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79th St – Lucerne (5th to 3rd Ave)

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Lucerne is the most beautiful city in Switzerland by far – the grande dame of them all.  Its mediaeval old town is graced by a beautiful lake, while in the distance, sleeping-beauty castles perch precariously on the edge of mountains. … Continue reading

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79th St – Swiss Alps (Museum of Natural History and Central Park)

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If there’s one thing that Switzerland is most associated with, it’s the Alps – that famous, snow-capped mountain chain that divides Central and Northern Europe from the Latin South, and which stretches across more than two thirds of the Helvetian … Continue reading

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79th St – Bern (Amsterdam to Columbus Ave)

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Bern is the capital of the Swiss Federation and sits somewhere in the middle of the country, between the French-speaking West and the German-speaking rest. The city is best known for its mediaeval Old Town, with a proliferation of buildings … Continue reading

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79th St – Lausanne (Broadway to Amsterdam Ave)

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Apart from its mediaeval old town, dotted with grand Gothic Cathedrals, Lausanne isn’t quite as well known as the other Swiss cities on this tour.  It’s a pity though as, the city is a quaint and charming affair, more a … Continue reading

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