"Switzerland Without Skis" Switzerland by Beausoleil
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Even the grocery stores (epiceries) are cute chalets in Switzerland. The ski resorts turn into summer resorts with wonderful hiking and glorious scenery. This is also the season of fabulous gallery shows.
You can visit a cheese factory, an organ museum, castles, Lake Geneva and find the oldest working organ in Switzerland on the top of a mountain (in a church, of course).
The food is great. The service is great. The people are very friendly and everything is so clean . . . so clean.
We saw shutters painted this way many times. It must be a Swiss custom. They are striking and very interesting.
It was fun driving through the countryside because it was so green and there were torrents (waterfalls) coming down the mountainsides. Most of them had their own names. Wouldn't it be fun to have a torrent named after you?!
- Pros:Glorious scenery in a very pleasant setting.
- Cons:It's a bit expensive compared to some other countries.
- In a nutshell:Winter skiing is great but summer hiking is even better!
If you want to combine the museum idea with hiking and incredible scenery, visit the ecomusee at Ballenberg. It's a huge... more travel advice
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