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Eating Fondue in a Ski Gondola Is the Most Swiss Thing You Can Do

It’s a one-night-only pop-up event

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It’s getting a bit chilly out to dine in the nude, so here’s a more seasonally appropriate pop-up restaurant: A fleet of ski gondolas in Switzerland will become a fondue restaurant for one night only.

The cheesy event is limited to 360 guests, the Telegraph reports; they’ll feast on things dipped in liquid cheese while gazing out at picturesque Mont Blanc (the highest mountain in the Alps at nearly 16,000 feet). Each gondola can hold six diners, and the usual traveling speed will be slowed to allow for a leisurely dinner.

The event, aptly called Fondue in the Sky, takes place February 25 in Villars, Switzerland. Tickets are 85 francs per person, or roughly $85, and include charcuterie, fondue, dessert, and plenty of kirsch (cherry brandy) and white wine to soothe any potential fear of heights.

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It’s not the first pop-up restaurant to take dining to crazy heights: In May, dinner was served atop Paris’s famed 200-foot-high Ferris wheel, Le Grande Roue.

Ski Lift Transforms Into Pop-Up Fondue Restaurant at 2,000m [Telegraph]
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