Travel Blogs from Chatillon
Alas we are leaving Switzerland, it is a glorious sunny morning so the Matterhorn was very visible and glowing in the early morning light. We are in the train to Visp where we connect with the train to Geneva. As we move away from Zermatt the clouds close in. From Visp 2 1/2 hours to Geneva airport passing through small towns and larger ones like Montreux, Lausanne and ...
Today we are in Zermatt. The day is cloudy so most of the higher mountains are obscured. Zermatt is car free but allows small electrical vehicles like taxis or delivery trucks. As you walk you never know what is coming behind you because there is little sound from these vehicles as well bikes go full speed down the street . It is bustling here can't imagine how busy it will be when the snows arrive. We take a cable car to ...
Last night in Luzern we were entertained with a lightning and thunder storm. The morning clear skies - we walked along the lakeshore, lovely. We ventured into the old town Luzern. Had to see the Medieval bridges and the beautiful old buildings decorated with ornate designs or scenes. Luzern is a beautiful city. We travel from Luzern to Zermatt by train. We have three trains with transfer times of around 5 minutes in between so ...
... tint the landscape white and create a pretty little postcard. From here, we decided to go up the other side we had missed. This took us back down to town and a mile or so walk across town to the cable cars. We headed up to Schwarzsee, which promised (and delivered) the best views of the Matterhorn. It was simply amazing. We took a few trails around here, plopped on a bench and took about a million pictures.
Along one of the trails, ...
... barn to small barn, letting them eat the stored food. So straight across the road to the main Brig Station. Platform 4. On the train now to Milano Central. Italy, here I come. The ticket collectors are so helpful on the trains. The lady on the last train told me that I need to go to Platform 4 for the Milan train. Great to know ahead of time. Arrived Turin with no trouble. Found the hotel ok after a couple of directions. Beautiful room But I am very tired. Will add to this ...
Other places to stay in Chatillon
Loc. Perolle, 18, Chatillon | 3 star hotelfrom $88
Regione Soleil 3, Chatillon | Hotelfrom $92
Localita Panorama 37, Chatillon | 4 star hotelfrom $135
Via Tour de Grange, 53, Chatillon | Hotelfrom $80
Via Tollen 16, Chatillon | Hotelfrom $61
Promiod, Chatillon | Hotelfrom $127