Example sentences for: alps

How can you use “alps” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • You’ll have breathtaking views across to the peak of Mont Blanc and the whole roof of the western Alps.

  • Nurtured within the geographical separations of the Alps, the Po valley, and the coasts on either side of the Apennines, it was this very diversity that created the richness of Italian art and its competing regional schools of painting and architecture.

  • Embraced by green wooded escarpments and backed by snow-capped Alps, the lake favored by some of England’s most romantic 19th-century poets — Words­worth, Shelley, and Byron — retains a certain wistful atmosphere for the leisure hours of the Milanese (it’s less than an hour from Milan by train or car).

  • The landscape of Italy’s eastern Alps is a mixture of rich green Alpine meadows with jag­ged white limestone and rose-colored granite peaks.

  • The country offers plenty of outdoor enjoyment, too: swimming and other water sports, or just sunbathing, on Alpine lakes, on the beaches of Normandy and Brittany, or at the famous resorts of the Côte d’Azur; first-class skiing in the Alps and Pyrénées; canoeing down spectacular gorges; and marvelous hiking around the country’s national parks and nature reserves.

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