Ski in Grindelwald, Switzerland; our guide

 

 

Introduction to Grindelwald  – a thrill-seekers guide

In the famous Jungfrau ski area, Grindelwald is linked to the resorts of Wengen and Murren in a ski area totalling over 210kms. And with the the infamous Eiger mountain as the stage backdrop to the pretty village, it’s hardly surprising that Grindelwald rubs shoulders with resorts like Zermatt and Chamonix as the ‘Best of the Alps’ mountain resorts. Grindelwald’s stunning beauty and fresh mountain air

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My trip to Zermatt and the home of the Matterhorn – by Rich Sills

When you work as a product manager for a tour operator it does mean you get to visit and spend time in the resorts you look after. I’m just back from a tour of several Swiss resorts, which happen to be some of the best, snow sure resorts in Europe. Here’s my account of a few days spent on the slopes of Zermatt as well as exploring what the picturesque resort has to offer.  

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The pistes less travelled: Top three Alpine gems

View of the Hochkönig, AustriaSki secrets are difficult to keep, but there are good-sized resorts that remain remarkably undiscovered on the British market.

Three large, but largely overlooked, areas that come to mind are Italy’s Monterosa, Austria’s Hochkönig and Switzerland’s Adelboden-Lenk. All unusually combine attractive villages and lower prices, with extensive slopes that beg to be explored. What’s more, they are easy to reach.

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