Travel Blogs from Zug
... We then set on covering our itineraries - walked across the Limmat River to Bahnhofstrasse. The most expensive and beautiful shopping street in the world. After walking alone one side we reached the main train station and then walked back towards the Zurich lake on the other end. The whole Banhoffstrasse is 1.2km. All the major brands are represented and the shops are liked paved with high street. Like what the book says - u need a gold plated ...
... join the old town with the new. Considering that we arrived at 6pm last night and left for Zug at lunch time the following day, I'm pretty impressed with how much we jammed into a short period time. With only 4 nights in Switzerland we are always on the move. It is such a stunning country. The only thing I could criticise about it is it church bells. In most countries they go off for a minute or so. Not here, at least 5 mins each time, every 15 minutes.
... lake that wasn't too far away (had enough of long journeys!) so decided on a place called Zug.
On exiting the train we wandered round the station looking for where to go n stumbled outside. Down one street I could just about make out some water so we figured we'd take a stroll down to have a better look.
Wow. We were greeted by the most breath taking sight of a stunning lake glistening in the sun, backed ...
... cantons you need something to hold it all together. Canada, which like Switzerland uses a federal system, faces similar problems. In Canada we construct our identity based on our sports (alas hockey), our mannerisms (sorry aboot the cold eh!), our weather (bloody cold) and the multicultural fabric that makes up the tapestry of our society. While these things are not necessarily accurate portrayals of all Canadians, we are not all extremely polite nor do we all watch hockey, they ...
... The brass band was
playing rollicking music with huge enthusiasm. Really fun to watch
and listen to. We were tempted by some beautiful glass, but it was
SO expensive - and even though today was my birthday we resisted
spending. Which reminds me of a rather funny situation which
occurred at breakfast. Claudia and her mother had greeted me with
happy birthday at breakfast, then her father came in from the farm
Other places to stay in Zug
Industiestrasse 14, Zug | 4 star hotelfrom $244
Chamerstrasse-Chollerstrasse 1a, Zug | Hotelfrom $177
Baarerstrasse 97, Zug | Hotelfrom $186
Am Kolinplatz 11, Zug | 3 star hotelfrom $266
Baarerstr. 73, Zug | 2 star hotelfrom $187
Zugerbergstrasse 46, Zug | Hotelfrom $186
Landsgemeindeplatz 1, Zug | Hotelfrom $266