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Blog posts for tag: Alps

Due A Skiing Vacation? Here's Why You Absolutely Have To Visit France

21 Jan 2017
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France is lucky enough to have a part of Europe's biggest mountain range all to itself – a section of the Alps, that is. Although known as the French Alps to most, this mountain range actually passes through a whopping seven other countries too, making it one of the longest ranges in the world…

Lech Am Arlberg: Winter Is Coming, But Summer Is Better

16 Sep 2016
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Widely known as one of the premium winter sport destinations in Europe Lech is often frequented by training Olympians, celebrities and royals; however, what is less known about this alpine gem is all of the fantastic adventure opportunities that it presents in the summertime…

7 Activities to Enjoy at The Top of Mont Salève

1 Sep 2016
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Switzerland is known for the beautiful views afforded by its mountainous peaks, but the one that offers the best view of Geneva and its surrounding areas is technically in France. Mont Salève towers over the picturesque city and remains unspoiled by excessive tourism or unnecessary construction…

Why You Should Visit Austria on Your Next Vacation

2 Mar 2016
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Austria is often rated well for the quality of life and its citizen’s happiness. So it must be a good option to visit for a vacation too of course. As a landlocked country, it isn’t a destination for those looking for a beach holiday. But there are still plenty of amazing things to do, despite the lack of sand. Here are a few to whet your appetite...

How to Explore France like a Local

29 Feb 2016
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It’s little wonder that France is such a popular holiday destination as the country has so much to offer. From the beautiful South of France and Côte d‘Azur to the panoramic French Alps and the Loire Valley, France has something for everyone. We take a look at the Loire Valley and how to get the most out of your holiday...

The Ultimate Guide to the Dream Ski Season

2 Dec 2015
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Ski seasons are very common at this time of the year. A ski season is when you go away for a few months and enjoy the wintery ski slopes at a ski resort. It’s a huge amount of fun, and we’ve got some ideas that will make for the perfect ski season...

Ski Club Freshtracks 2015/16 Winter Ski Holidays

21 Aug 2015
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As the evenings sadly begin to draw in and autumn just around the corner, many of us will be turning our thoughts to winter and the new ski season. Maybe that’s even a cause for celebration. For those of you unfamiliar with the Freshtracks programme, it is designed to create inspirational group holidays that are ideal for solo skiers with a passion for the white stuff...

Escape to the French Alps this Spring

14 Feb 2015
Categories: From The Editor, Skiing     Tags: , , , ,
With disappointing snow in Europe early in the season many people may have put off their plans to go skiing. But with the current good snow conditions across Europe and a weak Euro, now is actually a very good time to make that booking, be it for a half-term or Easter break or anytime in between. In this article we have picked three fabulous chalets in two French resorts – Les Gets and Val d’Isère...

The French Alps – Three Resorts to Consider

9 Oct 2014
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As summer comes to an end and the nights begin to draw in, many people are beginning to think about the upcoming ski season. In this first article for the new ski season we take a look at three resorts in France that may help you with your decision on where to make the most of the snow...

Chalet Saskia in Vaujany – A Hidden Gem in the French Alps

15 Jun 2014
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I am standing at the top of Pic Blanc. The view is both splendid and terrifying. It’s mid-January and the slopes of Pic Blanc are covered with white, powdery snow that glisten under the mid-day sun; perfect conditions for the line of snowboarders and skiers…