Alps

The St Wolfgang cable car

St Wolfgang/Lake Wolfgangsee: Where The Sound of Music was born

We were greeted warmly by Weisses Rössl Hotel owner Gudrun Peter in traditional Austrian dress in St Wolfgang on Lake Wolfgangsee in Austria. She was keen to tell us about the market square hotel, the town and Lake Wolfgangsee situated on the other side of the hotel. There is no […]

Summer in Zermatt

Summer in the mountains of France, Italy and Switzerland

Fancy spending some time in the fresh air of the Europe’s high peaks? Mountain expert Vanessa Fisher looks at some options for summer holidays. 1. Lake Annecy Ski Resorts, France Combine a few days by Lake Annecy with one of four charming alpine villages – La Clusaz, Le Grand Bornand, […]

Erna Low offer pools with stunning views in the French Alps

Erna Low summer holidays in France: Arc 1950, Chamonix and Antibes

Erna Low offers excellent value summer holidays to some of the most popular mountain villages in the French Alps and also to the French Riviera. In the French Alps, enjoy the spectacular scenery – join the hikers, runners and bikers in popular towns such as Chamonix or Morzine, or head […]

Murren

10 fabulous reasons to visit Murren

Murren in Switzerland is most famous for its starring role in the James Bond film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. At the end of the 1960s, the film-makers were taken by the futuristic revolving restaurant on the Schilthorn mountain and the scenes involving the imaginary Piz Gloria were shot there. Murren is the […]