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I have been issued a Swiss visa with one entry. I had requested for multiple entries. I will be entering Zurich on the first day of the visa. I also will be visiting the UK, Italy and France by train. Can I enter Switzerland again after visiting the UK, France and Italy?

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No. You can visit France and Italy, which are also within the Schengen zone. There is generally no border control between those countries, and if there is a spot check, you will pass through with no problem.

The UK is not in Schengen, and when you leave the continent to go there, your single-entry visa will be canceled and you will be unable to get back in.

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    I thought the land bridge between Continental Europe and the island of Great Britain had disappeared long ago, but I would be glad to be corrected. – Andrew Lazarus Feb 16 '18 at 18:24
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    @HankyPanky "the continent" is commonly used to differentiate the European mainland from the islands of Great Britain and Ireland. – phoog Feb 17 '18 at 1:17
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No. Since it is only a single entry visa, you cannot re-enter the Schengen region once you leave it. Going to the UK would mean leaving Schengen.

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