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Scenic day trip to the mountains

We have guests arriving soon who are interested in photography. They have requested a trip into the mountains with some beautiful scenery to photograph. Does anyone have any recommendations for day trips into the mountains from Zurich?

Thanks in advance!
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Re: Scenic day trip to the mountains

http://www.engelberg.ch/

http://www.hoch-ybrig.ch/winter/webcams/

http://www.ruogig.ch/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walensee

http://www.wengen.com/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/swissheidiland/4560861269/

http://www.myswitzerland.com/en/saen...hwaegalp2.html

Klöntalersee


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obersee_(Glarus)
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Re: Scenic day trip to the mountains

All of the mountain views are beautiful!! But it will depend on the weather. I suggest you make a shortlist of 3 or 4, from different regions and make your decision the night before when you check the weather.
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Re: Scenic day trip to the mountains

We have some excellent weather currently so make the best of it.

Cheers from Scuol Tarasp

and from Bernina Diavolezza, Lago Bianco and Alp Grüm lookout ( enroute to Poschiavo / Tirano ). Feels like 18 degrees!
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Re: Scenic day trip to the mountains

below 1100 m is quite dull today, you're lucky!
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Re: Scenic day trip to the mountains

You might also want to include this:

http://www.montegeneroso.ch/en/13/homepage.aspx


Timetable up to 4th Nov 2012:

http://www.montegeneroso.ch/en/119/timetable.aspx

Prices:

http://www.montegeneroso.ch/en/40/prices.aspx

Related threads:

Bellinzona and Lugano in 1 day?

http://www.englishforum.ch/travel-da...gano-como.html

Mountain Railways and Funiculars
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Re: Scenic day trip to the mountains

More pics taken from the cogwheel train ride
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Re: Scenic day trip to the mountains

A good place for photographers ( Top of Lugano ):

http://montesansalvatore.ch/en.html

Once reaching the top ( Kulm / Vettas ), walk downstairs towards the WC for a great lookout, and then walk upwards towards the Church / Museum for another great lookout, and further on for 4-10min uphill for the best the place has to offer.

Funicular ticket includes entrance to the Museum ( operates at certain days and hours ).

To do both cheaply, get the Ticino Discovery Card.

http://www.ticino.ch/en/cartaturistica.html

Enjoy!
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