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of 1,060. The antiquarian will hero find much food for stndy and contemplation. His research will be amply compensated by exploring the mouldering fragments of the broken walls and battlements, and other records of the reigns of Vespasian and Titus, as well as of the hostile invasions of Alemanni and Attila. A Corinthian coluinn* 37 feet high, is seen on the left of the road at the entranceof the town. The castle is a building of the seventh century.
Paybbnb.—A small town, noways remarkable. The church contains a relic, said to be Queen Bertha's saddle. This church also contains her tomb. The next place is
Moo Don.—A town containing about 1,600 in
Cabocoe.—To the left is the road to Vevey, which is very hilly, and requires extra horses to accomplish it From the summit of the Jorat from the southern side, a very beautiful view opens disclosing Lake Leman, &c.
Laos An era—described at page 367.
Lyons to Pont de Beauvoisin, by lies EcUelles, Chambery, and the Pass Of Mont Cenis, to Turin.
(Distance, about 180 English miles.)
Lyons to Font De Bbauvouin.
Conveyance by diligence bf courier every day.
Pont Bbaovoisin.—Situated on the banks of the Guiers V if; which is crossed by a bridge. The road from this place is at first flat, but becomes an ascent after a couple of miles are pasted. At the height of the ascent, we find Bplendld views opening up before us. Beneath us lies the sunny field of France. Soon after, we enter the magnificent gorge of La Challle. The road is constructed of solid masonry. Extending along the edge of the precipice, rugged stupendous cliffs, many hundred feet high, line the other side; whilst in the depths below rushes the impetuous torrent
Lee Echelles.— A village situated on the Guiers, being the starting point of a ruad leading to the Grand Chartreuse. We next enter the valley, and pass through the great tunnel cnt through the face of the mountain, a moBt extraordinary work, 25 feet high and 1000 feet long. We follow our route through a rocky ravine.
'St. Thibacd De Corn.—A waterfall not for from here has been written of by Rousseau as "La plus belle que j e vis de ma vie."
Chambbet—described at page 363. From here some very pleasant excursions can be made, particularly those to the baths of Alx and the Lac de Bourget.
Railway to Alx and St. Innocent, also to St. Michel
The Dent De Nivolet And Les Cir Armette*.— Our road proceeds through the valleys of the Arc and Isere. On the right we see Mont Grenier, 5700 feet high. The Chateau Bayard stands oa the left bank of the river, a few miles below.
Montheillan.—Situated on the left bank of the IsCre, where the four roads—that of the Mont Cenis, that of the Tarentaise, and those of the little St. Bernard and Grenoble meet Several handsome country seats, forming a handsome suburb, are around here. At this point the valley of the Isere divides Itself Into two large plains. Crossing the Ise're, we ascend a hill, and can enjoy a fnagniflcent view of the Arc and Ise're. The hamlet of Maltaverne is the next place met with. This place commands a very good view of the lofty mountain Cerim, at the opposite side of the I sere. The rivers Arque and Ise're join between Maltaverne and
Aiquxbeiae—Situated at the foot of Mont Cenis. The country about is very unhealthy, the rivers at their junction forming very pestilential marshes, which generate malaria, Ac Issuing from Alguebelle, he passes under a triumphal arch; and passing a number of poor hamlets, reaches
La Grande Maison.—A short distance beyond La Chambre, on the east a large valley, called La Madeleine, opens a road to Mousten, the chief place in the valley of the Tarantalse, situated on the high way from the little St. Bernard to Italy. Crossing the bridge of the HertniUoh, ahd following the base of the mountain bf Hoc he ray, we reach
St Jean De Macrienne.—It is the chief place in the valley, and has a very good suburb. The vinuyards of St. Julien produce some good wines. Beyond the town we cross the Arvan, and a little further on, the Arc, after which we arrive at St. MicheL
St. Michel.—Hotel De 1a Samaaitaine, kept by M. Berigandat, opposite the Railway station. Very good bouse, moderate charges.
A very picturesque little town, surrounded by orchards and meadows.
The present terminus of the Victor Emmanuel Railway. Seepage 167.
