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Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

Dear all,

Any suggestions from your side regarding the places worth visiting in Switzerland. My friends are coming in July for a week and we want to cover all important places.

Please share your advises.

thanks in advance.
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

Lucerne, Laussane, Zermatt, Rheinfalls, and Zurich.
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

Perhaps have a good look through previous threads asking the same question. Lots and lots of suggestions and advice there. Hope you all have a great time.
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

Luzern, Zurich, Geneve, Zermat, Jungfraujoch, Interlaken and Lugano.
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Dear all,

Any suggestions from your side regarding the places worth visiting in Switzerland. My friends are coming in July for a week and we want to cover all important places.

Please share your advises.

thanks in advance.
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

Emmenthal and Gruyeres. Honk if you love cheeses.
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

Lavaux vineyards
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1243
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Also, they have a train you can take through the area
http://www.lavauxexpress.ch/2012/
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

luzern is always worth visting
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

Hi Guys,

My mom is coming to visit me for the first time, it will be her first time in Europe as well and I want to make sure this trip is unforgettable. Even though I lived here for two years, I dont know the country that well. I know they are great places, I have a car so it's easy to get anywhere. Can you make suggestions of places you have visit?
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

Easy. Follow the weather and don't overdo it.

For the ultimate Swiss experiennce not too far away:

Take her up to Rigi Scheidegg and walk to Rigi Kaltbad. Take the train down to Vitznau. Take the boat to Weggis. Get back on the gondola up to Rigi Kaltbad. Take the train up to Rigi Kulm. Go back down to Goldau.

She'll have done two gondolas, a nice walk, two train rides and a boat ride all in one day.

Personally, I think the Arth-Rigi Bahn should market this version of experiencing Switzerland more.
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

Thank you so much. It will be something new for me as well!! Can't wait.
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

If you have a car would recommend:
- Gruyeres
- Basel + a short hop to the Alsace vineyards and possibly the Black Forest
- Interlaken
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

If they want to see the Alps and not go all the way to Zermatt, I suggest Murren and Gimmelwald. We send all of our guests there and they all say it was the highlight of their trip.
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

Assuming your location is correct, do the "Golden Round Trip" to the Pilatus.
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

For a short trip (not very expensive too), I send my guests to Rapperswil. Reinfalls is another option. For both these the 9 o'clock ZVV pass is all that is needed.

Further afield: Gruyeres, Bellinzona and the interlaken area.

We recently discovered St. Ursanne and Porrentruy - they are really lovely.
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

Oly girl, can you give me an idea of how much this will cost?
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

Gruyere and Emmental are certainly beautiful places but to me they're merely a "been there done that" destination. Unless you're traveling with a local who knows where to go, the 2 destinations seem to be a bit off the beaten track, especially if you're only planning on visiting the cheese spots. Also, the Emmentaler cheese-factory experience isn't all that exciting and leaves much to be desired IMO.
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Re: Switzerland-One week- Places to visit

You should check out whats going on during the time they visit. For example July will have montreux jazz festival and Paleo.

Now Montreux any way should be high on the list, combine it with the free part of the festival and a look around thats a good Swiss experience.

As already mentioned, Rigi. I did a nice trip with my old man last year. Took the boat from Luzern to Rigi, then the train up. look around drinks and lunch. Then train down the otherside, continued to the rhinefalls for early evening, then finally on to schaufhausen for the later evening.

Gruyere is a lovely day out too. Chocolate tour, cheese factory and alien porn gallery
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Gruyere is a lovely day out too. Chocolate tour, cheese factory and alien porn gallery
Just googled the last suggestion. Chocolate, cheese and porn!
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