We flew into Zurich 2 years ago before our viking river cruise from Basel. We took the train to from Zurick
to Lucerne, then Interlaken, Laussane, Bern, and Basel. We stayed at each city 2 nights average ($200)
per night. There are many trains each day and we did not need reservations, we traveled the end of October.
It was very easy to navigate and I had researched it every place before we left. We stayed at hotels
near the train station so we could walk and had a large carryone suitcase. We would definitely do this
again maybe to different cities. Lucerne was o