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Our Adaptable Adventure – Taking a walk in Thonon-les-Bains

We simply couldn’t get enough of Lake Leman. Next stop was Thonon-les-Bains: According to Wikipedia, Thonon-les-Bains (French pronunciation: [tɔ.nɔ̃.lɛ.bɛ̃]) is a town (commune) in the Haute-Savoiedepartment in the Rhône-Alpesregion in south-eastern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department. Thoon-les-Bains is a lot bigger than Yvoire, but we found it to be quite charming. The St. Hippolyte church – which we saw, but didn’t photograph – dates from…

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Our Adaptable Adventure – The incredibly beautiful view on the lake

When The Viking and I walked around in the medieval center of Yvoire, we simply couldn’t believe our eyes. Such beauty! It was so charming and pretty and there was a soothing, tranquil atmosphere. And then we arrived at the border of the lake, Lake Leman that is: Lake Geneva or Lake Léman (French: Lac Léman, Léman, German: Genfersee) is a lake in Switzerland and France. It is one…

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Our Adaptable Adventure – Another highlight in Yvoire

One of the biggest discoveries during Our Adaptable Adventure was the village of Yvoire: Pretty, quaint, picturesque, beautiful, .. you name it! As soon as we arrived in Yvoire, we fell in love with it! It has about 700 inhabitants and the medieval center is only accessible for pedestrians. This is what Wikipedia has to say about it: It…

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