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Switzerland

Switzerland Itinerary Planning

My sister and I are going on a trip to Switzerland in about two weeks. We are flying into Zurich and have 11 free days before we fly back out. We will be staying in hostels, and will be couchsurfing. I have a few places in mind that I want to go: Interlaken, Berner Oberland, appenzell, Bern. I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions for some other areas to visit or fun things to do that wouldn’t be very expensive.

Italy / Switzerland - please advise

Hey y’all,

I’m graduating from LSU soon, and I’d really like to travel a bit before I start work. I’ve never been to Europe, but I’ve always been fascinated with Italy. I’d really appreciate any advice or recommendations that could help me create a more solid itinerary. I’m not into huge tourist attractions, and I don’t really care for the all the hustle and bustle that comes along with big cities, but obviously places like Rome and Venice still made my list.

I’ve done some research, and here’s what I’m thinking so far.

Small accessible town in Switzerland... Going in 3 days!

I’m in Munich currently for Oktoberfest. I’m trying to to go a smaller ( or any city that has hiking /nature trails), where I can get a cheap hostel, and is accessible with my eurorail Pass. I am open to any and all ideas.

Oh yea and I’m going in 3 days! Whoops

Help! 15 days in Europe: Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany?

Hello!

I am planning a 15-day (already excluding flight days from USA, so 15 full days in europe) trip in europe in mid-late March 2012. I am flying in/out of Zurich, Switzerland. The main point of the trip is to visit my sister and bro-in-law in Groningan, Netherlands, where they reside. Thus, I’d like to spend at least 4-5 days with them there (which includes a day trip to Amsterdam). So that leaves 10-11 days to travel elsewhere in nearby countries. I have friends that live in Berlin, Frankfurt, and Kassel. So I’d like to visit them for at least a day/piece in all those cities as well.

Great Spring 2012 Flight Deals: Swiss Airlines

If you are planning to fly to europe in Spring 2012 (Jan-April), I recently stumbled upon a great airfare deal through Swiss Airlines via vayama.com (you cannot get this deal at Swiss airlines.com, you must use vayama.com). I was able to purchase a round-trip flight from the Western United States to Zurich, Switzerland in March for $572 r/t, with only one layover each way. This is a VERY good deal!

Discover Belgium, Holland & Switzerland On Line (Video + Stills)

Internet Premiere

My movie “Tulips That Yodel” tours Belgium, the Netherlands, (Holland) and Switzerland. Stars include a World War I trench museum, Bruges, the lovely Keukenhof Gardens, Dutch Windmills, Amsterdam (with its canals & a coffee house that sells pot), the mighty Matterhorn, and a great Swiss folklore show making music from “instruments” you may see nowhere else, plus yodeling.

“Tulips That Yodel” can be seen on the web, if you have a high speed internet connection. It is 30 minutes long. This is a free, non-commercial, streaming video on the Windows Media Player.

Switzerland

Hi. I used this site planning my last eurotrip and it was very helpful….lets see if it works for me again! I’ll be in Milan Italy for a few weeks in December/January, and was hoping to do a couple of days in Switzerland. I’m looking for suggestions of where to go to? Which city stands out in your minds as the ONE I should go to? Mainly looking to get in some good eats and pretty views. Not worried about night life or doing any outdoor athletic type activities. Somewhere I can relax and enjoy some quiet time with the family.

9 person, 13 night euro trip - everything planned...except transport!

So, we decided to ditch our travel agent because she was NO help. She just wanted to put us on a cruise ship. Instead, we took up the task and booked 4 nights in Munich, 5 nights in Florence and 4 nights in Rome for 9 people. So, everything is done except transportation.

It would be a simple matter of buying point to point rail tickets to our destinations, except that our group wants to do different things while we are in our locations.

Bernina Express / Switzerland

Does anyone have any experience with the Bernina express? I was thinking about just doing that through switzerland before heading back up to Amsterdam and possibly just staying at one of the cities along the route or in Chur. Is it worth it?

This is probably a stupid question but it says that regular trains do this route as well… I don’t get it.. why pay extra for the bernina express and not be able to get on and off? Or is it the same route, but different tracks with different scenery? Is the bernina express just good because the panoramic cars…or cause it goes slower?

Bernina Express / Switzerland

Does anyone have any experience with the Bernina express? I was thinking about just doing that through switzerland before heading back up to Amsterdam and possibly just staying at one of the cities along the route or in Chur. Is it worth it?

This is probably a stupid question but it says that regular trains do this route as well… I don’t get it.. why pay extra for the bernina express and not be able to get on and off? Or is it the same route, but different tracks with different scenery? Is the bernina express just good because the panoramic cars…or cause it goes slower?