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Arc 1950: Luxury, Family-Friendly Ski Resort in the French Alps

Dreaming of an alpine winter wonderland? Powdery pistes and plenty of après-ski entertainment? A place the whole family will enjoy? Here's your answer. Located in Savoie near the Vanoise National Park, with a view...

Mountain Wonders: New Hotels in France

While the mountains make us think of ski season, these new places are fabulous enough to visit any time of year – no snow required VAL THORENS Named in reference to ski champion Marielle Goitschel, with...

Adding French Joie de Vivre to Your Holidays

I think we are all ready to bid adieu to 2020! With no France trip this year, I have been perfectly content to bury my head in the sand and ride out the storm....

French Alps: Ski and Mountain Resort News

Dreaming of a post-lockdown ski safari in the Swiss and French Alps? Here’s where to find us this winter season. (Fingers crossed) Need to Know: Ski resorts are establishing details of how things will work:...

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...