Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Monte Rosa

Pre-Saint-Didier Thermal Baths
More of a complex than a spa as such, the Pré-Saint-Didier Thermal Baths offer more fabulous facilities and treatments than anywhere else on Monte Rosa.
Malfatta and Punta Vittoria
If you're looking for steep slopes, call off the search; Malfatta and Punta Vittoria offer some of the steepest in Monte Rosa, and require supreme skill to safely navigate them.
Atelier Gourmand
Atelier Gourmand is one of Monte Rosa's chicest places to chow down; inside is a candelit space that is perfect for intimate lunches.
Olen
Olen offers a wide, open piste that would please even the most hardcore adrenaline junkies.
Snow-ga
Snow-ga is a new concept that involves practising yoga mid-mountain. Perfect for the highly-strung.
Bierfall
Bierfall is one of Monte Rosa's more boisterous bars, with beer, wine and light bites packing 'em in every night of the week.
Amabarandanspitz
If Amabarandanspitz is good enough for locals, then it's certainly good enough for us; only the very best equipment is sold here.
Andrea Enzio
Andrea Enzio certainly knows his way around Monte Rosa's mountains; born and raised here, you'll certainly be in safe hands.
Caffe delle Guide
Caffe delle Guide is as hot as hotspots get; in-the-know crowds congregate here for excellent coffee and pastries, as well as piled-high plates of plasta.
Castello di Savoia
Marvel at medieval history at Castello di Savoia; it is here Queen Margherita looked out across the mountains.
Carlo Cugnetto
Monte Rosa-born Carlo Cugnetto is the resort's ultimate insider; together with a team of 10, he'll have you conquering these parts in no time.
Tako Ski Rental
Tako Ski Rental does what it says on the tin and rents super-stylish ski equipment to a chic clientele of slope surfers; the store also offers free overnight storage.
Casa Nostra
Walser Museum & Ecomuseum
Culture vultures should head to the Walser Museum and Walser Ecomuseum, which provide an insight into the history surrounding Monte Rosa.
Café du Centre
Feeling weary? Head to Café du Centre in Champoluc, where you can refuel with cocktails and light bites. You'll be ready to hit the slopes again in no time.
Must-Have Stylish Ski Kit 2012/13
Caffe della Guide
Caffe della Guide may be small in size but it certainly packs a punch with a lively crowd of locals packing it out every night of the week.

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