Lausanne Palace

Veuve Clicquot Cuvée St Petersbourg, passion for champagne

Veuve Clicquot Cuvée St Petersbourg, passion for champagne

Last week LuxuryActivist enjoyed an amazing #LiveClicquot moment in Lausanne to discover the new Veuve Clicquot Cuvée Saint Petersbourg. It was a special exclusive moment in which we could also experience the Veuve Clicquot lifestyle. Veuve Clicquot, more than champagne, a way of living Philippe Clicquot, from a family of bankers and textile merchants, already owns vinyards and decides to establish a champagne house. His ambition was to “cross the borders”, and true to his word, Venice was the destination of his first shipment of champagne. Madame Clicquot was born in Reims in 1777. As the daughter of Baron Nicolas Ponsardin, her social standing allowes her to provides an excellent education, founded upon the traditional morals and values of the time. In 1798 she married François Clicquot, son to the founder of the Maison Clicquot. François shared his passion and knowledge for champagne creation and distribution with his young wife. It was because…

The Very Best of Vaudois Wine at Lausanne Palace – Every Monday!

The Very Best of Vaudois Wine at Lausanne Palace – Every Monday!

The Office des Vins Vaudois have the pleasure to invite you to an exceptional journey in which you will be able to taste and discover the best Grands Crus of the Vaud region. Exceptional wines that can be tasted only in exceptional places and in Lausanne only one place would honor this exceptional experience: The Lausanne Palace and Spa. During one month, you will be able to be charmed by the enchanting power and richness of Vaudois wines. It will give you a taste of the Christmas magic. Every Monday, discover 2 Grands Crus from Vaud and enjoy a relaxing start of the week. Monday 21st of November 2016 – Château La Bâtie 1er Grand Cru – Vinzel, Cave de la Côte – Château de Montagny 1er Grand Cru Villette, J. & M. Dizerens Monday 28th of November 2016 – Château de Châtagneréaz 1er Grand Cru, Mont-sur-Rolle – Les Roches Plates 1er Grand…

Top 6 best Spas around the Leman Lake in Switzerland.

Top 6 best Spas around the Leman Lake in Switzerland.

Switzerland has a longtime heritage of cosmetics and beauty treatments. Several Swiss and International brands produce their beauty products in Switzerland. Luxury tourism is a big activity and especially around cities like Zürich and Geneva. The entire country breathes well-being and you can find amazing locations for beauty spas. Luxury Hotels are playing in 2 areas in order to differentiate themselves from competition. The first area is to capitalize on the traditional architecture of their building and the second one is their Spa. In the past 5 years, the biggest trend is the well-being area. It goes from the traditional fitness area to different swimming pools, massage cabinets, hammam, sauna and other water parcours. At LuxuryActivist we decided to rank our top 6 best Spas around the Leman Lake, mostly are located in beautiful and amazing hotels. Richemont Geneva, The Spa by Sisley This is probably one of the best spas…

Top 5 luxury hotels around Leman lake – Switzerland

Top 5 luxury hotels around Leman lake – Switzerland

Switzerland is an amazing place for holidays. Check here our selection of luxury hotels around the Leman Lake.

Lausanne Palace Sunday brunch, Chill-out with style

Lausanne Palace Sunday brunch, Chill-out with style

Last Sunday, LuxuryActivist tried the Sunday Brunch at Lausanne Palace. In Lausanne, there are not so many places dedicated to Brunch as it is not really something yet integrated in the Swiss culture. The Lausanne Palace is definitely an unique place that will make you feel at ease by the warm atmosphere, the gentle and efficient personnel and the quality of their structure and installations. In short: pure luxury experience. The Lausanne Palace, luxury at the right place The Lausanne Palace is a 5 stars hotel that would deserve a ranking of its own. In a very beautiful Belle Epoque style, this 146 bedrooms hotel welcomes you in the heart of Lausanne. It was initially opened in 1915. Since 1980, it is the official residence of all presidents of the Olympic committee. In 1989, Ute Funke, the German millionaire acquires the Lausanne Palace. She opens a Spa, a Conference center…

Hublot and the Office des Vins Vaudois: hoop Schwiiiz !

Hublot and the Office des Vins Vaudois: hoop Schwiiiz !

This week it was announced the collaboration between the prestigious Swiss watchmaker Hublot and the Office des Vins Vaudois (The Office of Vaud wines). This  association starts with a 3 years collaboration and we could summarize it as a true Swiss story. The partnership started with a 30 years old friendship between Jean Claude Biver, head of LVMH Luxury Watches, and Pierre Keller, the President of the Vaud wine office. This news reflects what we could call the Swiss ingenuity. Switzerland became one of the leading countries in the world for innovation and luxury because of the strength Swiss people has to achieve their dreams: Persuasion, determination, cleverness and the respect of trustful relationships. The idea of this amazing association is to promote the richness of Vaud canton in Switzerland and abroad. Vaud has a very interesting richness in terms of wine and watchmaking, which translates the foundations of the…