More power to your skis
Lots more insight for skiers and snowboarders of all levels who love the mountains and want to make the most of their winter holiday. Discover fresh challenges, alternative ski areas, take a look behind the scenes at the skills of on-mountain professionals and much more besides.
Paddy Daly and his family visit the traditional ski village of Arêches-Beaufort for a late season short ski break. Luckily they have fresh snow to explore the slopes but also try out other activities and sample the local cheese.
New generation flexible and affordable hostel and hotel options look set to challenge traditional ski accommodation.
We look at whether it's better to rent or buy ski equipment and offer you some tips.
No matter what time of year you are planning your getaway, when it comes to catering for larger groups with different tastes and expectations, Chamonix certainly ticks every box.
Ski resorts near Geneva airport where the transfer time is less than 90 minutes. Fly into Geneva and take advantage of speedy transfers to some of the best ski resorts in France.
There’s a wide choice of flights heading for Grenoble this winter, so here are some of the best resorts within easy transfer distances of this popular airport.
Travel to the Alps by train with a Paris stopover and enjoy the advantages of a night in Paris, a fast TGV to the slopes and skiing the same day.
The Snow Express service is an alternative way to the Alps that produces significantly less carbon than flying - and it's not by train
Hesitating about the cost of a ski break this year? Choosing one of the great value ski villages linked to a big-name resort can cut costs yet still deliver the same great skiing you crave.
Each winter Geneva airport becomes a major hub for skiers travelling to the French Alps. We compare nearby resorts and look at their potential for a short ski break.
We look at ways to make the long journey to the Alps altogether more pleasurable, including overnight stops, money-saving tips and the best routes to the slopes.
If you’re thinking of your first family ski holiday here’s an introduction to all the options, and some key points you’ll need to consider.