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The Best Long-Distance Hikes in the Alps

Jennifer hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc

As Spring creeps in, hardcore skiers might shed a tear for the end of the ski season. However, the warmer weather brings with it some great opportunities for exploring the Alps from a different perspective. Hiking is a great way to discover the Alps anew and take in the beautiful scenery in a more peaceful manner! To make the most of what the Alps have to offer, here are some of the best long-distance hikes in the Alps. Strap on

The Alpine Skiing Bucket List

Extreme alpine skiing

Looking for your next challenge? From riding the highest zipline in the world and braving dizzying black runs, to tasting culinary curiosities in the finest restaurants, there’s a lot more to the Alps than meets the eye. The Alps are home to staggering peaks and world class ski areas, attracting skiers and snowboarders from across the globe. To fully make the most of this skier’s paradise, read on for our list of adrenaline packed, bucket-list worthy activities to complete. Without

Off-Piste Skiing: How to Know You’re Ready

A skier off piste skiing on the mountain

So, you’ve been on your fair share of ski trips and you’re feeling pretty confident out on the groomed slopes. But how do you know if you’re ready to go off-piste? Veteran off piste skiers love this type of skiing for the sense of adventure it brings and the feeling of being immersed in unspoilt nature. However, off piste skiing is not without its risks. To ski off piste safely, you need to be certain you’re ready. For intermediate skiers,

Skiing Events You Can’t Miss in 2019

Skier jumping on the slopes

This year sees some incredible events happening across the whole of the Alps. From electrifying skiing championships, unusual sporting events on the snow and a whole host of music festivals hitting the Alps, there’s more than enough to keep you occupied this 2019. The European Alps offer some of the best skiing opportunities in the world, so wherever you go, make sure you find some time to explore the slopes. Here’s our list of unmissable alpine skiing events in 2019.

Alps2Alps 2018 Ski Awards

Alps2Alps ski awards

  The votes have been casted, counted and verified – and it’s finally here! Here are the Alps2Alps 2018 ski awards. Time to kick off the season in style! From off the slopes to on them, there’s every category you can think of. So, who are the winners? Let’s find out…   Most Eco-Friendly Ski Resort Best Ski Lift Shortest Lift Queues Prettiest Ski Resort Best Resort for Off-Piste Skiing Best Ski Clothes Company Best Ski Equipment Manufacturing Best Piece

The Best Resorts in the Alps for Foodies

Bowls of food on white table

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,

Best Places for Last-Minute Summer Getaways in the Alps

Green fields in the Alps during the Summer

Summer is in full swing! Once the temperature rises, lots of us start packing our bags to make the most of it. But, many don’t have too much time to spare! So, if you’re seeking a quick weekend break, or a short mid-week vacation, you can’t venture too far out. No one wants to waste these precious hours travelling! This is why Alpine ski resorts are the perfect choice of destination. Unconvinced? Here are the best places for last-minute summer

Mountainside Adventures: Reasons to Go Camping in the French Alps

Tent on a high mountain

Sleeping in a tent? Cooking over an open fire? Setting off into the wilderness in whichever direction you choose? Sounds like the perfect holiday to us… well, apart from skiing of course! One of the big appeals to camping is disconnecting from our normally hectic lives and reconnecting with nature. While there’s a myriad of amazing camping destinations, nothing quite matches the French Alps. If you’re debating whether to go camping in the French Alps this summer, we’re going to

Win €100 Off Any Ski Transfer with Alps 2 Alps

win 100 euros off ski transfer competition

Planning your skiing holiday? Fancy winning €100 off any ski transfer? Winter is upon us, and here at Alps2Alps we love making it easier for you to hit the slopes. We run to and from all the main airports in France, Switzerland, Austria and Italy. Our team is made up of friendly, English-speaking drivers who make it their mission to bring you the best service possible. Whilst we believe in reliable, affordable transfers, we also believe in rewarding our customers.

TOP 5 Family & Adventure French Alps Summer Holidays

Summer is the perfect family time – no school for kids and you’re probably counting hours until your vacation starts. If you love mountains and active recreation, we have 4 words for you: French Alps summer holidays! In this article we have summarized our TOP 5 of the best French Alps summer resorts. Read on, choose your favourite one and have amazing French Alps summer holidays with lots of adventures!   #5 Les Menuires – For Kids of All Ages

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