Alpine Chic


OFF PISTE: Summer stays in St. Moritz are the glitterati's latest holiday trend

St. Moritz, ski resort of the international glitterati, may be the last place that springs to mind when planning a summer getaway, but anyone still hoping to snatch a late break will find it as sumptuous in summer as it is in ski season. Blessed with majestic views over the lush Alpine slopes of Switzerland's Upper Engadine valley, St. Moritz is thoroughly civilized: yachting and water sports on crystal-blue lakes; hiking in the dry, sparkling champagne climate; long cycle rides or drives along winding mountain roads.

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