Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol; Handbook for Travellers

Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol; Handbook for Travellers

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...M.) Les Rousses, a small French frontier-fort, to (20'/j M.) Morez, a little town in the French department of Jura. Walkers may ascend from Nyon in 2'/ hrs. to St. Cergue, but it is preferable to drive (one-horse carr. 6 fr.) as far as the beginning of the well-shaded old road, l'/i M. beyond Trelex, which follows the telegraph-wires and ascends straight to St. Cergue (l'/s hr.).--9M. St. Cergrue (3422'; Or.-H6t. de I'Observatoire, on a height, 6 nrfn. to the E. of the post-office, with a splendid view of the Lake of Geneva and Mont Blanc, 195 beds, R. 4-10, B. l'/9, L. 4, D. 6, pens. 12-20 fr.; H6t.-Pens. Capt, May 15th-Oct. 16th, 95 beds, pens. e'lt-S'lt fr.; H6t.-Pens. Auberson, 90 beds, pens. 6'/a-10 fr.; B6t. de la Poste, pens. 5'/i-6 fr-; Pens, de la Dole), frequented as a summer-resort (English Church Serv.), lies in a green valley at the N.E. base of the Dole. Thence (guide, 6fr., not indispensable) we ascend, diverging to the left at a guide-post, 20 min. from the village, to the p/4 hr.) Chalet de Vuarne (4340') and by the depression of La Porte (612T) to the (l'/i hr.) top of the D61e (6606'), the highest peak of the Swiss Jura but one. The view (best in the afternoon) is picturesque and extensive, and Mont Blanc is seen in all its majesty.--From Ghigins, M. to the W, of Triiex (see above), a good path leads to the (2'/, hrs.) Chalets de la Divonne (rfmts.), tyihr. from the top of the Dole.--Another route leads from Grassier-La-Rippe (p. 297) via (1 M.) La Rippe and (3U M.) Venddme, whence we follow the broad path (to the right) through wood, to the Chalet de Potrauns (4816') and in 4 lira, to the summit of the Dole.--The best route for walkers from Geneva is by the Col de la Faucille, a deep depression in the Jura chain, to the N.W....show more

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