Swiss chocolate and cheese

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Valley, Lac Leman

Swiss chocolate This post is related to our trip to Switzerland in early spring. Who hasn't dreamed of being in a chocolate factory? Swiss chocolate industry is something similar to fashion houses in Italy or champagne houses in France - there are kind of chocolate houses in Switzerland. Our Swiss chocolate tour was booked at Cailler Chocolate House (Maison Cailler). This brand has been owned by the Nestle Group for a while now, however it has managed to preserve its…

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Spring in Switzerland

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Lac Leman

Spring in Switzerland, where we arrived from France with a car rented at Baden-Baden airport, was in full swing. Geneva lake Lake Geneva is the English name of the lake, which we mostly use. In French, the lake is called Lac Léman, but in order not to make life boring, the lake also has a German name - Genfersee. The lake is one of the largest in Europe, about 60% of which belongs to Switzerland, the remaining 40% to France.…

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Around Switzerland

Autumn trip to Switzerland This is one of the parts dedicated to our trip to Switzerland in early November. Almost immediately after crossing German border towards Switzerland, we recognised first mountains. We enjoyed this beautiful landscape for the first time in our lives - that was so amazing! However, we still had way to go and the next short stop was near Geneva lake; it was even more impressive - huge lake on one side and mountains all around. Autumn…

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Towns and cities in Switzerland

This was our first ever European trip. During summer, we began preparation; it was necessary to get visas for Germany and Switzerland. We decided to share all travel-related expenses with our friends - another family couple, studied all available road maps. There was no widely available GPS applications that time and mobile phone looked like piece of brick in 1997. All that made this trip unique and to be remembered forever. Other interesting details - all photographs were taken using…

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