Experience originality in the mountaineering villages

Opener Großes Walsertal Alpine Dairy Bergsteigerdörfer

The criticism of alpine tourism is nothing new. As early as the 1980s, the first resistance movement was formed against the emerging tourism in the Alpine region, which is still responsible for massive negative interventions in the natural balance. At that time, many mountain towns were literally overrun by the emerging construction boom. Old farms and single-family houses had to make way for large ...

Here you can yodel and paddle: a view of the year from Casa Santo Stefano

Yodelling and paddling

A very personal review of the year and outlook for the new year 2021 from Angeli and Christian Wehrli, the hosts of Casa Santo Stefano Actually, we would now be in our so-called “winter sleep” with our Casa Santo Stefano, ie during the break of the season. Instead of lingering in beautiful Ticino, we would be traveling somewhere in India or Thailand ...

Five places for winter sports

Opener winter sports on the Veitenhof

You can spend a wonderful winter holiday in these five places. With a view of snow-capped mountains and glaciers, steaming breath and crunching snow under your feet, you can quickly find the long-awaited peace here. In addition, in some places activities such as skiing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing lure you out into the snow, while elsewhere you can enjoy activities such as tobogganing ...

Five places to hike

Hike in the most beautiful surroundings

Hiking is particularly fun in these five places. In some places, parts of a long-distance hiking trail and breathtaking natural landscapes are tempting, where you can learn more about local herbs and mushrooms. Elsewhere, it's not just children's hearts that beat faster on an exciting night hike. A long walk on the beach can be more relaxing in Spain. On these five ...