Chez le Marquis du Pontet: Authentic Savoyard Heritage in the Alps

Discover the charm of Valloire-Galibier, a ski resort located in the Savoie department. Nestled between the passes of the Telegraph and Galibier, Chez le Marquis du Pontet is the ideal getaway for families and...

8 Reasons to Holiday in Les Gets This Summer

On hearing the name Les Gets chances are you’ll picture snow-capped peaks, steaming mugs of chocolat chaud and rolling pistes as far as the eye can see. But did you know that Les Gets...

The Joys and Challenges of Running a Ski and Snowboard Lodge with Author Emma...

For six years, my niece and I ran a ski and snowboard lodge in the French Alps, while my teenage daughter attended the village school. It was an idyll. Almost. I’ve never been fitter, as...
Chamonix-Mont Blanc

A Winter Weekend in Chamonix-Mont Blanc

Arguably, the grand dame of all French ski towns is Chamonix-Mont Blanc. As its name implies, the Alps’ tallest peak keeps an ever-watchful eye over the picturesque Chamonix Valley. Home to the first Winter...

Peak Prices in Chamonix

Chamonix has been a favorite European ski destination since the early 20th century.