Chamonix Mont Blanc

Nestling in the shadow of Mont Blanc – Europe’s highest mountain at 4807m -Chamonix lives and breathes mountain history. Chamonix has long been hailed as a mecca for climbing and mountaineering with bearded mountain men in de rigour battered alpine gear seen striding around town and regaling unfortunate listeners with tales of leaping crevasses, dodging  …

Courchevel: A Skiers Paradise In France

Courchevel 1850 is ‘the place’ to enjoy a luxury ski holiday. Boasting the largest skiable area in the world, Courchevel is one of the most popular ski resorts. This high altitude glacial resort is situated in the heart of Les Trois Vallées. It is both the highest and the largest of the 5 resorts, offering …

Ski resorts in France

With the exception of Chamonix, the most lively ski resorts in France are undoubtedly those in the Trois Vallées ski area – Meribel, Courchevel, La Tania, Les Menuires-Saint Martin, Val Thorens and Orelle. Over the years, these villages have become well trodden tourist routes for skiers all over the world and as a result a …