Modane —A town famous for Its cultivation of hemp, and remarkable as being the last scene ot "Sterne's sentimental journey." In this part of the valley the bed ot the Arc Is much confined, and has to flow through a narrow gorge. The road here has been cut for about a league through the mountain. Beyond is fort Lusseilon, closing the gorge of the Arc. The Font du Dtable is a very striking object
Verney.—The mountains about here are very Interesting, from the singularity of their appearance. They are without a human residence, and their summits abound in dens of bears. Chamois, marmots, and pheasants are also to be found there. The path of the Col de Vanoiae meets our road at Termignon.
Lans Le Boubg.—A large village situated at the foot of Mont Cents, inhabited by porters and maletears. On leaving the village, a very large barrack is passed on the left The road crossing the Arc, begins its ascent to Mont Cenis. The road now leaves the valley of Maurienne.
Mont Cents.—This remarkable mountain is one of the chief routes from France and Switzerland Into Italy. It is situated partly in Savoy and partly in Piedmont. We are enabled to accomplish the journey from valley to valley in one day—that is, from Lanslebourg, on the Savoyard, to Susa, on the Italian side—a distance of about sixteen leagues. Many historians assert that it was by this mountain Hannibal penetrated into Italy. There are houses of refuge erected all along the Pass; and we pass 23 of them between Lanslebourg and Susa. They are occupied by cantonnierst who keep the road in order, and render travellers any assistance they may need. The first remarkable spot met with is La Ranmsse. When the snow has filled all the hollows in winter, some travellers are found hardy enough to descend from the summit to Lanslebourg in a sledge with almost Inconceivable rapidity, accomplishing the descent In about seven minutes the sledge being guided by a peasant The perpendicular descent is 2000 feet. The most , elevated point of the road is called Point Culminant, which is commanded by very excellent views of the five peaks of Roche Melon, Roche Michel, Iionche, Corne ReuBse, and Vanese. A spacious platform or plain extends from here to the Grande Croix; and the road is so guided as to avoid some dangerous avalanches. At Les Tavernettes there is a station of cantonniers, under the control and direction of regular officers, to whom the tourists can complain against their drivers or post-boys for unnecessary delay, Ac. At the seventeenth refuge a toll of 5 francs per horse is charged. From here a short distance brings us to the culminating point of the pass, viz., 6,780 feet above the level of the sea. Continuing to traverse the plain, we reach the post-house where we can get a plain but substantial repast The road is magnificent; and is another monument of the enterprise and genius of Napoleon. We soon after reach the Hospice—along range of buildings, near the extremity of the Luke, six leagues from Lans-le-Bourg. It was originally founded by Charlemagne, and re-established by Napoleon. It contains 1012 beds, and 1000 or 2000 more could be accommodated in the loft. There is a barrack connected with it, now occupied by a troop of carbineers, who examine the passports of tourists. The Hospice, properly so called, is inhabited by monks, who exercise hospitality towards all travellers. The gorge of the little Mont Cenis is seen on the opposite side of the lake. Further on we meet the bridge of La Rouch—a torrent follow- I ing the direction of a new road, I
UONT CEN1S, GRANDE CROIX, SUSA. ROUTE 12.
Grande Croix.—A group of taverns. Here we cross the La Rouch, and find terminated the Mont Cenis. The road wending above the plain of St Nicholas, opens through a perpendicular granite rock of considerable elevation. Arches of masonry are to be seen along the road, constructed to protect travellers from the rocks, which very often falL The scenery of the plain 1b wild and terrific. We obtain a commanding view of the hills of Charmont before we reach
Molaret—the first Italian village; near It is a small inn. Nine miles beyond is
Susa.—A small town with about 5000 inhabitants, situated at the point where the roads over St. Gene'vre and Mont Cenis meet Outside the town Is a triumphal arch, erected in honour of Augustui eight years before the Christian era. Passing Bruzzolo, St Antbrogio, and RivolL we strive at
Turin—described at page 389. For Railway, tee page 168.
A Three Weeks Tour in Switzerland
By J. K., Jtnr.
Basle To Zurich—By railway. For a party of
three or four, in fine weather, it is much more pleasant to take a carriage from Basle to Baden: it is needful in such case to start from one and a half to two h >urs sooner. Ou attaining the summit of the eminence, before descending to Brugg, on the Aar, the traveller gets the first view of the Alps of the Obcrland. The whole ride is Ad extremely interesting one.
Zdrich.—Hotels, &c, see page 372.
