Travel Blogs from Hermance
... to Geneva was gorgeous! We passed by snow covered mountains, lakes, farms, and small villages that I never would have seen otherwise. Even though the ride is a bit rougher, I think the experience of riding on a train is much less stressful than going to an airport, through security, and then onto a plane. I woke up an hour before my train was scheduled to leave, walked to the lake, and then to the station with plenty of time to spare.
... in these places). The next day, for something different, it was raining! So.....more playing cards as we all watch for the patch of clear sky to appear. Then, quicker than you can say "grab your jackets and scarfs and let's get out of here" we were gone! On a mission to the mountains to find more snow. Bernie had mapped out a drive around the lake again but much higher up. We head towards Albertville, which was the home of the 1992 Winter Olympics, before heading up to ...
... Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Store.
During the afternoon, the weather was beautiful so I walked along the lake for four hours. It was amazing to see the view of the lake, the boats, the old town building and the mountains in the background. The weather was so beautiful out, three Swiss men decided to do an extended polar bear dip with laps in the lake.
Dinner that night was hard to find. I knew going ...
... school) speak very well English. . Love the skiing, love the village, love the ease of access . Skiing looks relatively limited on paper but links to nearby Grand
Bornand and easy driving access to Chamonix/Megeve etc means you won't
I will not hesitate to recommend La Clusaz to anyone. Just come once, you fall in love with it ...
... amazing, perhaps more than 200 stalls throughout the long street. There is the old town reaching down to the lakeside and surrounding the two rivers which merge around the Palais de l'Isle. The lake is surrounded by the Aips and it's absolutely magical beautiful and about 40 km from the Swiss border. It is a perfect spot for romantic getaway, or family vacation.
I would recommend Annecy to anyone who is headed toward the Alps !!!