How to Plan Your First Ski Trip

How to Plan Your First Ski Trip

The secret to an amazing ski trip is to make it as seamless as possible. There’s a lot to think about and the logistics might seem daunting but we’ve put together some useful hints and tips to get you on your way. Picking a ski resort With so many resorts to choose...
Booking a Group Skiing Holiday in 2022

Booking a Group Skiing Holiday in 2022

There’s nothing quite like a skiing holiday to the French Alps with your friends and family. Think beautiful scenery, cosy log fires, chairlift selfies and plenty of snow. Here’s some top tips on what to think about when organising a group ski holiday in 2022. It can...
5 Reasons to Stay in a Catered Ski Chalet

5 Reasons to Stay in a Catered Ski Chalet

A fully catered ski chalet holiday is a popular choice and it’s easy to see why. Your hosts at Chalet la Fontaine will be sure to make your ski holiday extra special and luxurious this winter. Enjoy high standards of food, drink and service – so you...
How to Plan a Ski Trip with Young Children

How to Plan a Ski Trip with Young Children

Skiing holidays with children might sound stressful but if you follow some simple advice you could be enjoying a stress-free ski trip with the whole family. We speak to ski nanny Emma, a resident in Châtel in the French Alps, who shares her expert tips on how to enjoy...
How to get fit for the ski season

How to get fit for the ski season

Ski fitness is a big deciding factor between having an enjoyable ski trip or a painful one. Poor fitness leads to increased fatigue which is cited as probably the biggest reason for injuries occurring on the slopes – but it doesn’t need to be that way. We...
The Complete Guide to the Portes du Soleil

The Complete Guide to the Portes du Soleil

You may be aware that the Portes du Soleil is one of the largest linked ski resorts in the world. It covers 650km of ski runs which link 12 different resorts across France and the French-Swiss border. So if you’re looking for an adventure then the Portes du Soleil...
The Best Restaurants in Châtel

The Best Restaurants in Châtel

If you fancy venturing out for lunch or dinner rather than cooking in the chalet, there are lots of amazing restaurants to choose from in Châtel. The majority serve traditional Savoyarde cuisine however you’ll also find international dishes and European cuisine...
A Guide to the Best Christmas Presents for Skiers

A Guide to the Best Christmas Presents for Skiers

Christmas is around the corner and if you know someone who loves to ski, check out these present ideas, there’s something for every budget! A GoPro Camera Seasoned skiers will love a GoPro to record their adventures on the slopes. If they already have this essential...
A Guide to the Best French Ski Resorts

A Guide to the Best French Ski Resorts

France is blessed with some of best skiing resorts in the world but if you don’t know your Courchevel from your Portes du Soleil this guide to the best French ski resorts will help you decide where to go! Les Portes du Soleil Known as ‘the gates of the sun’ this is...
Family Ski Trip: The Ultimate Guide

Family Ski Trip: The Ultimate Guide

The logistics, the transfers, the ski hire and finding the best value for money can quickly become stressful and overwhelming when trying to choose a ski resort. Read our top tips to planning a stress-free family ski trip! Family trip A family ski trip will be cheaper...