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Western Europe: environmental friendliness of the ski resorts

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Western Europe: most eco-friendly ski resorts

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort of Obersaxen/Mundaun/Val Lumnezia places great emphasis on preserving the... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Sustainable use of natural resources is a core part of the corporate philosophy of the Weisse Arena... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort is very concerned about the environment. There is no need to use your car during... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

During the Styrian school holidays, a free ski bus runs from St. Marein bei Neumarkt to Grebenzen... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Kleine Scheidegg/Männlichen ski resort takes measures to protect the environment. Flora and... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The highest photovoltaic system in Europe has been installed on the Pitztal Glacier at just under... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort of Bolsterlang is located within the Nagelfluhkette Nature Park and great emphasis... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort of Hochficht is very concerned about the environment. To protect the environment, a... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

All lifts operated by the Brauneck Bergbahnen lift company are powered by green energy and are... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Great emphasis is placed on environmental protection in the ski resort of Hochzillertal/Hochfügen.... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Gastein Valley is very concerned about the environment. Numerous free ski buses run between the... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The use of ski buses is actively encouraged in Matrei. The Kals cable car saves about 20% on energy... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Almost the entire ski resort of Obertauern is heated using environmentally friendly biomass by the... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Arrival via public transportation is encouraged. A large bus station is located at the base station... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort of Ifen is very concerned about the environment. There are extensive forest and... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The resort places great emphasis on environmental protection. For example, solar power is used in... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort of Hochkönig has a very good ski bus system. There is no need for a car at any point... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort of First is very concerned about the environment. Flora and fauna conservation areas... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There are many flora and fauna conservation areas in the Ski Arlberg ski resort. RespekTiere deine... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Vent places great emphasis on gentle tourism. Reforestation areas are protected by fences. The... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort is very concerned about the environment. The use of ski buses is actively encouraged... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The slopes are mowed and organically fertilised in the summer. This has a very positive effect on... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort is concerned about the environment. Skiing through the forest is not permitted.... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Train connections from Thun, Berne, Biel and Domodossola (Italy) are comprehensively promoted. The... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort places great emphasis on the environment, to protect the unique landscape. The ski... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort of Corvatsch/Furtschellas can be accessed very easily on local buses and buses... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort of Ankogel is located in an unspoilt natural setting and great emphasis is placed on... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Lienz places great emphasis on gentle tourism. The ski huts serve mainly regional dishes and... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

In 2002, the Planai-Hochwurzen-Bahnen lift company volunteered to be the first ski resort to be... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

A separate water power station generates green energy that is fed into the network. Gentle tourism... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Alpenbahnen Spitzingsee operator uses environmentally-friendly power to run all lifts which are... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort of Sudelfeld has also taken a great step towards greater environmental friendliness... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Nocky Express shuttle service at Turracher Höhe allows visitors to avoid using their cars while... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The regional ski bus network is very well developed. Skiing is not permitted in protected woodland... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Free ski bus connections run from all of the villages in the Pitztal Valley to the ski resort of... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort of Loser takes measures to protect the environment and prohibits skiing through the... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Ziller Valley, and in particular Spieljoch, is making major investments in free public... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There is also a sophisticated, free ski bus system with its own pocket-sized timetable. You can... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The quartz sand mountain was built up years ago and so the natural environment is not really... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Running an environmentally friendly ski resort is a priority at Dachstein West. The base station of... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There is a wind power facility from Tauernwind right nearby that is maintained by the ski resort.... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort is very well connected to public transport services. You can reach all base stations... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Protecting the environment is a high priority here: Forest and wildlife protection zones are... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Forest areas are off-limits for skiers so that the wildlife will not be disturbed. Local products... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The facilities in the ski resort for snow production and transportation of guests are very modern... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Ramsau Plateau Bus provides transportation throughout the ski resort. Various buses provide... more

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The village of Malbun is accessible via public transportation and access is limited by car during... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Soft tourism is practiced at Stans. They place a high value on offering regional foods in the... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

In Vals, away from the large centers, they practice soft tourism. In order to protect the... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

You can leave your car parked in Nauders. The ski resort is easy to reach from the village using... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The free ski bus is strongly supported. There are forest and wildlife protection zones. They take... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There is no snow-making facility in Kaltenbronn. In addition, the village operates an information... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The entire ski resort is connected to the public sewage system. Waste separation is practiced... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The market village of Sillian encourages guests to switch to climate friendly mobility with their... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism. They only open the ski season after sufficient natural snow has... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The transportation of skiers and snowboarders is mainly with modern lifts. Use of the free ski... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Ski buses circulate according to schedule throughout the entire Montafon region and usage is free... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Ski buses are greatly supported in the Paznaun Valley. Galtür has decided strongly against mass... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Ski buses circulate on schedule throughout the entire Montafon region and up to Gargellen. Use of... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Thanks to the very large and free ski bus network and a direct connection to the train system at... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There is a sophisticated, free ski bus system with its own pocket-sized schedule. You can explore... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There is a sophisticated, free ski bus system with its own pocket-sized schedule. You can explore... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism at Kelchsau.

