How to Renovate a Chalet in France

How to Renovate a Chalet in France

If you’re wondering what it was like to renovate a chalet in France, it’s definitely not for the faint-hearted. Our project had more than its fair share of ups and downs. A pandemic, a redundancy and a builder who did a runner. If you fancy trying to...
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...
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...
10 Reasons to Book a Ski Holiday in Portes du Soleil

10 Reasons to Book a Ski Holiday in Portes du Soleil

Châtel is only a 90 minute drive from Geneva Time is precious when you’re on holiday and there’s skiing to be done. No one enjoys wasting time on a transfer from an airport to the ski resort. So if you’re looking for a French ski resort close to an airport with a...
Summer in the French Alps

Summer in the French Alps

In the summer Châtel is the perfect base for walking, hiking, trail running, rock climbing, mountain biking, paragliding, white water rafting, fishing and a whole lot more!