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Ice Hotel Switzerland

Ice Hotel Switzerland

Ice hotel Switzerland may bring out a frown or two in people, but the fact remains that this is one of the creations of man and it goes to show the technological advances that the country has made. The ice hotel Switzerland as the name suggests is a hotel made completely out of ice and important fact is that it is the first and the largest ice hotel in the world. There are many more thrilling stories about the ice hotel. So read on.

The ice hotel Switzerland is in the village of Jukkasjarvi. Jukkasjarvi is one of the wonderful villages of the country and has the river Torne flowing across it. Jukkasjarvi is the land of the cold arctic climate, the northern lights or the more scientific Aurora Borealis and the midnight sun. The river itself is a source of inspiration for people staying in the ice hotel. Whether the river remains ice covered or rapids shooting on a riverboat, it forms a part of one of the most magnificent sceneries of the landscape.

The ice hotel which is a wonder in itself along with the beautiful valleys of the Jukkasjarvi and the Torne River provides the ultimate setting for the romantic, peaceful and quiet mood that is prevalent in the region. The three wonders together forms the starting point, developmental facility provider and the sensuous, inspiring and unique experience provider to anyone visiting the village. The ice hotel Switzerland is the best when it comes to art, nature, accommodation and gastronomy.

What forms the most important and intriguing feature is that the ice hotel Switzerland is fit for the winter months of the country and in the summer season it melts. So the hotel is rebuilt every year in the winter months. It is also part of the art project. Ephemeral in nature the ice hotel management also oversees the cultivation of the many flavors of Switzerland.

Each year the ice hotel Switzerland attracts well over 1000 visitors from all around the world. The little village of the Lapland which is located 200kms north of the Arctic Circle becomes crowded with tourists during the winter months. Many even venture further north to explore the high mountains. The ice hotel is a wonder and is the gateway to your freedom to have a one-on-one with nature. The Torne River ice is also very famous and found in the world cities of London, Tokyo and at a trade fair in Barcelona.

The ice hotel Switzerland is world famous and will certainly be a high point during your Swiss tour.

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This page last updated in Feb 2016