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A day in Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano, Switzerland is another world as compared to the more northern cities we have explored. As soon as our train pulled in we could feel life slow down just a bit. Our biggest regret was not spending more time in this region of Switzerland, we had just one full day to spend in Lugano and […]

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Gotthard Panorama Express with Kids

We knew we wanted to try out a few of the scenic trains as part of our Switzerland by Rail itinerary. The Gotthard Panorama Express (formerly the William Tell Express) seemed like a good fit. It is part boat ride, part train and whisks you from French speaking Switzerland to the Italian portion of the country […]

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne is popular on Switzerland itineraries due to its central location. Day trips out of Lucerne are plentiful and it also serves as a launching point for journeys around the country. We spent two nights here exploring remnants of the old medieval city and checking out some of the kid friendly attractions. Meiringen to Lucerne […]

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Aare Gorge, Switzerland

Meiringen, Switzerland is home to so many great family finds. We wanted a morning expedition to stretch our legs before our hour-long train ride to Lucerne. I scoured the Moms, Tots, Zurich webpage and found Aare Gorge.  It looked to be the perfect hike that the boys would be able to do on their own. […]

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Interlaken: A Quick Stop

The Golden Pass line makes a stop in Interlaken so we figured we would hop off and explore a bit. There is plenty to do here but we had our sights set on a quick half-day adventure to Heimwehfluh, a funicular and alpine roller coaster. We departed the train at Interlaken West, this part of […]

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The Golden Pass Railway, Switzerland

The Golden Pass Railway is a wonderful way to see the Swiss Alps with kids. There are several route options, making the railway easy to fit into your Switzerland itinerary. The Golden Pass Railway will take you from Montreux to Lucerne, but is broken up into several smaller pieces. We took it from Montreux to […]

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A Day In Montreux, Switzerland

This post contains affiliate links.  We arrived in the afternoon to Montreux Station by Swiss Rail from Geneva. The train is such a great way to get around Switzerland. The journey was truly part of our trip as we watched the lake and small towns pass outside the windows. The cars are spacious and have plenty […]

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