Alps Travel and Leisure

My Visit to Enchanted Lake Como in Lombardy, Italy

Today the air in Lecco is so light, with a fragrant scent of lakeside Alps. The rainbow comes alive after a gentle rain… The sun is shining, illuminating my thoughtful face, generating a tender smile in my eyes. I am sitting in a café admiring the view to the Lake Como. A slice of Read More

Slovenia: The Stunning Overlooked Treasure of Europe

Snow-capped peaks of the Alps, warm Adriatic waters and world-class monuments are only some of the things that small country of Slovenia has to offer. Extending only about 20,000 square kilometers is one of the most underestimated and stunningly beautiful countries in Europe. However, in spite Read More

5 Memorable Travel Experiences in Japan

For a relatively small country, Japan holds its own against its neighbors. Packing a lot into its 142,000 square miles, you will find the perfect blend of history, nature, and culture. Are you planning a trip to Japan? Here are five memorable travel experiences you will find there: 1. Mount Fu Read More

The Top 10 Must See Places in Portugal

These are the top ten must-see places in Portugal. Why only ten locations? Well, my purpose was to refine this list to the ten perfect destinations that a visitor to Portugal must see to truly appreciate the spirit, diversity, and beauty of Portugal. This list of destinations contains places of Read More

Grindelwald, Switzerland: The Best and Most Beautiful Place in Europe

Where does one start when describing, quite possibly, the most beautiful place in all of Europe? Do I begin with the luxurious chalets that charmingly clutch verdant mountain slopes? Maybe I should start with a multitude of activities which create an exciting and enjoyable setting. Possibly the Read More

Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe and Highest Train Station in Europe

Jungfraujoch is what is known as a “saddle” (a crest between two peaks, joch in German) connecting the peaks of Jungfrau and Monch in the Bernese Alps. It is a popular tourist destination, mainly because it is home to the highest train station in Europe, at a height of 3454 m above s Read More

Top 10 Best Skiing Destinations in The World

Every season has its own share of excitement and fun to look forward to. With winter, it has to be skiing. Determining the top 10 skiing destinations in the world is certainly subjective. Nevertheless, be it for beginners or professionals, every snow clad mountain invites with its sheer white slopes Read More

Our Wonderful Anniversary Cruise Along the Beautiful Danube River

It was the most romantic, beautiful, and educational cruise we’ve ever taken, and it happened to be our anniversary. We cruised all the way down the Danube from our port of departure in Passau Germany, not far from the black Bavarian Forest. We then drifted through numerous towns and cities in Read More

About Alps

The Alps in Switzerland typically referred to as Swiss Alps, is the rich alpine region of Switzerland that lies between the south of Bern and east of Lake Geneva. The region offers an enormous diversity of landscapes and nature all within a small area; from the soaring snow-covered mountaintops down to the green alpine pastures covering the area. Snuggled among the mountain valleys lies quaint villages littered with glittering lakes, emerald valleys, and glaciers; offering an inviting serenity and relaxed ambiance, as the mountain breeze blows. To preserve the air quality and the peaceful climate, motorized vehicles are prohibited in the region, and only horse-drawn carriages and trains are used. On the Italian-Switzerland border, is the mighty Matterhorn Mountain; one most conspicuous and toured area of the Swiss Alps, whose peaks offer a thrilling experience for skiers as well as climbers. In addition to jaw-dropping scenery is the world-class resorts with paragliding, hiking, and biking on their doorstep.

Discover and explore Alps, a mountain in the country of Switzerland. This online guide of information, articles, and photos of Alps helps you explore the attractions and points of interest of Alps. It is located on the continent of Europe and its GPS coordinates address is latitude 46.8876191 and logitude 46.8876191. [Map of Alps].

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