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Switzerland Planning Resources

Arriving in Switzerland

When you fly into Switzerland from the US, you can arrange on check in to have your luggage put on the train in Switzerland and sent to your arrival town. Use RailEurope to purchase Fly/Train passes for your luggage.

Tourist Information

www.myswitzerland.com: Official Switzerland Tourism site for all of Switzerland.

www.myswissalps.com: Swiss travel guide including hiking routes, day trips and resorts in the Alps. Also travel tips, maps, pictures, downloads, brochures, links and general information about Switzerland.

www.about.ch: Information about Switzerland. Lots of good general information.

You can find information for any town in Switzerland by going to "www.townname.ch". See the Vacation Rentals section for more links for each town.

Regional Tourist Information

Most towns in Switzerland have good tourism websites with travel information and online lists of accommodations (hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals). Most towns use the format www.townname.ch, so try that first when looking for information.

Berner Oberland Tourist Offices

Brienz, Meiringen, Hasliberg: www.alpenregion.ch

Gstaad: www.gstaad.ch

Grindelwald: www.grindelwald.ch

Kandersteg: www.kandersteg.ch

Central Switzerland Tourist Offices

Engelberg: www.engelberg.ch

Graubunden Tourist Offices

Davos: www.davos.ch

Engadin: www.engadin.ch

Klosters: www.klosters.ch

Pontresina: www.pontresina.com

Ticino Tourist Offices

Lake Maggiore: www.maggiore.ch

Lugano: www.lugano.ch

Valais Tourist Offices

Crans-Montana: www.crans-montana.ch

Zermatt: www.zermatt.ch

Vaud Tourist Offices

Chateau-d'Oex: www.chateau-doex.ch

Leysin: www.leysin.ch

Transportation

www.sbb.ch: SSB Online - The Swiss Rail system, in English, German, Italian. I was able to download the schedule from the Swiss Rail website to my Palm Pilot.

www.rail-info.ch: Rail Information Switzerland, information about Swiss narrow gauge railways.

www.raileurope.com: Rail Europe, purchase your Swiss Rail passes and Fly/Rail vouchers (to send luggage from your plane to your rail destination).

www.budgettravel.com/swisrail.htm: Swiss Rail pass information.

www.regiopass-berneroberland.ch: Rail pass for the Berner Oberland region.

www.chauffeur-drive.ch: Car services from EuropCar.

Hiking Information

www.gruxa.ch: Great personal web site with hiking information for central Switzerland near Zug and Lake Lucerne.

www.myswissalps.com: Swiss travel guide including hiking routes, day trips and resorts in the Alps. Also travel tips, maps, pictures, downloads, brochures, links and general information about Switzerland.

Slow Travel Switzerland: Travel Notes - Hiking: We have hiking information on this website.

Moving to Switzerland

switzerland.isyours.com: Information about moving to Switzerland. Also travel information. "For over 35 years, the Micheloud family has been helping its foreign clients to move to Switzerland, personally or financially."

www.admin.ch: Official site with administrative information about Switzerland.

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