Cook's Tourist's Handbook for Switzerland; With Maps and Plans

Cook's Tourist's Handbook for Switzerland; With Maps and Plans

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: the end of May. Opera from March to May. During the summer concerts are given either at the Casino, the Derriere-Bourg (Esplanade), or the Beau Rivage (Ouchy). Music.--During summer, concerts are given three times a week in the gardens of the Casino, or of Beau Rivage, Ouchy. On the alternate evenings by different musical societies. The English Church is situated between Lausanne and Ouchy, and the Presbyterian Church is in the Avenue de Rumine (see p. 209). V The United States Vice-Consulate is at 21, Grande Place Vevey. A Cable Railway has been made between Lausanne and Ouchy, the journey occupying about 10 minutes. There are intermediate stations at /ordi/s and St. Luce, the latter being near the Central Railway Station. Another Cable Railway starts from the Place du Vallon for the Signal de Sauvabelin. (Tramway from the Place de S. Francois to the Buanderie.) The schools of Lausanne are in very high repute, and pupils from Great Britain are found in them in large numbers. Professors of music, drawing, etc., abound. The Public Schools of Design maintain a high standard of excellence. The High Schools for boys are superior establishments, where pupils from the Cantonal College and from other schools are prepared for the University. The Industrial and Commercial Schools afford a sound education in modern languages, mathematics, physical and natural science. The University is in a state of great eliiciency, and bestows degrees of Doctor, Licentiate, Chemist, and Engineer. A new and superb building will shortly be erected by the aid of a legacy made to the town of Lausanne by M. Gabriel de Rumine. Music is highly cultivated and appreciated in Lausanne. Lessons are given at the Institute of Music (Conservatoire) and by skilled more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236939476
  • 9781236939470