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort is very environmentally conscious. After the fundamental snow-making at the... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Only the toll road from Ramsau am Dachstein leads up to the Dachstein cable car lift, which... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Feldberg ski resort is located in the largest and oldest nature conservation area in... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Access to Bellwald via public transportation is strongly encouraged. The cable car lift is located... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Zauberberg is well-connected to the train and bus networks. In the summer, garbage collection... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Soft tourism is practiced on the Unternberg. They only open the ski area once there is a good base... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism at Kellerjoch. They open the ski resort only when there is enough snow... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

"Soft tourism" is practiced here. Solar power facilities generate renewable energy on... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They place a great emphasis on soft tourism and restrict the forest areas with signs. One of the... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism in Laterns. There are marked freeriding areas and skiing through the... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Public transportation with ski buses and scheduled buses is encouraged in Lienz.

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort is located in the Hohe Tauern National Park. Animal protection areas are marked.... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism and only open the slopes when there is a sufficient amount of snow.

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The complete energy supply for the Hocheck mountain lifts is provided by ecological hydro power... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort has a direct train connection. It is forbidden to ski off-piste as well as through... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism. The lift is only in operation when there is sufficient snow.

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Steckenberg ski resort practices soft winter tourism. The power is generated at the location... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Warning signs inform guests not to ski through the forest in order to protect it ("Es ist auch... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Public transportation is encouraged. Forest areas are marked as protected areas where skiing and... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They place special filters in the snow cannons to improve the artificial snow quality and to save... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

In the Damüls-Mellau ski resort, there are animal protection areas and guests are informed about... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

An intact environment is the main goal in Pontresina. They place a high value on environmental... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Les Arcs is very easy to access from the the surrounding villages. You can usually reach the ski... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They make artificial snow on the slope and open when there is enough snow. The lift is run by an... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism and there are no snow cannons. The lifts only run when there is enough... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism. They only open the lift when there is enough snow.

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They do not make artificial snow on the slopes and the ski area is only open when there is enough... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort has become a member of the "QSE league" (Quality, Security and Environment... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Balderschwang joined Oberallgäu and Bregenzwald communities in 2008 to form the first cross-border... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

An eagle is featured in the logo of Val d´Isère. Under the motto "Save your logo", the... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They place a high value on gentle tourism in the Kauerntal. The glacier ski resort is easily... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

When they purchase new equipment or renovate, they pay close attention to energy efficiency... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Access to the ski resort by public transportation is encouraged in Garmisch with special train-ski... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

To be commended is the car-free mobility made possible by the ski buses and the local public... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism at the Tirolina ski resort and take measures to protect the environment.... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Vacationers can leave their cars parked at the Flachau-Wagrain-Alpendorf ski resort. Ski buses... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They make efforts to protect the environment. The snow cannons are only used to increase snow... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism on the Venet mountain. The slopes are only opened when there is a... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The lifts and snow-making equipment are powered completely by electricity produced by hydropower.... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There are no snow cannons on the Zugspitze and they only open the ski resort when there is enough... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Wurzeralm ski resort is partially located in a conservation area and is 100% powered by... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

In the Hinterstoder ski resort, skiing through forest areas and reforestation areas is forbidden.... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism. The lifts only run when there is enough snow.

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Les Sybelles utilizes many small measures to reduce the CO2 footprint of the ski operation between... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They are well aware that the success of Les 3 Vallées ski resort is dependent on a sustainable... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They place a high value on preserving an intact environment on the Gerlitzen. They use regional... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They place a high value on maintaining an intact natural environment in Bad Kleinkirchheim and St.... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Environmental protection and sustainability are a big priority in Meiringen-Hasliberg. There are... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The community of Werfenweng has made sustainability a priority and is a model village for... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The upper section of the road to the Belchenhaus was closed in 2001 in order to protect the... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They pay attention to the proper separation of garbage and an eco-friendly production of artificial... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort is well-connected to public transportation. Buses circulate in the holiday villages... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism in the Le Tourchet ski area. It's only open in the height of winter from... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Environmental protection plays a big role at the Chamonix ski resorts because they want to protect... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Environmental protection plays a big role at the Chamonix ski resorts because they want to protect... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

In order to protect the unique natural environment, environmental protection plays a big role at... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

In order to protect the unique natural environment, environmental protection plays a big role at... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The villages are well-connected to public transportation. They are careful about limiting garbage... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism on the Nordkette. They only open the resort when there is enough snow.... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Ski pass holders have free access to the Davos and Kloster-Serneus bus network and the train... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Ski pass holders have free access to the Davos and Kloster-Serneus bus network and the train... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Ski pass holders have free access to the Davos and Kloster-Serneus bus network and the train... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

