Hotel Beau-Rivage Palace in Lausanne

6 November 2019 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Hotels

© flickr.com - Michelle Walz Eriksson/cc-by-2.0

© flickr.com – Michelle Walz Eriksson/cc-by-2.0

The Beau-Rivage Palace is a historical luxury five-star hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is located in Ouchy, on the shores of Lake Léman. The hotel opened in 1861 and the current main building was constructed in Art Nouveau and neo-baroque style in 1908. It is registered in the Swiss Inventory of Cultural Property of National and Regional Significance. The Beau-Rivage Palace is owned by Sandoz Family Foundation founders of Sandoz AG, now Novartis.   read more…

Évian-les-Bains, meeting point of the Haute-Volée from around the world

9 March 2015 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Source Cachat - The Evian-Water comes from this source © Ngdm

Source Cachat – The Evian-Water comes from this source © Ngdm

Évian-les-Bains or Évian is commune in the northern part of the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. An elite holiday resort and spa town on the shores of Lake Geneva (aka Lac Léman), for two centuries, it has hosted many Royals such as Kings Edward VII and George V of England and King Farouk of Egypt, and celebrities such as countess Anna de Noailles and Marcel Proust.   read more…

Nyon on Lake Geneva

15 June 2012 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Nyon © Chin tin tin

Nyon © Chin tin tin

Nyon is a municipality in the district of Nyon in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. It is located some 25 kilometers north east of Geneva’s city centre, and since the 1970s it has become part of the Geneva metropolitan area. It lies on the shores of Lake Geneva, and is the seat of the district of Nyon. The town has (as of December 2010) a population of 18,728. It is connected to the rest of Switzerland by way of the Route Suisse, the A1 Motorway and the railways of the Arc Lémanique.   read more…

The music city of Montreux

7 September 2011 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

View on Lake Geneva and France © Christian Perez

View on Lake Geneva and France © Christian Perez

Montreux is a municipality in the district of Riviera-Pays-d’Enhaut in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. It is located on Lake Geneva at the foot of the Alps and has a population of 23,800 and nearly 90,000 in the agglomeration.   read more…

Lausanne, the perfect symbiosis of life style and business

4 July 2011 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Lausanne, Lake Geneva and the Alps © Jamcib

Lausanne, Lake Geneva and the Alps © Jamcib

Lausanne is a city in Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and is the capital of the canton of Vaud. The seat of the district of Lausanne, the city is situated on the shores of Lake Geneva (French: Lac Léman). It faces the French town of Évian-les-Bains, with the Jura mountains to its north-west. Lausanne is located 62 km (39 mi) northeast of Geneva. Lausanne has a lot of monuments, especially located in the medival old town quarter, museums and art galleries to explore and experience.   read more…

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