From Swiss ski to swish baths

THE CANDIDATES: John, Bri and two friends. THE CHALLENGE: A week skiing in Switzerland, which will take in a visit to the thermal baths at Vals.

21st October, 2006

: John and Bri are independent travellers. Rather than travel with a tour operator, they would prefer to fly on scheduled flights, hire cars and book a hotel, chalet or hostel accommodation in a skiing area near Vals. THE REQUIREMENTS

John writes: ‘‘One of my friends is an architect and has an interest in the baths’ architect, Peter Zumthor. I’d like to be able to surprise him with a holiday itinerary that enables us to visit...

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