Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Tennis Court
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva Vevey
Travel Blogs from Vevey
... Montreux Jazz festival is on so it was quite packed. We saw a few of the touristy things to see, like the Freddy Mercury statue and the Grand Swiss Hotel where Smoke on the Water was written and recorded. We then took a cog train up the alps to Rochers-de-Naye. It is not the highest train in Switzerland to do but it was the closest to where we were staying. It took an hour to wind around ...
... the top of Harder Kulm. The views were tremendous but we were a little mountained-out from our exertions yesterday so didn't have quite the impact it might have. We're still not sure why there was a blue cow on the viewing platform? There was no relief from the heat even at the top of the mountain. We had a quick lunch (salad for Rachel and Movenpick ice cream for John) before descending and hurrying to get the next leg ...
Today we were bound for a place called Vevey next to Lake Geneva, a pretty town known for where Charlie Chaplin lived in his later life. It was still raining but we didn't mind as the Tillbrook family were flying over from the UK to see us for the weekend, even Chris my brother was able to make it. Pierre, a family friend who lives in Vevey ever so kindly invited us all to his family's home for the reunion. After meeting up with the family in town square we ...
... is very old, in particular for the white wines, and most of the wineries had been in the families for generations. The big difference between these Swiss wineries and Australia is that they farm off only a hectare of land each, and perform every part of the wine production themselves. They'd also gone from 20 wineries to 11 in recent years - hit hard by the cheap South African and Australian wines. A lovely stop for us, then we headed back to our B&B for the ...
... makes me feel young too! Takes me back to my twenties and backpacking through Europe for the first time. Now I get to do it with a bit more style and comfort.
our apartment is lovely and spacious with views of lake Geneva- looks like a a beautiful place for walks. (And photos)
I have added some photos to previous entries now ...