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Welcome to our blog, here is a collection of our latest articles ready for you to browse through. We’ve got you covered on everything Alpine. If you’re looking to be the best skier on the mountain, searching for info on the top destinations or you’re more interested in the food scene, we’ve got it all here for you. Read more now…

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Christmas Markets in France

Lesley Thomas | Wednesday 13th November 2019

There’s not much more festive than wrapping your hands around a hot cup of mulled wine at a Christmas market - except if that market is in a picturesque Alpine village with snow-capped mountains in the distance.

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Now is the time to get ski fit....

Steve Thomas | Monday 28th October 2019

Getting in shape for the summer months is all well and good, but for serious skiers, autumn and winter is when it’s really important to be fit. If you can turn up to the slopes at the top of your game, you’ll get much more enjoyment from your ski trip.

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October half term in the Alps

Lesley Thomas | Thursday 17th October 2019

October is a great time to visit the alps with your family - prices are lower than in high summer and the ski season, but there’s plenty to do and see. With gorgeous autumn colours on display, there’s no time like the present to plan a last minute trip to the Alps this October half-term.

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Gourmet guide to the French Alps

Lesley Thomas | Monday 16th September 2019

If skiing is the top reason for visiting the French Alps, eating must surely come not further down in the pecking order. France is a nation renowned for its love of good food and great wine, and the French Alps are no exception.

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What’s new in Les Deux Alpes

Lesley Thomas | Thursday 05th September 2019

Les Deux Alpes has long been a favourite of the dedicated skier, thanks to a glacier which allows for almost year-round skiing. And a new announcement has made it an even more tempting prospect for the keen skier.

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Glacier skiing this summer in Tignes

Lesley Thomas | Monday 12th August 2019

If beaches bore you and there’s no place you’d rather be than on the slopes, Tignes is the perfect summer getaway for you. Here, glacier skiing is available on the Grande Motte for much of the year, with the glacier open for summer skiing between July and September, as well as through the winter months.

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Top destinations for adventure sports in the Alps

Steve Thomas | Monday 08th July 2019

For the true adrenaline junkie, there’s nowhere better to holiday than the Alps. The mountainous scenery means the landscape is packed with rugged crags, huge lakes, rushing rapids and deep caves - and that means it’s a perfect destination for adventure sports.

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5 things to do in Val D'Isere this summer

Steve Thomas | Tuesday 04th June 2019

Val D’Isere is a great summertime holiday destination, boasting spectacular views, great weather and a boatload of activities to take part in. But throughout the summer, you’ll also find lots of exciting events taking place, from big parties to gigs, shows and guided walks.

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Entertaining little ones on the move

Lesley Thomas | Wednesday 03rd April 2019

A holiday home in the Alps can be a huge source of joy for you and yours. Just like any holiday, however, to experience the relaxing company of your family in beautiful surroundings, there’s usually some travel involved to get there.

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Why choose St Martin de Belleville for a second home?

Steve Thomas | Tuesday 19th March 2019

Choosing somewhere to buy a holiday property is a huge decision - you’re choosing the place you could be spending most of your holidays for years to come. With so many gorgeous resorts in the Alps, what is it that makes St Martin de Belleville stand out?

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Alpe D'Huez Resort Guide

Steve Thomas | Sunday 10th February 2019

Alpe D’Huez is a popular ski resort town in the middle of the Oisans region of the French Alps - the main resort in the Grandes Rousses Massif. It’s got a great reputation for variety and activities off the slopes - so what can you expect if you buy a holiday home in Alpe D’Huez?

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Alpine activities for the non-skiier

Lesley Thomas | Friday 01st February 2019

Hard though it may be to believe, skiing isn’t the activity for everyone. Perhaps you’ve got a friend or family member on your trip with injuries, little ones too small for the slopes or just someone who would rather hit the shops than the slopes.

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