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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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…

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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…

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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. They chose this wide valley, surrounded by wooded mountain peaks, for a long time – some for training and finding out who among them is the strongest at the moment, others – to look at all this and support their favorite team. Continue reading

Breakaway Point, or the Great Races at La Plagne

One of the main attractions of La Plani is the Olympic bobsled track, built before the Olympics in Albertville in 1992. The only one in France, this route is considered one of the most technically challenging in the world – there are nineteen turns per one and a half kilometer. Here still pass the World Cup stages and train the Olympic teams of Austria, Canada, Monaco, Germany and France. Continue reading

Villars, canton of Vaud. Switzerland
Among the guests of Villara are those who, having arrived once, come back here for many years in a row. The royals, Formula 1 stars, movie stars, not to mention…

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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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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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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…

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