Schloss Oberhofen is a postcard-perfect historic castle with a toe in the water of the lovely Thunersee near Bern in Switzerland. Oberhofen Castle, directly on the shores of Lake Thun, is a popular subject for postcards and tourist brochures advertising the beauty of Switzerland. This historic castle even has a small, much-photographed tower inside the … Read more
Schloss Spiez is an interesting historic castle beautifully located on the shores of the Thunersee near Bern and Interlaken in Switzerland. Castle Spiez is a small romantic castle with lovely gardens, a fine Romanesque church, and spectacular views of Lake Thun and Alpine peaks of the Berner (Bernese) Oberland region of Switzerland. The castle has … Read more
Pleasure cruises and ferries on Lake Geneva in Switzerland are often not cheap but savings deals are available to make boat trips and tickets cheaper. Day-trip pleasure cruises on Lake Geneva in Switzerland are very popular with many boats departing daily from major sights such as Genève, Lausanne, Montreux, Nyon, Evian, and Yvoire. These day-trip … Read more
Ferries go from Lausanne in Switzerland to Thonon and Evian in France while pleasure boats cruise on Lac Léman to Genève, Nyon, Vevey, Montreux, and other Swiss towns on Lake Geneva. Lausanne is an important departure port for boats cruising on Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) between Switzerland and France. Passenger ferry boat services connect Lausanne … Read more
The Chateau de Nyon is a lovely small castle on the shores of Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) in Switzerland. The castle houses the local history museum with a display of porcelain. Beautiful views can be enjoyed from the terrace of the castle not only of Lake Geneva but also of the French Alps on the opposite bank of the lake. The views of Mt Blanc are especially grand on clear days.