The pretty town of Lucerne, Switzerland boasts Europe’s oldest covered bridge and historic frescoed houses lining picture-postcard squares. Cruise Lake Lucerne aboard a steamship, take the cable car up Mount Pilatus to experience breathtaking alpine views, or stroll city ramparts constructed in 1386.
Montreux nestles in a sheltered bay on Lake Geneva, set against a backdrop of snow-covered Alps. The Quays of Montreux, extending over eight miles along the shore, are lined with exotic gardens and palm trees, made possible by the region’s mild microclimate. The Casino Barrière features 24 gaming tables and 377 slot machines, as well as a poker room.