Where to go to enjoy the Alps in the fall

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Where to go to enjoy the Alps in the fall

 

You cannot endure wasting something so precious such as autumn sunshine by staying inside your house. You should ideally spend all the daylight hours in the open air holding onto all the beautiful colors that autumn has to offer. There can be no better time to visit the Alps than this time of the year where there are beautiful warm colors all around the spectacular landscape and the dramatic scenery unique only to the Alps.

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This legendary mountain range spanning across various countries like Switzerland, Italy, Germany, France, Austria to name a few, provides tourists with a canvas to do a variety of things. From Hiking, biking, and Skiing to just idling around and Sightseeing and relishing the gourmet food, there’s something for everyone.

To make things easy & stress-free for you to enjoy this idyllic adventure, here is a list of reason to go ahead and take that (at least) once in a lifetime holiday to the Alps during fall.

 

Switzerland

Switzerland with its diverse landscape has a lot to offer. The sophisticated city of Geneva offers a great selection of unparalleled experiences. You can go on an afternoon hike with your family, savor the best chocolates Switzerland is famous for, and go skiing just at an hour’s distance from the city. Bern, being the cultural heritage city has a lot to offer too. The cycling routes through the Bern region are sure to be every cyclist’s delight. The Gantrisch Bike Panorama Route is the perfect one to start with if you’re a beginner since the elevation is not that high whereas the region between Bern and Lucerne is ideal for mountain biking.

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Glacier 3000 near Montreux, les Diableret is a land of adventure for all those seeking an Adrenaline rush. The proximity of the glacier makes sure there is snow all around the year. You can head to the top by a 15 min cable car ride. You can take a one-of-a-kind mountain walk through a walkway built between two peaks. It is the world’s first suspension bridge connecting two peaks and is 108 meters long, and allows the visitors a spectacular view of more than 24 peaks over from 4000 meters. In the summers, the glacier also offers an Alpine coaster which is Europe’s highest tracked toboggan run.

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France

France’s postcard town of Annecy is a sight to behold. Annecy can easily be called the European capital of outdoor activities.  The stunning natural settings provide for a wide choice of sports activities like paragliding, water skiing, sailing, hiking, abseiling, and zip lining just to name a few. The clear waters of Annecy canyon is the perfect place to bring out your adventurous side.

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Austria

Innsbruck: Enjoy a unique mix of urban experiences of the Alps where the mountains meet the valley and where the city is just an extended part of nature. During the fall there are breath-taking sunny alpine plateaus and romantic villages in the mountains to spend your perfect holidays. Racing down an Olympic ice track on bobsleigh or climbing a frozen waterfall, everything is possible in Innsbruck. It also offers cross-country skiing trips. Tobogganing is a fun activityif you are visiting with family, as kids of all ages can try their hand at this. Night Tobogganing is also available on several illuminated tracks taking the fun quotient to another level.

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Exploring the culture

For those, who like to spend time indoors relaxing whilst on a holiday, there are plenty of options for them too. It would be a great idea to learn something about the culture of the place that you are visiting. There are many museums to choose from depending on your location. Those who are interested in winter sports and adventure will be amazed at the display in MuséeAlpin in Chamonix, Swiss Alpine Museum in Bern and Alpine Ski sports Museum in Murren. Gstaad’s cheese museum in Switzerland is a monument to cheese for the Gastronomes.

Unwind

Skiing is perhaps the most dominant recreational activity in the Alps. But before that, the Alps were known for the recreational Spas and the health wellness centres complete with hot water mineral baths, clean air, brandishing natural thermals, massages and beauty treatments. You can also visit the natural thermal springs of Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains (France) and Pre St Didier (Italy) for a luxurious retreat

Author’s Bio:

Claire worked in property finance for a number of years and now enjoys helping people to find holiday homes that they can relax in or that make a good investment for the future. She understands that buying a property abroad can be nerve-wracking and wants to share tips and best practice to make that process run smoothly. The multi-lingual team at Morzine Prestige are on-hand to support you further. Meet Claire at Morzine Prestige to get more idea about Chalet for Sale Morzine.

 

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