Zurich To The Rmi And Lucerne.— The steamer leaves Zurich early in the muminir for Horgen, on the south shore of the lake. Passengers can book on board the steamer for the whole rnate, as far as Arth, fare,5 frs. Omnibuses wait the arrival of the steamer at Horgen, to convey the pasaengerp to Zug. A good table d'h6te i> always ready at the hotel at Zug for the passengers. The steamer then conveys them across the beautifully green lake of Zug to Arth, where the ascent of the RJgi commences. The ascent from this side, and descent to Weggis, we recommend in preference to the opposite route. In crossing the lake, you have the Rigi rising majestically before ynn — Mount Pilatus in the distance to your right, and the Rossberg to the left At Arth, horses may be procured for the ascent— or at Goldau, three miles further on. It is well, if the weather he fine, and a probnbllity of much company, to telegraph for you; beda bwfoie you leave Zurich. There are
THE RIOI, LCCERNE, BRON1G PASS, MEYRINGEN, PASS OP THE SHEIDECK. 445
few finer scenes in Switzerland than the ascent of the Rigi from Arth or Goldau. The horse path up from Arth Is the best way up. After passing the latter, you ascend steadily for some time on the verge of a steep descent, with fine views of the lake of Zug below you to the right, and of the Rossberg on the opposite side of the valley. The place whence the great fall occurred that destroyed the former village of Goldau, is plainly seen. Directly ) beh ind you are two remarkable mountains called I the Mitres, in the Canton of Schwyz. The path j soon diverges to the left; and after a very long, i arduous, and precipitous climb through the forest, whose shade from the sun is most welcome, a more easy path is attained on the right side of a deep valley, or mountain gorge, the sides of which are clothed with beautiful pine - forests, interspersed with cascades from the rocks above. Ascending ttll] further, you reach the small hospice inhabited by a few Capuchin monks, and the chapel and village of Marie-zum-Schnee. At this point the snowy peaks of the Alps first appear in the east; and, as you ascend higher and higher, your view gradually extends to the south, each fresh extent of view increasing In splendour, till, on attaining the summit, one of the grandest panorama* in Switzerland rewards your toil. After remaining on the summit to see the setting sun, you are ready for the refreshment provided at the Culm hotel, which is good and reasonable, considering the difficulty of bringing every thing from the valley. The ascent of the Rigi from Arth occupies about 3| hours. After being roused by the Alpine horn, to see the suniise, if so fortunate as to have it fine, you descend to Weggis, occupying about 2$ hours, on Lake Lucerne. This descent is extremely fine. The view of the lake, at an immense depth below you, with Mount Pilatus beyond, and the mountains of the Oberiand in the distance, must delight the most fastidious. From Weggis to Lucerne by steamer, or row-boat if preferred.
Lccekne.—Hotels, &c, see page 368.
Steamer twice a-day in summer from Lucerne to Fluelen and back, calling at Weggis, Beckenreid, &c, p. 916, and passing the Field of Grlitlland Tell's Chapel, in the Bay of Uri. Travellers who are intending to go by Altorf and the St. Gothard Pa.-)*, leave the steamer at Fluelen. Lucerne may be reached from Basle by rail direct.
Tourist** who intend passing the Sunday in Lucerne for the convenience of Divine Service, must bear in mind that in the season it is difficult to obtain a bed on the Saturday evening, owing to the great rush of excursionists from the mountains. It is well to secure one on the Friday by telegraph.
At Lucerne the curious covered bridges, and the monument to the Swiss Guards, by Thorwaldsen, are well worthy of inspection. For further description of Lucerne, see page 368, also Route 1.
The Brunig Pass.—To Beckenreid by first boat In the morning, thence by diligence at about 10.30 a.m.. or by a hired vehicle to Lungern; or by a rowboat to Alpnach; if there is a party, this mode is
not only pleasanter, but cheaper. The charge is 14 franc for the boat, 2 francs each to three rowers, and a trifle for tritikgtU. From Alpnach to Lungern by hired vehicles, passing through the vale of Samen and past the lake of that name, and the Lake of Lungern. There are printed tariffs of charges for vehicles, &c, in most parts of the Oberiand.
