Des Tourelles

2 blvd. James-Fazy, Geneva, Geneva, 1201, Switzerland | Hotel
Prices starting from $188.00
 

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Day 54: Chamomix and Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... barely see anything. We then went to one of the lookouts which was higher up, and we saw even more nothing. They had a big glass box which you could stand in and look frightened as you gaze down at the massive drop below. But all you could see was white, so it wasn't really that impressive! I think Mont Blanc is a good name for this mountain - it really is completely white! There is a tunnel of ice here, which leads to ...

Day 53: Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... We understood the English video a little better than the French one... We also went for a short stroll through the city, checking out sites such as the fountain, flower clock and bridges. We were relieved to finally have some rest after all that riding in the rain. One thing that is confusing me is that the Rhone is filling Lac Leman full of dark grey coloured water, yet the water in Geneva is crystal clear. There are lots of ...

Day 52: Vevey to Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... done so far. Then down... Surprisingly, my legs weren't feeling too bad. I think the skins work! Despite our less than enthusiastic start, today's riding was a vast improvement on yesterday's. We had views, very little traffic, and only light rain! Also, it was our last day of riding before two rest days in Geneva! The hills were slow-going - it took an hour to cover the first 10km! Fortunately, the terrain became a little flatter later on. We ...

Lake Geneva and a day of Swiss culture

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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... for a Capaccino in the main street complete with its trams combined with the overcast setting gave it a Melbourne like feel.

The Le Jet d'Eau dominates the lake with its water spout surging at 550 litres per second to a height of 140mtrs.

The other thing that stands out is the abundance of huge flags adorning the cities bridges and buildings of note and ...

Longest day of my life

A travel blog entry by egatfield

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... counter to get a new connection through Madrid so we could still be to Geneva at a decent time. After the shortest night ever while in flight (whenever you travel east), we landed in Madrid in time to see the sunrise over the beautiful arid Spanish countryside. Then it was onto Geneva where we boarded a train for an hour, followed by three windy bus rides ...

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This hotel, located in the Grottes - Saint-Gervais area of Geneva, is near Victoria Hall, Grand Theatre de Geneve, Barbier-Mueller Museum (Musee Barbier-Mueller), and Batiment des Forces Motrices.
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