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The Alps, Culture and Skiing: The Best Cultural Ski Resorts

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Eager to ski but looking to combine your trip with off-piste cultural activities? The Alps have a lot more to offer than just great ski and a lively après scene. If you’re not keen on the idea of skiing all day and partying all night, there are plenty of cultural options to discover throughout the region. From tasting the local delicacies in Alta Badia, to delving into the rich historical past of Samoens, you might be surprised what the Alps

How to Travel To Tomorrowland Winter 2019

It’s official. One of the best electronic music festivals in the world is coming to the Alpe d’Huez ski resort from the 9th – 16th March! For hard core electronic music fan, the festival won’t need any introduction. However, for those who aren’t so familiar, Tomorrowland is a music festival held in Belgium each summer, famous for its all-star line-up of DJ’s and explosive atmosphere. For the first time, a winter edition of the festival is being held at the

Alpine Resorts To Enjoy Late Season Skiing

  Early spring is one of the best times of the year to hit the Alpine slopes and crave that extra portion of adrenaline before the season ends. Despite warm and sunny spring weather, snow conditions at many Alpine ski resorts remain pretty good and people are heading to the Alps to enjoy late skiing season. Choosing a ski resort to spend your early-April weekend and get the most out of your spring skiing trip, keep in mind that cheap

Top Pick Ski Resorts Near Salzburg Airport

Austria has a global reputation for some of the most heavenly scenery, wonderful skiing and other-worldly service standards. There are just so many ski resorts dotted around Austria that it would, for the average person, be impossible to try them all out in a lifetime. Nevertheless, with a few expert tips and the services of Alps2Alps airport transfers, it’s more than possible to try out a few of the best even in the course of the same season. So if

Airline Ski Fees – How Not to Get Stung This Winter

Something that never fails to take ski holiday newbies by surprise is just how much it can cost you to get your skis where you’re headed in the first place. It sounds absurd, but play your cards wrong and the price of transporting your gear can be higher than that of your flights and your Grenoble transfers combined…literally! So the best advice is to never, under any circumstances take things for granted and make assumptions. Instead, look carefully at the

5 Day Trips to take from Geneva Airport

Most people see Geneva as little more than the place they have to skim past when heading into the Alps for their annual ski jollies. Some make the effort to head into the city for a few hours, but to be honest it’s those taking time out for a few days here that stand to soak up the real grandeur that is Geneva and its surrounding areas. There’s an abundance of cheap Geneva transfers to choose from that can get

The Secrets of Lyon – What Not to Miss!

Spend a day or two in Lyon and you’ll note the usually frenzied mobs of tourists shuffling around with their cameras to the most obvious sights in the city. Annoying if you, yourself are planning to head for the no-brainers, but what about the other side of Lyon the huddled masses don’t ever lay eyes on? Well, there is indeed another side to the city and there are dozens of treasures just waiting to be discovered – and you’ll usually

Best Things To Do in Grenoble

I was recently coaxed into heading for a ski trip to Les Deux Alpes which I have to admit took some doing. Not that I’m dull as dishwater and twice as bland, but the thing is I’d never strapped on a ski in my life and figured I’d be way out of my element in the French Alps. I mean, to me this was like Silverstone is for racing drivers – not exactly the place to first dip your toe

From a Driver’s Perspective – How to Rub your Driver Up the Wrong Way

There’s really no better way on Earth to see a full cross-section of society that by running coach transfer services for holidaymakers – of at least that’s my experience of things. Allow me to explain; I’m a coach driver currently working with Alps2Alps airport transfers and spend most of my working life getting folk from the arrivals hall at Geneva Airport to where they need to be and then back again at the end. Sounds easy I know, but I’d like

Making the Most of Geneva – Beyond the Airport

Every year, hundreds of thousands of British tourists pass through Geneva Airport on their way to any of dozens of destination in the French Alps to indulge their ski passions. What’s more, most will adamantly claim that they have every intention of making the very most of their trip and checking out all their chosen resort has to offer, soaking up a little culture and broadening their horizons. However, I’d go out on a limb and say that at least

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