Swiss Travel Guides 9: South West Switzerland (SRS)

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A useful and updated 2020 guidebook from the Swiss Railways Society, intended to assist the reader in making the most of journeys by rail around South West Switzerland.

Swiss Travel Guides 9: South West Switzerland begins by detailing the various different ways to get to Switzerland from the UK, then goes on to look at fares and ticketing for getting around the country, including passes, railcards and transfer tickets. There follows a map of South West Switzerland showing all railway lines and significant bus routes, funiculars and cable cars.

Next, the guide follows the route of railway lines in the area, giving information about the train services and ideas for things to see and do at towns and villages along each route. Chapters cover each of the following:

  • Geneva
  • Lake Geneva – Geneva to Lausanne
  • The South-West Jura
  • Lake Geneva – Lausanne to Montreaux
  • Montreaux and the MOB
  • Haut-Léman – Montreaux to St Maurice and Martigny
  • Valais-Romand – St Maurice and Martigny to Sierre
  • A foothold in Oberwallis
  • Brig and Visp to Zermatt
  • Zermatt
  • Gornergrat Bahn
  • Brig to Andermatt and Göschenen
  • Andermatt – Oberalp

Swiss Travel Guides 9: South West Switzerland is an updated and expanded amalgamation of two 2011 guides. It contains many extra photographs and more websites have been quoted so the reader can easily research additional information if he or she wishes. 72 pages, 216 colour photographs.

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