Category Archives: French Alps

Why the World Started Skiing

Three skiers walking as the sun starts to set

Year on year people flock to ski resorts around the world to partake in the activity of skiing. However, it’s likely a large majority of the population have never asked themselves a crucial question. How did skiing even start? We’re going to explain why the world started skiing, and how our beloved snow sport came to be what it is today: It Was a Way to Survive When discussing the origin of skiing, it’s difficult to believe the word “survival”

The Best Resorts in the Alps for Foodies

Five plates each with a different food.

Some of the best ski resorts don’t gain their reputation solely off of skiing. For those who identify as both skiers AND foodies, there are some resorts in particular to suit your needs. Whether its casual venues with top quality food or Michelin star restaurants, you’ll be struck by how much choice you have. Here are the best resorts in the Alps for foodies: Alta Badia, Italy This Italian ski resort is located on the sunnier side of the Alps,

How to Get Your Kids Into Skiing

Are your children taking a while to warm to the slopes? Skiing can be tough on kids! The weather is cold, the transfers are long, and it’s likely that ‘ski school’ doesn’t sound very appealing to young ears. To try and help, we’ve put together some advice on how to get your kids into skiing. Don’t be pushy To get kids into skiing, the key is to ensure the enjoyment-factor is there. If they don’t want to try something- don’t

What’s happening in the Alps this December?

Professional skier competing - what's happening in the Alps this December

Pre-Christmas is an exciting time to visit the Alps! There is excitement in the air, a lively atmosphere, and everyone is eager to get their boots into the fresh snow. The beginning of the ski season is jam-packed with events to entertain you off the slopes! There’s something for everyone. From fashion shows to Christmas markets, you will find events to please all ages and suit all tastes. So, what’s happening in the Alps this December? Here’s everything you need

Hiring Skis Vs Flying With Your Own – What’s Cheaper?

Skis attached to back of chairlift

There are a lot of costs involved in hitting the slopes. It makes sense to do what you can to cut the added expenses. Before travelling to the resort, you’re probably questioning whether it’s best to bring skis with you or rent them. So, what is the cheaper option? We’ve listed the cost of transferring your skis by the airlines flying into Geneva airport, alongside the cost of hiring skis from Alps 2 Alps, so you can see where you’ll get

Best Ski Resorts in France Articles

Les 2 Alpes Slope - Best Ski Resorts in France

So you’re craving a ski holiday to France but don’t know where to begin. We’ve got it covered. There’s a lot of articles out there, all with their own take on which resorts are best. We’ve curated the top articles on the best ski resorts in France from the most credible sources and independent publishers. We’ve done the work, so you don’t have to! Best French Ski Resorts – The Telegraph “The French Alps offer the best variety of resorts

Thank you for an Amazing Ski Season 2017!

Ski season 2017 reaches its end and we wanted to say a huge thanks to everyone for being with us and rating us on platforms like TripAdvisor.com and Feefo.com. Here are some of your reviews: “Excellent Service from Munich and Geneva”; “Impeccable transfer between Munich airport and St. Anton. Nice clean 8 seater minivans, very friendly punctual drivers”; “’Professional, affordable and super efficient”; “On time, reasonable and polite. What’s not to like”. Thank you very much – such reviews is

Heli-skiing: enjoy the mountains like never before!

If you are an intermediate or advanced skier, popular pistes and habitual landscapes may become too well-known to you. Luckily, skiing industry is constantly evolving and there are captivating opportunities for those who want to have a great run. Heli-skiing provides a chance to ski on untouched snow, far from crowded pistes and hustle and bustle around the lifts. Read our article, co-produced with heli-skiing operator Adrenaline, and find the essential information on what heli-skiing is and who can try

Top 5 Skiing Destinations from Scandinavia

Can you believe that it’s already mid-autumn? This, of course, comes hand-in-hand with amazing news we’ve all been waiting for – winter and the skiing season in the Alps is just around the corner! But it can get confusing when you have such a wide range of skiing resorts, right? If a quick and easy airport transfer is among your criteria, be sure to read this quick list of some of the best Alpine skiing destinations from Scandinavia that we

Black Ski Runs – Extremals Are Welcome On Board

When you are coming to the Alps and finally hit the slopes, you may notice different grading of pistes – green, blue, red and black. Green color means that this is exactly the place you have to to ski, if you are new to the slopes. Blue colored pistes are for early intermediates, who are able to snowplough turn confidently. Red ones are for advanced intermediates able to link together short radius parallel turns. When you see the red mark

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