Alps summary Highlights of this travel video in the Swiss Alps: Lucerne, Zermatt, Zurich, Interlaken, the Jungfrau, Lauterbrunnen, Lugano. travel video
Lucerne We have so many travel videos of Lucerne, there are two pages of travel movies about this wonderful town in Switzerland. travel video
Lauterbrunnen Train to Interlaken along Lake Brienz, to the Schilthorn, Murren, Lauterbrunnen Valley, Jungfrau, Trummelbach Falls, Grindelwald where we hike into the canyon.
Interlaken quick look around town, then to the cablecar station in Lauterbrunnen Valley, at Stechelback for the cablecar ride up to the Schilthorn.
Jungfrau excursion Yes, you can make it from Lucerne to the top of the Jungfrau and back to your hotel in the same day, but it takes some effort and careful planning.
Jungfrau Mountain at the Top of Europe, near Interlaken and Grindelwald, Switzerland. Europe's highest railroad line
Interlaken makes a perfect home base for exploring the beautiful mountains all around the central region of Switzerland.
Train ride through the Swiss Alps from Lucerne to Interlaken, via the Brunig Pass and Lake Brienz, enjoying views of majestic mountains and tranquil lakes.
Murren Descend a cablecar to Murren, an automobile-free village in Switzerland, then continue down to Lauterbrunnen for a walk along the river.
Lauterbrunnen is gateway to the Jungfrau Mountain, one of the great train rides in the world. Interlaken is a nice home-base for this scenic region.
Schilthorn We take Europe's longest cable car ride to the top of Schilthorn mountain for dramatic views of Lauterbrunnen Valley and mountains beyond‚ worth the effort. travel video
Wengen travel video from Lauterbrunnen to Wengen - world's most beautiful view; cable car to Mannlichen and Grindelwald, then Interlaken.
Bern train from Lucerne to Berne, walk in Old Town on main street, Clock Tower, open market, parks, arcaded sidewalks, street trams.
Bern is unique because most of the sidewalks in the historic section are covered by old arcades that continue four miles in the center.
Schilthorn Mountain at 12,000 feet, one of the world's great spots.. They have snow all year round on the glacier, at back of Lauterbrunnen Valley.
This waterfall which comes roaring down inside a mountain from the Jungrau, Eiger and Monk high above, has steps and an elevator to bring you inside Trummelbach Falls.
Zermatt Glacier Express; Gornergrat rack railway; snow-covered mountains 12,000 feet; Kleine Matterhron mountain, and hike part-way down. travel video
Zermatt We explore town and mountains then visit the Alpines Museum to learn some history... home of the Matterhorn, 14,070 feet.
Zermatt We take another ride up Europe's highest cable car to the Kleine Matterhorn, at 12,533 feet, offring a close look at the famous Matterhorn.
Zermatt by Glacier Express. Rack rail to the top of Gornergrat for spectacular Alpine views, then walk through town and watch the parade of goats.
Gornergrat rack railway: ride up the mountain for a stunning look at 29 snow-covered Alpine peaks reaching above 12,000 feet,
Down by train, but instead of riding all the way down this rack railroad we decide to walk part of the way down. And it's a nice hike down Gornergrat.
Locarno Italian-style culture awaits you in Vallemaggia, Binasco, the little village of Magadino by boat across Lake Maggiore, then a short bus ride to Ascona, a picture-perfect lake village.
Lugano The best of all worlds in this Italian section of Switzerland with efficiency of the Swiss and the romance of Italy: also the hillside village of Gandria.
Klein Matterhorn is the highest cable-car ride in the Alps, offering great views of the Matterhorn and many peaks all around at 12,000 feet.
Zurich Zurich is the world's best city in which to live, with the highest quality of life, according to recent studies‚ which also makes it a perfect place to visit.
Zurich 2010, walk the lovely Old Town with cobbled lanes, sidewalk cafes, shops and people enjoying the good life; plus there is a modern side along the Bahnhoffstrasse.
Hiltl Restaurant, in Zurich. We talk with Rolf Hiltl, fourth-generation owner. Features over 100 items in the vegetarian buffet. We visit the cooking school.