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February Weekend in Switzerland

A February 2006 trip to Geneva by suartd

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Quote: This trip to Geneva in Switzerland involved a trip up into the mountain range in Verbier, a night in a hotel in France, and some good old Swiss hospitality.

February Weekend in Switzerland

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The highlights of this trip to Geneva involved an overnight stay in Verbier and a night in a hotel in France. Visiting a market in France was also a nice treat. The food in Switzerland is amazing in the winter, so that is always a highlight of any trip there.Quick Tips: Thick socks and 1one, if not two, pairs of gloves are required out here in the winter. The air is very cold and the wind can feel as though it is cutting through you. Bare in mind, if you go up the mountains, that it will be even colder again.Best Way To Get Around: To get to Verbier from Geneva, it is very easy to do this by train. A train can be taken to Martigny, which is at the bottom of the mountain range in whic...Read More

Verbier Ski Resort

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Verbier is a ski resort that regularly has very important people skiing here, such as the royal family. Even if you are not interested in skiing, there is plenty to do in Verbier, and the scenery is amazing all year-round. In the centre of the town there are a large assortment of shops, restaurants, and bars catering to everyone's taste. There are ski slopes aplenty here, and ski and snowboarding lessons are available for anyone who wishes to learn. There are instructors for most languages, and they are very nice and get you learning as fast as possible. There is also an ice rink for anyone who would rather stay off the slopes. The cinema and video shops can entertain anyone who does...Read More

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Verbier Ski Resort

Verbier, Switzerland