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Getting to Les Diablerets
- By air:
The closest airport is the Geneva airport, located about 120 km away (about
2-2.5 hours away by train from Les Diablerets), serving many European
destinations. The main international airport in Switzerland is Zurich airport,
situated about 250 km away (4-5h by train from Les Diablerets). A third
possibility is Basel-Mulhouse airport, located at a similar distance from Les
Diablerets as Zurich airport.
- By rail:
The village of Les Diablerets can be easily reached by train. From all
trains, you will have to change in Aigle to take a small mountain train up to
Les Diablerets. There are trains leaving directly both from the Geneva and
Zurich airports. You can find the time table and check the connections from
European cities at http://www.sbb.ch.
- By road:
Switzerland does not require a visa for visits shorter than 90
days for most countries. However, please, check the Visa
regulations for the entry to Switzerland for specific countries.
Switzerland has its own currency, the Swiss Franc
(CHF). While credit cards are widely accepted, it is advisable to carry at
least some amount of cash, e.g. in order to pay for a snack or for public
transportation in cities. Money can be changed at airports and at the larger
train stations, at banks, and in hotels (where the rates may be less