Day 62: Château de Chillon, Montreux, Lavaux

Château de Chillon On the easternmost shores of Lac Léman sits one of the most famous attractions in all of Switzerland, the iconic medieval castle, Château de Chillon. Since the 10th century, this magnificent lakeside fortress has guarded the strategic route along the Rhone valley, leading south through the Alps and the Great Saint Bernard pass, … Continue reading Day 62: Château de Chillon, Montreux, Lavaux

Day 63: Lausanne, Tolochenaz and Morges

Meeting our friends in the hotel lobby this morning, we decided that a meander through Lausanne was in store.  We took a short walking tour up to the main cathedral and visited the interior. We were pleased to be there as the organist showed up for a rehearsal!  The cathedral is impressive, with the most beautiful stained … Continue reading Day 63: Lausanne, Tolochenaz and Morges

Day 64: Road Tripping to Switzerland

 Oh Italia. There is nowhere we have been that was not amazing and beautiful, and we feel as though we have barely scratched the surface of what is possible. Amidst all of the great wine, food, scenery, art, music, architecture and history, it can be easy to neglect Italy's neighbors. This is one weekend we … Continue reading Day 64: Road Tripping to Switzerland