The city sits on the banks of Lake Geneva for which the city is primarily famous for. Its Jet d’eau shoots up 140 metres into the air, making it the tallest fountain in the world. All types of recreation can be found on Lake Geneva from lake cruises, sailing, wind surfing, rowing, scuba diving, and swimming.
Most of us have heard about the Italian and French wines, but I was not aware of Switzerland’s vast wine growing region. We spent a wonderful day in the country touring the Swiss Lavaux region part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site program. After sightseeing in the cities this was a pleasant change. The scenery was breathtakingly beautiful; these wineries are characterized by their terraced vineyards with views of Lake Geneva while others are suspended on slopes. Many small villages were formed around each winery from the medieval village of Lutry to Montreux. These vineyards cover almost 10,000 acres of the Canton Vaud and offer a wide range of grapes.
Are you thinking about escaping America and moving out of the United States and over to the neutral country of Switzerland? Whether you are hoping to move to a large city like Geneva or a remote area, there is a lot that you need to know about this daunting process. Moving to another country from the United States is not as simple as picking up and moving across the US, and it is especially difficult for an American to move to Switzerland. There are a few things that you need to know before considering a move to the beautiful country of Switzerland.