Zell am See: Porsche on top
It turns out that the wonderful resort of Zell am See, which we immediately fell in love with, fascinated not only us: in the 1940s, Ferry Porsche, a famous design…

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Freestyle in the Dolomites: Come, they will teach you!
The news that this winter in the Dolomiti Superski region will build more than 20 snow parks for the majority, probably will not be decisive. Even if many of us…

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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…

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itself is located on three peaks

Not whining, so skating: children’s ski schools La Plagi

Not so long ago, a sociological survey was conducted in France, which showed that the overwhelming majority of the French took their first steps on skis in the resort of La Plagne. In this extremely spacious ski area, there are indeed many gentle wide slopes, perfectly suitable for training, so it is not surprising that as many as six ski schools have settled here. Continue reading

Historical back streets of Lakerbad

On Mondays, the Leukerbad Tourism Office conducts tours of the resort (free for LBC + cardholders). During an organized walk, tourists can get acquainted with the main attractions of the village and its history. This service also allows you to navigate the area at the very beginning of the holiday (the majority of guests arrive on Saturday, so on Mondays such an excursion is very relevant). Continue reading

Andermatt: from the discoverers of Goethe and Schiller to the modern freeriders

What do we know about Swiss Andermatt from open sources? 300 years ago, here, in granite rocks, the first tunnel was cut through – a dark hole in the mountain, known as Urnerloh, no more than two meters wide. In 1707, the great Goethe described in his notes a journey through this tunnel and the panorama of the high plateau that then opened: “Of all the places that I know, this is the most interesting and beloved. Continue reading

The other side of Paradiski, or the triumph of the Arch
Our family team Proalps moved from La Plagne to Les Arcs to compare the capabilities of two adjacent ski resorts, united by one ski area - Paradiski. And then suddenly,…

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Andermatt: Steep Mountain Gemstock
The second day it seems to me that we are alone on this mountain. Occasionally there are soldiers in groups of 7-8 people, who are specially brought to Andermatt and…

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Andermatt: Steep Mountain Gemstock
The second day it seems to me that we are alone on this mountain. Occasionally there are soldiers in groups of 7-8 people, who are specially brought to Andermatt and…

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Villars for those who like it hot
It must be admitted that during our stay in the snowy Villars we were constantly warmed by the idea that just 18 km from the resort is the thermal complex…

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