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Specialised Tours

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Mountain Walks
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Mountain Walks

A one-day tour in the beautiful Canton of Vaud pre-Alps range above Lake Geneva.

Winding country roads above the lake will reveal magnificent mountain and lake views and glimpses of elegant homes, gardens and lakeside villages.

Small farm villages offer fresh local produce available at roadside stalls. Cut flowers, honey, seasonal fruits and vegetables are all sold in the time-honoured tradition of an honesty box. Pay for your purchase and take your change, there are no checkout attendants!

Pause for lunch at a quality, hilltop auberge or inn  which serve traditional fare and always offer a dish of the day.

In the last three weeks of May the countryside bursts into a dense carpet of fragrant wild narcissi, protected from being picked or cut while they bloom. Selected farmers are permitted to harvest and sell limited numbers of these exquisite flowers tied into small, perfect bouquets. Don’t worry if you miss this brief but magical floral display, as our mountain tours are special in all seasons.

We’ll take a different route home touring some of the more unusual farm villages, stopping at summer cowsheds to see how the morning’s milk is transformed into fresh soft cheeses that will grace many a local dinner table that same evening.

Tour Highlights

» Winding country roads
» Small farm villages
» Wild flowers
» Cheese farms

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