10 Alpine regions that’ll Rock your world this Summer

They say that beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. But who on earth does not find the mountains a majestic sight?

With the wonderful summer weather warming the rugged yet serene alpine landscapes, now is prime time to leave it all behind and head for the hills.

It may not surprise you to learn that we know our stuff when it comes to alpine regions. Its kind of our forte. We want you to benefit from our mountains of experience. So scroll down!

 Here are 10 alpine regions that’ll rock your world this summer:

1. MONTAFON

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The Montafon valley in Vorarlberg stretches almost 40km and is overlooked by some monumental mountain peaks. Discover three extraordinary mountain ranges Verwall, Rätikon and Silvretta. Explore the vast network of hiking and biking trails and visit the world famous Piz Buin (3312m) the highest peak in the Montafon valley.

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2. VALLE D’AOSTA

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This Italian jewel borders Switzerland and France, and displays distinct influences from all three countries. The Dora Baltea river runs through the main valley and the giants Mont Blanc, Matterhorn and Monte Rosa rise up into the sky in dominant fashion. Enjoy the magnificent panoramic views and the extraordinary routes between Italy and France.

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3.LAKE LUCERNE

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Enclosed by the spectacular regions Lucerne, Unterwalden, Schwyz and Uri, Lake Lucerne is one of the most spectacular destinations in Switzerland. In addition to the idyllic resorts of Weggis and Vitznau, the surrounding mountains offer wonderful opportunity for exploration!

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4. KARWENDEL 

Karwendel in Tyrol and Bavaria makes for a truly magnificent holiday destination. Experience vibrant, blooming meadows, rugged mountain peaks, rushing streams and fresh alpine air.

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5. HAUTE MAURIENNE VANOISE

The upper Maurienne valley is a wonderful destination for hiking and mountain biking. With a staggeringly beautiful backdrop, enjoy delicious local specialities including some of the worlds finest cheese!

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6. HOCHKOENIG

Stunningly beautiful with a huge range of epic mountain views. Find some wonderful areas to explore including Maria Alm, Diente and the extraoridnary Mühlbach.

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7. VIAMALA

Host to some superb hiking and biking trails. Follow routes through gorges and valleys, over high mountain peaks and across extraordinary landscapes. Discover some of the finest panoramic views and jaw-dropping mountain lakes.

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8. BLED 

Located in the Slovenian alps, experience the spectacle of the truly majestic Lake Bled with an impressive backdrop of the Julian Alps.

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9. THE DOLOMITES

Almost no introduction needed! The Dolomites are a wonderfully diverse, and histrionically rich place. Visit ancient castles and historic sites, as you experience some of Europe’s greatest mountains.

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10. OETZTAL 

The landscape of the Tyrolean Alpine Valley is a truly impressive sight. With so many hospitality huts and cabins, you’ll never be stuck without a supply of delicious local cheese and beer to accompany your adventures!

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