Dents du Midi


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Dents du Midi

(däN` dü mēdē`), mountain group in the Alps, Vaud canton, SW Switzerland, near the French border. It rises to 10,695 ft (3,260 m) in Dent du Midi (Haute Cime) peak.
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On the shores of Lake Geneva, surrounded by the Dents du Midi mountain range in the UNESCO-protected vineyards of the Lavaux, is the former Palace Mont-Pelerin.
Our next base was the Alpine town of Villars where we stayed at the Residence Alpe Fleurie, a picture–postcard, chalet–style hotel, with flower–bedecked balconies and stunning views over the Rhone Valley and the Dents du Midi mountain range.
We were staying first in Champery, a traditional Swiss village at the foot of the Dents du Midi and Dents Blanches mountains.
In the famous lakeside town of Montreux you'll find a wonderful Christmas market set along the lake, with its background the jagged peaks of the Dents du Midi across the still waters.
The view across the water to the jagged peaks of the range known as the Dents du Midi is one of Europe's finest.
Secreted away in the popular Portes Du Soleil skiing region, with a glorious view of the dramatic Dents Du Midi, rising to over 10,000 feet across the valley - and fabulous weather too - it was heaven.
As the early sunlight reflected off the snow high on the Dents du Midi and then penetrated the Rhone Valley, thousands of feet below, a receptive place opened up in hearts where some new thought could occur, something new happen.
My base was the Royal Plaza Hotel, where I drew back the curtains each morning not, as is sometimes the case, to the sight of a car park or office block, but to the ever-changing view of the Dents du Midi, looming out of the mist on the opposite side of the lake.