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Bespoke Winter Holidays

Your Bespoke Ski Holiday in the Alps - Tailor-Made Journeys with "away from it all"


Visit the "Twin Peaks" Region between Matterhorn and Mont Blanc and spend an exclusive bespoke ski holiday in the Alps. "away from it all" will take you to one of the most snow-reliable ski areas in Europe - design your personal journey now!


Skiing Amongst Majestic Summits


A truly extraordinary winter vacation awaits you: The "Twin Peak" region offers roughly 1,500 kilometers of well-prepared slopes for you to enjoy. There are also excellent opportunities for heli skiing, and should you wish, you can set out on a ski safari across three different countries - the Swiss, French and Italian Alps connect here. There's even more to discover: Learn all about the numerous fantastic possibilities by booking your bespoke luxury ski holiday with "away from it all" right now!


We are putting the design of your winter journey to the mountains in your hands: Choose from a large number of spectacular experiences, both culinary and cultural, and wonderful lodgings in our trip configurator. Simply pick your favorites for your bespoke journey into the snowy mountains and send your bucket list to us - we will take care of everything else!


Experience Romantic Winter Holidays in the Alps!


By spending your vacation in the "Twin Peak" region, you will enjoy one of Europe's finest ski areas along with all of its benefits. However, beyond powder snow and exciting downhills in the midst of breathtaking mountain sceneries, your bespoke ski holiday has even more to offer: "away from it all" lets you design your personal romantic winter holidays in the Alps.


Select any of 40 top hotels and luxury lodges from our trip configurator. A large number of these excellent lodgings lie off the beaten path, surrounded by pristine mountain landscapes; some of them can only be reached by snowmobile or even helicopter. You will spend a quiet and relaxing time in the tranquil remoteness of the mountains and still enjoy all the amenities and the exceptional comfort of a 4- or 5-star hotel. Could your winter holiday be any more romantic? Yes, it could: If you wish, you may even relish an enchanting winter night under the stars with your partner. By booking our "bubble" - a transparent, heated tent offering an impressive view of the Mont Blanc's peak -, you will enjoy nature in absolute privacy.


Create Lasting Memories During Your Exclusive Winter Vacation!


Countless memorable moments await you on your luxurious winter holidays in the Alps. Embark on a helicopter flight to the peak of the Matterhorn, or take in the spectacular panorama of the Alps while floating through the sky in a hot-air balloon. Go on a photo safari, guided by a re-known mountain photographer, or enjoy the local Italian gourmet cuisine. Your romantic winter holidays in the Alps will leave you with precious and unforgettable memories - go create your inquiry now!


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Hotel Authentic

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Hotel Authentic

away from it all offers three different categories of hotels in all areas of the Twin Peak region you’re your bespoke mountain holidays in the Alps.

Our authentic hotels, luxury chalets and luxury lodges have usually been built on century-old structures of old mountain villages and are the backbone of our extraordinary holidays. Most of them are located really remote with some of them being accessible by snow-mobile in winter only. They offer an unchallenged authentic romance without compromising the luxury of modern hotels.

Adding a hotel to your itinerary is easy: Just pre-select how many people need accommodation for how many days and add it to the configurator. There you can specify on what hotel category (4- or 5 star) and what room types you want.
IMPORTANT: If you are interested in a round-trip or multi-stop trip (i.e. ski safari in the Alps), please make sure to add each hotel separately!

Hotel Modern

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Hotel Modern

away from it all offers three different categories of hotels in all areas of the Twin Peak region you’re your bespoke mountain holidays in the Alps.

When you think about our modern hotels, you are basically looking at design hotels. Most of the new design hotels that have been recently built, blend in well with the local architecture and offer all the luxury you can expect from a modern 4- or 5-star accommodation. Another great choice for truly extraordinary tailored mountainl holidays.

Adding a hotel to your itinerary is easy: Just pre-select how many people need accommodation for how many days and add it to the configurator. There you can specify on what hotel category (4- or 5 star) and what room types you want.
IMPORTANT: If you are interested in a round-trip or multi-stop trip (i.e. ski safari in the Alps), please make sure to add each hotel separately!


