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French and Swiss Ski Resorts to Benefit from Better Gondolas

According to recent reports ski resorts in France and Switzerland are to benefit from the introduction of 10 seat gondolas. These large gondolas already exist in Kitzbuhel in Austria, and Plan de Corones in Italy, but are now due to be introduced in France and Switzerland by the end of...

Posted on 02 June 2012

New Restrictions on Swiss Property Could Affect Ski Resorts

New restrictions affecting foreign buyers trying to purchase property in Switzerland will take effect from the beginning of next year, and will make it even more difficult for people to purchase a holiday home in a country which is famous for its ski resorts. At the moment there are already...

Posted on 26 May 2012

French Ski Property Continues to Appeal to the British

French developers are reporting strong interest in Ski properties from British buyers. Part of this popularity is due to the fact that the lifestyle offered by ski properties allows them to be used year-round, as during the winter months the skiing is very good, but there are a huge variety...

Posted on 19 May 2012

New Flights from Manchester Airport to Boost Alps Ski Popularity

The budget airline Jet2.com is to launch new flights from Manchester airport to Grenoble in France, and will begin operating from 16 December this year until mid-April next year. This should be a popular addition to current routes to ski destinations which include Geneva, Salzburg and Chambery. Grenoble is used...

Posted on 11 May 2012

Second Home Limit Shouldn’t Affect Swiss Development

It looks as if a major in development in the Andermatt Swiss Alps will not fall foul of stringent limits recently imposed on second homes as a result of a referendum. The $1 billion scheme has seen the rehabilitation of a vast area of derelict land since it began. This...

Posted on 03 May 2012

Ski Resorts across Canadian Rockies Coming to the End of a Record Season

Ski resorts across Canadian Rockies have enjoyed record snowfall this season, and Sunshine Village near Banff recently announced it had broken its all-time record of for snowfall with more than 1,000 cm of snow, and the resort isn’t due to close until towards the middle of May so this figure...

Posted on 28 April 2012

Advantages of Buying a Property in Portes du Soleil

Portes du Soleil is one of the largest ski areas in the Swiss and French Alps, as it consists of 14 villages located between Mont Blanc and the southern shores of Lake Geneva in the Haute Savoie region. There are 400 miles of ski trails between the French villages of...

Posted on 19 April 2012

Free Wi-Fi Proving to be Popular in French Ski Resort

Val Thorens resort, which comprises one third of the Trois Vallees in the Savoie region in France, recently became one of the first places to install free Internet services on all of its ski lifts which will please those technophiles who always need to stay in touch with the rest...

Posted on 16 April 2012

Canadian Ski Resort Benefits from New Train Link

Le Massif is a Canadian ski resort 73 km north-east of Québec City, and its unique in several ways. Unlike most traditional ski resorts there is no mountain here, as the resort is located at the highest point, and the slopes go down into a steep valley. This valley ends...

Posted on 13 April 2012

Skiing Property Continues to be a Top Seller in Post Crash World

Skiing property continues to be one of the biggest sellers in the post crash world, with France, Switzerland, Austria and Canada remaining the most popular destinations. According to the latest data, property sales in top Canadian ski resort of Whistler, famous as being host to the 2010 winter Olympics, increased...

Posted on 05 April 2012

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