Having a Swiss Travel Pass is the key allowing you to travel throughout the entire country via boat, bus, and train. The popular panoramic routes include scenic ride of Glacier Express, the imposing Mount Rigi by cogwheel train, as well as travel up to the Harder Kulm by panorama funicular. Thus, a thrilling ride of mountain coaster at First Mountain is not to be missed!
Zermatt is a car-free village that offers the real alpine Switzerland feel and the picturesque cluster of rustic chalets beneath the Matterhorn. No trip here is complete without boarding Europe’s highest rack railway to 3,131m above sea level Gornergrat for a breathtaking close up view of the iconic Matterhorn, Switzerland’s most famous Alpine Peak.
A table full of delightful cuisines will not be complete without the company of Swiss cheese and a glass of Swiss wine.
The two most famous Swiss cheese are Emmenthal and Gruyère, which are made under the strict production with milk from free range cows only.
Renowned for its sunny and dry microclimate, Switzerland currently has over 252 types of grapes being cultivated. As the Swiss prefer to keep their wine to drink themselves, only about 1% is exported.
Located in the heart of Bern’s Old Town, the former sandstone granary which was built in the 17th century is now a meeting place for culture, art and enjoyment. Decorated with outstanding furnishings, Italian-Mediterranean cuisine and an adjoining gallery with a bar and lounge, making the Kornhauskeller a unique dining room to pause and enjoy.
The Bernina Express Train route is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site and takes you a ride over the top of the Alps before making a spectacular descent to the plains of neighbouring Italy. The vistas promise to charm and leave an everlasting impression.
When the air is crisp and the ground is white, Switzerland is an ideal destination for winter holiday getaway. At the heart of the Alps, this small Alpine country is blessed with jaw-dropping winter scenery and offers a plethora of winter activities from snowshoeing, skiing, thermal bath experience, and even tobogganing!
Thermal spa is great way to soothe your stressed-out soul, where naturally warm, mineral-rich water sends good health shooting through your body. Many Wellness & Spa Hotels throughout Switzerland offers activity programmes on sunny paths and terraces, providing beauty and anti-aging treatments surrounded with breathtaking scenic views.
Stroll along the Lake Brienz and enjoy the view of shimmering turquoise water until you reach the Landing Stage for a perfect photo stop. These scenic scenes were in the hit Korean drama “Crashing Landing on You”!
Discovering Switzerland by train is easy, seamless, and memorable. At Swiss rail, we believe the spirit of train travel is about enjoying simple pleasures, respecting the environment, and connecting to people, places, and cultures.
Train stations are located in the city centre which often reachable on foot or by public transports.
Train provides comfort with spacious seating, ample legroom and designated areas for luggage.
Train is an eco-friendly and low impact form of travel. High Speed trains are 3 times more energy efficient than regional trains.
Enjoy diverse experiences; watch rolling landscapes pass by, stretch your legs as you walk through the train, and chat with locals and other travelers.
The Swiss Travel System offers an extensive range of transportation passes to fit the needs and budgets of all travelers: adult, senior, youth, child, groups and families.
Enjoy carefree travel without baggage and unnecessary idle time. Luggage can be conveniently sent from any international airport in the world to any selected destinations in Switzerland.