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Welcome to our blog, here is a collection of our latest articles ready for you to browse through. We’ve got you covered on everything Alpine. If you’re looking to be the best skier on the mountain, searching for info on the top destinations or you’re more interested in the food scene, we’ve got it all here for you. Read more now…

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Looking forward to Spring in the French Alps

Lesley Thomas | Monday 08th April 2024

Wherever you are in the world, the first signs of spring are a welcome sight, whether it’s melting snow, flowers pushing up from the hard earth or spotting your first lamb of the season.

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Looking ahead to Easter in the French Alps

Lesley Thomas | Monday 26th February 2024

The French Alps are beautiful at any time of year, but Easter often falls towards the end of the skiing season, offering the perfect opportunity to make the most of the last of the snow. School holidays mean it can be a busy time of year, but that’s no bad thing - you’ll find bars and restaurants have a fun, buzzy atmosphere full of people enjoying apres ski.

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French ski resorts close to Geneva Airport

Lesley Thomas | Saturday 10th February 2024

If you’re flying into the French Alps, Geneva airport is a great choice of arrival point. Offering transfers under 90 minutes to some of the Alps’ best rated resorts, it’s also an airport that’s well connected around Europe and beyond.

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Travelling with Children to the French Alps

Steve Thomas | Sunday 28th January 2024

When you plan a special family holiday to the French Alps the build-up is almost as exciting as the trip - and the memories afterwards will last a lifetime. Something else that might feel like they last a lifetime are the travel days to get there and back.

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Planes, trains automobiles….different ways to get to the French Alps

Lesley Thomas | Friday 05th January 2024

How you’ll get to the French Alps depends very much on where you’re coming from. The great news is that despite the tricky terrain, the French Alps are actually incredibly well connected to the rest of Europe by road and rail, and beyond by well-serviced airports.

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Get away from the chaos with family this festive season

Lesley Thomas | Thursday 07th December 2023

When you have a family - especially a young one - making Christmas special can be all-consuming as you whirl from school plays to family events, fetes, fairs, grottos and more. So what better way to get away from the festive chaos than a special trip to the Alps at Christmas?

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Three unmissable Christmas markets in the French and Swiss Alps

Lesley Thomas | Sunday 19th November 2023

Who doesn’t love a Christmas Market and with such a magnificent selection of markets to choose from in the French and Swiss Alps, we’ve narrowed it down to three of the best. Whether you’re spending the holidays in the Alps or just planning a festive trip in the run-up, these are three markets you don’t want to miss.

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Getting fit for the slopes

Lesley Thomas | Tuesday 07th November 2023

As the ski season approaches, it’s a great time to start thinking about increasing your fitness so you can really make the most of the slopes in 2023/24. We’ve got some top tips on the exercises you can start doing now to make sure you’re fighting fit by the time you take to the slopes.

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History, heritage and great skiing in Serre Chevalier

Lesley Thomas | Saturday 21st October 2023

For a picturesque location, great skiing and reliable snowfall, it’s hard to go wrong with Serre Chevalier, one of the gems of the French Alps. Located in the Hautes-Alpes department of southeastern France, it’s part of the large ski area of Grand Serre Chevalier, offering a vast skiing area.

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Authentic Alpine charm in Manigod

Lesley Thomas | Sunday 15th October 2023

Thinking of investing in property in the French Alps? For authentic Savoyard charm, Manigod is surely the Alpine village for you, full of rustic traditional buildings and nestled in a valley that’s as picturesque in the summer months as it is covered in snow during the ski season.

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Looking ahead to Christmas in the Alps

Lesley Thomas | Sunday 01st October 2023

Christmas is always a magical time to be in the Alps, whether you’re visiting as a family, a couple or a group of friends. With snow covered villages, traditional treats and cosy chalets, you might as well be at the North Pole.

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Embracing the Awe-Inspiring Natural Beauty of the Alps

Steve Thomas | Monday 11th September 2023

Whatever time of year you visit and wherever you go in the Alps, you’ll find sights that take your breath away. From rust coloured leaf displays in the autumn to crystal clear lakes, colourful Alpine meadows and snow topped mountains, there’s natural beauty all around you.

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