I am not sure Summer is the best time but…, actually I am not sure 2009 is the right time, have you seen the exchange rate?


  • Zurich, see my Zurich Page for more on Zurich and Switzerland.
  • Lucerne
  • Bern
  • Basel

This would mean missing out on Lugano and Geneva


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  1. https://www.kunsthaus.ch/en/ Zurich
  2. https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2007/aug/06/switzerland.shortbreaks , not the normal places but dated 2007.
  3. https://www.greulich.ch/en/home/ from a 2007 Guardian article about Zurich
  4. https://www.lasalle-restaurant.ch/ Zurich again

  1. https://www.weisseskreuz-brienz.ch/index.php/en/ in Brienz, Bernese Oberland

Zurich to Zermatt

Hourly rail connections run to Zermatt from all major gateways, including directly from Geneva and Zürich airports. From either direction, one straight forward change of trains at Brig or Visp is normally required. At Brig (or Visp) one changes to the romantic little BVZ (Brig-Visp-Zermatt) cog-wheel train for the 80 minute journey up the valley.

source: http://www.ski-zermatt.com/arrival.html#Rail


The Guardian did one of its sponsored supplements, Jan/Feb 2009 in several parts. I have kept them and put them in the filing cabinet and they gave me several ideas of things to do, and I created a couple of bookmarks at the time. Certainly and inspiration to return to the Bernese Oberland.

Dave Travel , ,

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