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Accessible Switzerland
Despite its topographical ups and downs, Switzerland is friendly to disabled travelers.

Fall Travel in Switzerland
Autumn is a great time to visit Switzerland. The summer crowds are gone, and you can tour the country without worrying about advance hotel reservations.

Getting Ready for Your Trip
Use our nearly 100 articles and hundreds of Web links to plan your vacation in Switzerland, Austria, and Liechtenstein.

Grande Dixence Dam
The world's highest concrete dam is also a high-altitude tourist attraction, with a cablecar and a hotel beneath the dam's face. It's located in the Dix Valley, above the Val d'Hérens and the historic Valais town of Sion.

Jewish Travel: Switzerland
Web links to kosher restaurants, hotels, Jewish communities, schools, and more.

Switzerland with your dog
Welcome to a country where dogs ride trains, dine in restaurants, and have public restrooms.

Vegetarian Restaurants in Switzerland
If you'd rather eat broccoli than bratwurst during your Swiss vacation, read my vegetarian dining tips and visit the Web sites of restaurants with meatless menus.

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Need a car in Europe?

If you live outside the EU, a tax-free tourist car lease can be cheaper than renting for visits of 21+ days. Minimum driver age is 18, there' s no upper age limit, and rates include insurance.

Want to save even more? Pick up and return your car in Geneva or France.

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Traveling by train?
Get free schedules, maps, and guides for 50+ European railroads. (Residents of North and Central America can buy tickets and rail passes online.)

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