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Brig, reach the fortress of the hill!

Brig is a charming city situated in the Swiss canton "Haut-Valais". Its name, coming from the Celtic language, means "hill’s fortress". Located nearby ski resorts and thermal baths, it is also the ideal starting point for amazing excursions.

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Let yourself be tempted by a visit of the Stockalper Castle, a splendid baroque palace built in the 17th century by a rich businessman.

Enjoy a stroll through the old city of Brig and notice its lovely patrician houses, the pilgrimage church and the Saint Sebastian chapel. Close to Brig, you will be enable to admire the longest glacier of the world: the Aletsch glacier. If you want to relax, reach Brigerbad, only 6 kilometres far from Brig, and spend some time in the outdoors thermal resort equipped with a thermal cave and a river.

Don’t miss the Belalp Derby on January where 1000 participants dressed like witches ski down on 12 kilometres!

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Book glacier express brig to chur in conjunction with eurorail pass Hi We are travelling Switzerland in May and want to use a rail pass as we are travelling Basel to Grindelwald on the 7th, then we want to do the Jungfrau trip on the 8th. On May 9th we travel to Brig to catch the glacier express on the 10th to (...)

Gary C. | 2016/03/06 answered | 4 Comments
Can you please tell me if the global eurail pass include replacement buses on the journey from brig to chamonix via (...) We are travelling from Brig to Chamonix and would like to know if the replacement buses are covered in the Global Eurail pass? Thank you.

Judith M. | 2015/11/01 answered | 0 Comments
Montreux - switzerland to milan via zermat Want to stop at Zermat on the way to see the Matterhorn. Is this journey possible to book? I think part of it may be on the same rail that the Glacier Express travels on. Is it possible to book that part of the journey on the Glacier Express (...)

Carmel G. | 2015/07/09 answered | 2 Comments
Can't see the glacier express #902 brig to st moritz on 1 june leaving 10.18am. I am trying to book the above train but it doesn't appear in the reservations page. The other 2 trains appear (901 and 904)

John O. | 2015/04/13 answered | 0 Comments
Fastest travel between interlaken, switzerland and mayrhofen, austria Good evening, There are three of us (adults) leaving Interlaken, Switzerland on Thurs, Jun 4 and making our way to Mayrhofen, Austria by train. What will be the quickest way as well as the most scenic ride? Thank you for your advise Chris (...)

Chris Y. | 2015/03/28 answered | 2 Comments

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  • Value for money
    Simplon Tunnel | Ron b. | 2014/11/19
    "Quite an historic journey through to Milan and the engineering marvel of the Simplon tunnel. Train was great. Only trouble was there is a big gap during the day for trains through to Milan. We came from Chamonix to connect, but the earliest train just missed the morning services through to Milan. Had 4 hours to kill in Brig as a result. A service in the middle of the day would have been nice. "

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    Efficient and Reliable | John g. | 2013/10/14
    "The train was on time, seating comfortable and the carriage clean, which is expected on a modern European rail system. However I am astounded that in this day and age the paper tickets that are mailed to overseas customers are still required. Why cannot e-tickets be used? "