 10, 2015 at 12:11 AM

      Dear All,

      Could you suggest some beautiful country side destinations in Switzerland to travel from Geneva. I'm travelling from India to Geneva in Mid November and looking to explore the country side I can travel in train from Geneva. I'm a budget traveller, so any other suggestions to explore Switzerland would be a great help.

      Thank you so much!

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      point of interest in rapperswill, lucrne,bern

      Switzerland Sep 26, 2015 at 2:00 AM

      good day to everybody!!!
      Great to see here people has expertise in guiding people and happy to be part of here.i will travel to Zurich and land at zurich on 13th oct 12 pm,then i have planned to visit rhine fall and back to hotel in rapper swill.
      i will stay in rapperswill and i will like to visit some nearest places for next 2days (2 or 3 places per day with train travelling time 40-50min from rapperswill as im interested to explore more nearby places than visiting a long distance place like jungfrauch mountain.
      For next 2 days i will visit lucerne , and there are lot of places to visit like titlis , mount pillatus ,mount rigi,hiking,city tour and other any events. is lucerne worth for 2 day or should i make it for 1 day.
      Next 1 day i will be visit Bern and bernese oberland along with gstaad and sannen.
      Could Anybody Help Me Out To :-
      1.Let me know nearby vising spot in rapperswill with 1 hr travelling distance.
      2. Make an event for 2 days in lucerne (where to start what to do and where to finish, where to start hiking walking ,cow festival ,).
      3.To make a event for bern bernese oberland ,gstaad (where to start ,what to do,where to end).

    • Walk suitable for Seniors

      by pattacake Online Now Apr 10, 2015 at 1:02 AM

      In September We would like to walk from Sunnegga to the track steep? we are good walkers I our 70's but unsure about this walk if the ascent is steep. We want to visit the lakes. From Riffelalp we would get the train back to Zermatt. We would get to Sunneggga by the cable car.

      5 Answers Apr 10, 2015 at 4:37 AM
    • sunrise or sunse

      by keshav_kejriwal Online Now Apr 4, 2015 at 4:28 AM


      3 Answers Apr 4, 2015 at 3:17 PM
    • Driving to Tasch

      by purnachandar.p Online Now Jan 2, 2015 at 3:33 AM


      need advice asap !!

      i am planning to drive from Gallarate(Near Milan) to Tasch from there i will take a train to zermatt

      how safe you think driving to tasch in january and tips and advices

      i have Fiat Panda ( not 4/4)
      with all weather tyres
      and snow chains

      my company rented this vehicle and they are nt giving snow tyres and i cant exchange the vehicle !!

      please advice !

      4 Answers Jan 2, 2015 at 9:43 AM
    • taking a car

      by travel4europe Online Now Jul 11, 2014 at 1:25 PM

      I want to take the Glacier Express from St Moritz to Zermatt, but we have a rental car. How can we get the car from St Moritz to Zermatt, can we send it on a train?

      2 Answers Jul 11, 2014 at 4:36 PM
    • resevation for Materhorn etc

      by Ravi_Savanur Online Now May 25, 2014 at 11:17 AM

      do we need to book/resreve for going to materhorn/glacier palace etc

      2 Answers May 25, 2014 at 2:02 PM
    • where to stay near Zermatt

      by brianmaxted Online Now Apr 16, 2014 at 2:10 AM

      As we are fairly dependent on our car I would like to know of a nearby village that we could access by car and try to get some of the Zermatt atmosphere

      2 Answers Apr 16, 2014 at 11:35 AM
    • Swinging Lifestyle

      by thesporting Online Now Feb 18, 2014 at 2:39 PM

      We are Canadians visiting Zermatt approx. Apr 8 -10 and will be seeking a swingers type resort to visit or even stay at.
      Suggestions? Thanks!

    • Late November early December

      by damrine Online Now Nov 8, 2013 at 8:02 PM

      Is there usually enough snow in Zermatt and on the mountain to do some good skiing during late NOV and Early DEC (say NOV 30 to DEC 6th), also what is the best Hotel for the money?

