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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Bad Hofgastein: Family Values
Bad Hofgastein is an ideal place for parents, who during the Alpine holidays have to not only carry on their skis, but also push the carriage with the baby. This…

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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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The ski resorts of Tyrol are the most favorite among Russian tourists

The Austrian ski resorts Mayrhofen and Solden are European leaders in hosting Russian tourists. Also popular are Ischgl, Kitzbühel, Obergurgl, St. Anton and a dozen other places for a wonderful winter and ski holidays. Whichever resort of Tyrol you choose, there will be excellent infrastructure, various hotels, apartments, cafes, taverns and restaurants with delicious food and, of course, a wide variety of ski slopes. Continue reading

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

Kronplatz: Italian snow, Austrian manners
Resort Kronplatz, belonging to the Italian ski region Dolomiti Superski, can be characterized by three adjectives: cozy, family, modern. You need to come here for at least a week: take…

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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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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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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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