Switzerland


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Switzerland was a pure dream! This was our first time to go and we have always heard that it was insane, but now we truly know for ourselves. We flew from Houston to Geneva, rented a car there and then drove to the wine region of Lavaux. 

From there we made our way to the classic town of Zermatt, and then journeyed to Zurich before flying to our next destination. We hope to go back again someday as this was just a small glimpse of what the whole place has to offer. 

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Stay

Villa Lavaux - This bed and breakfast is located in the most beautiful area about an hour away from Geneva.

 Cervo Mountain Resort - We can't say enough good things about this place in Zermatt. Everything was perfect from our room to the view to the food. Just go stay there if you ever have the chance. It's insane! 

 

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Eat

Birdie Coffee - Located in Geneva. This was the perfect spot for breakfast before we made our trek over to Lausanne.

uberge de L'onde - This spot is located in the most quaint little town called Saint Saphorin. They are known for having the best sommelier in Switzerland. 

 

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Hotel Furkablick

This place was the most unexpected gem. We were driving from Zermatt to Zurich through the mountains and this place looked completely abandoned. We looked through the windows and saw someone inside so we parked and ate lunch at this amazing little find. 

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Visit the Tourbillon Castle in Sion. 

 Walk across the Hangebrucke Suspension Bridge near Ernen.

Drive by and see the Aigle Castle. 

Take the lift up to the Matterhorn...obviously!

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Do

Take a dive from one of the  many diving boards on Lake Geneva.

Walk through the vineyards of the Lavaux wine region.

Go to the Saturday market in Lausanne filled with wonderful cheeses, pastries, fruits, veggies and flowers. 

 

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Travel Tip

Take a drive over furka pass if you are a fan of heights...the views are unbelievable and there are several abandoned hotels that look like something out of a wes anderson film. Trust us, it's totally worth it!

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Zurich, Switzerland

While we only spent 1 night here before heading out to our next destiantion,  we loved walking the streets of Zurich. 

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