There is a very comfortable country Inn at Lungern, plain but good provisions, and very cheap, all but the wine, which should be brought from Lucerne. At Lungern the Pass of the Urunig commences, and can be done in carriages as the road is now complete, duringthe summer, and diligences run from Alpnach to both Brienz, and Meyringeu, and vice rcrsa, in connection with the steamers on the Lakes of Brtenz and Lucerne. But horses can be hired at Lungern. If tine, it is a delightful walk, turning off the road by the footpath to the left, close above Lungern—the scenery grand, yet beautiful—the forests fine, and vegetation most luxuriant. On the top of the Pass the road diverges into the Vale of Meyringen; The right hnnd leads to Brienz and lnterlachen, the left to Meyringen. either of which may be reached the same day easily. The view, on entering the valley, is extremely grand. Opposite to you rises the Faulhoro, and to the left are seen the cascades of the Reichenbach; and looking up the valley of the Sheideck, at the bottom of the Pass, may be seen the Wetterhorn and the Glacier of Roscuiaui. A good carriage road turns off to the left through the covered bridge to Meyringen.
Musing En.—Hotels, &c, see page 369.
From the hills behind Meyringen there are some cascades well worthy the traveller's attention. One, called the Alpbach, is frequently of immense volume, endangering the existence of the village.
The Pass Op The Sheideck.—To be done on foot or horseback. An early start is desirable. This is one of the grandest excursions Hi the Oberiand. The first part is a very steep ascent of about 2300 feet, passing close to the splendid cascades of the Reichenbach, afterwards along the upper valley, on each side of which are most wild and magnificent crags, over one of which, on the right, falls the noted Seiloach, or Kope-i all, clothed at the base with splendid pine-forests, the lower parts of the valley being filled with most luxuriant vegetation. Before you is the Wetterhorn and the Glacier cf RosenlauL After proceeding a few miles, you can (close to the Rosenlaui hotel), diverge from the path to the left, and by a sharp half-hour's climb reach the foot of the Glacier. After climbing a little way on to it, you may then pass into a cave inside it, with semi-transparent ice for the roof. Leaving the Glacier, the old path is soon retrained; and then, passing the Alpine rhododendron and many other rare and beautiful plants, growing in great profusion, you pursue the main valley until you attain the ch&Ut at the summit of the Pass, from which the view on both sides is very magnificent, and from which a footpath to the lett along the ridge leads off at ouce to the Faulhorn, ana is 446 ROUTE 12. — GRIWWBLWALD, WBKOERN
by far the best and easiest way of accent of about thre* hour* from the Sahletfeck summit.
While the horses are taking their needed rest here, the time will be well spent In examining the botany of the locality; and probably the traveller will be also pratified by an avalanche from the Wetterhom, which Is towering immediately above him.
The descent to Grindelwald is steep and toilsome. A visit must be paid to the Upper Glacier of Grindelwald in passing, which will well repay the trouble, and the traveller will be glad to arrive at
Grindelwald. — Hotel L'Ours, and Hotel de l'Algle.
The view of the Lower Glacier of Grindelwald from the hotel is very fine. On the left of it stands the Mettenberg; on the right the Great Eigher, the Monch, and the Jnngfran. Behind yon, to the north, is the Faulhorn; and to your right the carriage-road to Interlachen, through tl.e Latachenen Thai, one of the four lovely vallies of the Oberland.
The Wenoern Alt.—This is another splendid excursion, but only performable on foot or horseback, or by chaise-a-porteur. There is now an hotel on the very top of the pass.
Crossing the stream that Mows from the Glacier, the traveller ascends the opposite side of the valley, leaving the road to Interlachen to his right, and traversing along the precipitous base of the Great Eigher, and passing both it and the Monch, arrives at the summit The views at every point of the ascent are very fine. The bird's-eye view, as it were, of the many scattered hamlets that form the village, and the constantly changing views of the magnificent range of mountains — are a source of excitement, that almost make the traveller forget the fatigue oi the ascent. At the summit, the Jungfrau, in all its majesty, is suddenly brought before him. There is a ehdlet inn on the top, where good refreshment may be obtained. The traveller will most likely, whilst here, see one or more avalanches fall from the Jungfrau into the Trtimeleten Thai which is about two miles across, and will no doubt be disappointed at their apparent insignificance; but may form some more correct idea of their size from the noise caused by them, as it is echoed and re-echoed among the mountain peaks. The descent thence is steady and pretty good, till arriving at the edge of the prectpice above the Lauterbrunnen, when it becomes exceedingly steep, and travellers will find It safer to dismount. After viewing the Hfaubbach Falls, Iitterlachen may be reaehed the same evening.
