"Brig - Gateway Town to the Mountains" Top 5 Page for this destination Brig by sandysmith
Brig Travel Guide: 56 reviews and 266 photos
Brig is the main town in the Upper Valais region of Switzerland - providing a good base for its railway connections and post bus services .
Brig has a main station and just outside is the track for the glacier express route up to Zermatt and the local bus station - all timed to perfection to connect.
Buses also leave here for the mountain resort of Saas Fee.
Pause a while in the town first, good for shopping and plenty of cafe bars.
The "Stockalper" castle is also worth a look for its interesting architecture.
The main town square is a popular place to sit and have an (expensive) snack or meal.
- In a nutshell:Easy transportation provides good touring base for area
Next time in Brig we must pay a visit to Brigerbad and its thermal pools - will help ease those aching muscles from all... more travel advice
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