In the Vaud commune of La Cure, you may sleep in a quite extraordinary hotel straddling the border. The house was built right on the line of demarcation between France and Switzerland.
In 1920 the idea is born to build an SAC Hut at the remotest corner of the Turtmann Valley.
Have you heard of "Sahlenweidli", a Swiss TV-series dedicated to the Swiss author Jeremias Gotthelf, who lived in the 19th century? The series was such a success, that farmers in the Emmental Region decided to propose lodging possibilities reminiscent of Gotthelfs times.