      3 Answers Nov 9, 2013 at 11:00 PM
    • Can one hire a taxi to go from Zermatt to Brig

      by hsgrover Online Now Oct 24, 2013 at 12:06 PM

      How much does it cost for 2 people?

      4 Answers Nov 9, 2013 at 2:16 AM
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      Short stay in Zurich; then trip to Zermatt

      by Roanokegirl Online Now Sep 14, 2013 at 2:49 PM

      My friend and I are traveling to Zurich Dec. 21 and on to Zermatt by Dec. 23. What is a convenient place to stay near the train station and also see some of the city? Also, what clothing should I bring?

      8 Answers Feb 3, 2015 at 10:47 AM
    • Clothing to bring.

      by puffcandy Online Now Aug 28, 2013 at 5:09 AM

      We are spending 1 week in Zermatt, 18th to 25th September. We will not be skiing. What type of clothes should we bring as regards the temperature we are likely to find. THANK YOU.

      5 Answers Aug 29, 2013 at 11:45 AM
    • Montreux to Zermatt

      by fijane59 Online Now Jul 24, 2013 at 4:26 AM

      Hi, My daughter and son in law are driving from Montreux to Zermatt today! Can someone please help me with the best route and advice on driving to Zermatt this week... is it possible or do they have to park and take the train?
      Thanks in advance for any help

      3 Answers Jul 24, 2013 at 3:06 PM
    • Storage of Luggage in Zermatt when Trekking Monte Rosa

      by DreamAcres Online Now Jul 18, 2013 at 1:35 AM

      Is there anywhere in Zermatt were we could store our luggage while trekking ?

      2 Answers Jul 18, 2013 at 4:42 PM
    • travel time

      by marciaskent Online Now Jul 16, 2013 at 10:43 AM

      How long does it take to travel from Zermatt to Geneva by train?

      2 Answers Jul 16, 2013 at 11:11 AM
    • Easy, short, scenic, not isolated walks in Zermatt area?

      by Daphnita Online Now Mar 23, 2013 at 2:17 PM

      For woman traveling alone and preferring green landscape, forests, villages.

      Thanks in advance!

      3 Answers Mar 25, 2013 at 1:45 PM
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      Goat or soya milk availability?

      by NickieR Online Now Mar 20, 2013 at 7:55 AM

      I have an allergy to cows' dairy produce, but enjoy goat or sheep dairy. Can I buy goat dairy products or alternatively soya milk in the supermarkets or any other store in Zermatt?

      7 Answers Mar 20, 2013 at 4:19 PM
    • milan- zermatt view

      by estjef Online Now Mar 17, 2013 at 2:43 AM

      Thanks vpas. I read that a large part of the train journey from Milan is under the tunnel - and therefore not much of the mountain scenery. Any advice?

      3 Answers Jul 20, 2013 at 2:17 PM
    • coach/taxi fare from Milan to Zermatt

      by estjef Online Now Mar 16, 2013 at 11:28 PM

      how much does it cost to travel from Milan to Zermatt by taxi/coach?

      4 Answers Jul 20, 2013 at 2:21 PM
    • scenery - milan to zermatt

      by estjef Online Now Mar 16, 2013 at 11:27 PM

      what is the scenery like from milan to zermatt by train

      3 Answers Mar 17, 2013 at 4:47 AM
    • Need advice for 3 days trip in Switzerland

      by shirzaw Online Now Sep 25, 2012 at 6:07 AM


      Can anyone advise me places to visit in Switzerland for 3 days trips?
      I will be flying to Zurich on 17-Dec & plan to go Zermatt ski resort for a week. After that, I will be returning to Zurich on 24-Dec. I need advice as to where to go to make full use of my remaining 3 days after returning from Zermatt.

      Thank you.

      8 Answers Sep 26, 2012 at 2:13 AM
    • Swiss flex pass or swiss card?

      by shirzaw Online Now Sep 25, 2012 at 6:00 AM

      Hi there,

      I am planning to travel with my husband to zurich on the 17-Dec till 31-Dec 2012 (15 days).

      We will be staying at a friend's pl at Cham (as a base). We are planning to go zermatt ski resort for a week (from zurich to zermatt).

