In December, I traveled to to Zurich aboard Swiss International Air Lines. From there, a small plane took us on a 35-minute flight to Geneva. (Swiss provided impeccable service throughout, and delicious meals.) We then had an hour's drive to Montreux, at the other end of Lake Geneva.
The surprise of our arrival was to find that Montreux sits in its own microclimate, in what's called the Swiss Riviera. The balmy temperatures mean palm tree