La Rocaille

Chateau-d'oex, Bernese Oberland, Swiss Alps, CH-1837, Switzerland | Hotel
Prices starting from $139.00

Travel Blogs from Chateau-d'oex

Base Camp: Martigny.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201


... s just as well that I've been fortunate with my lodgings as food and drink is definitely more expensive here.

The weather was extremely kind to me today. It feels as if it has been raining continuously since I arrived in Switzerland, so it made a really pleasant change not to have to wear my rain gear at all today. Actually, it's pouring down outside right now, but that's no problem as I'm not going out again this evening. I did ...

I'm thinking of a jazzy title for this entry.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201


... col Grand St Bernard. For example, the guide states the following about a stage I'll encounter within the next three days: "...the route takes to a narrow track on the precipitous hill sides high above the river. This section is prohibited to horse riders and cyclists and is disliked by some walkers." If anyone knows about how I froze on An Teallach in the Scottish Highlands two summers ago, they will know how daunting these next few days can be. Maybe my cousin Denis can put himself ...

Day 51: Sion to Vevey

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan


... no shoulder on the road, pouring rain and poor road surface. Not what we were expecting for an official national cycle route! Turns out there was a jazz festival in town, which might explain why the traffic was so crazy! We thought we would be fighting the traffic forever, it was unrelenting. But after following the road, no idea where the route was as the signage was pretty non-existent, we found it! We followed it, and it took us away from the traffic, only to replace it ...

Cailler Chocolate Factory

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop


... chocolate making process and walked by a machine making one of the praline types. First the chocolate was poured out in a strip and then it was cooled and cut into smaller pieces. Afterwards, the machine poured a liquid coating of crumbled hazelnuts and chocolate over it and then it was cooled again. Lastly, it went through the packaging process and was loaded into huge 4 kg boxes for sale. There was also a big basket for sampling at the end which was a welcome treat! ...

Gruyeres Castle, Raclette, and Chocolate

A travel blog entry by gatravel


... we were there right as the factory tours were ending, so we had chocolate lattes in the cafe and picked up some chocolate.

When we arrived back home, Beth made us ravioli with homemade marinara sauce. And of course we also drank some wine. Hoping I can find some of this Rioja (Spanish wine) back home. If not, something comparable.


This hotel, located in Chateau-d'oex, is near Museum of Artisan and Folklore (Musee Artisanal du Vieux Pays d'Enhaut).
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