Chamonix Mont-Blanc

Why Ski Touring Is Becoming so Popular: Choose Chamonix Mont-Blanc

According to the Ski Club of Great Britain, ski touring is the biggest niche market worldwide in skiing at present! “Ski de Randonnée” as the French call it, is simply hiking uphill on skis and...

A Trip to Megève in the French Alps

Ski season is in full swing, and so for those heading off to the slopes, here is our pick of where to stay, eat, drink and shop in one of France’s chicest ski resorts,...

Winter In Chamonix: Not Just For Skiers

Chloe Govan challenges the misconception that this stunning stretch of alpine valley is only for winter sports Known as "the birthplace of extreme skiing", with many seasoned professionals calling the steeper than average slopes here...

Winter Breaks Near Val d’Isère

Discover the Best Kept Secret in the French Alps The Tarentaise valley is famous for its snow sure winter resorts. It’s home to some of the skiing world’s biggest names – Val d’Isère, Tignes, Les...

Unique Retreat: Over the Moon at La Plagne Ski Resort

Looking for a fairy-tale escape with your better half? You'd be hard-pressed to find a more romantic cubbyhole than Over the Moon – which, ironically, rests under a blanket of stars. Poised on the...

Serre Chevalier: A Gem in the Alps

Serre Chevalier is a popular Alpine ski resort, where pure air and clean snow accompany a smorgasbord of activities for the whole family to enjoy. A true gem among French Alpine destinations, the expansive and...

Things to See and Do in Alsace

We highlight some of the more popular activities, attractions and places to visit Related articles: Great Wine Destinations: Alsace, Triumph over Adversity 12 Iconic Wine Estates to Visit in Alsace CHRISTMAS MARKETS The enchanting Alsatian tradition of the...

Great Outdoor Activities in Auvergne

Our choice of a dozen outdoor pursuits to get you active (but not too active) in Auvergne Related article: Great Travel Destinations: Auvergne, France’s Wild Child MÉANDRE DE QUEUILLE This natural wonder, a huge oxbow lake in...

Great Travel Destinations: Auvergne, France’s Wild Child

Auvergne is untamed and rugged – a region of forests, mountains, remote farmland and dormant volcanoes, but it also has urban sophistication and culture. Dominic Bliss provides a fascinating perspective on this unique place Sooner...

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...