Swissotel Le Plaza Basel
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... Those who recall OHMSS, with George Lazenby as James Bond will recognise the Schiltorn as "Piz Gloria" as this is where the Alpine scenes where filmed. Spectacular! From the village, you have a clear view of the Eiger, the Munch, and the Jungfrau just peeps over them. Fantastic mountain scenery, and we were blessed with a wonderful clear day to enjoy it. The cable car ride down was fun, partly because ...
So what did we do today? We went to three different countries, yes just TODAY! :) Sarah and Martin took us on a three country tour of Germany, France, and Switzerland. We started in Switzerland of course, then went to Germany and had a great lunch at a cute little restaurant. We tried both French and German Cuisine, then had Gelato of course!
We drove by the Black Forest and then found an old castle on a hill ...
We left dark and early on a water taxi for the train station. It was 2 and a half hours to Milan and I slept half the way there. Milan to Basel was 4 hours and a beautiful ride. We rode past lake Como and planned the area as a stop for our next European vacation. It was gorgeous. We also rode passed the snow capped peaks of the Swiss Alps. The mountains were HUGE and the little towns were nestled right up to the base of them. It was quite picturesque. I tried to capture a ...
... in Basel. You can buy it everywhere now but the bags were big and I didn't really want a whole one.
- I showered, checked out and made myself breakfast.
- I walked to the train station and waited for my 12.30 train to Bern. I jumped on and found a seat. I French ...
... for those that work in the pub. There is no lobby. The hotel next-door costs about twice as much as this one. I found all of this information on Trip Advisor. Our trip on the train from Lucerne to Zürich and then from Zürich to Munich was extremely comfortable. Our rail pass was for Switzerland and Germany. When the conductor passed through our train and saw our ticket, he informed us that the train was passing through Austria and, indeed, it made a stop at ...