Paddy Daly and family skiing at Areches-Beaufort, French Alps

A short break in Arêches-Beaufort

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.

Ski Equipment – is it better to rent or buy?

We look at whether it's better to rent or buy ski equipment and offer you some tips.

Group of skiers overlooking the Chamonix Valley, French Alps.

Going on holiday with friends ? Nowhere measures up like Chamonix

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.

Skier, snowy mountains and trees, Grand Massif

Best Ski Resorts near Geneva

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.

The vast panorama from Pic Blanc, Alpe d'Huez

Best Ski Resorts near Grenoble

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.

TGV train in snow, France

By Train to The Alps – with a Paris Stopover

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.