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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

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

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

5 Cool Events to See if You Spend a Summer in the Alps

When you’re buying a ski property, you’ll find there are more than a few reasons to spend your holidays in the Alps. You might be imagining winter days on the slopes, hitting the après ski bars, and attending an ice festival or two, but there’s more to the Alps than...

Posted on 31 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

Crans-Montana, Beyond the Golf Course

There are more than a few reasons Crans-Montana is one of the best places to buy a Swiss ski property!  For starters, Crans-Montana is one of the few Swiss ski resorts known for more than just the ski slopes. Made up of two resorts at the eastern and western edges...

Posted on 26 July 2021

5 Reasons it’s Always a Good Time to Buy a Property in Switzerland

It’s not hard to find reasons why you should buy a property in Switzerland. The original birthplace of skiing is eternally popular, stunningly scenic, and an incredibly stable place to invest.  From the world-famous peaks of the Matterhorn and the Eiger to the glitz and glamour of Switzerland’s high-end ski...

Posted on 20 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