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The Britannia Hut is one of the most popular huts in the Swiss Alps – quite an achievement when you consider how many of them there are. Indeed every time I think I’ve written about all them, more appear. All the huts seem to have been built around the same ...
*Traversing Glaciers* Run by the Neuchâtel Swiss Alpine Club and located 3311 meters above sea level the Bertol Hut clings to a rocky outcrop in the higher reaches of the Swiss Alps. It was build in Geneva and reassembled on the mountain between 1896 and 1898. In 1976 it was ...
*Independent accommodation at the top of Europe* Arriving at Jungfraujoch station there is a sign proclaiming this to be the “top of Europe”. Operators, Jungfraubahn put the sign there being proud of the fact their railway includes the highest main line station in Europe. Trains pull through a tunnel somehow ...
*Climb every mountain* This mountain hut is owned by the Swiss Alpine Club and lies 3240 metre above sea level overlooking a glacier pass. In order to get there, you have to hike across the glacier itself. Approach then, on the north side of the Lotschenlucke. The caretaker will see ...
*Norway’s Highest Tourist Lodge* A joy for the ruddy-cheeked and strong-legged, this unique hotel is actually a cabin 2068m above sea-level and is Norway’s highest tourist lodge with views of the Hurrungane Mountains and ancient glaciers that reflect light from the long-shining summer sun. This remote lodge is only accessible ...
Two specially commissioned holiday apartments located high in the Austrian Alps where the scented air holds, in its spell, spicy conifer forests and ancient glaciers. Professor of architecture, Andreas Meck used bird’s nests for his inspiration. He placed his design hotel on the edge of a deep valley with views ...
Monte Rosa Hutmore
This hut is owned by the Swiss Alpine Authority and was designed by professors and students of architecture and eco-design from Lucerne University and ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology). The crystal-shaped building is designed to make sunlight spiral inside while redistributing thermal body heat from occupants to heat ...
The Indigo Hotel’s architecture was designed by master builder, Sebastián Irarrázaval using wood and lots of natural light to create a relaxing, eco-friendly experience where hammocks hang lazily on the landings. The restaurant, Mama Rosa, serves fresh crab straight from the Eberhard Fjord and sumptuous local beef. The excursions on ...