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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

The Ski Train is Back!

In the early days of skiing, getting to the Alps was an experience. The journey was part of the trip. With concerns about the environmental impact of using cars and flights, the train has once again become an attractive option for skiers everywhere. When you’re investing in a ski property,...

Posted on 15 September 2021

The Best National Parks in France

When listing the best national parks in France, the list is endless. What is undeniable, though, is their stunning beauty and wide selection of flora and fauna that thrives within their boundaries and is under the protected status. To see the national parks at their best, visit from green Spring...

Posted on 15 September 2021

Where are the Best Places to Buy a Ski Chalet for Early Season Skiing

Searching for the perfect ski property means making a lot of choices. Where do you look? Do you prioritise high slopes or dual season appeal? Do you need to be close to an airport? Is early season skiing a priority? When it comes to the best places to buy a...

Posted on 12 September 2021

Pop on the Piste: Where to Buy a Ski Property if you Love Live Music

[caption id="attachment_10472" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Photo Credit: Rock the Pistes[/caption] Is there anything better than snow, sun, and stunning views across a mountain range? Add in some live music on a festival stage, and you’ve got yourself the very best parts of festivals and the Alps, in the same place! Any...

Posted on 07 September 2021

Summer Skiing in France : The 4 Best Resorts to Head to

For summer skiing in France, certain resorts stand out for their glacier and snow conditions. Many people think the French Alps are about winter skiing only. However, hardcore fans of the sport have even more opportunities to hit the snow from Spring to Fall. The summer skiing resorts open all...

Posted on 22 August 2021

The Top 5 Ski Resorts to Visit in Summer

So, you’re choosing the best places to buy a ski property. You’ve looked at transfer times, après ski bars, property selection, and the price range; but what about the little known bonus that is dual seasonality? Is this resort going to be worth visiting during winter? Summers in the Alps...

Posted on 11 August 2021

Chamonix in Summer – Activity Holidays in France

Chamonix in summer is just as delightful as the winter. This French Alps destination is one of the best ski resorts to enjoy a world away from the snow. Famously known for hosting the 1924 winter Olympics, it is quick and easy to get to, with its close distance to...

Posted on 21 July 2021

5 Amazing, Easy to Reach Alpine Hikes

If you’re as into hiking as you are skiing, choosing a ski resort can be about more than just the ski slopes. As Europe’s premier mountain range, the Alps are home to more than a few famous hiking routes. Many of these routes are centred around Chamonix and Mont Blanc,...

Posted on 10 July 2021