Fare systems are generally automated with machines issuing single or multiple tickets at the roadside. There is a day ticket for travel in one or more Swiss cities on any given day at a standard fare.
Taxis are widely available and drivers expect a 15% tip.
|Basel (BSL)||9 km / 6 miles||EUR 28-32 / 15 min||Available||-||Available|
The condition of roads is generally good. Postal motor coaches provide bus services even the remotest villages. However under the integrated national transport policy, few long-distance coaches are allowed to operate.
|Name||Type||Domestic Flights||International Flights|
|Swiss InterNational Airlines||Major||Yes||Yes|
You Can Consult the List of Airlines Banned Within the EU. Look Also at the rating of the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Visit the Horological Museum and watch-making factories at La-Chaux-de-Fonds In the elegant ancient city center of St Gallen, enjoy the baroque cathedral and famous Abbey Library (Stiftsbibliothek) in the old Benedictine monastery (incunabula and illuminated manuscripts), named a World Heritage Treasure by UNESCO.
Some other important historical places to visit in the country are:
- Kunsthaus (Zurich),
- The Clock Zytglogge ( Bern),
- The Kunst Museum (Basel),
- The Swiss Transport Museum (Lucerne).
Also visit Berner Oberland, a major tourist area that includes spectacular scenery including famous peaks (Jungfrau, Mönch and Eiger), mountain lakes, alpine streams and wild flowers.
One should not miss to visit one of Switzerland's most photogenic villages, Gruyères, home to the nation's most famous cheese, to explore its castle and various cheese factories.
Cycling is another big outdoor activity. There are 3,300km (2,046 miles) of well-marked interlinked trails, and most of them offer easy cycling. Many railway stations offer bike hire (return it to any other station at the end of the tour) .
|Rescue by helicopter||1414 / 1415|
|Telephone support for children||147|
Traveler's Checks: Pound Sterling, US Dollar, Euro or Swiss Franc checks are accepted at airports, railway stations and banks. To avoid additional exchange rate charges, visitors are advised to take traveler's checks in Pounds Sterling, Euros or US Dollars.
Yes = Ja
No = Nein
Thank you = Danke
Hello = Guten Tag
Good morning = Guten Morgen
Goodbye = Auf Wiedersehen
I do not understand = Ich verstehe nicht
How much does this cost ? = Wieviel kostet das?
I would like to buy. please = Ich möchte kaufen.
Do you accept the credit card? = Akzeptieren Sie Kreditkarten? Nehmen Sie Kreditkarten?
Where is...? = Wo ist?
Airport = der Flughafen
Train station = der Bahnhof
Post office = die Post
bank = die Bank
Police station = Polizeiwache
Pharmacy = die Apotheke
One ticket to. please = Eine Fahrkarte nach,
Would you have any available rooms for tonight ? = Haben Sie noch ein Zimmer frei?.
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