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Courchevel Ski Resort: Introduction Guide

Courchevel ski resort, a former small farming community, is now one of the world’s most luxurious mountain destinations. Created from scratch in 1946, a dash of grand hotels and luxury chalets, followed by a gentle sprinkling of boutique shops and Michelin star restaurants offer everything and anything for a luxurious...

Posted on 08 March 2019

Why British Skiers Love Val d’Isère Resort in France

Val d’Isère, a famous mountain resort has captured the hearts of British skiers as tourism officials estimate 40% of visitors, either travelling there or on holiday packages come from across the channel. The town’s background history is a familiar tale of a once rural, isolated farming community high in the...

Posted on 04 March 2019

9 French Ski Resorts with Guaranteed Snow Fall

There’s no business like snow business, espically when looking at French ski resorts with guaranteed snowfall so when the white stuff’s in plentiful supply, you can put on those skis and indulge in this time-honoured sport. For snow-sure resorts, France delivers in abundance with many towns and villages offering swift...

Posted on 26 February 2019

7 Tips for Buying Ski Property in France

Our tips for buying ski property in France cover the entire process from financing your purchase to choosing the ideal resort. You may be eager to sign the title deeds, take the keys and put your feet up by a log fire, but this is the time to take it...

Posted on 17 February 2019

Megeve Ski Resort: A Beginner Guide to France’s Hidden Gem

Some say they have never heard of Megeve ski resort yet in select circles, it's earned a hardcore group of fans who cannot stay away from an upmarket, savoy ambience found no-where else in France. In fact, this exquisite resort was the original Courchevel back in the 1920s. Built as...

Posted on 06 February 2019

Club Med Les Arcs Panorama Opens With Rave Reviews

In December 2018, Club Med opened Les Arcs Panorama, and Trip Advisor reviews indicate it got off to a flying start. While other hotels and all-inclusive resorts usually suffer teething problems during the first three months of opening, Les Arcs Panorama has bucked this trend by scoring a staggering 4.5...

Posted on 24 January 2019

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