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Liguria

Liguria

Holiday is a time to forget the time. The goal is rest and doing nothing. Having a change of the daily routine. I have been to Liguria in North Italy when mountain drops directly into the sea. During this period we even can be bored. One day has no 24 hours but a variable duration sometimes more and sometimes less. I like discovering a new region and something new. And the language is also a change when we don’t understand…

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Montreux in July

Montreux in July

If you go from Lausanne, the motor way from Lausanne to Montreux is maybe the most beautiful motorway in the world. Lake, mountain, vineyard, tunnels and 20 mn later you are in Montreux. I want to invite you just walking at the lake promenade. Forget all and relax. The walking path at the lake is a botanical garden with lot of plants and flowers. Stop and sit at the bench. Montreux is situated at the extrem est side of Geneva…

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Neuchatel lake

Neuchatel lake

Lake of Neuchatel is the bigest lake entirely in Switzerland. Geneva lake is shared with France and Konstance lake is shared with Germany. The lake receives the Orbe River, the Arnon, the Areuse, and the Mentue. The canal of Thielle drains the lake into Lake Biel-Bienne and is part of regulation system for the lakes and the rivers of the Seeland region. Lake Neuchâtel was the home of the now extinct species of deepwater trout Salvelinus neocomensis.  

Champvent castle in Switzerland

Champvent castle in Switzerland

Champvent Castle is located outside the village, on the farthest point of a luxuriant hill rising above the small valley between Mathod and Montagny-près-Yverdon. The building ranks among the best preserved medieval fortresses in the Lake Geneva Region. It was built in the 13th century by the powerful lords of Grandson and is a model of the “Savoy Square”, i.e. it consists of a rectangular enclosure flanked by four round towers, like the one in Yverdon-les-Bains itself. One of the…

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Waterfall of the Dard in winter

Waterfall of the Dard in winter

The waterfall of the Dard is 19 meter hight. This little river has a particuliarity. The water can flow into the Mediterranean and the North Sea. You can go to the waterfall from Romainmoutier or Croy (15mn) or from La Sarraz (1 hour walking).  The name of Dar cames form celtic language. Dar means river that makes waterfall. In winter after days with temperature below zero degree it is a spendid spectacle that we can see. You can admire iciles…

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Chalet in Ayer

Chalet in Ayer

Ayer is some 2 hours to the East of Geneva beyond Verbier but before Zermatt; a totally unspoilt village in the picturesque valley of the Val d’Anniviers, in the Swiss canton of Valais. Apart from the weather (300 days of sun annually), the skiing, the spectacular landscape, the local culture, the flora and the fauna makes Valais and Ayer, in particular, an exceptional holiday destination . The roads up the Val d’Anniviers from Sierre and up to the chalets at Ayer are…

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