Travel Blogs from Chatillon
... just looked terrible.
in Zermatt I went to explore the town and find somewhere nice for dinner. The
high street is extremely beautiful and well kept and full of typical Swiss
of the buildings are old Swiss concrete style buildings with balcony's and
wonderful artwork etc. but most are constructed of wood and are made in many
shapes and sizes.
up the street I saw a restaurant with a board ...
... times. There are many ancient ruins in this tiny Roman town and we found most of them on our bikes. It was good to explore and surprisingly busy. I have been trying to post an ad on Gumtree to sell the beast for the last few days with much frustration as it won't post. I've finally found out that its from their end and they have technical issues so I've wasted a few hours writing the same advert out several times as there is no way to save it. Lucky I'm not on a tight ...
... cliff on tandem flights.
After a good lunch of gulaschsuppe and bier and other things, we headed on down toward the Riffelalp resort hotel. The trail got a bit dicey and steep in spots, and our knees were feeling the rocky sufface at times. We were rewarded at the Bosco restaurant by the hotel with some great coffee and orange drink. It was spitting rain for a bit and we decided to take the train the rest of the way down to town. ...
... the vans and drove to a train station where the vans were driven (with us inside) onto a car train ferry which travelled through a mountain to Tasch where we unloaded the vans, left them in a parking area and caught a train to Zermatt. Here a hotel porter stashed the bags into an electric car and we were able to walk to the hotel unencumbered to arrive at our incredible accommodation used by Captain's Choice Tours. The Chalet Hotel Shonegg is just beautiful. ...
... and the incline plateaued every so often, which helped conserve my energy levels. The weather had been improving throughout the last week and today the sun burnt away all the clouds that had hidden some of the higher peaks on the way up from St Maurice and Martigny. I know my camera phone couldn't possibly capture the scale and majesty of the vistas all around me, but hopefully you will gain some appreciation of the immense beauty of nature in the Swiss Alps.
Other places to stay in Chatillon
Localita Perolle 18, Chatillon | 3 star hotelfrom $88
Frazione Soleil 3, Chatillon | Hotelfrom $92
Localita Panorama 37, Chatillon | 4 star hotelfrom $135
Via Tour de Grange 53, Chatillon | Hotelfrom $80
Via Tollein 16, Chatillon | Hotelfrom $61
Frazione Promiod 1/B, Chatillon | Hotelfrom $127