Tour Leader Jonny Ivo Kwok said that tourists who want to enjoy the beauty of lakes in Switzerland should visit Lake Geneva, which is the largest lake in Europe.
“In lac Leman you can swim. May be worm too, but with permission. There are people who just get on a boat while watching a dance show called Swiss folklore, “he said in a Live Instagram judi slot online Travel Talk” Tour Switzerland, Enjoy Enchanting Nature “.
Meanwhile, Lake Geneva is located in Geneva, Vaud, and Valais which are included in the Lake Geneva Region or Lemanic Region.
For Vaud, this area has a number of other interesting tourist spots that tourists can see and visit. The following summarizes the tourist attractions in Vaud, Switzerland that can be visited:
1. Lake Geneva
Launching Myswitzerland.com, Lake Geneva is the largest and the lake with the largest volume of water in Central Europe.
In the past, the Celts referred to it as large water or “Glue”. Until now, the lake is still called lac Leman in French.
According to information in Lake-geneva-switzerland.com, this crescent-shaped lake has a length of 95 kilometers on the north side and 72 kilometers on the south side. The average depth is 154.4 meters.
While there, tourists can explore the lake using one of the eight steamers belonging to the Compagnie Generale de Navigation (GGN).
For those who wish to visit a number of villages and towns in the vicinity, guests can take the Mouettes boat. While walking along the lake, you can see a view of the Jura mountains.
Apart from walking along the lake, citing Region-du-leman.ch, other activities that can be done in Lake Geneva are sailing, water skiing, and wakeboarding.
2. Castle of Chillon
Chillon Castle sits on the shores of Lake Geneva. The castle, which was built on a small, rocky island, dates back to the 12th century.
Looks like it is floating, Castle of Chilon is a historical building that is most visited by tourists.
If you visit in summer, tourists can enjoy the beautiful palm trees and various flowers that decorate the lakeside from Clarens to Chillon.
The natural scenery is also stunning because Chillon Castle is located between the lake and the mountains that surround it.
It is one of the old buildings in Switzerland, Chillon Castle has gone through three eras, namely the Savoy (12th century to 1536 century), the Bernese (1536-1798), and Vaudois (1798-present).
While the building’s aura may feel creepy as the underground passage and storage area for food and weapons were turned into a prison in 1290, visitors have nothing to fear.
This is because the guides there wear costumes depicting medieval figures, so that they can entertain visitors.
3. The rotating restaurant Le Kuklos
Eating meals in restaurants is common. However, eating a meal in a rotating restaurant is something unique.
While in Vaud, you can visit the top of Berneuse in Leysin to enjoy a delicious meal at Le Kuklos.
Meanwhile, the restaurant often rotates for 1 hour 30 minutes. As a result, the view of the Alps can be enjoyed while dining.
Whether it’s a patio area or behind a giant glass window, either option still offers a 360 degree panoramic view.
Apart from the Alps, Lake Geneva, the Jura Mountains and the Rhone Valley will also be visible. Apart from culinary delights, Le Kuklos also has a play area and animal park that can be visited by family tourists.
4. Glacier 3000
Located at an altitude of 2,965 meters above sea level (masl), tourists can visit Col du Pillon to ride a gondola from Glacier 3000 station.
Arriving at the top, a variety of activities are waiting to be tried, one of which is the Dogsled Rides, which is skating on boards pulled by a number of huskies.
For adrenaline lovers, the Alpine Coaster which has 10 sharp turns and six winding tracks with a toboggan speed of 40 kilometers per hour can be tried.
Abila just wants to walk, Glacier 3000 offers a Peak Walk by Tissot Suspension Bridge that is 107 meters long and 90 centimeters wide.
Through the only suspension bridge that connects the two mountain peaks, visitors can enjoy the cool air and the beautiful expanse of icebergs.
5. Chaplin’s World Museum
For fans of all of Charlie Chaplin’s work, Chaplin’s World, Manoir de Ban, is a must-visit while in Vaud.
Having been named Best European Museum by the European Museum Academy in 2018, the building houses a Charlie Chaplin statue that will accompany tourists.
Visitors who like selfies can enter the Studio. Meanwhile, citing the official Chaplin’s World website, the Studio consists of a number of rooms designed to resemble films by the Legend, one of which is Modern Times.
If you want to see Charlie Chapril’s personal items, visitors can enter The Manoir.