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Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, Lyon

Euro 2020 Match Day 16 – France v Switzerland

Favourites France take on the resolute Swiss in Bucharest. France Lyon is the gastronomic capital of France with many Michelin star restaurants (21 at time of writing) and some fine classical cafes. The city is on the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers and makes for a perfect place for a riverside stroll. You […]

The Bernina Express, Switzerland

Euro 2020 Match Day 6 – Italy v Switzerland

More connected nations pit their wits against each other in the final match of the day in Rome. Italy A few years ago we undertook a train tour of Italy & Switzerland. One of the journeys was Venice to Verona where we stayed one night. An interesting compact city on the river Adige, Italy’s second […]

European Train Tour #6 – Switzerland

The concluding European train tour of my series sees us in Switzerland, a trip we undertook in 2016. If the earth’s creator had been a train fanatic and had decided to build the ideal setting for his giant train set, he could have constructed Switzerland for this purpose. Brooding mountains & great lakes, sweeping bends, […]