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Category Archives: Switzerland

Is a Ski Chalet a Good Investment?

Sometimes, clients ask us if a ski chalet is a good investment, especially when compared to renting one for holidays. Of course, there is nothing better in life than settling down in a luxury ski chalet for the week. Whether this is in front of the log fire, on the...

Posted on 24 February 2022

Guide to the Majestic Swiss Alps for Adventurous Explorers

When looking at beautiful global regions, the Swiss alps tops the list. Sharing the southern alpine range with other countries like Liechtenstein, Italy, Austria and France, the northern Bernese and Appenzell Alp ranges sit entirely in Switzerland. As well as those rolling green plateaus that turn into blankets of snow...

Posted on 19 February 2022

Winter in Switzerland – Best Places, Time to Visit, and Things to Do

Magic comes to winter in Switzerland. Boasting fantastic cities and the beautiful Swiss Alps, this winter wonderland offers many things to do and places to go. Let's not forget delectable regional cuisines and chocolate. While people visit places in summer for hiking trails and green rolling plateaus, winter is about...

Posted on 17 January 2022

10 of the Best Christmas Markets in Switzerland

There is nothing more enjoyable than Christmas markets in Switzerland when it comes to festive spirits. The country embraces December to provide feel-good factors for everyone regardless of age. Think jingle bells music, horse and sleigh, tinsel, baubles, Christmas trees, gingerbread, and mulled wine to have a perfect Christmas fair...

Posted on 22 December 2021

Winter 2021/2022: Travel Guidelines for Skiing in the Alps

Finally, after two seasons worth of disruption, it’s looking like this ski season will go ahead as planned. Whether you’re buying your dream property, or just viewing a ski chalet or two while you enjoy your first winter holiday in over a year, you’ll need to research the regulations. Skiers...

Posted on 28 September 2021

The Top 5 Ski Resorts Going Green

In a world where your eco-friendly credentials are increasingly important, we take a look at which ski resorts are going green. As Europe begins to make a concerted effort to reduce carbon emissions, which resorts are going that extra mile?  While many ski resorts are going out of their way...

Posted on 24 September 2021

Ski the Home Resorts of Europe’s Big Pro-Skiing Names

The Alps are home to some of the biggest names in ski history. European professional skiers have revolutionised the game more than once, and their home ski towns proudly boast their connection to this day. For some buyers, looking at a pro skier’s home mountain is a great way to...

Posted on 18 September 2021

Where are the Best Places to Buy a Ski Chalet for Early Season Skiing

Searching for the perfect ski property means making a lot of choices. Where do you look? Do you prioritise high slopes or dual season appeal? Do you need to be close to an airport? Is early season skiing a priority? When it comes to the best places to buy a...

Posted on 12 September 2021

Pop on the Piste: Where to Buy a Ski Property if you Love Live Music

[caption id="attachment_10472" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Photo Credit: Rock the Pistes[/caption] Is there anything better than snow, sun, and stunning views across a mountain range? Add in some live music on a festival stage, and you’ve got yourself the very best parts of festivals and the Alps, in the same place! Any...

Posted on 07 September 2021

5 Cool Events to See if You Spend a Summer in the Alps

When you’re buying a ski property, you’ll find there are more than a few reasons to spend your holidays in the Alps. You might be imagining winter days on the slopes, hitting the après ski bars, and attending an ice festival or two, but there’s more to the Alps than...

Posted on 31 August 2021