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The best ski resorts in the French Pyrénées

Mention the Pyrénées to most international skiers, and their mental check list will look something like this; cheap Spanish ski resorts; lack of challenging slopes; bargain basement skiing; first-time skiers; only for those on...

Alpine Triangle

The borders of France, Italy and Switzerland meet in the stunning Mont Blanc massif.

Aiguilles du Midi Cable Car from Chamonix: Review

Take the cable car up from Chamonix for awe-inspiring views of the French Alps.

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...

Places to ski or hike facing Mont Blanc

Ski or hike facing Mont Blanc! Here are some exclusive sites with a view of the stunning Alpine mountain range landscape during your skiing trip in the Jura Mountains. The Vattay The ideal spot for a...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Winter Festivals on the Côte d’Azur

As if sunny days, mild temperatures and blossoming mimosa weren’t enough, February also brings three fun festivals to the Côte d’Azur. For the second year in a row, the three cities—Nice, Menton and Mandelieu-La...