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British favourite: Val d’Isère

It’s a familiar tale of a once rustic, isolated farming community high in the French Alps that has transformed into an unrecognisable ski resort over the decades. But Val d’Isère’s story is slightly unique in that it has evolved into one of the world’s most famous ski resorts and bastion...

Posted on 18 December 2017

French ski resorts that benefited from the Winter Olympics effect

South Korea’s hosting of the 2018 Winter Olympics in February will be an opportunity to promote winter sports to the world while demonstrating the diversity of today’s skiing destinations, said Skiingproperty.com in December, adding that it’s also an occasion to recognize how important the French Alps have been both in...

Posted on 08 December 2017

Resorts with altitude and easy access remain most sought-after in 2017-18 season

Access, length of ski season and altitude should be key considerations of international investors choosing a resort for their ski home this season, said new-build ski specialist Skiingproperty.com in October. “The Savoie region in the French Alps, in particular, is home to established high altitude resorts with excellent skiing and...

Posted on 06 October 2017

Val d’Isère set to be transformed by €200m development

Val d’Isère opened its first ski lift 81 years ago. Since then this commune in the Tarentaise Valley has developed into a bastion of British winter sports and one of the most famous ski resorts in the world. But the time has finally come for a €200 million (£170m) facelift...

Posted on 16 June 2017

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