Category Archives: Where to Ski

10 Picturesque and Traditional Village Resorts for Skiing in the Winter

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Whether you have skied before or not, you will probably know ski resorts come in all shapes and sizes. For some skiers, it’s all about first lifts and getting down The Wall or Le Tunnel in one piece and the … Continue reading

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Self-Drive Ski Holidays: Five of the Best Resorts

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In selecting these 5 resorts for a self-drive ski holiday we considered important factors like ski area size, altitude, variety of runs, drive times from Calais, types of group they’d suit, types of accommodation available, parking options, access to other … Continue reading

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Best Chalets for Groups

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All those who are lucky enough to have experienced a chalet holiday will agree, once you’ve handed over the reins to your own personal chalet host for a week, it’s hard to holiday any other way. As soon as you … Continue reading

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10 of the Best European Ski Resorts

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Every avid skier will have an opinion on the best ski resort in Europe, normally associated with certain pivotal moments in their skiing life. This could be anything from the resort in which they first mastered the parallel turn to … Continue reading

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6 Reasons to Visit World-Class Resort, Val d’Isere

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Rewind back to 1888. This is when Val d’Isere opened its first hotel. By the 1930s, skiing was becoming a popular sport and the village had already developed a first-class reputation. Val d’Isere reputation as a top ski resort has … Continue reading

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Top 12 Ski Holiday Experiences for 19/20

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There isn’t anything worse than getting back from hols and finding out about all the great activities you didn’t know were on offer. If you think skiing and après are the only experiences on the itinerary of a winter holiday, … Continue reading

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Ski The Northern French Alps

France is a ski destination that has it all. Beautiful scenery, short flights, snow-sure resorts, world famous après, huge ski areas, varied terrain, delicious cuisine and an excellent range of accommodation. It’s no surprise that a third of skiers from … Continue reading

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What to Expect from a Ski Holiday to Alpe d’Huez

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The history of Alpe d’Huez goes back thousands of years. It wasn’t until 1936 that Alpe d’Huez began to develop into a ski resort. The first ski school was developed and the first ‘Poma’ lift installed (the first at any resort!). … Continue reading

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6 reasons to book your ski trip to Les Deux Alpes

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The vibrant, world famous resort of Les Deux Alpes was built in 1946, on the high pastures of two parish villages: Venosc and Mont de Lans – where the northern and southern Alps meet. Here are 6 reasons to book … Continue reading

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New Year Ski Holidays – Why to Go and Where to Go

After all the festive cheer you get from Christmas it may feel like it’s time to return to reality. But why not move into the new year by embracing the upcoming winter and hitting the slopes. Ski resorts around Europe … Continue reading

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