It’s also an adventure-lover’s paradise
HOT-AIR BALLOONING - The spot: Château-d’Oex, 14km from Gstaad, is the alpine capital for hot-air ballooning
CRICKET ON ICE - The spot: The frozen Lake St Moritz. Season: February.
ICE CLIMBING - The spot: Leysin in the Western Alps, two hours from Geneva by train.
BIKE-BOARDING - The spot: Brambrüesch, Graubünden.
GLACIER BUNGEE JUMPING - The spot: Interlaken. The rush: Enjoy a 280ft jump into a glacier gorge, surrounded by the Jungfrau mountain range.
POLO ON SNOW - The spot: The frozen Lake St Moritz.
TOBOGGANING - The spot: Mount Pilatus, Lucerne.
SNOWKITING - The spot: The Simplon Pass plateau above Brig, about 70km from Zermatt. Season: January to April.
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