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Saturday, 23 March 2013

WordPress Daily Prompt: Local Flavour

Write a piece about a typically local experience from where you come from as though it's an entry in a travel guide.



Entrance opening day, Migros Langendorf

Ladedorf is the place to go if you are in need of food or other items of daily use. Situated in the tiny village of Langendorf, occuplying the site of a one-time watchmaking factory known as Lanco. Ladedorf serves the region surrounding the Kanton capital city of Solothurn. There is a large car park and local busses to and from the town of Solothurn have a regular service to the supermarket.

The company Migros bought and occupied the old watchmaking factory at the beginning of the 1970’s. At first the remaining buildings were taken over and realtered to accommodate a supermarket on a large scale. Later they were demolished to make room for more modern premises.




Crane in Langendorf

Migros are the largest supermarket chain store company in Switzerland. The “M” brand on foodstuffs is part of Swiss daily life. Fresh fruit and vegetable, cheeses, meat, they have all.



Vegetable in the supermarket

Clothing and household goods also form a large part of the assortment.
Migros Supermarket Langendorf

An afternon excursion to this supermarket is worthwhile to complete any requirements you may have in connection with excursions in the neighbouring areas. Their friendly and helpful staff are always ready to assist should you have a problem.

A self service restaurant with outside accomodation in Summer supplies a full lunch, or just stop by for a coffee. Pleasant surroundings and somewhere to take it easy after the shopping . Ladedorf is open from Monday to Saturday, closed on Sunday. A place worth paying a visit if you need daily items of use.

Migros, Langendorf

1 comment:

  1. I guess Migros is the Swiss equivalent of Tesco :-))

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