Switzerland

One Day in Gruyere

Mountains, chocolate, cheese, castles and cows, lots of cows.  The Gruyere region was for me the most stereotypically Swiss part of Switzerland, and also my favorite part of our five day trip.  Even when we got off of the wrong train station, we were rewarded with gorgeous views.  Guyere also has a great variety of… Read More One Day in Gruyere

Switzerland

One Day in Lauterbrunnen and Schilthorn

Lauterbrunnen is magical: green fields, cliffs dotted with waterfalls and snow capped mountains rising in the distance.  We arrived in Lauterbrunnen on a rainy Easter Sunday night, but by the next day the weather had cleared enough for us to enjoy a trip up into the mountains.

Switzerland

One Day in Zurich

We made Zurich our starting point for Switzerland because, well, the round-trip in and out of Zurich that we booked in November was a good deal.  The center of Zurich is a convenient 40 minutes by train from Zurich airport.  However, it is also a charming city that combines medieval and modern.  With only one… Read More One Day in Zurich