Exclusively for our guests, Europe’s finest lifestyle and travel professionals have crafted a range of highly compelling experiences, stays and journeys. Profoundly connected to their local culture, these great people are our Storytellers.
Our Stories are intense and deeply involving moments in time, life experiences from an hour up to two full days, designed to be enjoyed as part of a longer trip or as standalone events.
Our Journeys are immersive multi-day trips into the heart of a culture, from 3 days to several weeks. Journeys may include one or several Stories or will be designed as unique standalone itineraries.
Select Stories, Journeys and Stays to suit your tastes and preferences and then register to submit your selection. We will contact you to discuss customisation, trip building and cost while involving the local Storytellers and our concierge team for a seamless planning experience.
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The Watchmaker's Apprentice

Rolex, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Baume & Mercier, Breitling, the list goes on and on... Swiss Watch Making is legendary and we offer you the chance to become a watchmaker for a few hours. Guided and instructed by an experienced watchmaker you will learn how to disassemble and reassemble an original Swiss clockwork, getting a feeling for the skill and precision it takes to succeed as an elite time master. This is an incredible, must do experience if you are a lover of fine timepieces or precision craftsmanship.
1 to 4 people
3 hours
Price by request
This story was designed to be part of a longer customised itinerary and cannot be booked as a standalone experience. Once selected, the concierge team will work with you to build a suitable program of minimum two days that will include this story.


Group size: 1 to 4 people Prior Experience: No specific experience or knowledge is required Family Friendly: Yes. We recommend that your kids should be at least 8 years old to participate in this experience

Timing & Duration

Duration: 3 hours Timing: 9am to Noon


Etiquette: Please bear in mind that you will be handling very delicate materials and tools, in a serene and quiet environment What to wear: Casual wear What to bring: No special requirements. Don't forget your camera and spare batteries, plugs may not be available


Frequency: Can be operated daily except Sundays, subject to confirmation Lead time: Ideal: 4 weeks - Less is possible

Small Print

Cancellation: Please refer to our terms and conditions. Modifications: Modifications are possible subject to case by case review and approval, and cannot be guaranteed. Surcharges may apply No Show: No refund


Vevey is a scenic lakeside town near the more famous towns of Montreux and Lausanne, by Lake Geneva
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