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What is Ski Mountaineering? Best Mountains in the Alps

What is Ski Mountaineering? Best Mountains in the Alps

Combining the best of off-piste skiing, climbing and hiking, ski mountaineering is perfectly suited to nature lovers who aren’t afraid of an adrenaline rush. Sounds like fun? We explain what ski mountaineering is and explore the best ski mountaineering destinations to visit across the Alps. If you want to venture through remote mountain ranges, enjoy unspoilt nature from above the trees and challenge yourself to climb steep summits, this sport could be for you…   What is Ski Mountaineering? Put…

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New Year’s Eve in the Alps: The Ultimate Party

New Year’s Eve in the Alps: The Ultimate Party

Fireworks, drinks and partying on the slopes. New Year’s Eve in the Alps provides the ultimate party for skiers looking to let their hair down. To bring in 2020 in style, we’ve scoured the Alps for the best parties happening this season at the most legendary ski resorts. Best Ski Resorts for New Years in Europe Want to find out which are the best resorts for New Year’s parties in the Alps? Here’s a look at some of the biggest…

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The Alps2Alps Ski Awards 2019: Best Ski Resorts in the Alps

The Alps2Alps Ski Awards 2019: Best Ski Resorts in the Alps

With 2019 almost at its end, it can only mean one thing….. The Alps2Alps Ski Awards 2019 are here! This time round, we decided to put the power into your hands, as we asked our lovely Twitter followers for their opinion on the best ski resorts from around the Alps. Afterall, it’s dedicated skiers that have the insider knowledge on where to go! We’ve kept the usual categories like prettiest ski resort and best ski school and added some new…

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Christmas Events for Kids in the Alps: Family-Friendly Fun

Christmas Events for Kids in the Alps: Family-Friendly Fun

Taking your family on a magical Christmas holiday to the Alps? Experiencing Christmas through the eyes of a child is a fantastic way to get into the festive spirit..and an alpine winter wonderland is bound to impress! Blankets of snow, horse drawn carriages and winter markets make the Alps the perfect setting for a white Christmas. To make this festive season one to remember, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best Christmas events for kids taking place across…

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Top 5 Spooky Stories from the Alps

Top 5 Spooky Stories from the Alps

The Alps aren’t just a place to go skiing. Imbued with magic and mystery, the Alps are home to stories of ghosts, ghouls and hideous creatures that lurk in the shadows and valleys. Almost every mountain town has their own story to tell, be it of witches, spirits or monsters. This Halloween, we’re taking a look at the top 5 spooky stories from the Alps. Urban legends or true stories? You decide. The White Lady Have you heard the tragic…

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REVEALED: The Best Restaurants in the Alps

REVEALED: The Best Restaurants in the Alps

Ski holidays are for fun on the slopes, reconnecting with friends and family, and indulging in some of the best cuisine the Alps has to offer. We all need to eat, especially when we’ve been calorie shredding on the slopes. So, why not make each meal a real experience? To help you avoid the tourist traps and disappointing dishes, we’ve put together a list of the best places to eat in the Alps. From Michelin starred restaurants to the best…

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Christmas Holidays in the Alps: Discover the Magic

Christmas Holidays in the Alps: Discover the Magic

There’s a certain magic in the air at Christmas. And there’s no place where this is more evident than at a festive alpine ski resort. Think velvety white snow, festive markets and warming hot chocolates in front of the fire at the end of a day on the slopes. Intrigued about what a Christmas holiday in the Alps entails? We explore what makes skiing at Christmas so special to get you excited about the upcoming season.   Why Ski At…

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Best Ski Resorts For Christmas: Your Festive Guide To The Alps

Best Ski Resorts For Christmas: Your Festive Guide To The Alps

The end of summer may be a disappointment for some. But not for those of us who are mad on skiing. For us, the end of summer simply means we’re one step closer to the next ski season! It’s never too early to start planning your next big skiing holiday, and what better time than Christmas to experience the magic of the Alps? To find that picture-perfect Christmas ski resort, we’ve put together a guide on the best ski resorts…

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Things To Do In The Alps This August

Things To Do In The Alps This August

Heading to the Alps this month? You’re in luck! This August sees a wide range of fun activities taking place throughout the region. Not only are the Alps home to breath-taking scenery and high-octane outdoor adventure activities, there is a wealth of sporting and culture events to discover too. From biking with a twist to family-friendly performance art, here’s our top pick of things to do in the Alps this August.   Verbier E-Bike Festival When: August 15-18th Where: Rue…

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The Walker’s Haute Route: Alps Summer Hiking

The Walker’s Haute Route: Alps Summer Hiking

Following on from our previous blog, hiking the Mont Blanc Trail, we’re continuing our summer hiking series with another challenging, multi-day hike in the Alps. The Haute Route is one of the most famous hiking trails in Europe. Passing through glaciers, green valleys and picturesque villages over 10-14 days, this route promises beauty and variety in abundance. To find out what it takes to complete this impressive hike and discover the rewards, here’s what the walker’s haute route in the…

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