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Ski holidays in France – Top 5 ski & snowboard resorts for 2016

Ski holidays in France – Top 5 ski & snowboard resorts for 2016

It’s time to explore the French Alps! Do you know how many ski resorts are in France? Hundreds! Besides, they are located in some of the most spectacular mountains in the world. Ok, there may be one tiny minus… France is not the cheapest country, but it has more options for skiers and snowboarders than any other country in the world. Another key attraction for skiing in France is the ease of access – many of the ski resorts are…

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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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Paragliding in France – Gravity, who needs it?

Paragliding in France – Gravity, who needs it?

Paragliding in France – Gravity, who needs it? Gravity is greatly overrated. Unless you are film star Sandra Bullock and stand to make a lot of money floating around in your undies, gravity can be a tiresome force. Well, it does keeps our feet on the ground but who has not dreamed of being able to fly? What a wonderful sensation to feel the rush of air on the face, free as a bird, floating effortlessly above the earth, catching…

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Best Resort for Early Season Skiing in the Alps

Best Resort for Early Season Skiing in the Alps

Ask any regular visitor to the Alps about the time of year to go and chances are most would advise you not to bother booking those Geneva airport transfers until after Christmas. However, there are a few notable exceptions that promise truly epic ski opportunities much earlier on in the season, so if you’re already chomping at the bit and can’t bear to wait much longer, here are a few of the best choices for early season Alpine skiing: Val…

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Paragliding in the French Alps

Paragliding in the French Alps

Some would argue that the biggest thrill you can experience in the French Alps is that of flying down hundreds of slopes at break-neck speeds, and maybe they’d be right. However, there’s another group that would argue rather differently and tell you that in order to find the biggest rush in the Alps you need to look a little higher. Yes, along with the very best skiing in the world Alps2Alps airport transfers can also be your gateway to paragliding…

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Life (and Skiing) from Andreas Fransson’s Angle

Life (and Skiing) from Andreas Fransson’s Angle

Andreas Fransson is a professional skier, writer, philosopher and adventurer from the north of Sweden living in Chamonix, France. He shares with us some tips and expert opinions about skiing and French Alps. 1) How long have you been skiing? And how long have you been a pro? I’ve been skiing my whole life, since I quit school I’ve gotten all my money through skiing or climbing; first through ski and climbing instruction and guiding, but the last 3-4 years…

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Top 3 Student Ski Resorts

Top 3 Student Ski Resorts

Click Lancashire named Tignes, Chamonix and Les Deux Alpes amongst the top ski resorts for students. Luckily we provide very affordable airport transfers to all three resorts as well as to all other ski resorts in France, Switzerland and Italy. Tignes is best reached via Lyon or Chambery, Chamonix is closest to Geneva airport and Les Deux Alpes is most convenient for Grenoble airport. Skiing can often be an expensive holiday; no wonder with current exchange rate, Switzerland is not…

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