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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…

Latest Articles

Sustainable second home living in the Alps

Steve Thomas | Tuesday 05th September 2023

Now more than ever, ensuring our lifestyles are sustainable is of utmost importance - and that extends to Alpine second homes too. There’s no reason not to make the same environmentally conscious choices in your holiday home as you would in your main residence, and doing so is also likely to add value to your property.

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Four unmissable wild-swimming spots in the Alps

Lesley Thomas | Sunday 20th August 2023

Wild swimming is the hottest way to get out into nature and enjoy some exercise - and where better to indulge than in the Alps? Surrounded by the soaring peaks and plunging valleys of this outstandingly beautiful area, it’s sure to be a swim to remember.

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Top four summer activities in the French and Swiss Alps: Discover the magic of nature beyond winter

Lesley Thomas | Sunday 13th August 2023

The appeal of the Alps in winter is no great secret - skiing is always going to be the main attraction. But we know that the summer season is just as much of a treat and we’ve picked out four magical summer activities that you’d be mad to miss.

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Summer styling: Refresh your Alpine property for the summer months

Steve Thomas | Wednesday 26th July 2023

Traditional Alpine styling leans heavily on the cosy, which is perfect for the snowy winter months. But come the summer, this sort of decor might not feel quite right. Whether you’re renting out your property or using it yourself, we’ve got some top tips for taking your Alpine chalet from winter to summer and back again,

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Packing the perfect Alpine picnic

Lesley Thomas | Tuesday 04th July 2023

With fresh, tasty local produce in abundance and some of the most beautiful views in the world, there’s nowhere quite like the Alps for a picnic in the summer. Whether you choose to lay out your picnic blanket next to one of the Alps’ stunning lakes or in a colourful Alpine meadow on a mountainside, we’ve picked out some of the local produce you just can’t miss.

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The Alpine Lifestyle: Embracing Nature and Wellness

Lesley Thomas | Sunday 25th June 2023

It’s no great secret that the outdoors is one of Mother Nature’s best medicines, so it stands to reason that the Alpine lifestyle is a pretty healthy one. It’s a region that calls out to you to get up, get out and enjoy an active lifestyle in some of the greatest scenery in the world.

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Why Investing in Property in the Alps Makes Perfect Sense: A Summer Retreat and Lucrative Investment

Steve Thomas | Sunday 18th June 2023

Investing in property in the Alps is a decision that can satisfy both the heart and the head. For many of us, the appeal of owning a cosy Alpine bolthole to enjoy the wonderful outdoors all year round is undeniable - fed by memories of happy holidays in the region with friends and family.

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Hidden Gems: Lesser-Known Alpine Summer Destinations

Lesley Thomas | Sunday 11th June 2023

Like many tourist destinations, the Alps can get busy. The good news? There’s plenty of Alpine adventure to go around! The Alps cover over 80,000 square miles, so while the tourist hotspots might get busy, there are plenty of places to get off the beaten track and avoid the crowds. Check out some of our favourite Alpine hidden gems:

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Exploring Alpine Paradise - Top Summer Activities in the Alps

Steve Thomas | Sunday 04th June 2023

The Alps make for a spectacular summer holiday destination, especially if you’re the kind of person who likes to stay active on holiday. Soaring peaks, blue skies and easy-going weather are the perfect backdrop to all sorts of outdoorsy holiday activities.

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Charming Crest Voland

Lesley Thomas | Sunday 23rd April 2023

If charm is high on your list when it comes to Alpine resorts then Crest Voland is sure to tick plenty of boxes. Around 15 miles from the better known resort of Megeve, Crest Voland is quaint, small and perfectly formed, the ideal destination for someone who enjoys a cozy and characterful holiday.

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Picture perfect Peisey Vallendry

Steve Thomas | Sunday 02nd April 2023

In 2023, chronicling your holiday is almost as important as enjoying it, and the resort of Peisey Vallendry is as photogenic as they come. And luckily, that’s not all it offers. As well as insta-famous spots and instagrammable terraces, you’ll find superb skiing and amenities.

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The Alps aren’t just for skiers…

Lesley Thomas | Tuesday 14th March 2023

The Alps might be famous for their superior skiing, but this region is beautiful, bursting with history and has much more to offer than skiing.

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