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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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Get Saving With Our 10% Summer Transfer Discount

Get Saving With Our 10% Summer Transfer Discount

Thinking ahead to your next skiing holiday? We’ve got you covered. With a 10% summer transfer discount on all our transfers to the Alps, getting to your ski resort just got a whole lot cheaper. Here’s everything you need to know about this exciting new offer. What’s The Offer? To keep costs down, we’re offering 10% off all of our transfers to the Alps when you book between now and the 9th September! Simply enter the discount code to make…

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Best Ski Resorts Near Chambery Airport: Routes & Transfer Times

Best Ski Resorts Near Chambery Airport: Routes & Transfer Times

If you’re planning a skiing holiday in France, Chambery Airport makes a great starting point to discover the best of the Alps. After a flight, the last thing anyone wants is to spend hours in a car getting to their ski destination. That’s why we’ve created a list of the best ski resorts near Chambery airport to get you started. For conveniently located ski resorts offering incredible pistes and exciting evening entertainment, read on.   Ski Transfers from Chambery Airport:…

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Ski Resorts Close to Geneva Airport: The Quickest, Easiest Routes

Ski Resorts Close to Geneva Airport: The Quickest, Easiest Routes

Geneva airport is a thriving hub for skiers looking for an unforgettable skiing holiday in the Alps. With easy access to so many world-class ski resorts, it’s no surprise that Geneva International Airport is a popular leaping off point for many an Alpine adventure. Want to maximise slope-time? The key is to choose a ski resort with a short transfer time from the airport. A close by resort means less time spent in a car, and more time spent on…

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The Gran Paradiso Climb: Hiking in the Italian Alps

The Gran Paradiso Climb: Hiking in the Italian Alps

Fancy taking on the highest mountain in the Italian Alps? The summit of Gran Paradiso reaches 4061 metres up into the alpine mountains, and is set within the glorious Paradiso national park. Reaching the summit takes dedication, a sturdy pair of mountain boots and a taste for adventure. Read on to find out how to tackle the Gran Paradiso climb and spend this summer on top of the world. Gran Paradiso Hiking Highlights The Gran Paradiso hiking route is a…

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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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Alps2Alps choice: TOP 3 spa retreats in the Alps

Alps2Alps choice: TOP 3 spa retreats in the Alps

Spring is the best time to renew and rejuvenate your body and soul for the upcoming summer season so it’s time for vacation! You can still ski in March and April and yet enjoy the nature’s awakening, but, we know, skiing probably isn’t the first thing on your mind when it comes to relaxing vacation. But what if we told you that you can have it all – an active day on the slopes, breathtaking views, bit of greenery peeking…

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How to Organize the Best Skiing Holiday in The Alps

How to Organize the Best Skiing Holiday in The Alps

If you are a novice skier, you definitely have heard people going on and on about how much they love skiing. Have you decided it’s time to join in the fun? If so, then you should know a few things in order to really enjoy your skiing vacation. If you already have an experience in organizing a holiday trip, that’s alright, because repetition is the mother of all learning, right? Choose the right ski resort The first and most important…

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Want to be amazing at snowboarding? Here is how!

Want to be amazing at snowboarding? Here is how!

So you have mastered the basics of snowboarding, you’re linking turns and feel confident on your board? Great! Then you are ready to move on and try out some of our intermediate snowboarding tips, because there’s nothing better than nailing a new trick, tearing up a new run or hitting a new feature for the first time. Of course, these tips can’t take the place of a great snowboard instructor, but will give you some things to think about when…

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Should I Share Chambery? – My Own Hidden Corner of Tranquillity

Should I Share Chambery? – My Own Hidden Corner of Tranquillity

To be honest, it never fails to surprise and to some extent irritate me that hardly anyone en-route to Val Thorens takes the time to spend a day or so in Chambery. But then again, I’d hardly want my little corner of tranquillity to be suddenly taken over by the tourist mobs either – a bit of a catch 22 really. But anyway, I’m writing this now for the sake of anyone that’s ever found themselves in the area and…

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