Hotel Traditional

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Hotel Traditional

away from it all offers three different categories of hotels in all areas of the Twin Peak region you’re your bespoke mountain holidays in the Alps.

Our traditional hotels can be best described with the word 'Grand Hotel'. Most of them were built around the turn of the 19th century and – after recent renovation – offer the comfort and amenities of a modern 4-or 5-star hotel. A great base for many of our bespoke ski holidays and mountain bike tours.

Adding a hotel to your itinerary is easy: Just pre-select how many people need accommodation for how many days and add it to the configurator. There you can specify on what hotel category (4- or 5 star) and what room types you want.
IMPORTANT: If you are interested in a round-trip or multi-stop trip (i.e. ski safari in the Alps), please make sure to add each hotel separately!

Lift Tickets

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Lift Tickets

Of course away from it all also takes care of the little things during your tailored ski holidays, like … lift tickets. Especially while planning ski safaris that take you through two or three countries, this can be quite tricky, so leave it with us! We usually take advantage of the Aosta Ski Pass that gives you access to all seven Ski Areas in the valley – and beyond.

Please indicate how many of you need ski passes for how many days. If you need rental skis, please see our rental options

Airport-Transfer

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Airport-Transfer

You certainly do not need your own car when travelling into the Twin Peak area for your tailored ski holiday, heli skiing or mountain bike tour in the Alps. Airport pick-ups to start you extraordinary mountain holidays in the Alps and any transfers within the Twin Peak region are easy to arrange for us.

Please indicate how many of you are on one (airport-) transfer and how many transfers you will need (please book each transfer separately). Please also use this for transfers within the Twin Peak region (i.e. when you need to change hotels during a ski safari).

Twin-Peak-Transfer

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Twin-Peak-Transfer

Should you be travelling to the Twin Peak region without a car or rental car, but should still need transportation, for example during one of our bespoke ski safaris or while changing from one hotel to another: No problem: Transfers within the Twi Peak region are easy to arrange for us.

Just indicate how many of those transfers you think you will need for how many people and add the transfers to the configurator.

Hot Balloon Ride

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Hot Balloon Ride

For those of you who would like to see Europe's highest peaks not only from down below during your bespoke ski holiday, but also from up above, apart from helicopter tours and heli skiing we can arrange fantastic hot air balloon rides. In winter we start from the historic market square in Aosta - unique in Europe! All flights start early in the morning (6:30am in summer, 9:00 am in Winter) and last 60-90 minutes.

Our advice: We recommend to combine this experience with either a city & art tour and/or one of our great gourmet & wine tours! A perfect day in the valleys of the Twin Peak region and another great way to make it a truly extraordinary holiday in the mountains!

Please indicate how many of you want to sign on to this experience and for how many days. If you need transportation (in case you are not traveling with your own car) please let us know by adding the transfer option in the configurator.

Swiss Watch Making Workshop

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Swiss Watch Making Workshop

If you always wanted to find out yourself how much skill it takes to built a high-precision watch, this workshop is the right thing for your! What a great way to interrupt a ski safari in the Alps or a heli skiing trip. We offer both half day and full day tours. While during the half day workshop you will disassemble and re-assemble a Swiss clockwork (3 hours), the full day workshop (6 hours) is all about visiting a number of high-end watch manufactories giving you a close insight into the life of a Swiss watch maker, opening doors that are usually shut to the public!

Our advice: We recommend to combine the half-day tour with the Swiss Chocolate making workshop, where you can design your very own chocolate flavor in another 3 hour workshop. If you want to bring your kids: They should be at least 10 years old!

Please indicate how many of you want to sign on to this experience . If you require transportation to the workshop you can specify so later in the configurator . If you combine it with the Swiss Watch Making tour, only one transport is needed.

Mont Blanc Scenic Flight

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Mont Blanc Scenic Flight

Circling the peaks of the Matterhorn or the Mont Blanc in a helicopter, viewing majestic glaciers from above, that could be a fantastic highlight of an extraordinary bespoke mountain holiday in the Alps.

