6 Reasons to Visit a Christmas Market in Paris

The temperature outside has steeply declined, the days are shorter and shorter, and free time is spent indoors avoiding the biting winter cold. Of course, the début of winter isn’t so dreary; in fact...

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...

Les Angles Ski Resort in the Pyrenees

There’s a large wooden building near the top of the telecabin ski lift at Les Angles. It’s called the salle hors sac (which roughly translates as picnic bag room) and belongs to the local...

Chalets 1066: Why Les Gets is the Best Resort in the World to Learn...

Article by Ben Nathan, ISIA qualified ski instructor Every resort is different to teach in, some favour beginners, some intermediates and some advanced skiers. Les Gets offers the best value, to those wanting to learn to...

Explore the Nordic ski area in the Jura Mountains

Why not you let yourself be carried away by the call of the far north? Thanks to the Jura’s Nordic area you will find true escapism and wake up your inner trapper... Where the Northern...

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...

Pyrénées Skiing

They may not have the mass appeal or drama of the Alps but, for serious skiers like Dominic Bliss, the Pyrénées match their eastern cousins in every way Three hundred days of sunshine a year!...

Alpine High: Les Trois Vallées

French real estate agents would be forgiven for quietly celebrating this Christmas, after industry reports revealed a stabilization of property prices across the country. But in the popular ski resorts of Les Trois Vallées,...

Jura Mountains ski holidays easy with new Ryanair flights

The Jura Mountains, the French region which is home to popular ski resorts such as Les Rousses and Métabief, are now easily accessible this winter thanks to new Ryanair flights from London Stansted to...

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.