Tag Archives: France

How To Make Your Ski Break A Dream Holiday In Meribel

What does it take to transform the average short ski break in Meribel into a genuine dream holiday of a lifetime? Of course there’s really no such thing as a trip to Meribel that isn’t a dream come true, but say you wanted to kick things up a gear and really take things to another level…how would you go about it? Unsurprisingly, Meribel is the kind of place that’s littered with extraordinary opportunities for pure pleasure seekers of the highest

Top 10 early season ski resorts in Europe

This is our pick of the most reliable European resorts for a pre-Christmas break. In no particular order… 1. Val d’Isère/Tignes, France With slope heights ranging from 1850 to 2100 meters above sea level, Val d’Isère and Tignes have perpetually been rated as few of the best ski resorts in the Alps for an early break. Even if it hasn’t snowed, each resort has its own glacier, so some action is certainly guaranteed during this part of the year too.

Chambery Day Trips – A Trip to The Alpine Crossroad

There are plenty of airports on the Alpine map which despite serving primarily as transfer hubs offer access to some real local treasures. An example to perfectly illustrate the point would be Chambery, as while it’s not exactly rare to hear skiers by the thousand talking about heading through Chambery, hardly any will tell tales of their time in Chambery. In our opinion at least this is quite the shame as Chambery is a truly stunning corner of France the

Free Fun Time in Lyon – Stash your Cash!

There’s a saying among the most ardent fans and followers of the Lyon way of life – Paris might be the city to see, but Lyon is the city to experience. A lofty claim indeed, but one that becomes abundantly understandable when you spend time in this gorgeous corner of France. They often say that getting the best out of Lyon means throwing the usual rule-book out of the window and doing whatever the hell comes to mind naturally. Thinking

The Best Resorts Within Easy Reach of Geneva Airport

It’s all well and good for folks heading to the French Alps for a fortnight, but what about those of us with just a few days to spare? Or maybe no more than a weekend? Sit in Geneva Airport and watch the happy arrivals trot off to their extended stays, or vow to make the most of every second and hit the slopes as quickly as possible? Well, we know which of the two we’d choose and figured you’d opt