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Lake Oeschinensee – Kandersteg – Bern Switzerland If you were to somehow magically be transported to Lake Oeschinen, I bet your initial reaction would be you’re at the very place they filmed the Sound of Music. You will be forgiven for that honest mistake. That 1960’s movie was actually not shot here. But the likeness from the movie are eerily similar. Oeschinen is a valley and a lake, also …

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Lake Schwarzsee is situated at a height of 1047 meters above MSL. Also known as Black Lake, this is an all year destination for couples, families and friends looking for a quick getaway. Lake Schwarzsee and the surrounding countryside is a wonderful destination for skiing during the winter and for gentle hikes during the summer. The lake is surrounded by small one thousanders like the Schwyberg and the Les Reccardets. Kaiseregg …

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Montreux, the town, isn’t just any other town in Europe. It’s the magnificent Alps, the breathtaking Lake Geneva and the romantic vineyards all mixed up to create a cocktail of the most desirable one. It’s like a matured casket of wine that has aged over the years and recently brought for a special occasion. Add to it the beautiful climate throughout the year, the majestic Chillon Castle and the beautiful …

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Mont Pelerin or Mont Pèlerin is a 1080 meter (3540 feet) high mountain and is part of the Swiss Prealps. It is just a stone throw away from Lavaux wine country and the magnificent Lake Geneva. Geographically it falls within the Swiss canton of Vaud. This hike is by far my favorite one in the Canton of Vaud Panorama – Mont Pèlerin – Fresh clear view of Léman Region with …

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Lavaux is wine country. It is one of those picturesque vineyards that appears magically in front of your eyes when someone says – fine European wine. Lavaux is a small region in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. 830 hectares of vineyard are spreads across 30 km of area on the north shore of Lake Geneva. Lavaux is a classic example of how man can adapt his environment without destroying …

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In the central part of Switzerland overlooking Lucerne is the Pilatus; a range of two-thousand meter mountains that guard the cantons of Obwalden, Nidwalden and Lucerne like silent vigilantes. Accessible from each of these cantons, these mountains and the Lake Lucerne make up one of the most breathtaking destinations in this part of Switzerland. Getting in Pilatus Kulm The S2 motorway connects Lucerne with the rest of the country. …

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Grenoble city sunset from Bastille Grenoble is a very nice city in France in the Rhone-Alpes region. It is surrounded with the Alps mountains (Chartreuse, Vercors and Belledonne), making it the perfect place for hiking, skiing and studying in France. Moreover, Grenoble has one of the best campus (American style) in France. It also has great high-tech labs and one of the best engineering computer science school in France called ENSIMAG (École Nationale Supérieure d’Informatique …

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Montreux is definitely one of the best Swiss riviera and known as the pearl of the Swiss riviera. Many tourists visit this city. It is gorgeous and wonderful. Every summer (July) it celebrates Montreux Jazz Festival, one of the most famous festival in Switzerland. Norah Jones performed there in 2010 edition, Sting in 2011, Amy Macdonald and Alanis Morissette in 2012. If you are planning to visit Montreux Jazz Festival …

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