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May be a very stupid question to ask.....please help!

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May be a very stupid question to ask.....please help!

Hi,

My mother-in-law and sister-in-law would like to visit us in UK in May 2009 and they would also like us to arrange a trip for them to see Switzerland. Basically their idea of Switzerland is a picture of a very beautiful greenery dotted with chalets and flowers with a backgound of snow capped mountain. Is it Lucerne?

Can someone enlighten me which city or countryside should I direct them to see this sort of Switzerland in May???

Also, which cheap flight can bring them to the destination you suggested from London ?

Thank you very much.

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1. Re: May be a very stupid question to ask.....please help!

I personally often admire the well decorated wooden houses at Berner Oberland in spring and summer.

Try to google for the region Adelboden - Wengen -Frutigen - Kandersteg and you will find some pictures.

Easy Jet flies to Geneva, Basel Euroairport or Zurich (?)

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I agree fully with Mätzli. You could ad Mürren and Grindelwald to the list.

Easy Jet does no more fly Zurich. Air Berlin would do so but with a change in Darmstadt. I think you should also check www.swiss.com as they sometimes have very good rates too.

Basel (a great city with a beautiful old town) as a starting point for this trip to the bernese Oberland would be fine. For rail timetables look at www.sbb.ch/en and for discount tickets www.swisstravelsystem.ch.

Pore

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3. Re: May be a very stupid question to ask.....please help!

thanks... what a brilliant forum!

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4. Re: May be a very stupid question to ask.....please help!

You could also consider flights from London City airport with Swiss. They sometimes have reasonably priced flights. It's a nice airport to fly out of as it is small and it is easy to get to on the Docklands Light Railway. In my opinion it is the nicest airport to get to and to fly from.

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5. Re: May be a very stupid question to ask.....please help!

The Toggenburg valley to the east of Zurich and above St Gallen:

www.toggenburg.org/en/navpage.cfm…

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6. Re: May be a very stupid question to ask.....please help!

The Valias/Wallis. I love the villages above the Rhone Valley, Ausserberg and Eggerberg and across to the otherside to Unterbach and Brand.

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Heidiland and Bad Ragaz, further east from lake Walensee:

www.heidiland.com/en/navpage-Summer.html

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8. Re: May be a very stupid question to ask.....please help!

hallo Pore, are you sure about easyjet?

yesterday I was looking for flights for next april and they do fly from Zurich to London

@www2tan: another beautiful area to consider is teh lower engadin:

scuol.ch/en/navpage_list-RegionSCUOL-Destina…

not all of the site is in englsih but you can get some idea.

Tak

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9. Re: May be a very stupid question to ask.....please help!

Thanks everyone, I will look at every suggestion and come back to you if I have any mor question. Good day!

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10. Re: May be a very stupid question to ask.....please help!

www.muerren.ch and www.wengen.ch should give you a glimpse of the scenery you are searching for. It's in the Interlaken "area" - not Interlaken itself. Lauterbrunnen Valley is surrounded by Muerren on one side and Wengen on the other. It's the most beautiful place I've ever visited.

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