The postbus from Bad Ragaz to Gigerwald Staudamm in the Calfeisen Valley runs exactly two times in the morning. But the preparation is worth it! Far away from the hectic daily routine, an idyllically located Walser settlement and all sorts of natural life are just waiting to enchant their visitors.
The Greenfield Festival in Interlaken will be kicking off this year’s summer of events. With a yodelling competition, the local Unspunnen festival and a street parade, you’ll have one event after another to enjoy. While Switzerland celebrates, we’ll be putting on special event trains and working extra shifts to help you get around with ease.
60 years ago, with the timetable change on 2 June 1957, the era of the “Trans Europ Express” began. Starting from Zurich, the elegant multiple unit trains travelled at first to Paris, Hamburg and Amsterdam. From 1961 onwards the electrically operated Swiss RAe TEE II compositions were used, which in the 60s and 70s became the embodiment of luxury rail travel.