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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 Tour du Mont Blanc Hike: Your Alpine Summer Challenge

Hiking in alpine meadows

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

How to Keep Costs Down When Booking a Family Ski Holiday

Family ski holiday

Uninterrupted quality time, perfect slopes and restorative family meals – what’s not to love about a family ski holiday? Before you start trying to answer that question with travel expenses, hefty lift pass prices and the après ski drinks bill, have a read of this. It’s easier than you might think to have a cheap family ski holiday without compromising on fun. Here’s our advice on how to keep costs down when booking a family ski holiday. The Ski Resort

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

TOP 5 Popular Ski Resorts Near Geneva Airport

Due to the perfect location, Geneva airport is one of the most convenient ways to reach Alpine ski resorts. It’s very close to Genève city in Switzerland and gives easy access to many popular ski resorts not only in Switzerland, but also in France and Italy, too. In fact, if you get a quick transfer, you can get from airport to the slopes in about an hour! Keep on reading to see the TOP 5 most popular ski resorts near

The guide to the best Alpine restaurants

The Alps are a top destination for both skiers and gourmets. Exquisite establishments all over the mountain range offer premium service and excellent food for special occasions. You will never forget the dinner you had in a high-class Alpine restaurant and the stunning mountain views from the terrace or panoramic windows. Have a look at our recommendations and choose the restaurant which best suits your wishes!   Sophisticated France France is rightly the culinary centre of the world and French

Latest News from Alpine Ski Resorts

Time flies unbelievably quickly – winter season 2016/2017 is reaching its middle point! Most ski resorts in the Alps are already open, but due to comparatively warm weather, not all of them are in perfect condition to host skiers. If you haven’t already booked your Alpine winter holiday for 2017, then you will find this article very helpful – here are some latest news from ski resorts in the Alps!   Oz-en-Oisans, France Oz-en-Oisans ski resort, part of the Alpe

Alpine Ski Resorts with Closest Winter Season Opening

Predicting the amount of snow and weather, for that matter, is obviously very difficult. However, some recent snowfalls and temperature trends in the Alps reported by the leading weather forecast sites, leaves us with a strong feeling that ski resorts will be able to kick off the winter season on the planned dates. If you’re trembling with excitement and want to get to that Alpine slope as soon as possible, read this article that summarizes Alpine ski resorts with closest

5 Charming Little Towns in Italian Dolomites You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Cozy mountain chalet in Canzei with marvelous surroundings Source: www.hotellaperla.net   When visiting Italy, everyone’s first destinations that can’t be missed are Rome, Venice, Florence, Naples, Milan and Genoa if you are dedicated and adventurous enough, but what if we told you that there are plenty of other charming and underrated towns and cities in the Italian Dolomites that deserve your full attention and appreciation? There are not enough words and epithets to describe the immense beauty of Italian Alps