Skiing in France: the numbers

Check out who skis in France, where they go and more with this this handy infographic! Skiing in France explained…

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...

Enchanted Noël at Vaux le Vicomte

It's always been a magical place. The château of Vaux le Vicomte, 35 miles southeast of Paris, is a jewel box of a castle nestled in the same hilly green region that produces fromage de...

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...
Ski the French Pyrénées ©Nadia Jordan

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...

Aiguilles du Midi Cable Car from Chamonix: Review

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