Welcome to My Big Travel, where we provide you with the best tips for traveling from Geneva.
We recommend mainly the best places to stay in Europe, far from mass tourism; you will discover small hotels in Switzerland, cozy B&B in France, and boutique hotels in Greece, Italy, and Spain.
If you are looking for a BIG break, you’re at the right place!
Best places to stay in Switzerland
Discover off-the-map spots to visit and the best places to stay in Switzerland. Spend the night in a wooden hut in the village of Ogens, go Beer hiking, or reach the 7th sky in the region of Alpstein at the Berggasthaus Aescher-Wildkirchli. From the mountains to the lakeside, Switzerland has a lot to offer if you’re looking for authenticity and sustainable tourism. Moreover, Switzerland is also known for its hotel management schools and has built over the year a BIG reputation in terms of quality service.
Let us guide you in the different cantons and experience Swiss-made hospitality.
Best places to stay in Greece
During your stay in Greece, explore the treasures made by man and nature over the centuries. Crossroad of civilizations, Greece has 18 properties inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List: the Acropolis in Athens, the site of Delphi, Olympia, Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas, and Nea Moni of Chios to name only a few.
However, in 2018, Greece attracted as many as 33 million visitors so the best places to stay in Greece that we recommend taking into consideration sustainability, authenticity, and hospitality. Our selection of best places to stay in Greece also includes tips about #mybigathens where we take you to the art museum of Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation.
Boutique hotels in Europe
“φιλοξενίας” i.e. “Philoxenia” in Greek literally means “friend to a stranger” and it is a value that ranked at or near the top of the list of virtues. Zeus, aka Zeus Xenios, was after all the protector of strangers and travelers. The boutique hotels in Greece that we share with you embody the religious obligation to be hospitable to travelers.
Our selection of boutique hotels or villas in Europe will allow you to run away in Koufonisia, enjoy the house of Guita on Kea island, or hide in Serifos at the boutique hotel Rizes.
Cozy hotels around the world
My Big Travel believes that cosiness, impeccable service, discretion, and a unique setting. So our selection of luxury hotels features establishments where you can experience an exquisite vacation according to BIG standards such as the Pavillon de la Reine.
Best places to stay in France & elsewhere
Want to know the best places to stay in France? To add a serene touch to your stay, you could visit La Regalido de Fontvieille in Provence or hide in the chalet Fnet in Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains. You will also find in My Big Travel short city guides and find out where to sleep, where to eat, and where to shop.
For all its sophistication France fiercely hangs on to its rural traditions and beliefs like no other modern country. This is very much reflected in the country’s range of accommodations. B&B hotels in France or B&B in France are called “Maison d’hôtes” in French as you probably know. On the South of Lake Geneva, in the village of Excenevex, you can rent a mansion cradled in the Coudrée bay. If you’re looking for mountains, on Napoleon road in Chamonix, the Crêt Napoleon B&B is waiting for you.
Best places to stay in Europe
Last but not least, My Big Travel can take you elsewhere where we always look for the best places to stay in Europe: Corte di Lequio in Italy and short city guides where you can spend a night in a prison boutique hotel.
Have a safe trip!