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The Gran Paradiso Climb: Hiking in the Italian Alps

Hikers on a snowy mountain attempting the grand paradiso climb

Fancy taking on the highest mountain in the Italian Alps? The summit of Gran Paradiso reaches 4061 metres up into the alpine mountains, and is set within the glorious Paradiso national park. Reaching the summit takes dedication, a sturdy pair of mountain boots and a taste for adventure. Read on to find out how to tackle the Gran Paradiso climb and spend this summer on top of the world. Gran Paradiso Hiking Highlights The Gran Paradiso hiking route is a

The Best Long-Distance Hikes in the Alps

Jennifer hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc

As Spring creeps in, hardcore skiers might shed a tear for the end of the ski season. However, the warmer weather brings with it some great opportunities for exploring the Alps from a different perspective. Hiking is a great way to discover the Alps anew and take in the beautiful scenery in a more peaceful manner! To make the most of what the Alps have to offer, here are some of the best long-distance hikes in the Alps. Strap on

Thank you for an Amazing Ski Season 2017!

Ski season 2017 reaches its end and we wanted to say a huge thanks to everyone for being with us and rating us on platforms like TripAdvisor.com and Feefo.com. Here are some of your reviews: “Excellent Service from Munich and Geneva”; “Impeccable transfer between Munich airport and St. Anton. Nice clean 8 seater minivans, very friendly punctual drivers”; “’Professional, affordable and super efficient”; “On time, reasonable and polite. What’s not to like”. Thank you very much – such reviews is

Heli-skiing: enjoy the mountains like never before!

If you are an intermediate or advanced skier, popular pistes and habitual landscapes may become too well-known to you. Luckily, skiing industry is constantly evolving and there are captivating opportunities for those who want to have a great run. Heli-skiing provides a chance to ski on untouched snow, far from crowded pistes and hustle and bustle around the lifts. Read our article, co-produced with heli-skiing operator Adrenaline, and find the essential information on what heli-skiing is and who can try

TOP 10 Mountain Dishes to Try when Skiing in Alps

A few weeks ago we published an article on the best Alpine restaurants that offer top-notch cuisine. But we thought it would be a good idea to get into all those tasty details and get a little bit more authentic. Here is a delicious list of top Alpine dishes to try during your winter holiday.   France – Mountain Dishes that Surprise with Simplicity France will, of course, spoil you with the best selection of Alpine foods; however, the simplest

Ski & Snowboard with kids and make the most of your family vacation

Skiing with children may seem impossible for many parents who cannot imagine finding appropriate childcare or skiing instructors that they trust, and then having the peace of mind to actually enjoy the slopes. However, the overall picture is not so bad. In fact, ski resorts increasingly continue to offer flexible childcare, ski and snowboard schools, as well as many off-slope activities. In order to have the most memorable family vacation, we prepared a few tips on what to consider before

Terraces To Enjoy Sunbathing On The Slopes

What can be more exciting and relaxing than lying on a lounge chair high in the mountains covered with a lambskin blanket admiring stunning Alpine peaks, sipping a hot drink and enjoying the sun? You can sit and take your time as long as you wish, but as soon as you are in the mood for skiing, you can just strap on your skis and here you are hitting the slopes! In this article, we have listed a number of

Catch a View: Weird & Wonderful Buildings Worth a Gaze

The Alps and the surrounding regions are full of the most amazing views, but sometimes you have to look beyond the obvious to find the most impressive and curious of all. So instead of just taking a few pictures through the window of your Alps2Alps resort transfer bus, make the effort to visit any of these gems and you’ll be more than glad you did: 1) Sphinx Observatory This is probably no weirder than your average observatory admittedly, but when

Surviving a Holiday with Teens In-Tow

Family holidays can be the most wonderful experiences imaginable, or in some instance more like nightmares beyond comprehension. And needless to say, the latter of the two headers is the one that usually hangs over holidays with teens. Even on a ski holiday where the purpose of the trip is clear and everyone’s on-board with the idea, things can turn sour very quickly and put a real crimp on the whole trip. The funny thing is though, a little forward

10 Free Things to Do in the Alps

The thought of a trip to the Alps always conjures up images of living the high life and rubbing shoulders with the elite, but in reality, this isn’t always the case at all. Or at least it doesn’t have to be as once you step off your Alps2Alps transfers in any of the key resorts across the French Alps, you actually find a ton of amazing things to do that won’t cost you a penny – most of which you

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