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Female senior first time visiting Switzerland solo

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Female senior first time visiting Switzerland solo

I am visiting Switzerland for 10 days next August.My plan is after landed in Zurich in the morning,will take train to Lucerne.After reading from your forum about Grindelwald I feel like going there for a nite or two.I will be flying out from Basel.Which are the places of visit suitable for senior solo.

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Patricia.

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1. Re: Female senior first time visiting Switzerland solo

I went to switzerland as a senior female solo in August. I don't think there was anywhere that I thought was unsuitable for me, so personally I would say just choose wherever you fancy. I stayed in Wengen for 5 nights, it was nowhere near enough time to cover the places I wanted to do near there, so I have already booked for 6 nights next year, solo again. Clearly you wouldn't do a high mountain hike solo, but you can certainly do the marked mountain walks. Have a great time, it's a wonderful country on your own.

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2. Re: Female senior first time visiting Switzerland solo

Thanks Skitandoori,answering my question.I will start my trip planning now.

You have any idea maxinum time to rent lokers at railway station?

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3. Re: Female senior first time visiting Switzerland solo

One can pay up to 72 hours for those self-operated lockers with card or coins. For longer period, ask at the counter.

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4. Re: Female senior first time visiting Switzerland solo

Depends on the station AND on the locker. Generally it is 24hrs and the only ones I know of with credit card capability are new ones in the Bern station. BUT you can always leave bags with the station baggage office. No time limit and cost is 10frs/bag/24hrs or less. Of course then the office has to be open to take the bag and give it back. So check opening time carefully...

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5. Re: Female senior first time visiting Switzerland solo

I plan of visiting Switzerland 10 days.Fly to Zurich,change train to Lucerne.Plan of staying in Lucerne for 5days,Grindelwald 3 days and Basel 3 daysthen fly out from Basel.

Or just stay in Lucerne as # base.Then travel to attractions as day trip.

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Patricia

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6. Re: Female senior first time visiting Switzerland solo

With all that time at your disposal your plan A is best. 5 nights in Luzern, then Grindelwald and then Basel (presuming you want to visit a lot of museums...otherwise perhaps a night in Basel is enough)

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