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Winter Activities in the French Alps – What is There to Do?

For winter activities in the French Alps, tourists automatically think about skiing and slopes. Yet, those Alpine mountains feature much more. About 55 million skiers visit the French Alps every year, making the mountains one of Europe’s top skiing destinations. Additionally, annual tourism revenue amounts to roughly 50 billion euros...

Posted on 03 December 2021

The Best Time to Ski in France – Months and Resorts

Deciding the best time to ski in France takes a little more planning than your average holiday. While people after sunshine typically get on a plane with little planning, anyone on skiing holiday needs to consider resorts, their altitudes, and crowds and open ski lifts and terrains. After all, arriving...

Posted on 25 November 2021

Visiting the French Alps in December

As the seasons move from Autumn to winter, many people think about the French Alps in December. After all, the Alps offer everything a typical winter should, from white blanket landscapes to festive spirits and a traditional alpine ambience we often see on Christmas postcards. Anyone dreaming of a fantastic...

Posted on 20 November 2021

How much are Ski Chalets in France?

To answer how much ski chalets are in France, it is worth knowing the market has performed well this year. Despite expectations, COVID changed international real estate markets for the better. As increasingly more people work from home, and with no signs of COVID going away, buyers turn to rural...

Posted on 14 November 2021

The Best Things to do in the French Alps Besides Skiing

Put skiing aside, and you will find a long list of things to do in the French alps, all year round. Over the last decades, local towns strived to improve their skiing infrastructure. However, they also turned to off-slope activities for the young and old all year round, regardless of...

Posted on 07 November 2021

Ski Resorts in France and the Best of the French Alps

Whether you are just looking at a holiday or somewhere to buy property, the long list of ski resorts in France attracts millions of people from around the world. As a prime spot in the French Alps and Europe, some ski resorts count themselves as the world's best, and they...

Posted on 19 October 2021

Winter 2021/2022: Travel Guidelines for Skiing in the Alps

Finally, after two seasons worth of disruption, it’s looking like this ski season will go ahead as planned. Whether you’re buying your dream property, or just viewing a ski chalet or two while you enjoy your first winter holiday in over a year, you’ll need to research the regulations. Skiers...

Posted on 28 September 2021

The Top 5 Ski Resorts Going Green

In a world where your eco-friendly credentials are increasingly important, we take a look at which ski resorts are going green. As Europe begins to make a concerted effort to reduce carbon emissions, which resorts are going that extra mile?  While many ski resorts are going out of their way...

Posted on 24 September 2021

Alpe d’Huez and La Grave: a Freeride Dream

If you’re looking for reasons why you should buy a ski property in Alpe d’Huez, there's more than a few. You might consider the characterful town, large ski area, or proximity to Grenoble Airport. One thing you might not have heard of is the little single-lift resort an Alpe d’Huez...

Posted on 21 September 2021

Ski the Home Resorts of Europe’s Big Pro-Skiing Names

The Alps are home to some of the biggest names in ski history. European professional skiers have revolutionised the game more than once, and their home ski towns proudly boast their connection to this day. For some buyers, looking at a pro skier’s home mountain is a great way to...

Posted on 18 September 2021