Tag Archives: Matterhorn

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 Matterhorn, Zermatt, Switzerland

A-Z April Challenge – Z Is For Zermatt In Switzerland

So after 25 posts in 29 days I come to the end of my fourth A-Z April Challenge. Guess what? I need a rest from writing, so here is a picture of the Matterhorn, the majestic mountain that looms large over the Swiss ski resort, a bird of prey and a precipitous bridge just outside […]

The Matterhorn, Zermatt, Switzerland

Friday Photo – The Matterhorn, Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt was the penultimate destination on my 2016 tour of Italy & Switzerland. It was June 2016 and we arrived in lovely sunshine – just as well as next day it rained constantly meaning that we aborted our plans to take a train and cable car high into the mountains. The Matterhorn One of Europe’s […]

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, […]

Zermatt, Switzerland

I woke in Zermatt today, opened the balcony door and took these shots…….