Of course there are other helicopter tours or airport transfer flights available as well and it's also no problem to have the helicopter pick you up en route during a ski safari, mountain bike tour or from a landing pad nearby your hotel. If you are interested in a more tailored helicopter experience, please let us know by giving us a hint in the comment box that you will reach after you are done with the configurator. Helicopters usually can carry 4 people plus luggage.

Please indicate how many of you want to do the scenic flight. If you need transportation to the heliport, you can specify so later in the configurator.

Matterhorn Scenic Flight

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Matterhorn Scenic Flight

Circling the peaks of the Matterhorn or the Mont Blanc in a helicopter, viewing majestic glaciers from above, that could be a fantastic highlight of an extraordinary bespoke mountain holiday in the Alps.

Of course there are other helicopter tours or airport transfer flights available as well and it's also no problem to have the helicopter pick you up en route during a ski safari, mountain bike tour or from a landing pad nearby your hotel. If you are interested in a more tailored helicopter experience, please let us know by giving us a hint in the comment box that you will reach after you are done with the configurator. Helicopters usually can carry 4 people plus luggage.

Please indicate how many of you want to do the scenic flight. If you need transportation to the heliport, you can specify so later in the configurator.

Gourmet Ski Tours

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Gourmet Ski Tours

This combination of excellent local food, authentic mountain restaurants and perfectly groomed slopes has been increasingly popular amongst our bespoke ski holiday clients. A ski instructor or mountain guide will take you on a tour, choosing the best slopes and guide you to those remarkable mountain cabins that offer the best food on the mountain, often in hidden secret spots that only locals know about. It is like a gourmet ski safari! Depending on what food you fancy and how much you want to ski we will set up your very personal gourmet ski tour of the day! Bon Appetit!

Our advice: Gourmet Ski Tours can be made much more exciting with helicopter assistance! A great way to cover more terrain and add even more views of the highest peaks of the Alps, never to be forgotten, making it truly extraordinary holidays!

Choose with how many people you want to sign on to one of our gourmet skiing packages and for how many days. Ski Passes need to be booked separately. If you would like to add a helicopter bump, please tell us so in the comment box.

Gourmet & Wine Tours

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Gourmet & Wine Tours

Extraordinary tailored mountain holidays require extraordinary food and wine! The Twin Peak region is home to three very different local cuisines in three countries. Our gourmet tours usually focus on one specific region, but also multi day tours or a day off from your ski holiday, mountain bike tour or ski safari I the Alps can be arranged. A typical gourmet tour starts with a cooking class with one of the top chefs of the respective region, where you help to prepare the chef's signature dish for your own lunch. After that we take you to the best wineries for wine-tastings. Meet the wine makers in person and let us give you access to areas that are usually closed to the public!

Our advice: Combine a gourmet tour with one of our famous city & art tours with Elisabetta. The price is basically identical with the price for a gourmet tour, but gives you so much more value for money! If you are interested in that combination, let us know by giving us a hint in the comment box that you will reach after you are done with the configurator.

Please indicate for how many people and how many days you want to book this experience.

IMPORTANT: We offer these tours with private transportation and driver only!

City & Art Tours

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City & Art Tours

Not only as an option for bad weather days, we offer you the opportunity to enrich your extraordinary mountain holidays, ski safaris or mountain bike tours in the Alps by adding one or more days of city- or shopping tours. No matter if Milan, Turin, Geneva or Lausanne for sight-seeing, shopping or museums or if you are into antique or modern art or castles from the middle ages… Please let us know what you want to focus on by giving us a hint in the comment box that you will reach after you are done with the configurator.

Our advice: Combine a city or art tour with one of our gourmet & wine tours with Elisabetta. The price is basically identical with the price for a gourmet & wine tour, but gives you so much more value for money! If you are interested in that combination, let us know by giving us a hint in the comment box that you will reach after you are done with the configurator. In that case, please just book the gourmet & wine tour!

