From Lake Geneva to the Simmental valley, delight in the fragrance of the flowers, the kaleidoscopic colours of the vines, the Alpine delicacies and the pure mountain air... From Geneva, let beauty be your guide, discover the Vallée de Joux, continue on to Lausanne, then succumb to the pleasure of the summits.
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Hotel and restaurant in town. Discovering the beautiful sights of Geneva starts at the Hôtel de la Cigogne, a haven of peace and tranquility in the heart of Geneva’s business centre, only a few steps from the old city, the lake and the cultural district. On place Longemalle, the gilded swan overlooking the door sets the tone of a hotel in which all rooms are different and have been entirely redesigned in a young and dynamic spirit. In culinary terms, you can take a delicious break right in the city centre and sample gourmet treats, now also on the terrace. ... Learn moreless
Imagine a small valley, ten kilometres long, where some of the most prestigious watchmakers in the world are located, with names such as Blancpain, Breguet, Audemars Piguet, Jaeger LeCoultre and many others. These complicated wonders are still created in the Joux Valley by the most prestigious Swiss...Read More less
Devoted entirely to photography, this museum has one of the largest collections in Switzerland. It holds nearly 100,000 original prints from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries (Braun, Capa, Depardon, Avedon, etc.). Whether historical or modern, its exhibits are often original and always beautiful....Read More less
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Hotel and restaurant in town. On the shores of Lake Geneva, close to Lavaux with its terraced vineyards, which have been listed as world heritage site by the Unesco, this timeless hotel offers a unique universe, which celebrates the past of this grand historical residence and combines it with subtle contemporary flourishes. An intimate and serene setting, a creative and gourmet cuisine at the restaurant “ESPRIT par Guy Ravet”, Asian inspirations at the restaurant “Buddha-Bar Beach by Buddha-Bar TM”, a terrace with a panorama view of the lake at the “Marina Garden Lounge”, an outdoor pool and the Spa Valmont, all offering moments of pleasure and relaxation. ... Learn moreless
Entering Maison Décotterd means first being captivated by the views over the Vaud Riviera. Located in the former Bellevue Hotel, the heart of the renowned hotel school of Glion, this exceptional establishment overlooks Montreux and the splendid surrounding panorama of Lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps....Read More less
Little known outside our borders, the Lavaux vineyards are a UNESCO World Heritage site. 830 hectares divided into terraces that face Lake Geneva, and the Alps so close you feel you could reach out and touch them. Magnificent! What better than to enjoy a drink against this idyllic backdrop? Stop by at...Read More less
Depending on the season, discover one or another of these festivals. The Montreux festival, which takes place in summer, is a must and will allow you to enjoy the waterfront and its unique atmosphere. The Cully festival, which takes place in the spring, is cosier and you can discover many concerts in...Read More less
A small rack-rail train takes you from Montreux to over 2,000m in altitude, above the cliffs and forests. There you’ll find La Rambertia, an alpine botanical garden which includes 1,000 species of alpine plants. And if you look hard, you’ll spot the marmots popping their heads out of their burrows. All...Read More less
Visiting the famous Swiss chocolate factory is absolutely fascinating. Learn about the path cocoa took from the Aztecs to the royal courts of Europe, the history of Maison Cailler and the phases involved in transforming the beans into delicious chocolate bars through an innovative and interactive museum...Read More less
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Hotel and restaurant in the mountains. At the end of the 17th century, the first spa hotel, the Bad Lenk, was built somewhat further downhill from the richest Alpine sulfur springs north of the Alps, the Balmen. Up until the turn of the millennium, sulfur was used as a remedy, and you can still drink it to this day. Historical documents and a mix of nostalgic spa room elements and modern architecture shape the Lenkerhof Gourmet Spa Resort, a first-class hotel offering a wide range of wonderful wellness treatments. The “7 Sources Beauty & Spa” is named after “Siebenbrünnen” (“Seven Springs”), the place from which the Simme River emerges, and is thus inspired by the energy and vitality of the spring. Enjoy genuine rejuvenating treatments in a setting of natural wood and natural stone. The splendid landscape of the surrounding area beckons you to enjoy the special joy of the mountains at any time of the year. ... Learn moreless
Meet at the Amont Leiterli resort. From there, a circuit through the most beautiful meadows in Betelberg urges you to slow down to enjoy nature. At the height of summer, you can admire nearly 70 varieties of flower, including: dryads, Calypso bulbosa orchids, alpine roses, gentian and edelweiss. Enthusiasts...Read More less
The Jaun Pass is a haven for hikers of all levels wanting to enjoy the beautiful peaks of the Bernese Oberland. With a guide, cross the mountain pastures before reaching the steeper trails that run along the Gastlosen with their impressive limestone cliffs and rocky crags. On the way, experience alpine...Read More less
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Hotel and restaurant in the mountains. Large chalets surrounded by evergreen trees, a heavenly view over the mountains, this family hotel in the small ski resort of Kandersteg makes for a postcard perfect setting. Summer or winter, you are invited to savour the delights of the surrounding nature directly accessible from the hotel or to enjoy the many spa facilities (swimming pool, sauna, baths, relaxation area…) built to the latest environmental standards. The rooms are lovely arranged and offer expansive views of the forest or of the mountains. The fine reception, the warm atmosphere, and the wonderful traditional cuisine contribute all the more to reinvigorating the body and soul. ... Learn moreless
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Total price communicated as an indication, based on a stay of the number of nights recommended on this webpage, taking place in the next 3 months, and based on double occupancy (excluding recommended activities, excluding properties not bookable online).
To give you inspiration, Relais & Châteaux presents the Routes du Bonheur: Suggestions for travel itineraries that you can fully personalise according to your wishes and the experiences you would like to discover. Our consultants are available to help customise your route and assist you in making reservations at our properties. It is up to you to reserve any recommended activities on-site or nearby that might interest you.