Outside Zurich

A Trip To Schynige Platte Jungfrau Region

A Trip To Schynige Platte Jungfrau Region

. A Trip To Schynige Platte Jungfrau Region A trip to the Schynige Platte is a great excursion if you’re visiting the Jungfrau Region. Last week we stayed at the Grand Hotel Victoria Jungfrau and took one of the final excursions of the season on the exquisite Schynige Platte Railway from Wilderswil to the top. With […]

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Alpabzugs, Alpabfahrts, Alp Processions & Cow Parades in Switzerland

Alpabzugs, Alpabfahrts, Alp Processions & Cow Parades in Switzerland

Photos © P. Wilders . Alpabzugs, Alpabfahrts, Alp Processions & Cow Parades in Switzerland     Whatever you want to call them, Alpabzugs, Alpabfahrts, Alp Processions, Désalpes or Cow Parades – the traditional Swiss custom when the cows come down the mountains is a highlight of Autumn in Switzerland. Not only are they colourful, joyful […]

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The Award Winning Kyburg Castle Near Winterthur

The Award Winning Kyburg Castle Near Winterthur

. Award Winning Kyburg Castle Near Winterthur   Schloss Kyburg – The First Castle Museum in Switzerland Sitting atop an imposing hill in the middle of the Zurich Oberland is the award winning Castle  Kyburg. An ancient structure that has withstood the test of time and now sits in a highly picturesque location, only 40 […]

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Exploring Vevey from the Modern Times Hotel

Exploring Vevey from the Modern Times Hotel

Exploring Vevey from the Modern Times Hotel   The other weekend we explored the beautiful area of Vevey. It meant travelling over the “Röstigraben” into a very different part of Switzerland with a different landscape and of course a different language, French. As our base we stayed at the Modern Times Hotel, a hotel dedicated […]

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Lake Caumasee Flims Switzerland – The Turquoise Lake

Lake Caumasee Flims Switzerland – The Turquoise Lake

Lake Caumasee Flims – The Turquoise Lake   One of the Most Beautiful Swiss Lakes You’ve probably see pictures of Lake Caumasee in adverts for Switzerland or in top ten lists of beautiful lakes. If you haven’t yet been there then why not take a trip – you won’t be disappointed! We visited last year […]

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Relax and Rejuvenate at La Réserve Genève

Relax and Rejuvenate at La Réserve Genève

. Relax and Rejuvenate at La Réserve Genève   La Réserve Genève is a luxury hotel situated in the leafy outskirts of Geneva close to the lake, just three miles from the city and conveniently close to the airport and the motorway. Once you step through the hotel doors you are given a tremendous welcome and […]

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