Peyzansky spirit: between La Plana and Les Arches
The third whale, on which the Paradiski zone stands, is the resort of Peisey Vallandry, located between La Plana and Les Arcs. When the legendary Vanoise Express ski lift was…

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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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Andermatt: skitour on skitour
Andermatt, as it turned out, is not only a mecca for freeriders, but also a popular place for skitour lovers. Looking at the zigzags and known origin beautiful lonely descent…

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What to do in Leukerbad

In Leukerbad, crowds of people who have not seen the elevator and are not particularly eager to join the skiing caste. And it’s true, the healing mountain air, long walks along mountainous routes, relaxing thermal springs, absolutely fantastic photo wallpapers in the window with a meditative, energetically very strong picture – all this is more than enough, in my opinion, to dream of mountains as a full-fledged vacation, not taking skating into account. Continue reading

Russian-speaking Villar: ski instructor Jonathon Baynton

At the Ecole Suisse Ski School de Ski et De Snowboard in Villars, Jonathon Baynton works as an Englishman who marries a Russian and works as a ski instructor in Switzerland. Jonathon came to Villars about five years ago, and before that he lived and worked in Russia for another ten years. Russian language in the family – the second official, without it anywhere. And how useful it was in Villars, where every year there are more and more guests from Russia! Continue reading

Family values or Villar for children and adults

There is hardly a resort in all the Alps that is more suitable for families with children than Villars. Recognized by the prestigious label Families Welcome, which is issued by the Swiss Federation of Tourism, the region of Villars-Gryon-Diabler has become one of three family-friendly places in the French part of Switzerland, along with Nenda and Crans-Montana. Continue reading

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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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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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…

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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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