On 18 July, the peaceful town of Vevey, on the shores of Lake Geneva near Montreux, transforms into party central as it hosts one of the world’s biggest (and rarest) wine festivals. The Fête des Vignerons – which was granted Unesco intangible cultural heritage status in 2016 – was founded in 1797 to honour the wine-makers of the Lavaux wine region, one of Switzerland’s premier wine appellations.
Zurich. One of the most international cities in Europe, yet so rooted in nature and beloved for its authentic Swiss traditions. These are the city’s most luxurious hotels for an unforgettable Zurich experience.
One of the most international cities in Europe, Zurich is rooted in its reverence for nature and beloved for its authentic Swiss traditions. That is what makes my hometown so special. The quality of life, business and innovation are as inviting as its beautiful views. Many first-time visitors are mesmerized by the idyllic Lake Zurich and intoxicated by its signature fresh air. These are the most luxurious hotels, many of which are committed to sustainability and preserving the rich and natural beauty of the city.
Here are the best luxury hotels in Zurich: The Best Luxury Hotels In Zurich
Setting the standard in an international city, Geneva has drawn strength not just from the natural beauty surrounding it but from its global outlook.
Geneva is home to the European headquarters of the United Nations as well as many international luxury brands, watch companies and global banks. Yet, it is much more than a cosmopolis for the luxury traveler. It’s also home to those who love nature, sports and fine food. Swiss hotels take all of this into account by offering memorable views—of the lake and mountains—and the highest standards of service for their guests. These hotels show just how seriously the Swiss take the art of hospitality, wellness and sophistication. Here are the best luxury hotels in Geneva:… continue reading The Best Luxury Hotels In Geneva
A movie theatre in Switzerland has installed double beds instead of seats — and they assume that everybody is going to behave themselves. Eleven freshly-made beds make up the new “VIP bedroom” cinema at the Cinema Pathé movie theatre , which opened on Thursday in Spreitenbach, Switzerland. %image2
From Ticino, the country’s quintessential Swiss canton, to Geneva (that’s close to France) – I’ve travelled across this charming nation always in awe of their dense railway network. Aside from Swiss cheese and chocolate that is among the best in the world, there’s a lot to explore.
ark mountainsides striped with pure white snow fill the panoramic windows and rise into the skylight before giving way to bright blue sky, marked only by a couple of strips of chiffon cloud running down to the peaks like heaven’s ski pistes
Lausanne has a long history of grand hotels and highly focused restaurants of every kind to match.
It would actually be difficult to find a dining room table in Lausanne that does nothave a glorious view of Lake Leman and the Alps. Certainly the restaurant owners and hotels know how to take advantage of this, one of the most romantic vistas in Europe.
Scrumptious appetizers developed by skilled chefs whose creativity knows no limits are popping up at restaurants from Switzerland to Hawaii. So move over …
When it comes to countries offering scenic train rides it doesn’t come much better than Switzerland . With an efficiency that would make most other nations blush with shame and views that are hard to beat (did someone say the Alps?), the Swiss could justifiably rest on their railway laurels and nobody would complain. Read More …