Ski the French Alps: Free Wifi at Val Thorens

New for the winter season: Rent GoPro cameras to capture all the thrills and spills on the slopes.

The Ultimate French Ski Holiday: A Bargain with Ski Planet

Get a discount on a number of gorgeous chalets with impressive amenities.

Christmas in France: A Photo Tour from the Loire Valley to Alsace

It's the most wonderful time of year in France. From the historic Christmas markets in Alsace to the glorious chateaux of the Loire Valley, the country is showing off marvellous holiday decor. For those...

Val d’Isère

The closest you can get to heaven on earth is Val d’Isère, some people will argue—and they are right—because it has one of the best bakeries in France, the family business of native son...

Winter in Paris: Our Checklist

Some top seasonal recommendations for the City of Light.

A Look at Courchevel

Courchevel has often been compared to Aspen, in the United States, but Americans buying in the French Alpine resorts so far have been few and far between.

Ski the French Alps: Stay at Le Strato in Courchevel

Welcome to one of the most exclusive ski destinations in the world. Courchevel, created in the late 1940s, is part of Les Trois Vallées, set in the French Alps. It’s composed of towns named...
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...

Thermal Spas in the Pyrénées

After a hard day of having fun on the slopes, what could be better than a nice long soak in steaming thermal water before joining friends for a drink? Sounds like the perfect added...

Reviewed: Hotel La Marmotte in Les Gets

More than simply a ski resort, Les Gets lives and breathes the alpine lifestyle all year round. Nestled between Lake Geneva and Mont-Blanc, this culturally rich Savoyard village sets a spectacular scene for a...