Alpine Infusion have been operating luxury chalets in Méribel and Courchevel since 2000. Here they offer 5 tips for having a luxurious ski holiday experience that you’ll never forget.
Guest writer Katlyn Eriksen gives advice about enjoying a stress-free walk in the French Alps with your four-legged best friend.
The spring is a great time to learn to ski – at any age – in the company of a ski instructor. There’s also a big incentive with a special offer of buy one, get one free on skipasses, equipment hire and lessons.
The more southerly Alpine resorts are a revelation, so what things are like even further south? The answer is: “Better than you ever imagined…”.
MountainPassions.com Editor Roger Moss picks five of his favourite resorts for relaxed skiing in the French Alps.
Châtel was always stylish, and now it’s also very well-connected, thanks to major lift upgrades. We ski the Portes du Soleil from Châtel.
Conceived and designed to blend into the landscape, Flaine was a pioneer on many fronts including sustainable development. 50 years after its creation, it continues to initiate innovative measures to minimize its impact on the environment.
Peak Retreats wins The Times Travel Editor’s Award 2018. The French Alps specialist offers accommodation in 57 mountain villages, chosen for their charm, affordability and easy access to great skiing. With a passionate UK-based team, who provide genuine personal service tailored to each customers’ needs, it is no wonder Peak Retreats has had loyal clients since 2002.
The 2109m Col de Vars, a classic climb in the Tour de France, replaced an earlier, even higher pass created by the military and abandoned as soon as its successor opened. Was it, I wondered, still possible to follow the Route du Parpaillon? Attempting it on a mountain bike seemed like the ideal way to find out.
An exhilarating walk from Châtel in the Portes du Soleil, French Alps. After taking in the views from Morclan and the Col de Folière close to the Swiss border, set off down the valley for lunch at the Chalet de Barbossine, a summer dairy farm producing AOC Abondance cheese.