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1. Posted by Tam_j (Budding Member 32 posts) 1y

Hello Fellow Travellers!

Journeying across Europe come May next year. Switzerland is on my list to visit, but am unsure as to where to stay what to see etc.

Would love to visit Lucerne and the Alps. Just need help in the way of accommodation ie: Hostels.

Thanks in advance!

2. Posted by brouillard (Budding Member 29 posts) 1y

Switzerland is quite expensive, in everything.
And different areas look very different.

just 3 days...
Luzern is very famous for tourists... you may like it.
if you go to Zürich you can go up to the hill Uetliberg and there is a tower. Up there you will have a great view and you can see the alps too, if the weather is good.

I like Bern, it's a beautiful town.
The french part Vevey/montreux/Lausanne is very beautiful aswell. Lake, wine-field and alps.

if you like art you can go to Gruyere, it's a lovely village with a castle and there is the H.R. Giger Museum, one of the most famous Swiss artist (Alien).

I would recomend you to use Couchsurfing. it works pretty good in Switzerland.

Have fun :)

3. Posted by Tam_j (Budding Member 32 posts) 1y

Quoting brouillard

Switzerland is quite expensive, in everything.
And different areas look very different.

just 3 days...
Luzern is very famous for tourists... you may like it.
if you go to Zürich you can go up to the hill Uetliberg and there is a tower. Up there you will have a great view and you can see the alps too, if the weather is good.

I like Bern, it's a beautiful town.
The french part Vevey/montreux/Lausanne is very beautiful aswell. Lake, wine-field and alps.

if you like art you can go to Gruyere, it's a lovely village with a castle and there is the H.R. Giger Museum, one of the most famous Swiss artist (Alien).

I would recomend you to use Couchsurfing. it works pretty good in Switzerland.

Have fun :)

Unfortunately 3 days is all I can spare from my travels :(. I've always wanted to visit Lucerne so it is a definite!

Thank you for the other options of places to visit, I will certainly make some notes and as for couch surfing I just signed up so wish me luck :)

4. Posted by brouillard (Budding Member 29 posts) 1y

hmm, couchsurfing without references is a bit more difficult.
If you don't find a couch, try to meet the locals. write in the city group that you are going to drink a beer and if someone wants to join you. Like that they will see you ahead and your not a "stranger" anymore ;)
or go to a weekly/monthly meeting. at the weekly meeting you will find a couch for sure :)

Good luck

5. Posted by kidgibnick (Budding Member 26 posts) 1y

May I recommend Gstaad/Saanen, Gimmelwald/Murren, and Kandersteg/Oeschinensee. If you want a real Swiss experience, you have to hike a mountina and stay at a Berg-Hutte. For cities I would suggest Lausanne, Locarno/Lugano, and Bern.