TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Stadel Gressoney Saint Jean
Travel Blogs from Gressoney Saint Jean
... down the valley and up again and soon I gave up
and headed back to Gornergrat.
now it was snowing and the chances of me getting anymore shots of Matterhorn
were not looking good at all. The temp was now a wonderful -5 and so I headed
back to the train station.
walk back to the station was sure an adventure and a rather scary one at that.
Of course me being me I wanted the best photos of the area and so I decided to
take a detour ...
... br> I wandered along inside this glacier and what an amazing thing it is to see. The different colours of the ice and incredible. Black ice at the bottom which has been there for years and then slightly higher is the wonderful blue layer which has also been crushed for years but not as much as the black.
By the end of this tour I am warmed up and now have to head back out into the freezing cold wind and hail. Can I not just camp inside this nice warm ice tunnel tonight?? ...
... all the way to Mont Blanc on the Italian side and camp there by the town of Aosta. It was an expensive drive on the motorway that day but then the km go down fast and you get there quickly without spending 6 hours driving. We stopped for a coffee and ordered two lattes. Once out of the shop we realised that they had given us two cups of milk! No coffee! We added our own. On arrival at the campground I was still wearing t-shirt and shorts and the guy booking us in looked ...
... the vans and drove to a train station where the vans were driven (with us inside) onto a car train ferry which travelled through a mountain to Tasch where we unloaded the vans, left them in a parking area and caught a train to Zermatt. Here a hotel porter stashed the bags into an electric car and we were able to walk to the hotel unencumbered to arrive at our incredible accommodation used by Captain's Choice Tours. The Chalet Hotel Shonegg is just beautiful. ...
... interacting with everyone. Traditional to this type of travel but has a character that stands out in a crowd.
The FOOD! I can say I’ve gained at least five pounds in the last five days with the tasty main courses. Especially the soups. Almost all meals are included in this tour, so when the kitchen is pumping out 60 of each in a 3 course meal, that’s pretty good – and in a timely manner. The chicken dishes have been ...