Kindergarten in the ski resort of La Plagne
In La Plagne, in addition to ski gardens, there are the usual - for non-rolling kids. There are only four such institutions in the high-mountain resorts (one in Plagne Aime,…

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Igloo village in Les Arcs: some love cooler
At seven in the evening we had a rendezvous with Philip. Having dressed up in all the warmest and most voluminous, we stood under a starry sky, like three snowmen,…

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Bad Hofgastein: Alpentherme or Water Data
Our family team has crossed the border, and now we are surrounded by the Alps with Austrian registration. We decided to make the first seven-day stop in the Gastein Valley,…

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a hot spot in the Alps

Water treatments in Pre San Didier

In Leukerbad, we led an active sanatorium and resort lifestyle, regularly visiting the thermal springs there. After moving to Courmayeur, we decided here to continue in the same vein. I must say that in the region of Valle d’Aosta, from the ancient Romans, only one thermal complex has been preserved in the village of Pre-San Didier, a 10-minute drive from Courmayeur. Unfortunately, with children under 14 years old are not allowed here, so we had to leave our young bathers at home. Continue reading

Bad Hofgastein: Alpentherme or Water Data

Our family team has crossed the border, and now we are surrounded by the Alps with Austrian registration. We decided to make the first seven-day stop in the Gastein Valley, choosing the cozy thermal-ski resort Bad Hofgastein, which is famous for its miraculous radon baths, as its home base. We already radiate health after two months spent in the mountains, and now even after a week of bathing in radioactive sources, I’m afraid we will start to glow – and not only from happiness. Continue reading

Hyakya Ski Resort

In Finland there are about 90 ski slopes, of which more than half are in southern Finland. The task was the following: to look at the data centers and find one that, without yielding to the eminent one, was at the same time not well known, such a center turned out to be Hyakarinteet or Hakya for short. The number of slopes is 13, which is second only to Himosu (21 slopes) and Tahko (23 slopes), of which 7 are illuminated. Continue reading

Radstadt: bath day
Despite the fact that we had only three days allotted to Radstadt, we managed not only to plunge into the history of the city, but also into the warm pools…

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Kronplatz and children
Kronplatz is a pleasant place to stay with children. First of all, because here they think a lot about safety and convenience - for example, there are several times more…

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How to visit a dozen alpine peaks in one day. Chamonix ski lifts
Someone, hanging around with carbines, alpenstocks and ropes, specially goes the most difficult route along the steep walls, someone armed with trekking poles rises by hiking paths, someone enjoys mountain…

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Val di Fiemme - the world capital of winter sports
The Val Di Fiemme ski resort, located in the Italian region of Trentino, is well-known among athletes in various winter sports — professionals and amateurs, as well as their fans.…

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