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From Venice to Paris through Switzerland

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From Venice to Paris through Switzerland

Hi,

We're on a honeymoon trip from 11th March till 26th March. We are spending three nights in Rome (11th - 13th), two nights in Florence (14th - 15th), two nights in Venice (16th - 17th). We would like to spend the next 4 days (18th-21st) in Switzerland and the last 4 days (22nd - 25th) in Paris.

Can you advice on the travel from Venice to Switzerland to Paris?

What are the routes you recommend?

What are the things to see/do in Switzerland?

Regards

Ashish

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1. Re: From Venice to Paris through Switzerland

I would suggest you have a few days stop over in Lucerne in Switzerland it is on the direct rail link from Venice. Situated on Lake Lucerne you have the opportunity of boat trips and trips to the mountain railways surrounding the lake. Taking the high speed rail link to Paris you will need to change at Zurich.

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2. Re: From Venice to Paris through Switzerland

Lucerne

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3. Re: From Venice to Paris through Switzerland

Thanks for your response. I was wondering if the following can be included:

1. Interlaken (Jungfrao trip)

2. Berinia Express Train travel

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4. Re: From Venice to Paris through Switzerland

There is no direct rail link from Venice to anywhere in Switzerland, except one train a day at 16.20 to Brig (change for Zermatt), Montreux, Lausanne and Geneva. Otherwise you must change in Milan to reach Switzerland.

From Milan there are three more trains to Geneva along the same route, three trains to Basel via Brig, Spiez (change for Interlaken), and Bern, six trains to Zurich via Lugano and Arth-Goldau (change for Lucerne), and one direct train to Lucerne which arrives very late at night.

Trains run direct to Paris on several different routes from Geneva, Lausanne, Bern, Basel and Zurich.

If using the Bernina Express, you take a train from Milan to Tirano and join it there.

For direct trains from Milan to Switzerland and to Tirano on dates to June 8, see http://www.trenitalia.com/homepage_en.html - and for trains within Switzerland, from Tirano over the Bernina pass to St Moritz, and from Switzerland to Paris see http://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html

Edited: 04 March 2013, 22:55
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5. Re: From Venice to Paris through Switzerland

If you want to travel the Bernina Express, you must take the train to Milan and transfer there to a train heading to Tirano. You could stop on the way and spend a night in Varenna, a beautiful little townon Lake Como,,and definitely worthy of a honeymoon. Hotels will just be opening for the season in March. Malbergo Milano,mour favorite, opens March 8.

Then continue on to Tirano and change to a train heading over the Bernina Pass. You could head to St. Moritz if you would like to see a ski resort and snow. From there continue to Luzern for two nights.

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6. Re: From Venice to Paris through Switzerland

<Thanks for your response. I was wondering if the following can be included:

1. Interlaken (Jungfrao trip)

2. Berinia Express Train travel >

If you would like to do the Jungfrau trip it would be better to stay in Interlaken which as shown by the posting above by Perilizia the train expert is accessable by a change of trains at Milan.

From the SBB site http://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html

Gives 07.50 from Venice Change at Milan and Spiez arriving Interlaken 14.28.

Suggest you look at the Swiss Interlaken Forum for more information.

tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowForum-g188081-i654-Int…

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