Category: Switzerland

5 car-free Swiss ski resorts

5 car-free Swiss ski resorts

Here are five Swiss villages that might just make you consider a car-free ski trip.
Top 5 highest ski lifts in Europe

Top 5 highest ski lifts in Europe

Zermatt is the highest resort in Europe and its highest lift station tops out at just under 4,000 metres. At this height some people can suffer from altitude sickness. Altitude sickness typically occurs only above 2,500 metres, So clearly 4,000 metres is well above the comfort zone. You can get altitude sickness if you travel to
COVID rules for Europe's main ski destinations

COVID rules for Europe's main ski destinations

Are you going skiing in the Alps in the February half term? Covid testing specialist Cignpost ExpressTest is urging families to check travel and in-resort restrictions to ensure their half term ski holidays don’t go off-piste. The company says that different rules for each of Europe’s main ski destinations might trip-up unprepared families, and extra
The very best from the world of skiing

The very best from the world of skiing

The winners of the World Ski Awards – now in their ninth year – were announced recently and, whilst there are also many national awards, here is a round-up of the worldwide winners. As you will see, it was a great year for Switzerland! It was a double celebration for the Swiss resort of Verbier,
Top 5 Alpine chalets with private cinemas

Top 5 Alpine chalets with private cinemas

The facilities in the most luxurious chalets are pretty impressive. Wine Caves, Heated Indoor Pools, State Of The Art Gymnasiums, Heli Pads, Mini Nightclubs with sprung dance floors, the list goes on. One provision that any self respecting luxury chalet must have is a home cinema. Cosying up after dinner with the family to watch
The 5 hotels where celebrities feel right at home

The 5 hotels where celebrities feel right at home

We might not always realise it, but we can pretty much travel anywhere on this globe and enjoy uninterrupted holidays. Celebrities however don’t always have that luxury. They are spotted and chased by paparazzi, fans, press and who knows what else. As a result they prefer travelling to places that aren’t always easy to reach
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The 5 best ski resorts in Switzerland

Switzerland is an Alpine nation prized for its incredible scenery, majestic powdery slopes, and best ski resorts where you can encounter glorious snow and wintery charm. The Swiss Alps form up more than half of the nation’s region, with hundreds of ski resorts dotting the remote areas. We’ve picked only the Swiss ski resorts that
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The most beautiful villages in Ticino, Switzerland

From the summits of its mountains to the shores of its lakes, the Canton of Ticino is dotted with a vast number of towns and villages, each with its fascinating past and unique personality. However, there are six that glow with even more splendor and that make tourists who visit them immediately fall in love,
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Why should you visit Switzerland?

Switzerland may appear comparatively small to other European countries and frequently overlooked when deciding where to travel to, but it doesn’t fall low on its offerings. Whether it’s the magnificent mountain landscape, the heart-thrilling activities, or the food that will leave you awe-struck, you’ve got to encounter it at least once. Here are some reasons
These luxury hotels will open in 2021

These luxury hotels will open in 2021

2021 is a year packed with transformation in the hospitality and tourism industry where landmarks become 5-star luxury hotels, and these luxury hotels are promoting destinations. The new luxury hotels to open this year target millennials and advocate advanced technological features. These 5-star hotels have a mission to maintain a holistic and futuristic take on
The best kept secrets of Zürich, Switzerland

The best kept secrets of Zürich, Switzerland

Zürich, the biggest city in Switzerland, offers a plethora of jaw-dropping attractions and things to experience. If you’re looking to go beyond the well-known Zürich attractions, then follow the recommendations below and add these fantastic secret wonders to your Zürich bucket list. Open air baths With its incredible lakes and the beautiful river Limmat, Zürich
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8 most charming villages in Switzerland

Switzerland is a land of awe-inspiring scenery and epic natural elegance. Home to some of the most attractive villages and towns in Europe, Swiss towns are the very definition of picture-perfect. It is a true bucket-list destination, from snow-capped mountains and pristine lakes to fairytale castles and flower meadows. Here are the eight most charming
Discover 5 wonderlands of Switzerland

Discover 5 wonderlands of Switzerland

Whether you are visiting Switzerland for the first time or not, you will always want to return to this wonderland to discover the hidden gems of this vibrant country. Switzerland is a vivid juxtaposition between fairy-like nature, impressive rail technology, towering mountain peaks, and historical cities that boast ancient museums, medieval and modern architecture. Explore
Top 5 ski resorts for Michelin-starred restaurants

Top 5 ski resorts for Michelin-starred restaurants

Like a moth to a flame, restauranteurs are inclined to go where the money is. It makes sound business sense. There’s no point opening a swish establishment and employing a top rated chef if the clientele isn’t there to support the venture. It’s no surprise then that most of the Michelin starred restaurants happened to
The top peaks of Switzerland

The top peaks of Switzerland

Many of the Alps’ photographic panoramas are in various Swiss regions and include the Pennine Alps, Bernese Alps, Bernina Range, Mont-Blanc-Massif, Uri Alps, and the Glarus Alps. As you journey through the various federal cantons, you’ll explore the glamour of the famed Swiss Alps that pave Switzerland’s heritage. Switzerland is bursting with glorious lakes and
Basel - the city of museums

Basel - the city of museums

There is no other more cultivated city in Switzerland than Basel in the north of the country. This city has always been the center of art and culture. Starting from the 1500s, Basel was home to many well-known artists like Hans Holbein and Albrecht Dürer, as well as public figures like Nietzsche and Erasmus, to