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Best Ski Resorts Near Chambery Airport: Routes & Transfer Times

View of the Alps from car wing mirror

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:

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

Woman with a suitcase at the airport

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

The Gran Paradiso Climb: Hiking in the Italian Alps

Hikers on a snowy mountain attempting the grand paradiso climb

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

The Walker’s Haute Route: Alps Summer Hiking

Hiker standing on a peak in the alps

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

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

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

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

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

Saving a Packet on French Alps Ski Transfers

Travellers heading for a ski holiday to the French Alps often think that once their flights are taken care of, the bulk of their travel expenses are taken care of. However, there are dozens of instances every day when this proves not to be the case at all for one simple reason – they haven’t factored in their resort transfers upon arrival at Geneva Airport…or Chambery, Lyon, Grenoble, Turin or anywhere else, for that matter. The trouble is, some assume

Getting to the French Alps For Christmas Affordably – Sort of!

It is already that wonderful time of the year when thousands of Brits with dreams of a white Christmas finally start thinking about booking their festive break to the French Alps – only to find they’d need a second mortgage to do so. For all its magic and wonder, there’s little disputing the way in which so many tour operators, airlines and so on relish the opportunity to fleece us to within an inch of our lives and bleed us

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