Interlachen.—Hotels, Ac, see page 367.
This is a nice point for a few days' rest, after rough mountain-climbing. From it many pleasant excursions oan be made, vis,, to Grindelwald and back, to the Sheideek, to the top of the Faulhorn, np the vale of Lauterbrunnen, and to the Stanbbach, tothe village Murren, to the Falls of Schmadribach, Ac. Ac - all so well remembered by the admirers of Lonjrfallow,—over the Wen gem Alp« or along the Lake of man* to the Giesbuch Falls,
ALP, IITTERLACHEN, FRDT1GEN, L EL'KERB AD
and on up the valley of the Heyringen and the Grimsel, For the latter excursion, a stearr.er ieaves Interlachen at 11 a.ih. It call* at the Giesbach, leave* the sight-seers, and proceeds to Rrienzj and returning at 2, calls again at the Falls, to take the visitors back to Interlachen, few of whom wiil have failed, after seeing these splendid cascades, to have seen and bought some of the beautiful wood-carving which 1b here, at Thienz and at Meyrlngen, to be purchased in great variety, and at a very reasonable rate.
Interlachen To Ledkerrad.—The Gevmi Fass. —ThU may be done in one day; but is rather too hard work, unless the days be long, as daylight is absolutely needful for the last six hours.
A vehicle may be hired to Frutigen, or Kimdersteg, and the horses there taken out, and ridden the rest of the journey. Travellers should start not later than 5 a.m. Or by steamer to Thun, and thence by vehicle to Frutigen. There is a diligence daily at 2.30 p.m., from Thun.
The Hotels at Frutigen are good; but it *s better to rest all night at Kandersteg, as it is near the commencement of the Pass. A vehicle; may t* hired from Frutigen to proceed to Kandersteg, or your owii retained over night At Kandersteg the carriage-road ends: the rest hai to be done on foot or horseback, or cbalse-a-porteur. The best plan Is to engage your horses at Frutigen. On leaving Kandersteg, the steep ascetit commences almost Immediately; and after two and a half to three hours' climbing, you reach the small ch&Ut, where the refreshment provided la very welcome. This Pass is noted for its extreme wildness. For miles along the top, the tract is through a district almost destitute of vegetat.. It passes over the lowest point of the range' the Blurhlis Alp. The grandest part, however, a the descent down the face of precipitous cliffs, aluns; which a horse-path has been most ably- and ingeniously constructed.
The passage from Kandersteg to Leukerbad. at the foot of the Gem ml, may be done easily in fivra six to seven hours. The view, immediately pnaf to this steep descent, (and which is from the gn-itest elevation attained in the day's journey.) is nrj grand. At your feet, at a depth of some 3000 feet, lies the village of Leukerbad; and yet ao near, that it would seem that you could throw a stone on tt it. Looking down the valley of the Dala, and armH) the valley of the Rhone, the chain of mountain*, a) which Mont Rosa is the chief, stands before yon il all its magnificence, Mont Rosa itself la not howtvai visible.
Ledejarad.—Hotels sa* M
Hotel des Alpes, and Hotel de trance.
The tourist will be pleased and Interested whl this romantic spot, shut in on all sides but the sottfl by rocks and mountains of the grandest kind, wltuM perpendicular sides appear to defy all attempts t climb them; and yet it is by a very Ingenious roajj cut In the surface of these precipices, that the pas] ice of Gemmi ia accomplished. The village Is a fa; rite resort for people with various kinds nf aII■■lis, who come to bathe in the hot baths. These .1 c supplied by springs of water considerably above 06 degrees of Fahrenheit. The water in the baths h Kept tronj 96 to 99 degrees. The mode of taking h*i baths it very striking to the Englishman. In i long room are four large tanks, some fifteen >r twenty feet square, filled with people tn thick
E." .li. n gowns—men, women, and children, of sll ,* mixed together in the same bath, sitting on dating seats up to their nec^s in the water and H using themselves with chess, draughts, books, work Ac, on fitting tables, or with coffee, fruit, fee, bef »rethem. The usual allowance is a month's course, beginning gradually, but when the cure is in full operaiion.the allowance in tour hours in the morning, and four hours in the afternoon. A visit to these baths should by no means be missed.
