Il Casello Verre
TravelPod Member ReviewsIl Casello Verre Verres
Small hostel in a beautiful location, lovely owners and nice warm rooms.
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... would we do without it) I discovered a cable ski lift not far from the train station that went up to Pila ski fields. When we got off the train it was easy to find, so we joined the line of people carrying skis, sleds and dressed in snow gear, not many people wearing jeans like us! Got our tickets which was only €12.00 (I had read €60.00) and hopped into a cable car that went for miles, it took 20 minutes to get up the mountain, the ride was fun on its own. Liam was ...
... of Cervinia, the town had a fun vibe and the people were warm and friendly and generally wanted to help. Although Stew started a few fights in the gondola queue with middle aged men who were quite happy to walk over Mitchell to save 10 seconds in line.
I think we both realize now what a 'hard' holiday skiing can be with children! I cannot imagine how people do it with 4 kids. Especially all the gear and negotiation that it involves and the fact ...
... Oli outgunned me in a Chicken Wing and Nacho eating comp, not once but twice, and we had a burger night with Hannah the instructor. The rest of the time, the boys in the family were hanging around in the apartment in our jocks enjoying the central heating and dining in. The promised snow never arrived, but it didn't bother us in the slightest and we left Zermatt after 2 weeks with nothing but fond memories and a couple of weeks of good skiing under our belt.
... 12 so we killed some time in the shops waiting for 12 o'clock to tick over. We fronted up again to be told if we had "Swiss rail passes" we would get a further discount. We were unaware of this and had not brought them with us, so Carolyn and I did the dash back to the hotel for our Swiss rail passes so we got a decent discount in the end. Off we set on the train climbing, climbing, climbing to the top with all the skiers. ...
Driving in the luxury of the Benz into Charmonix for lunch
and then through the Mont Blanc 11.6km tunnel into Italy is fantastic and we take the road
leading up and over the St Bernard Pass. it's the highest mountain road pass in Europe 2300 meters. Lucas has put that
car through its paces on the twisting turning switchback roads and scared the
**** out of me on the hairpin bends but ...