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Great deals on Christmas Ski Holidays with Alpine Elements

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Christmas and New Years are always a festive celebration in any ski resort, and what better than to spend these special days than in the mountains! Our chalets are decorated with festive treats, and a gala menu is served with … Continue reading

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Which Ski Resort Does Christmas Best?

Christams

There is perhaps nowhere more festive to spend Christmas than in the Alps; with a guaranteed white Christmas, picture postcard scenery, plus miles of skiing on the doorstep. We have featured the resorts with some of the best activities and … Continue reading

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Guide to your first stay in a ski chalet

Playing in Snow

Planning a family skiing holiday can seem like a daunting task; coordinating adult and children activities, finding child-friendly accommodation, catering to fussy eaters, and of course keeping within your budget. Enter the ski chalet – the answer to all of … Continue reading

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6 Alps Ski Resorts with the Most Unique Winter Sports

Paint Face

Many people will be heading out to the Alps for a winter break of uninterrupted skiing or snowboarding, but there are also many unusual ways to explore the mountains in resort. We have put together some of the more unique opportunities … Continue reading

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Tips for an Off Piste Holiday in Tignes

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Tignes is known as one of the most popular resorts in the Alps for heading off piste; being extremely snow sure and high altitude, there is plenty of fresh snow for advanced skiers to explore. We have put together some … Continue reading

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French Alps Ski Holidays: Different at Each Resort!

Snowboarding in Avoriaz

France is one of the most popular destinations for skiers and boarders of all levels, so we have listed the features and activities that make some of the French Alps resorts stand out from the rest. Snowboarding (Image source: www.avoriaz.com) … Continue reading

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Which French Ski Resort is Best in December?

Santa Ski

There are many benefits to skiing before the New Year, including quieter slopes and better deals. It is best to select a resort that provides good snow conditions at that time of year, plenty of lift access to the pistes … Continue reading

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5 Downhill Ski Sports for Your Next Alpine Holiday

Ski Jumping

For those who want a change from standard skiing or snowboarding, there are plenty of other winter activities to try out on the slopes. We have listed five downhill thrills that are guaranteed to make your next mountain holiday a … Continue reading

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Temperatures rise in Cham… and so do our spirits

First of all, I’m writing this on a transfer day. Wait, did you get that? I actually have time to write a blog, ON A TRANSFER DAY! Looks like we’re running more quickly than ever as a resort, today’s felt … Continue reading

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Ski and Snowboard Music

The debate opens: do you listen to music on the slope or not? My next door neighbour is staunchly anti-music on the slopes. He loves to hear the sound of snow scrumpling beneath his skis and prefers to keep alert for the sound of the hill collapsing beneath him in a possible avalanche or for an Olympic skier zooming past from above. Continue reading

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