I.kukerbad To Maetiont.—By diligence daily fiom r Hotel des Alpes, at 8 a.m., Sion at 3 p.m., and at Martially at 7 p m. 'J he charge for a two-horse vehicle, with relays of horses, at Sierra, Hion Rii'des. and containing fonr persons including the driver, on the excellent road from Leiikorbad to Leuk, 1$ 6U francs—vis., to Siene22 francs; gtmle 3 francs, to Siun 10 francs, guide X francs; to Kiddes 10 inmcs. guide If franc; U> Martigny 10 francs, guide H franc—for one horse to Sierre, and two horses the rest: total. 54 francs: if one !;<>rsc all through. 44 francs. From Leukerbad to >u»ten, on the tiioiplon road, a carriage with two horhcs costs 20 franca.
Martigny may also be leached from Sion by railway, *nd there is a railway from Martigny to Rouveret on the Lake • f Genera, whence there are kU-amets twice dally to Verey, Lausanne, and Ge.ieva.
in ascending from Martigny to Leukerbad, it is considered most Interesting to take a mule atSierre toi rhe rest of the way, and so ascend the right bank of the Dala, passing along some wonderful terraces cut in the rock. The whole Pas* up the Dala is one of extreme wlldness and beauty. In descending the valley to Martigny, it is better to keep the regular road. The grandeur of the valley will be us well appreciated, and more comfortably, from the excellent road through Leuk, without the change of conveyance.
Maetiont.—Hotels:—Various. See page 3fi9.
At the foot of the valley of the Rhone, which here turns suddenly to the right, to Join the Lake of Geneva,
M\RTtowT To Chamocki—by the Tfite Noir, or Cftl du baime.
Mules may be had for either route: each mule, 12 francs; each guide, 12 francs; mules cannot be had without a guide or attendant; but one guide "do for any number of mules. A pnaite-a-pord six meu, cost 72 frsjecs—with eight men.
one mile of the 'to the right from 1 is one continued steep
unbroken ascent, till you attain the summit of the Forclaz. The paths for the Col du Balme diverge to the left, that to the Tele Noir to the right at the bottom of the descent. In the Val de Trient. The attraction to the Col du Balme consists in the splendid view, U fine, of the whole of the Mont Blanc range, the moment you attain that spot, after crossing the valley J of Trient; but to any one giving for the first | time, especially if any doubt exist as to the clearness of Mont Blanc from clouds, we would recommend the Tete Noir: you descend, in this case, down the vale of Trient, till you join the Val d'Orsine. Be .lure not to allow the mule-driver to stop to dine at the village in the vale of Trient, but to so on to the hotel at the Tete Noir, where. Instead of passing an hour in a very tame hollow, you spend it in the moBt beautiful spot in Switzerland, and not hall an hour's ride from the former place. This Fa^s is eoustructed round the face of the mountain, firming the angle between the two valleys, but at an immense precipitous height above the streams. Having come down the Trient valley, you now ascend the Val d'Orsine, along this splendid gallery; continuing on, you arrive at length at a point where the path is again on a level, and you then gradually ascend till reaching the highest part of the road, called the Montets. Before reaching this spot, If tine, the Col du Balme is seen towering before you, and then Mont Blanc itself, and the different Aiguilles forming the Mont Blnnc range. The descent iB through Argentieres, passing the glaciers of Tour, Argentiere and de Bois, and so on into the valley of ChamounL
Chamouni.—Several goodHotels.—Excursions to the Mer de Glace and Montanveit, to the Flegere, and to the Glacier of Bosson, are all easily made; more adventurous people are not satisfied without visiting the Jardfn and ascending the Breven; and others, for whose intrepidity more can be said than for their prudence, must needs ascend Le Mont Blanc itself.
Fbom Chamouni To Gimeva. — From Chamouni to Sallenches,in the light chars of the district (which alone are fitted for tile fearfully bad roads). The French government have had the survey made for a new road which is to be finished in 1866. The views of Mont Blanc are magnificent. From Sallenche to Geneva by diligence.
Geneva.—Hotels, &c, see page 366.
Railway to Lyons, Chambery, Macon, and Paris.
Vim-enbdte.—Near to this village is the splendid Hotel Byron—most beautifully situated —within half a mile of the Castle of Chillon; it is an excellent house and reasonable, and a delightful place for a few weeks' sojourn.
Railway to Bex*
Vevat.—For Hotels and description ofVevey, see page 371.
Lausanne.—Hotel, &c, see page 367.