No running engines, no traffic jams: the much-loved holiday resorts of Riederalp, Bettmeralp and Fiescheralp in the Aletsch Arena – VS

The car-free destinations of Bettmeralp, Riederalp and Fiescheralp within the Aletsch Arena and perched high on the sunny Valais plateau and can only be reached by cablecar. These are idyllic and extremely popular villages for family holidays. The mountain landscape and the breathtaking views attract numerous hikers, bikers and trail-runners during summer. We stayed in […]

Living LA DOLCE VITA with The Riviera Style! – VD

😎☀️⛱🫶 🍹 From 17th May to 15th and 30th September tune in to the Dolce Riviera spirit in La Tour de Peilz and/or Vevey. The Riviera’s set to Mediterranean time, offering you a relaxing and unforgettable summer. Go for a swim, sunbathe, enjoy a relaxing lakeside stroll, savour a local speciality on a terrace – […]

Estavayer-le-Lac, small in size but huge in charm – FR

Estavayer-le-Lac is a little medieval town on the south-east bank of Lake Neuchâtel in the canton of Fribourg. Estavayer-le-Lac is also known by some as The City of Roses. Carriage entrances and painted houses line up along very narrow streets. Reflecting the purity of the Gothic style, the arcades of Chenaux Castle and Saint Lawrence’s […]

Visiting Avenches is like time travelling – FR

Avenches or Aventicum, the former capital of Roman Helvetia, is located on the top of a hill in the canton of Vaud, near its border with Fribourg. The archeological site is one of Switzerland’s most important ones. You can also visit a 13th-century castle, medieval monuments and historic buildings. At the entrance to the village, […]

Morat / Murten Light festival 2022; pure magic! – FR

So happy we managed to go to the Morat / Murten light festival; it was magical, mystical and absolutely lovely; better than expected. 👏🏻 Bringing light to these somehow obscure and uncertain times was very welcomed. Despite going on a Saturday, the day before the closure and with a very inviting weather who brought a […]

St. Ursanne, the Pearl of the Jura! – JU

This Saturday we visited St. Ursanne, also known as the Pearl of the Jura and officially listed as one of the most beautiful villages in Switzerland. Nestled in an unspoilt natural setting on the banks of the Doubs river in the canton of Jura (bordering France), the small medieval town of Saint-Ursanne has preserved its […]

The Lausanne Lights Festival is back! – VD

“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”― J.K.Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban The Lausanne Lights Festival is back for its 10th edition from November 24 to December 24, 2021. XXL displays developed exclusively for the Festival by about twenty artists […]