5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SKIING IN ABONDANCE FRANCE

5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SKIING IN ABONDANCE FRANCE

Skiing in Abondance is quieter than the larger resorts of the French Alps but the valley provides access to the huge Portes du Soleil ski area. Famous for its local cheese, this mountain village has successfully kept its old farming traditions alive.  THE SKI AREA...
INSIDER’S GUIDE TO SKIING IN AVORIAZ

INSIDER’S GUIDE TO SKIING IN AVORIAZ

Skiing in Avoriaz provides access to the highest resort in the Portes du Soleil. This man-made resort is set atop the cliffs above the valley Ardoisières. Known for its snow-sure skiing, Avoriaz is also a car-free area with horse-drawn carriages and is packed with...
ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CHÂTEL SKI RESORT, FRENCH ALPS

ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CHÂTEL SKI RESORT, FRENCH ALPS

The Châtel ski resort is in the Vallée d’Abondance in the Haute Savoie region of France. The village is very close to the border with Switzerland and just a 90 minute drive from Geneva airport. If you are thinking about booking your first trip to this area,...
THE MOST EXPENSIVE SKI RESORTS IN THE FRENCH ALPS

THE MOST EXPENSIVE SKI RESORTS IN THE FRENCH ALPS

The French Alps offer some of the world’s most expensive ski resorts. Think luxurious chalets, Michelin-starred restaurants, horse-drawn carriages and incredible scenery, in some you can even arrive by private jet. Here’s a round-up of a few ski resorts renowned as...
THE 5 BEST SKI RESORTS IN FRANCE FOR BEGINNERS

THE 5 BEST SKI RESORTS IN FRANCE FOR BEGINNERS

It’s hard to narrow it down and this list is by no means final. If you’re looking for the best ski resorts in France for beginners, then a few in the Alps stand out. CHÂTEL IN THE PORTES DU SOLEIL Located a short transfer from Geneva airport, this village is unspoiled...