Switzerland has more than one very blue lake and obviously Lac Bleu is one of them. We had already been to Blausee near Kandersteg in the German speaking part of Switzerland, but Lac Bleu, in the French speaking part had also been on our Swiss bucket list for a while! Lac Bleu is located near… Continue reading Lac Bleu Hike, a beautiful blue lake in the Valais
Rapperswil, City of Roses in the Canton of Sankt-Gallen
Did you know Switzerland has a City of Roses? We knew Morges was known for tulips, that Grimentz is known for its many geranium flowers, and that wild Narcissus grow above Montreux, but we didn’t know Switzerland had a City of Roses until we visited Rapperswil. We recently had the chance to visit Rapperswil, located… Continue reading Rapperswil, City of Roses in the Canton of Sankt-Gallen
The Chocolate Train in Switzerland!
The Chocolate Train in Switzerland from Montreux! Montreux – Gruyères – Broc – Montreux A scenic train route on a Belle Époque train, combined with cheese and chocolate tastings. Who wouldn’t love that? The Chocolate Train runs on the Goldenpass line and takes you in a dreamy train carriage in 1930’s style from Montreux to… Continue reading The Chocolate Train in Switzerland!
Lavaux vineyards walk, Saint-Saphorin
An easy walk with an amazing view! The terraced vineyards of Lavaux, above Lac Léman, is a UNESCO World heritage site in Canton Vaud in Switzerland. The area was shaped by man in the 12th century by building terraces held in place by stone walls. It was the start of winegrowing on the steep hills… Continue reading Lavaux vineyards walk, Saint-Saphorin
A weekend in Château-d’Oex, Switzerland
Château-d’Oex in the Pays d’en Haut region in Canton Vaud in Switzerland with its green hills and mountainscape is a great place for a weekend break! Château-d’Oex is known for the annual hot air ballooning festival in January and has its own museum on balloon flights which can be visited year-round. Chateau d’Oex has a… Continue reading A weekend in Château-d’Oex, Switzerland
Beautiful Swiss Villages: La Neuveville, Le Landeron and the vineyards in Ligerz
A perfect day trip in Switzerland combining beautiful villages with a view on Lake Biel! La Neuveville and Le Landeron are part of the most beautiful Swiss villages. They are in two different Cantons, but are located very close to one another. That’s why, on a day trip, we were able to combine a visit… Continue reading Beautiful Swiss Villages: La Neuveville, Le Landeron and the vineyards in Ligerz