Outside Zurich

The Flower Island of Mainau Germany

The Flower Island of Mainau Germany

The Flower Island of Mainau Germany One of the most popular attractions for flower and garden lovers in Zurich is a visit to Mainau Island over the border in Germany. Known as “The Flower Island and located about an hour away from Zurich, this popular tourist attraction is situated on Lake Constance, or “the Bodensee”.   […]

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Ufenau Island Lake Zurich

Ufenau Island Lake Zurich

Ufenau Island in Lake Zurich After having been closed for some time, the Ufenau Island in Lake Zurich has now finally reopened. It is the larger of the two island just off Rapperswil-Jona and is only accessible by boat. Owned by Einsiedeln Monastery since 965, this small but beautiful island is also a nature reserve. […]

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Chriesiwäg – The Cherry Blossom Trail Frick Switzerland

Chriesiwäg – The Cherry Blossom Trail Frick Switzerland

  . Chriesiwäg – The Cherry Blossom Trail Frick Switzerland One of the prettiest things about Spring in Switzerland is the beautiful blossom in the trees. Certain parts of Zurich are transformed in Springtime and if you’re a lover of blossom of all types, there is one place you really must visit at this time […]

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Stunning Swiss Scenery on A Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen

Stunning Swiss Scenery on A Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen

Lake Brienz Stunning Swiss Scenery on A Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen   Picture Postcard Swiss Scenery If you’re looking for Swiss chocolate box scenery with lush meadows, cow bells ringing and sunshine glinting from mountain peaks topped with snow, a trip to Lauternbrunnen is a real must. Perfect to Visit Anytime of Year Anytime of […]

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A Majestic Stay at the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

A Majestic Stay at the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

. A Majestic Stay at the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace Switzerland    The magnificent Fairmont Le Montreux Palace is situated in the heart of Montreux with a commanding view over Lac Léman.  A grande dame of the Belle Époque, this historic building dates back to 1906 and has been lovingly preserved and restored over the […]

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Hergiswil Glass Factory – Glasi Hergiswil

Hergiswil Glass Factory – Glasi Hergiswil

. . Hergiswil Glass Factory – Glasi Hergiswil   A great day out not too far from Zurich is a trip to the glass factory in Hergiswil. Just around three quarters of an hour from the city by car and a little under 90 minutes by train, it makes for a great half day out […]

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