Please indicate for how many people and how many days you want to book this experience.

IMPORTANT: We offer these tours with private transportation and driver only!

Photo Tours

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Photo Tours

We create memories! That is what extraordinary mountain holidays by away from it all try to accomplish! There is hardly a better way to live up to that motto than giving you the opportunity to find those secret spots that reveal views that only very few people know about. The pictures you take there are memories for a lifetime! A local professional photographer will guide you to those hidden-gems. On our tours you will also meet local artists, painters, sculptors, ski-and cow bell makers and many more, who love to share their stories with you. Be surprised by this really authentic way of finding out more about real life in the Twin Peak area! Oh, by the way…No expensive camera equipment necessary! Even a smart phone will do!

Please indicate how many of you want to sign on to this experience for how many days. If you need transportation, in case you are not traveling with your own car, please let us know by adding the transfer option in the configurator.

Paragliding

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Paragliding

We can arrange this fascinating experience for up to 2 people at the same time from almost any take-off site in the Twin Peak region during your ski or summer holidays in the Alps, always attached to your best buddy - a professional paragliding pilot - of course. One flight is 15-30 minutes and we offer to build this experience into a day of heli skiing, mountain bike tours, hiking tours or even ski safaris as a surprise for one or two of the participants.

Please indicate how many of you want to sign on to this experience. If you need transportation, in case you are not traveling with your own car, please let us know by adding the transfer option in the configurator.

Cowbell manufactory

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Cowbell manufactory

Away from it all opens the doors to one of the last remaining cow bell manufactories in the Alps. We give you exclusive access to the manufactory where you can follow some steps of the production process during your bespoke mountain holidays in the Alps. A very unique chance for a remarkable set for pictures or videos. As a special, exclusive service for away from it all and our guests, the owner offers the opportunity to have your own personal cow bell customized after the visit. The visit takes about 60 minutes and is limited to 4 guests. If you would like to visit with more than 4 people, please add this tour as often as you need.

Our advice: We recommend to combine this visit with one of our great photo tours.

Please indicate how many of you want to sign on to this experience and for how many days (how often). Please be advised, that we can offer this experience in Chamonix only.

Swiss Chocolate Making Workshop

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Swiss Chocolate Making Workshop

Eating Swiss Chocolate is great, but designing your own chocolate flavor is even better! What a great way to interrupt a ski safari, heli skiing or mountain bike tour in the Alps for a day (or more) to soak up some knowledge about these two industries that Switzerland is famous for. The half day workshop (3 hours) really concentrates on how Swiss Chocolate is being made, letting you design your very personal favorite flavor. How much better can a souvenir get?

Our advice: We recommend to combine this half-day tour with the Swiss Watch making workshop, where a Swiss watch maker teaches you how to assemble and disassemble a Swiss clockwork.

If you want to bring your kids: They should be at least 10 years old!

Please indicate how many of you want to sign on to this experience on how many days. If you require transportation to the workshop you can specify so later in the configurator. If you combine it with the Swiss Watch Making tour on the same day, only one transport is needed.


Skiing with Mountain Guide

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Skiing with Mountain Guide

Of course you can also focus on only one of our 7 word-class ski resorts in the area. More than 700 miles of perfectly groomed slopes come with maximum snow reliability. If you should be interested in being guided by a professional ski instructor or mountain guide on one or more days of your bespoke ski holiday, away from it all is happy to arrange that for you.

Simply indicate for how many days and for how many participants you wish to book a ski guide and add it to the configurator.

A night at the fortress

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A night at the fortress

A visit to a castle … been there, done it! But how about spending a night in the solitude of the gigantic ‘Forte di Bard’ as part of your bespoke Alpine experiences with away from it all?
While the castle closes down for the public, you are entering this medieval castle for a private tour of the usually overcrowded 'Museo delle Alpi' or any of the many constantly changing art exhibitions that this impressive fortress hosts although the year.
The old officers' quarters have been renovated into luxurious, modern hotel rooms, that now offer the unique chance to spend the night at one of the biggest fortresses of the Alps.

