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9 of Europe’s Best Funicular Railways

They go up, they go down, and they show a side of things you can’t get anywhere else. Sure, funicular railways might have their roots in yesteryear, but they’re still one of the most sought after attractions on the tourist trail. From heritage cars to sleek, modern cabs, Europe sports some of the most visually …

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Insider’s Guide to Bern

Regal and ethereal, the city of Bern (or Berne) looks as though it jumped out from a medieval picture book; this is probably because its streets and buildings have remained mostly untouched since the 1400s. Bern is one of the great Switzerland cities. It doesn’t hurt to have the Swiss Alps as backdrop, either; their …

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Perfect Little Bern, Switzerland

  Bern, Switzerland is one of those perfect little Alpine cities that could double as Santa Claus’ summer home. In fact, he probably does live there, near Albert Einstein’s old home and within laughing distance of the ‘Zytglogge’ so everyone can hear him enjoy the puppets and bells of the world famous clock tower. When Santa …

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Switzerland Tourist Information

 Introduction to Switzerland Switzerland is one of Europe’s oldest inhabited countries, with evidence of hunters living here before the last ice age. With a population of approximately 7.8 million, Switzerland is landlocked and bordered by the countries of Germany, Italy, France, Austria, and Liechtenstein. It is one of the richest countries in Europe and is not …

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