From the Aosta Valley to the Graubünden, surrounded by the majestic and breathtaking nature of the Alps, you can experience a zero impact holiday by electric car and staying in eco-friendly accommodation.

A holiday by electric car among the Alpine Pearls

Here are 4 steps you can’t miss to immerse yourself in the silence of nature and to fully enjoy its rhythms by walking on foot, by bicycle or by public transport

From Turin to Cogne in electric car

A holiday by electric car among the Alpine Pearls in Cogne
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The zero-emission electric car is silent along a picturesque panoramic road between the Alps. Around you only the noise of Nature and the green of the woods. Your destination is Cogne, a true alpine pearl, a place that has decided to focus on slow mobility, in the heart of Gran Paradiso Park in Aosta Valley. When you see from the window of the car the typical houses overlooking the meadow of Sant’Orso, and the majestic peaks surrounding the basin at 1500 meters above sea level, you are in Cogne. The recommended green stay is Notre Maison, a beautiful ecological hotel with a spa, an outdoor alpine pond and a restaurant. For guests coming from Turin, the hotel has launched a special offer including the hire of an i3 electric car for the trip to the hotel and return, in maximum comfort and without emissions. The offer (from 288 euro/person) includes two overnight stays, two dinners, buffet breakfast and unlimited access to the wellness area.

CO2-free Grisons

A holiday by electric car among the Alpine Pearls
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Disentis/Mustér, the Grisons Pearl, is a pioneering destination in promoting electric mobility. Disentis is the first tourist destination that has been equipped with the new KYBURZ eRod, an electric vehicle that resembles a futuristic bow. You can rent the eRod for a few hours or throughout the day and presenting the Disentis Sedrun inclusive travel card you are entitled to a 20% discount on rental rates. Emotions are guaranteed: both for those who want to take a walk in the village, for those who want to enjoy the sun from the boat or to try a day tour at the Rhine springs.

Racines, face to face with nature

A holiday by electric car among the Alpine Pearls
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From Switzerland to South Tyrol. Here, you can reach Racines, nestled between Val Giovo and Val Ridanna. Racines is the ideal starting point for exploring the breathtaking scenery of the Dolomites along the paths or roads that creep into the woods, mountain pastures and high altitude meadows. Hotel Rainer offers its guests weekly packages dedicated to sustainable mobility, to combine relaxation with new and exciting ways to move in the mountains.

The offer “Discovering E-bike through South Tyrol” (from 569 euro/person) includes seven days half board, access to the Spa and three days of electric bike rental and a guided bike tour. The offer “Tesla with Fit&Fun” (from 499 euros/person) includes the rental of a brand new electric Tesla S purchased from the hotel. With an autonomy of 450 km, it is the ideal way to travel between the glamorous glimpses of South Tyrol without polluting or giving up the comfort of the latest technologies.

Werfenweng, slow holidays in Salzburg

Werfenweng
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The electric car tour between the best Alpine mobility destinations can end in Werfenweng, in the heart of Austria. In Werfenweng, soft mobility has been at home since the early 1990s, when its citizens decided to make this lovely Pearl of the Salzburg Alps one of the first open-air workshops for sustainable tourism. Visitors arriving at one of the many hosts receive the SaMo Card, an all-encompassing card for sustainable mobility. The SaMo tourist can move freely on the communal territory using the services of a taxi on call or on board one of the many and fun “green” vehicles made available by the tourist office, which includes mountain bikes, bicycles, motorbikes and electric scooters, Segway, Children’s cars and electric vehicles, as well as of course a park of modern electric cars, to which are added just a few 5 new BMW i3 ready to accompany visitors in every corner of the valley.
So are you ready for a holiday by electric car? If you have already experienced it tell it by commenting under the article!

 

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