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Swindon Ski Centre Set to Open in 2020

The Daily Telegraph reports that recently approved plans will make the Swindon Ski Centre, opening in 2020, one of the UK’s largest indoor snow slopes. The project, headed by the already famous Snow Centre will be built within the existing North Star Village, and when complete will offer 500,000 square...

Posted on 05 December 2018

ABTA asks Skiers to Check Their Winter Sports Travel Insurance

As resorts around the world enjoy the skiing season, ABTA has released their annual warning about ski travel insurance. An article on their website says 2.5 million Brits that go skiing aren’t aware that the terms and conditions of their insurance do not cover them on the slopes. Extreme Sports...

Posted on 25 November 2018

8 Tourist Attractions in Chamonix for Winter and Summer

The vast amount of tourist attractions in Chamonix, France makes it an all-rounder destination; in winter and summer. Its main claim to fame is skiing but exciting and varied off slope activities also attract people of all ages. Sitting at the foot of the Alp’s highest point, the area hosts...

Posted on 21 November 2018

10 Off-Slope Things to Do in Alpe d’Huez

The vast number of things to do in Alpe D’Huez makes it ideal for both non-skiers and those who live for the slopes. Sitting in the French Alps’s Rhone region, the area’s main claim to fame is 250 kilometres of piste lying on the Grandes Rousses Massif. However, as its...

Posted on 15 November 2018

World’s Largest Indoor Ski Resort Will Open in Shanghai

In 2015, Beijing won a bid to host the 2022 winter Olympic games, and since then, China has embraced snow sports with open arms. Such is their vast popularity, Shanghai will become home of the world’s largest indoor ski resort, overtaking the current one in Harbin. Once operational, over 3.3...

Posted on 09 November 2018

6 Golf Courses in the French Alps for Beginners and Pros

As ski resorts across the world clamber to become dual season, golfing is just one of many summer activities they are investing in. While the reputation lags the likes of Spain, Portugal or Turkey that often host professionals, golf courses in the French Alps attract sport loving property buyers who...

Posted on 04 November 2018

The Best Place to Buy Ski Property in France

Deciding where the best place to buy a ski property in France is all about you, your personal preferences and lifestyle. When looking at global architecture styles, ski homes stand in a class of their own. Dominating the Alpine Mountains of which a small part belongs in France, property buyers...

Posted on 02 October 2018

Traditional French Alpine Architecture: A Timeless and Classic Design

Alpine chalets appear in France, Italy and Switzerland, but the style of traditional French Alpine architecture is in a league of its own. The timeless, classic design focused on practicality. Residents used them as living quarters, but also stored livestock, firewood and diary products in them. It was not until...

Posted on 12 September 2018

Tips on Buying Property in the French Alps

Anyone thinking of buying property in the French Alps has two criteria to aim for. Your end goal is that you’ve purchased a worthy real estate investment, with lots of room for capital growth, and potential liquidity. Unlike most otherworldly destinations, the Alps offer a unique skiing lifestyle but how...

Posted on 11 August 2018

Courchevel and Meribel to Host FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2023

Courchevel and Meribel, two highly popular French Alp ski resorts will be host venues for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2023. The decision was made at the 51st FIS Congress, making this the first time in 9 years since France has hosted the event. France last hosted the championships...

Posted on 01 July 2018

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