Weekend trips from Zurich

Verbier Family Style

Ski Weekend with Kids? Torture? Exhausting? Wait it out 7 years? No way gals you can totally take them on a fun mountain trip! And our friends from Verbier Tourism helped us figure out how!

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Scuol, an Engadine Hideaway

Tucked away in the Swiss Alps and only a stone throw away from the Austrian border, Scuol welcomes its visitors with the villages’ symbol, a sulfurous fountain. This charming village has attracted visitors for decades mainly because of its ferrous springs and health-enhancing climate.

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Luxurious Lugano Awaits YOU!

Thrilled to be invited to the friendly, sunny Italian side of Switzerland by Swiss Diamond Hotel, we hopped on the Autobahn and in less than 2.5 hours were relaxing lakefront

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Swiss Grand Tour

Visit to Viamala Gorge, Mineralbaths & Splügen . After indulging in a few delicious pfirschsteines in Chur ( see Grand Tour Part 1 ), we jumped on a train out to Thusis, where we caught the postbus to Viamala , a gorge as deep as 300meters. The postbus ride itself is worth the visit-- the…

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Girlfriend Getaway: Wine Tasting in Lavaux

The Lavaux wine region is a perfect weekend getaway for this summer or fall. Beautiful scenery, rich history, and delicious wines are reason enough to visit, but we are about to make it even more appealing by helping you plan a wine tour of the region. Lavaux is a mere two and half hours away…

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Salzburg & The Sound of Music

Quick, what’s your favorite movie? Chances are, if you grew up in the States or the UK and are over 30, it might be The Sound of Music (TSOM) . Long heralded for its (cheesy) fabulousness, it has stood the test of time, won five Oscars and is the third highest grossing movie (adjusting for…

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Mürren: Dog-Friendly Mountain Village

Conveniently located in the beautiful Jungfrau region, Mürren is a charming little village that maintains the traditional Swiss atmosphere of centuries ago . In addition to the picturesque mountain views and relaxing silence of a car-free town, one of the best parts about visiting the town is that your pooch will be warmly welcomed! We…

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Next Stop: Milan

With the month of August almost over, and the weather feeling a bit more like October...we are eager for an excuse to get out of town! This weekend, let's parade down the streets of Milan, feeling fashionable and fabulous. With delectable Italian cuisine, inspiring store-fronts and attractive eye-candy all around, our bags are packed. All…

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