Situated right on the lake, this design hotel was furnished by Carlo Rampazzi with luxurious Mediterranean charm. Surrounded by a park with a private beach and jetty, 2010 there was the grand opening of its wellness centre "Eden Roc Spa". With 16, 15, and 14 Gault Millau points respectively, the 3 restaurants provide soaring culinary experiences. Ascona's picturesque piazza is just a few minutes away on foot.
Not many cities have managed to retain their historic features quite as successfully as Bern, the capital of Switzerland. The old town of Bern is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and thanks to its 6 kilometres of arcades - the locals refer to them as 'Lauben' - boasts on of the longest weather-sheltered shopping promenades in Europe.
Up until the 14th century there was only one community in the Saas Valley: Saas. Four villages arose out of Saas - of those four Saas Fee, also known as "The Pearl of the Alps", is the most renowned; 13 four thousand meter peaks surround the glacier village, which is located at an altitude of 1800 meters above sea level.
The bent, almost banana-shaped Lake Zurich is framed on the southern side by the Albis and Zimmerberg hills and on the north by the Pfannenstiel chain of hills. The lake is bordered by the cantons of Zurich, St.Gallen and Schwyz. At the western end lies Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city.