Grand Hotel du Lac
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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Stop in Berne, the capital city of Switzerland en route to Lake Genève. Visit the town of Montreux, famous for its Jazz Festival, before enjoying a lakeside drive to Evian les Bains on the southern slopes of Lake Genève. Departed Zurich at 9am to head to Bern. We had no preconceived ideas on what Bern would like, but when we drove into Bern, it is just jaw droppingly beautiful. No words could explain how beautiful this place is. Have a look at ...
... on the night of the 800 year celebration of the town. Everyone seemed to be out enjoying the balmy evening and free entertainment...... And so were we! We even got interviewed by a lovely guy from the local paper. The only issue was trying to negotiate the language, which is a particular dialect of German. Of particular issue the use of parking meters and the menus, but both were eventually negotiated with the assistance of helpful ...
... prepared lunch which we enjoyed, along with our conversation. He asked my help with a computer question and I was happy to be able to help. We had a very nice four-hour visit together before I headed on for another visit.
I drove back down to Lake Geneva, but turned east instead of south and made my way to Vevey-Montreux, where the famous Jazz festival is underway. Vevey-Montreux is sometimes called the Swiss ...
... ice making plant that made someone very rich until fridges were invented. Luckily the owner sold the business to someone else a couple of years prior! Once we arrived in Lyon we went to our room, unpacked, had a briefing, dinner and bed. What a tiring day! It turned out that the "shorter" trip to Lyon (not through Switzerland) was not much fun. It took a long time as someone was ill and needed frequent pit stops. The bus was also rather cramped. So .... It seems we made the right ...
... happens to be a car show in town. Too hungry to dither we found a nice lunch spot and pigged out on escalope veal and grilled chicken and managed to fit in some dessert. Some light shopping for supper and we headed back to the car show. It was in the market area and was free. Rob turned into a little boy and went a little crazy on the photos. The star of the show was the Starsky and Hutch car of course. We walked back to Rivaz along some of the terrace paths ...