Saturday September 2
Sunny and hot, 73F
We are here! The three day drive felt longer than usual but we did it. First night in Arras, second in Vittel where the spring water comes from (owned by Nestle). I loved Vittel! Usually we spend the second night in Colmar or Basel, but I wanted to make...
We leave for Switzerland tomorrow, driving from the UK. We’ve been doing this trip every September for several years now. We will be doing the same driving plan - drive to the Chunnel and into France, first night in Arras, second night in Colmar, arrive Friday after in Lenk (in the Berner...
August 27 - October 1, 2003: 5 weeks in Switzerland and Italy. The first 2.5 weeks in Switzerland is published here. The Italy part of the trip will be in the Italy Trip Reports forum.
This trip report was originally published on my blog, which has closed. Moved to Slow Europe in 2022.
In the 1990s Chet and Carolee Lipton wrote a brilliant set of books about hiking in Europe:
Walking Easy in the Swiss Alps
Walking Easy in the Italian Alps
Walking Easy in the French Alps
Walking Easy in the Austrian Alps
In the 2000s these books were updated and combined into two books. New...
By zig from Kentucky, USA, Fall 2006
An amusing journey with Zig and Georgia as they travel on a tight budget through part of Switzerland, Liguria and make a pilgrimage to Greece, Sept 25 - Oct 9, 2006.
This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav.
9/25/06 - Travel Day - Kentucky to...