A car-free arrival is strongly encouraged in Oberstdorf with the motto: "Pass the traffic jam... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

A car-free arrival is strongly encouraged in Oberstdorf with the motto: "Pass the traffic jam... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They place a high value on the use of public transportation. Use of the Walser Skibus is free with... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There are ski buses running throughout the Pitztal. These also circulate to the Pitztal/Imst train... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

A car-free arrival is strongly encouraged in Oberstdorf with the motto: "Pass the traffic jam... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

On-site public transportation is provided by ski buses. There are restricted areas for wildlife and... more


Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

"Respect your limits" - the notification for protection zones for wildlife and flora.... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The Elm ski resort takes measures to protect the environment. There are wildlife protection zones... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

When there is not sufficient snow, the slopes are closed and it is forbidden to ski through the... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Forested areas are blocked off and the FIS environmental regulations are mentioned on the trail... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The hall's annual energy consumption is equivalent to that of a large office building. The entire... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The use of ski buses from Flattach to the Moelltal Glacier is encouraged. The restaurants are... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The ski resort on the high plateau is easily accessible with public transportation. They take great... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism on the Proeller, but it's difficult to access with public... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism, but access via public transportation is difficult.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism, but access by public transportation is difficult.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism, but it is difficult to get there using public transportation.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The "Traunsee-Winter-Shuttle" travels daily to the most frequented accommodations in the... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The Sahnehang is located in the Kahler Asten nature reserve, but since people have been skiing on... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The Hunau ski area is not accessible via public transportation. A transfer service is offered for... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The mountain meadows surrounding Altastenberg are classified as FFH areas (Fauna-Flora-Habitat).... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Wildlife protection zones are marked. The Post Bus travels to the Splügen lifts.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Scheduled bus service is available daily to Mehliskopf from Buehl, Baden-Baden and Forbach.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The Buehlertal lifts are accessible with the bus network of the Karlsruher Verkehrsverbunds... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They nurture the turf, but snow seldom falls and a large quantity of snow falls even less often.... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The owner Josef Stinn's main occupation is farming and he farms the ground of the ski area himself.... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The ecological footprint of such a small ski area is naturally small and thanks to the snow-making... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The ski area is so small that it really doesn't have a negative impact. Residents from Neunkirchen... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The ski lift does not utilize energy-intensive snow-making equipment. Due to the usually low... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism and only open the ski lifts when there is enough snow (natural or... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The operation of a ski hall is very energy intensive. However, the largest photovoltaic facility in... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

A lot of energy is required to cool the ski hall to a constant -5 degree temperature. The SnowWorld... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

There are wildlife protection zones and the use of public transportation is encouraged.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The Crans Montana Region works to provide a sustainable level of well-being for its visitors and... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

As there is a charge for practically all of the parking spaces in Leukerbad so the cars usually... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Alpe d'Huez primarily operates very modern lifts. The accommodations are located directly in the... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Free ski buses are provided in the Lungau. The restaurants serve local produce.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The ski resort has measures to protect the environment. It supports the free ski bus service to the... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They pay attention to environmental protection within the ski resort. Use of the free ski bus is... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism at Heutal.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The use of ski buses is actively encouraged.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism in Wildenthal.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The FIS environmental protection rules for winter sport athletes are posted.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

In general, soft tourism is practiced in the region.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The ski resort practices soft tourism and has set up quiet zones for the wild animals. The j-bar... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

On the freeride trails, they make an effort to inform skiers and snowboarders about the borders of... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism. They only open the lifts when there is enough snow.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism. The ski lifts only run when there is enough snow. They do not have... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism and only open the lifts when there is enough snow.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism. The ski lifts are only in operation when there is enough snow.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism and only open the lifts when there is enough snow. Snow cannons help to... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism. The lifts are only open when there is enough snow.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Local public transportation is encouraged.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism and only open the lift when there is enough natural snow.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They make snow in addition to the natural snow on the ski slope. However, the season opening times... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The small size alone makes the ecological footprint minimal. The ski area's offering also keeps... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The town of Nesselwang practices soft tourism. However, they do begin making snow relatively... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Eco-friendly snow falls from the sky and their snow cannons are the quietest in the Alps. However,... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They take measures to protect the environment at the Tannheim/Neunerköpfle ski resort.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The Füssener Jöchle ski resort makes an effort to preserve resources. They provide a shuttle bus... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They take measures to ensure an environmentally-friendly ski operation at the Seefeld/Rosshütte ski... more


Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The Kappl ski resort makes efforts to protect the environment and supports the ski bus in Kappl.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

There are signs informing guests that the forest is off limits and should be protected.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism. The ski lift is only opened when there is enough snow.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

They practice soft tourism.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The ski resort makes efforts to protect the environment and practices soft tourism.

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The ski resort takes measures to protect the environment. Ski buses transport guests in Savognin... more

51-250 out of 287 ski resorts