If you are someone who loves to admire nature, you should love exploring scenic mountains with hidden treasures. Yes, exploring mountains allows you to discover the true natural beauties of the world. Europe is home to a number of beautiful mountain ranges that attract avid adventurers from around the world. If you are one of those, you should consider exploring the following five mountain ranges all of which will surprise you with their hidden luxury in seemingly remote environments:
Located in the North Eastern side of Italy, the Dolomites extend from the Pieve di Cadore valley in the east to River Adige on the West. The southern and northern borders are drawn by Puster valley, sugana valley, and the Val sugana. Exploring through these wonderful valleys, you can expect to behold the true splendor of mountain scenery, and incedible places to stay where you can enjoy those views. From luxury hotels to stunning villas, this is an incredible area of Italy that everyone should sample.
Located at the border of Asia and Europe in Russia, Mount Elbrus is a volcanic mountain with stunning twin cones that forms the central attraction to the Caucasus mountain range. Although Elbrus is classified as an inactive volcanic mountain, still emissions of gases are found on the eastern slope of the mountain. The Caucasus mountain range extends to a length of 5642 meters and is famous mountaineering destination that attracts adventurers from around the world, and is not short of luxurious boltholes to enjoy after a hard day’s activity.
Rising up 4807 metres into the sky, Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in Europe. Located between the Italy and French border, it is a famous place for snowboarding, mountaineering, hiking and skiing. It is the centerpiece of the Alps, which tower over a huge part of Europe and attract visitors from all over the world. And hidden amongst its peaks are some of the most luxurious ski chalets, hotels and resorts you will ever see.
The meaning of the name Monte Perdido is “the lost mountain”. Located in Spain, Monte Perdido’s summit is 3355 meters high and it is the third highest mountain of the Pyrenees mountain range. If you are an avid adventurer and nature lover, you will love exploring and discovering the treasure of Pyrenees along its full length from the Bay of Biscay to the Mediterranean. From hikers and cyclists to passionate skiers, the Pyrenees are a constant draw, and it lacks nothing in luxury terms along its full stretch, where weary but wealthy visitors come to hang up their boots for the night.
The Tatra mountains are found on the border of Poland and Slovakia and attract visitors year round for both summer and winter activities. It is also a haven for wildlife, with bears, lynx, marmots and other rare species found in the area. They offer a slightly more affordable level of luxury than western Europe ranges, though still deliver the service and spec you would expect when arriving with high standards.
These mountain ranges are true gems. If you are lucky enough then you’ll be able to sample some of the incredible luxury stop offs they hide and leave with memories of a lifetime.