Geneva, Switzerland

How to Spend One Day in Geneva

Perched on the French border and fronted by the glittering expanse of Switzerland’s largest lake, Geneva serves as a gateway to both the idyllic Swiss Riviera and the French Alps. With nearby attractions including Montreux, the Lavaux vineyards and the cheese-making village of Gruyères, you could spend a week or more exploring the highlights of Lake Geneva, but with just one day in Geneva, focus on taking in the city’s top attractions.

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July 11, 2014 by
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Riding the open-air cable car to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne

Things to Do in Lucerne in the Summer

With the mercury rising and the snow-caps melting, there are few places more enchanting than Lucerne in summertime, surrounded by wildflower-blanketed peaks and lakeside beaches. From partying at a festival to windsurfing on the lake; here’s your guide to the best things to do in Lucerne in the summer.

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June 27, 2014 by
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10 of the Best Views in Switzerland

Crossing the Trift Bridge, Switzerland. Photo courtesy of thisisbossi via Flickr.

With a string of iconic peaks, cozy alpine villages and immense glacial passes; nowhere does views like Switzerland. From jaw-dropping mountain vistas to scenic train journeys, here are 10 of the best views in Switzerland.

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May 30, 2014 by
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10 Reasons to Visit Geneva

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The unofficial capital of French-speaking Switzerland, Geneva is blessed with an idyllic setting – perched on the banks of the dazzling Lake Geneva and circled by a ring of snow-capped peaks and terraced vineyards. As chic as it is cosmopolitan, and as culturally sophisticated as it is politically minded, there are so many great reasons to visit Geneva that we had to write them all down.

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May 2, 2014 by
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8 of the Most Beautiful Towns of the Swiss Riviera

Chillon Castle at Montreux. Photo courtesy of Timo via Flickr.

With its show-stopping views and laid-back pace of life, the Swiss Riviera has attracted many of Switzerland’s celebrity residents over the years, and the idyllic lakeside region remains one of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations. Whether you’re traveling through the region or just taking in the highlights on day trips from Geneva, here are 8 of the most beautiful towns of the Swiss Riviera to add to your itinerary.

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February 23, 2014 by
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Great Day Trips from Interlaken

Take a day trip from Interlaken to jungfraujoch. Photo courtesy of d'n'c via Flickr.

Bridging the banks of Lake Brienz and Lake Thun, and hemmed in by the imposing trio of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, Interlaken makes a strategic spot for exploring the highlights of central Switzerland. From a sojourn in the capital to the soaring peaks of the Bernese Oberland, here are some ideas for great day trips from Interlaken.

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February 21, 2014 by
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