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Resort Profile: Villars

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
Located on a sunny, south-west facing plateau above the Rhone Valley, the Swiss resort of Villars has been a famous health resort for many years, with visitors arriving by rail in large numbers since the start of the twentieth century. The village's importance was secured with the decision to stop the Orient Express in the area en route through the Simplon Pass in to Italy.
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Resort Profile: Wengen

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
Wengen is a beautifully picturesque Swiss resort that is set in some truly spectacular scenery. It welcomed skiing at the turn of the century and is one of a handful of ‘original’ downhill skiing destinations pioneered by British tourists (it celebrated 110 years of winter sports in the area in 1998 ).
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The Resort Workers' guide to Zermatt

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 12:53
Zermatt is one of those rare ski resorts that has it all and, as such, is the favoured destination of many skiers from around the world. To begin with there's the huge ski area, with the world's second biggest lift-served vertical drop and skiing 365 days a year with a 1000 metre (9280 feet) vertical on its glacier even in the summer months.
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Zermatt - Resort Profile and Snow News

Zermatt Elevation Top: 3820 m Vertical Drop: 2200 m Bottom: 1620 m Longest Run: N/A Skiable Terrain: 159 hectares Snow Making: 47 hectares --> Zermatt is one of those rare ski resorts that has it all and, as such, is the favoured destination of...
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