Geneva and Lakes Region
This itinerary is the ideal route for families with children: safe routes away from traffic and gentle topography (no steep ascents). Lakes, rivers, wide open plains, tranquil valleys, cities and villages, you will discover the best landscapes of Switzerland. German and French: these are some of the contrasting dabs of color on the palette the picture of a typical trip through Switzerland. The scenery is certainly varied; the elevation on this route is relatively level and the sections in the "relaxed" version are barely ever longer than 50km.
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Day : 1
Completely renovated in 2006, the Hotel Cornavin offers to its clients the most modernized facilities of Geneva. The hotel is ideally located and is the best place to stay for any type of travelers. It stands close to the railway station and the shopping centre. The hotel is only 5 minutes away from many international organizations. The Hotel Cornavin features the largest pendulum of the world, which hangs from the ninth floor and swings down to the ground floor in the salon of the hotel. Its full length is 30.02 meters.
Day : 2
Hotel de la Nouvelle Couronne is located in the historic centre of Morges, at footsteps of Geneva Lake side, 30 minutes away from Geneva International Airport and 10 mn away from Lausanne. This 3*** historic property has been recently renovated and refurnished. It combines high tech equipment with the unique value of an 18th century historic building.
Day : 3
The historic Grand Hotel Des Bains is a prestigious architectural complex, set in a park next to the Centre Thermal Spa of Yverdon-les-Bains and offering its own thermal swimming pool. The property is known to have shaped the history of Swiss spa tourism. The rooms all feature a flat-screen TV, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a large working desk, and a private bathroom. Guests can savour exquisite cuisine and a large selection of wines in the 2 restaurants and in the bar of Grand Hotel Des Bains. The public spa Centre Thermal is directly connected to the hotel and offers pools and various fitness and wellness facilities. The private indoor and outdoor pool area of the hotel is open all year and features hot thermal water and pool deck chairs. On request, it is possible to enjoy massage treatments or relax in the sauna and in the steam bath.
Day : 4
The Hotel Murtenhof & Krone is a picturesque ensemble of striking, historic patricians houses in the middle of the old town of Murten. Enjoying a central but absolutely tranquil location, our stylish three-star hotel offers guests a fantastic view of Lake Murten. The Hotel Murtenhof & Krone features individually designed rooms and suites and friendly, personal service. The restaurant offers fine cuisine perfectly complemented by an extensive wine list.
Day : 5
The Hotel an der Aare in the former nurses' home of the Altes Spital Solothurn combines stylish, modern infrastructure and historical 18th Century. 16 comfortable rooms with views of the river Aare, the Jura Mountains and the old town of Solothurn invite you to linger and enjoy.