      The remaining days will be going to Bern, interlaken & Jungfraujoch for sightseeing. I was confused as in which type of pass to purchase?

      Please help.

      Thank you

      3 Answers Sep 27, 2012 at 5:53 AM
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      Zermatt Hotel Suggestion Urgent

      by RishabhG Online Now Jun 17, 2012 at 2:25 PM

      We are visiting zermatt in july for 3 nights for our honeymoon.

      We are confused about which hotel to opt for.

      Our options are
      Unique Post
      Europe Spa
      Romantik Julen

      Please suggest. Prices are similar we are getting for all 3.


      1 Answer Jun 17, 2012 at 4:58 PM
    • Snow Conditions

      by nutski Online Now Jun 7, 2012 at 7:27 PM

      Planning a trip for 2013 and wondered if anyone has thoughts on when the best snow conditions exist in Zermatt. I know most people like to ski in the sun during March and April, but I am looking for when the best snow for skiing hits the mountain, baring white out conditions.

      2 Answers Oct 25, 2013 at 10:08 AM
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      Matthew Fletcher

      by julin Online Now Jun 2, 2012 at 10:58 AM

      We are going to Zermatt on June 18th for a few days.We haven't been for a few years and wonder if Matthew is still selling his paintings on Gornergrat.We have bought from him on previous visits and I also traced a friend in England for him so it would be nice to catch up.

    • Zermatt to Brig

      by Jillybeanybird Online Now May 4, 2012 at 2:51 PM

      I want to get to Brig from Zermatt by bus. Is this possible and if so how can I get the schedule?

      5 Answers May 6, 2012 at 4:12 PM
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      Geneva to Zermatt viz Montreux

      by aymank Online Now Jan 16, 2012 at 2:46 AM


      i have several questions if anyone can help. We are planning to land in Geneva and go skiing in Zermatt for 3 days and maybe also spend a night in Riffelalp-Resort and nother in Montreux when travelling from Geneva to Zermatt or on the way back.

      Is Montreux worth a visit for 1 night?
      Is it better to drive back and forth or take the train?
      Can you suggest a train website where we can purchase tickets?
      Can you suggest a good hotel for Zermatt to stay in?

      Thank you for any help we get

      2 Answers Jan 17, 2012 at 6:02 AM
    • Best time of a day to view and photo Matterhorn Peak?

      by dream_australia Online Now Jun 24, 2011 at 1:12 AM

      I am very interested in taking the best photo of the Matterhorn peak, ideally with the golden sunshine lights directly at the peak. Since I do not know which direction the peak is facing, east or west, it could be either sunrise or sunset the best time for photo. Anyone could provide me a clue so that I either get there early in morning or late afternoon? Thank you in advance!

      5 Answers Jun 24, 2011 at 8:19 PM
    • Zermatt and Gornergrat walk in April

      by jadedtourist Online Now Apr 19, 2011 at 1:43 AM

      Hi dear VTers,

      I will be in Zermatt for a day next later this week. Am looking to go up to Gornergrat. I would like to walk around the Zermatt village. I also hear there are good and relatively easy walking trails around Gornergrat. Read about Riffelberg to Rotenboden walk for good views of the Matterhorn
      Can you please advise on where to start and end this walk? Also I'm not looking to walk in snow or slush. How would the trail be this week, considering still only mod-April. Do not want a steep climb etc. Should we expect closures in the trail or the village.

      Your help is greatly appreciated as we leave tomorrow.

      Thanks in advance

      1 Answer Apr 19, 2011 at 11:23 AM
    • annecy to tasch

      by klm2sun Online Now Mar 27, 2011 at 8:16 AM

      what would be the best route from Annecy to Tasch, and about how long would it take? We would be traveling June 1st, which is the day before the holiday, will this affect our trip?

    • annecy to zermatt

      by klm2sun Online Now Mar 26, 2011 at 6:30 AM

      Wondering the best way to get from annecy to zermatt.Drive to geneva and pick up train?Is there parking there, and how much is it for overnight?

      1 Answer Mar 26, 2011 at 1:07 PM