The scandal with the Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, which happened several years ago, made the French Courchevel in the minds of our compatriots a symbol of super-expensive vacation, accessible only to very rich people …
Holidays in Courchevel – for different tastes and wallets
However, a careful study of the offers of travel agencies shows that this is not so.
Steps of height, beauty …
Not everyone knows that Courchevel is not one city, it is five small villages united in one resort, but located at different heights. Location – French Alps, Savoy department.
At a relatively low altitude – 1100 meters is the village of Saint-Bon-Tarentaise. Hotel “Le Lac Blue” is the first hotel that was opened in 1925 especially for lovers of winter holidays. Actually, from here the world fame of Courchevel went. Here, in Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, the atmosphere of traditional peaceful relaxation reigns in its European sense, with a promenade alley, cozy cafes, from which you can see picturesque alpine landscapes, etc. Continue reading
Whatever country you are going to, guides, articles on the Internet, brochures must mention the main local attractions.
The most disappointing sights
Tourists are waiting for meetings with them, hoping to see something original and memorable. Alas, after visiting some attractions instead of joy and vivid impressions, sometimes disappointment comes …
ANGEL OF THE NORTH, UK
Most disappointing sights: Angel of the North in the UK
The world’s largest image of an angel is located near the British city of Gateshead, tourists are often brought there. The author is a modern sculptor Anthony Gormley. The British themselves believe that “this terrible freak dishonors art.” What is difficult to argue with a glance at the picture of the “Angel of the North”. Continue reading