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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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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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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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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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Summer Activities in the Alps: Events and Festivals

Summer Activities in the Alps: Events and Festivals

During the summer months, the Alps come alive with events and festivities to suit all ages and interests. While the region is most famous for its world-class skiing, the summer brings thrilling adventure activities such as water sports, white water rafting and rock climbing. There are also a whole host of unmissable happenings taking place across the Alps this summer. From high-octane sporting events to music festivals, a summer holiday in the Alps is guaranteed to be packed full of…

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The Tour du Mont Blanc Hike: Your Alpine Summer Challenge

The Tour du Mont Blanc Hike: Your Alpine Summer Challenge

Looking for your next alpine adventure? Pack away your skis and dig out your walking boots, we’ve got a summer challenge for the most intrepid of holidaymakers. There are several well trudged Alpine hiking routes to choose from, including the Haute Route which travels from Chamonix to Zermatt. We’ve picked a long distance route with incredible views and interesting sights to see along the way. Covering France, Italy and Switzerland, you get a little bit of everything on this exploration…

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The Alpine Skiing Bucket List

The Alpine Skiing Bucket List

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…

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