Biking around the Magnificent Castle of Aigle – VD

This is an easy bike ride around the Aigle Castle and the charming town that surrounds it. The imposing castle rises out of the vineyards of the Chablais region. It was built in the 12th century to protect Aigle. Later on in history, this castle hosted a hospital, a prison and even a court. It […]

Visiting Gruyères castle and its medieval town – FR

Gruyères town and its magnificent castle appear to have emerged straight out of the Middle Ages. It is located on a hill at the foot of the Pre-Alps. The town seems to have been not affected by the passage of time and has kept its perfect medieval character. On this day, the entire town and […]

Clarens-Montreux, a great getaway destination – VD

Clarens, Montreux; Home Sweet Home!. We arrived here 15 years ago and we’re not ready to move. Nestled between steep hills and the lakeside plus the stunning Alps as background, Montreux is known for its mild microclimate, but not only. The Montreux Jazz festival, its beautiful Christmas market, the Chillon castle, the colorful and manicured […]