TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Rendez-Vous Chatillon
Travel Blogs from Chatillon
... kinds of coffee
and my favourite was on there and that was a Mocha!! I was just about to head
in and have dinner there until I noticed it was a Chinese Restaurant!! Sorry
but i never came to Switzerland to taste Chinese food, I want some Swiss food
and so the search went on.
I found a good restaurant and simply did my usual and just ran my finger down
the menu and said I will have that. Whatever they deliver to your table is a
The trip down the other side of Lake Garda was nerve-racking. Many narrow tunnels where we seemed to be scraping the sides at times. Crazy drivers trying to pass in the tunnels. Out of the tunnels the scenery was fantastic but at times I was too nervous to enjoy it as it was gut clenching on the narrow road. Lucky I have a good driver who doesn't seem to get fazed out by the daily challenges he faces on the road. We hit the motor way as we decided that we'd put in a good leg ...
... day with beautiful hiking and views!
The next morning dawned overcast, a good day to explore the town, museum and interesting cemetery where lots of climbers who met their deaths on the Matterhorn and other local mountains are buried. The museum in Zermatt is underground; a well-done little museum with lots of history about the climbing of THE mountain, and a new exhibit this year about the first ascent of the Matterhorn, ...
... on the terrace watching the clouds play around the summit of the Matterhorn, we retired to our rooms to....guess what? The same views as the balcony. Awesomely amazing! Wednesday and we woke early to watch the Matterhorn in all its glory begin a new day. Leaving the hotel at 9 we boarded the train (the first of many modes of transport for this day) and rode the GGB Gornergrat-Monte-Rosa-Bahn to Gornergrat, 3,089 metres above sea level. Here there is a large platform ...
... my arrival suffered a slight delay due to a wrong turn taken about 5kms from the summit. I knew where I should be going but I lost track of the way-markers and followed a different path altogether. Getting back on-track was proving tricky because of the rough terrain and mountain streams, so I approached a group pic-nicking to seek their assistance. The group turned out to be two families, one Swiss and the other Swedish. Not surprisingly, they spoke ...