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,…

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Vuokatti - the northern resort!
Vuokatti is a famous ski resort in Finland, a place quite popular with Russian tourists. Not the best ski resort, however, at one time was promoted in Russia and Ukraine…

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Unleash the Mist, or Aquamistics in Leukerbad
We have already written many times about the Leukerbad Therme complex (formerly Burgerbad), the largest thermal complex in Leukerbad, but as it turned out, even after three years of regular…

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Switzerland

Fairy Forest, or Skating for children and adults in Villar

A small resort in the Lake Geneva region, which has earned a reputation as one of the best in Switzerland for families with children, put a lot of effort into making the skiing area as comfortable for all family members. Riding for kids begins right in the center of Villars, at the train station. Continue reading

Mount of Angels – Engelberg

Engelberg in the canton of Obwalden in central Switzerland might not have gotten his divine name (the mountain of angels) if in the 12th century Konrad Zellenburensky didn’t see the angelic singing from the nearby mountain peaks. In 1120, he and Abbe Adelhelm founded a monastery in these places, and while they both puzzled over what name to give him, they again heard singing. Continue reading

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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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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New Turkish ski resort attracts Russian tourists
The resort itself has so far ten hotels for one and a half thousand beds, and in the most popular online booking services only one of them is available -…

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Sheregesh ski
Since we are relocating to the next snow destination Dragobrat the other day, I would like to summarize the month of skiing in Sheregesh. Still, a big piece of life,…

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