Guiding

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Guiding

This option allows you to easily add a day of guiding to your selected activities, no matter if you want a mountain or city guide. You can specify in the comment box before you send off the request.

Heli Skiing

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Heli Skiing

The Aosta Valley is by far the largest heli skiing arena in the Alps. More than 60 landing spots in 3 areas, located in close proximity to each other, offer more than 100 heli skiing downhill routes with a low chance of down days.

But heli skiing with away from it all is not like heli skiing with any other heli skiing company! away from it all offers you the chance to design your own heli skiing adventure, by adding luxury lodges hotels and many other experiences that you like and not some fixed package with mediocre accommodation. This is your chance to create a bespoke ski holiday for you and or friends or family. Nothing off the peg, but tailor-made heli skiing!

First choose with how many people you want to sign on to one of our heli skiing packages for how many days. The configurator allows you to specify on how many flights per day you which to include and if you require a transfer to one f our heli skiing hubs in Courmayeur or Gressoney.

Important: Our quoted prices are on share base, that means you share the helicopter and the guide with up to 4 other skiers. If you are interested in semi-private or private packages, add the activity to the configurator and please leave a message in the comments box before sending away the inquiry.

Travel with a Champ

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Travel with a Champ

Bespoke Ski holidays with an Olympic Champion or biking with a Tour-de-France-Winner – what else does it take to create a truly extraordinary holiday? Heli Skiing, ski safaris, mountain bike or road bike tours through the Alps or maybe just a simple ski holiday in one of our luxury chalets – our English-speaking Olympic champions Frank Woerndl, Marina Kiehl and Jan Ullrich or others are looking forward to meeting you out there. The cost for this experience varies quite strongly, depending on which champion you want to join your group for how many days.

This experience can only be priced on request. If you are interested in that experience, please add it to the configurator and leave a brief message in the comment box before sending your inquiry.

Luxury rental cars

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Luxury rental cars

As an alternative to regular car rentals and transfers by car/van/helicopter we offer our guests the opportunity to rent luxury cars like Ferrari , Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Maserati, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Audi and similar in cooperation with a local partner. It's amazing fun to drive on these mountain roads with a car like this during your skiing holidays in the Alps…
Rental costs vary quite strongly depending on where you want to pick-up and drop-off the car (airports and big cities are usually much better) and how many kilometers you intend to drive.
Theoretically, the cars can be delivered and picked up anywhere in Europe. Another ingredient for exceptional holidays!

This experience can only be priced on request. If you are interested in that experience, please tell us by leaving a brief message in the comment box before sending your inquiry.

Rentals

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Rentals

Logistics sometimes don’t work out as planned. So if you are having difficulties bringing your own equipment for your ski safari, heli skiing or mountain bike bike tours, that is not a problem. away from it all can take care of that detail as well, so that your bespoke mountain holiday runs as smooth and safe as possible.

Please select first for how many people you need a specific rental equipment and for how many days. The configurator then allows you to specify on the item (ski, bike or safety equipment). If you need more than one type of equipment (i.e. skis and safety equipment), please add them to the configurator separately and after one another (first the skis and then the safety equipment).

Ski Safaris

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Ski holidays and ski safaris

Skiing in three different European countries, from country to country - you won't find that anywhere else in Europe but in the Twin Peak area. It is ideal for bespoke ski safaris through three countries. We love organizing this extraordinary experiences, travelling from country to county on skis, while we take care of your luggage, find you the right guides and enrich this experience by adding culinary and cultural highlights that lie en route to make your bespoke ski holidays even more memorable.

Of course you can also focus on only one of our 7 word-class ski resorts in the area. More than 700 miles of perfectly groomed slopes come with maximum snow reliability.

For Ski Safaris: Please indicate how many of you want to ski on one of our guided ski safaris and for how many days. Of course luggage transportation from accommodation to accommodation and simple over night stays on rifugios are included in our ski safari packages. If you need rental skis, please see our rental options. Hotels and luxury lodges are not included in the package and need to be booked separately. Ski Passes also need to be booked separately.
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