Where to stay: The five-star chalet-style Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof in postcard-perfect Grindelwald
ticks all the boxes.
Enjoy a rustic Alpine buffet breakfast, a religious service on the Alp, and popular entertainment with, among others, the Grindelwald
In the resort of Grindelwald
, 26-year-old Xu Zhongxing, one of the instructors taking part in the program, said the winter sport was gaining in popularity among affluent Chinese.
STAYING PUT: Grindelwald
itself is base for 200 miles of walking trails, each with information posts, and no one can resist the Top of Europe railway, the continent's highest at 11,000ft.
We marvelled at the cows with bells and a vista of green valleys, towns with wonderful names like Grindelwald
and Wilderswil and homes covered in flowers.
On Christmas Day Inghams offers a snow-shoe tour to the illuminated Staubbach Waterfalls in Grindelwald
The villages of Grindelwald
, Wengen and Murren - part of the Jungfrau ski region - remain quintessentially Swiss with their wooden chalets and farms paying testament to the pastoral communities that eked out a living there for centuries.
The Bernese Oberland region with its towns of Interlaken and Grindelwald
is as charming as the rest of the country, more so perhaps as it is still being explored by tourists.
Events for both men and women in the competition have been abandoned, including Sunday's finals which were scheduled to take place at the same venue in Grindelwald
Canadian skier Nik Zoricic died on Saturday after crashing in a World Cup ski cross race in the Swiss resort of Grindelwald
, Alpine Canada said.
He's hardly stopped working since then, having had parts in two Harry Potter films as Gellert Grindelwald
, an old friend of Albus Dumbledore - and possibly his boyfriend.
Byddwn yn ymweld Bryn Saith Marchog yng Nghlwyd, Bwlch Llanberis, Eryri ac Grindelwald
yn Alpau'r Swistir.