Rex Hotel

3 Av. de Chailly, Lausanne, Vaud, 1000, Switzerland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lausanne

Chateau Chillon and Vevey

A travel blog entry by alim58

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... staying. The afternoon sightseeing was a bit brighter.. We caught the bus to Vevey, the home of Charlie Chaplin and the original company office of Nestle. The Nestle office is a huge mansion and now houses a food museum with lots of interactive displays, cooking classes, art works to do with food and a shop and cafe. Vevey is a pretty lakeside town not as touristy ...

We went to France today!

A travel blog entry by alim58

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... spectacular! Fresh snow a skiers delight! We detoured to the Nestle chocolate factory tour in the town of Broc then popped into Gruyere to watch some cheese making then next stop Gstaad A very upmarket ski resort/ town. Very much aimed at the rich and famous !. Fur coats worn by the beautiful people with their designer sunglasses and designer dogs on a leash ! Quite entertaining! It was super cold and I really don't do cold very well at ...

Geneva and Montreaux

A travel blog entry by alim58

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... said it is quiet as out of season and some hotels close. Late afternoon we caught a train to Montreaux where Sarah is living. the trains are very clean and bang on time. Our hotel is beautiful. Built in 1890 it has lots of lovely architecture and lovely antique furniture . Sarah is planning our itinerary for tomorrow's sight seeing ! Watch this space ...

Chillon Castle & Lac Leman

A travel blog entry by cfamilytravels

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On Thursday we decided to drive around Lac Leman (as the locals call it - it is otherwise known as Lake Geneva) and see how far we got. It it about 180km the whole way around the Lake, so we didn't think we would go the whole way as we wanted to take our time and explore the villages along the Lake, as well as a special Castle we had been told about.

Driving out of Lausanne along the Lake there are rows and rows ...

Lovely Lausanne and tasty Gruyere!

A travel blog entry by cfamilytravels

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On Monday we drove from Annecy to lovely Lausanne in Switzerland. We finally got to see Sam & Amandine's home. Their apartment has awesome views of the city, the majestic cathedral, Lake Geneva and the snow-covered mountains in the distance. They are right in the centre of the city so it was really easy to walk everywhere. Most of the city is built on steep hills that go down to the Lake, so it is really interesting walking through hilly city streets. The Lake ...