In earlier times, it was the packhorse drivers who stopped off in S-chanf. These days, however, it is the participants of the Engadin Ski Marathon, when they cross the finishing line. And families enjoy the tranquil winter scenery.
In Zuoz, all is well with the world – in fact, this village is regarded as the most beautiful in all of the Upper Engadin. And the modern times are also adding vibrant dabs of colour without denying the past.
It is the gateway to the Swiss National Park and the ideal departure point from which to explore the three-nation-triangle, Switzerland–Italy–Austria. But there’s more to Zernez than that. Particularly in winter.
Taktsang Monastery (also called Tiger's Nest) is situated on the edge of a 1200m vertical cliff, a monastery said to be the origin of Buddhism in Bhutan.
Grand Teton National Park is noted for its stunning mountain vistas, its shimmering alpine lakes and its abundant wildlife.
The best way to explore Ålesund is to just walk around the city, admire its Art Nouveau architecture, the surrounding fjords and discover its beauty.
Vestvågøy's beaches are said to be the most romantic in Europe, surrounded by cliffs and mountains and with non stop sun from May 26 to July 17.
This small village in South Africa is almost completely surrounded by the Tsitsikamma National Park.
Being one of the highest ski resort in the Alps, Tignes offers around 150 kilometers of ski slopes and a spectacular scenery.
Among Europe's oldest ski destinations, Grindelwald combines high mountains with fields and a grand rocky barrier.
Right on the border with Switzerland, Cervinia is one of Italy's best known resorts and among Europe's highest.