Useful facts for travel to Germany

Useful facts to help you plan your visit to Germany Festivals Public Holidays Visas Health Time Electricity Weights & Measures Money, Banks etc. Useful Telephone Numbers Festivals Music festivals are big in Germany, Bach in March (bit early) Wagner in Bayreuth in July, … [Read more...]

Telephone Communications in Switzerland

Telephone & Fax All telephone numbers in Switzerland have at least 9 digits. To telephone Switzerland from abroad, dial the international code of your country +  41 and then, the number of the person you are calling (without the 0 at the beginning of the Swiss telephone number), … [Read more...]

Visas and Entry Requirements for Switzerland

Visas: Visas are required for a continuous stay of more than three months. But if your stay is shorter than three months you only need a valid passport. As you might expect, all citizens of the EU countries can enter Switzerland without a visa for tourist purposes, and according to the … [Read more...]

Money in Switzerland

Money: Swiss Franc (CHF) One Swiss Franc (CHF) is made up of 100 centimes. The exchange rate for the Swiss Franc and Euro is not officially fixed and is subject to daily market fluctuations. Conversion rate is available at exchange offices, banks and in newspapers. Many prices are indicated … [Read more...]