image-9011. Maria (Julie Andrews) and the Von Trapp children in the 1965 Sound of Music Film

022. Heidi House in Salastrains – St. Moritz

033. Tyrolean mountain air, green meadows , happy cows and a breathtaking mountain panorama, experience Waidring, Tirol

044. Europe‘s highest botanical garden, Jardin botanique alpin Saussurea

Schermata 12-2456994 alle 17.37.115.  Edelweiss

066. The relaxing Cambrian Hotel, Dorfstrasse 7, 3715 Adelboden, Switzerland

077. Rosa Alpina, Relais&Chateux resort in San Cassiano in Badia (BZ) Italy

088. Gran Paradiso National Park 

099. Tappeinerweg – Tappeiner promenade, 6km through Meran

Schermata 12-2456994 alle 17.43.1010. The Glacier Express is an express train connecting railway stations of the two major mountain resorts of St. Moritz and Zermatt in the Swiss Alps

01111. 50’s Milka Alpine milk chocolate poster

01212. A canal in Annecy, the Venice of Savoie

01313. Zermatt, the car-free village in the upper Valais, Switzerland

01414. Der Bozner Christkindlmarkt , Bozen Christmas Market

01515. Cover of Thomas Mann’s  The Magic Mountain book 

01616. Neuschwanstein Castle: Castle in the Bavarian Alps 

01717. At 4810 m (15,774 ft), Mont Blanc is the highest summit of Western Europe situated between the French and the Italian Alps

18. Chairlift to Monte Cristallo 1960’s, Cortina d ‘Ampezzo, Italy

01919. Pasterze Glacier, Austria – the longest glacier in Austria and in the Eastern Alps

02020. Little white church on an island in the center of an emerald green mountain lake, Bled, Slovenia

02121. L’attrice francese Brigitte Bardot a Cortina D’Ampezzo nel 1958

02322. First Winter Olympic Games in Charmonix, 1924

Schermata 12-2456994 alle 17.38.4523. Bagni di Bormio Spa Resort
Via Bagni Nuovi, 7 – 23038 Valdidentro (SO)

02424. The Aletsch Glacier, the largest glacier in the Alps

02525. A place of well-being at the heart of the Dolomites – Alpina Dolomites, Alpe Di Siusi, (BZ) 

02626. South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, Bozen

02727. The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto (MART)

02828. A great vegan Apfelstrudel version 

02929. Amazing design for the rooms of the unique Naturhotel Waldklause in the Oetz Valley

03030. The Pink Panther by Blake Edwards (1963) , set in Cortina d’Ampezzo

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA31. At Hotel Des Alpes in Madonna di Campiglio,  you can find a portrait of Empress Elisabeth of Austria 

03232. Tirol ribbons with hearts and edelweiss

03333. Experience the real Mozartkugeln at Café Fürst, Salzburg

Schermata 12-2456994 alle 17.41.2134. Flohmarkt Bürkliplatz Zürich , fleamarket in the “ portal to the Alps “ , Zurich 

Schermata 12-2456994 alle 17.44.3235. ALPENZOO – Experience the animal world in the alps, Innsbruck Alpine Zoo

03636. Swiss Alpine Museum, Helvetiaplatz 4, 3005 Bern, Switzerland 

03737. Tyrolean dresses

03838. Gourmetstüberl USINGA, small gourmet restaurant with 18 seats on the north-eastern shore of lake Chiemsee. 

03939. Idrija Lace, One of the most adored Slovenian traditional crafts

04040. Ospitale Restaurant: via Chiave, 68 – 32043 Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy

58 Responses to “40 things about Alps”

  • The Alps! One of the most beautiful regions in the world! I love Switzerland my home country!

    Reply to Diana

    The Alps and the Alpine towns are beautiful. I didn’t know about the existence of the town with the canals. Would like to see it one day, so interesting. The novel by Thomas Mann was not exactly about the Alps, the mountain was used as an allegory of the western decadence: you go to a sanatorium there because you are ill, but instead of recovering you become still worse.

    Reply to valentin antonov
  • Great!
    Nice to see so many Austrian specialties from my country in your international blog between LA, Italy and the rest of the world 🙂
    Have you tasted our Mozartkugeln? So good!
    ciao Markus photography

    Reply to Markus

    I’m lovint this post especialy because I live in Bled, the cute town with lake an island :))

    Reply to Sasha
  • I love Alps 🙂 and Neuschwanstein is sooo beautiful castle…i was there about three years ago in summer and it was such a wonderful trip!!!

    Reply to Natty

    .neuschwanstein castle is the one that inspired the Disney castle.
    Questo castello è quello a cui si è ispirata Disney per realizzare il castello delle fiabe , lo sapevate ?

    Reply to El.
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