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About Tignes Ski Resort: Exploring French Alp Destinations

To learn about Tignes ski resort is to take an excellent adventure into a famous French Alp destination. Together with neighbouring Val d’Isère, it belongs to Espace Killy ski district and is a winter playground with 190 miles of marked runs for beginner, intermediate and experienced skiers. Over 300 shops,...

Posted on 19 January 2019

Conde Nast Rates Courchevel as 2nd Best Ski Resort in Europe

Conde Nast Traveler has listed their best ski resorts in Europe and Courchevel ranked in at second place. We were also pleased to see more of our favourite Alpine resorts on the list including Val d’Isère, Megeve, and Val Thorens. Rated by user reviews, the list is an all-encompassing roundup...

Posted on 02 January 2019

Villages of Tignes: Exploring the French Alp Ski Resort

Collectively, five villages of Tignes make up a large ski resort and a prominent French Alp destination. Initially sitting in the valley below Val D’Isère, in 1948, the government moved the village, to build Tignes Dam. These days, the area has expanded and Le Lac, Le Lavachet and Val Claret...

Posted on 27 December 2018

Summer Things to Do in Val d’Isere

From winter skiing to things to do in Val d’Isère during summer, a vast amount of tourist attractions and activities makes this destination an all-rounder from January to December. Indeed, don’t underestimate its summer potential. As ski resorts around the world look to transform themselves into year-round destinations, Val d’Isère...

Posted on 21 December 2018

10 Off-Slope Things to Do in Alpe d’Huez

The vast number of things to do in Alpe D’Huez makes it ideal for both non-skiers and those who live for the slopes. Sitting in the French Alps’s Rhone region, the area’s main claim to fame is 250 kilometres of piste lying on the Grandes Rousses Massif. However, as its...

Posted on 15 November 2018

6 Golf Courses in the French Alps for Beginners and Pros

As ski resorts across the world clamber to become dual season, golfing is just one of many summer activities they are investing in. While the reputation lags the likes of Spain, Portugal or Turkey that often host professionals, golf courses in the French Alps attract sport loving property buyers who...

Posted on 04 November 2018

Traditional French Alpine Architecture: A Timeless and Classic Design

Alpine chalets appear in France, Italy and Switzerland, but the style of traditional French Alpine architecture is in a league of its own. The timeless, classic design focused on practicality. Residents used them as living quarters, but also stored livestock, firewood and diary products in them. It was not until...

Posted on 12 September 2018

Tips on Buying Property in the French Alps

Anyone thinking of buying property in the French Alps has two criteria to aim for. Your end goal is that you’ve purchased a worthy real estate investment, with lots of room for capital growth, and potential liquidity. Unlike most otherworldly destinations, the Alps offer a unique skiing lifestyle but how...

Posted on 11 August 2018

Courchevel and Meribel to Host FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2023

Courchevel and Meribel, two highly popular French Alp ski resorts will be host venues for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2023. The decision was made at the 51st FIS Congress, making this the first time in 9 years since France has hosted the event. France last hosted the championships...

Posted on 01 July 2018

Excellent Reasons to Buy Ski Property in Val d’Isère

One good reason to buy ski property in Val d’Isère is its mass future potential, making it a savvy real estate investment. Val d’Isère is looking to dominate the French Alps and even overtake Courchevel 1850 as the go-to, exclusive destination. An extensive list of plus points shows the resort...

Posted on 17 June 2018

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