Tag Archives: France

Early-Bird Winter Vacation Deals 2016/17

Alpine ski season is just around the corner to offer plenty of fun for those who love winter sports. Maybe you have a dilemma: to book ski holiday early or wait for the last minute bargain? There are a lot of benefits to being an early bird and planning your winter vacation sooner rather than later. Early booking is ideal if you want to get a cheap ski deal and have plenty of options. Or maybe you not only prefer

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

Top 5 Reasons to Ski in the French Alps Before Christmas

It is just a couple of weeks until Christmas, but you still haven’t booked your long awaited trip? The good news is that there is still time to do it because airlines and ski transfers always offer good last minute deals before the hot season. Just be observant and don’t miss your moment. Speaking of your destination – is it really a place where you can catch that right Christmas atmosphere? Because we listed some cool stuff about French Alps

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

The Secrets of Lyon – What Not to Miss!

Spend a day or two in Lyon and you’ll note the usually frenzied mobs of tourists shuffling around with their cameras to the most obvious sights in the city. Annoying if you, yourself are planning to head for the no-brainers, but what about the other side of Lyon the huddled masses don’t ever lay eyes on? Well, there is indeed another side to the city and there are dozens of treasures just waiting to be discovered – and you’ll usually

Catch a View: Weird & Wonderful Buildings Worth a Gaze

The Alps and the surrounding regions are full of the most amazing views, but sometimes you have to look beyond the obvious to find the most impressive and curious of all. So instead of just taking a few pictures through the window of your Alps2Alps resort transfer bus, make the effort to visit any of these gems and you’ll be more than glad you did: 1) Sphinx Observatory This is probably no weirder than your average observatory admittedly, but when

Best Things To Do in Grenoble

I was recently coaxed into heading for a ski trip to Les Deux Alpes which I have to admit took some doing. Not that I’m dull as dishwater and twice as bland, but the thing is I’d never strapped on a ski in my life and figured I’d be way out of my element in the French Alps. I mean, to me this was like Silverstone is for racing drivers – not exactly the place to first dip your toe

A Lazy Day in Lyon

One of the best things about hitting Lyon in the middle of the ski season is that you’re free of all the monstrous mobs that descend on the region in the summer. It doesn’t take a genius to work out that this isn’t the kind of place where scorching summer weather is the be all and end all of things, and like any amazing city it’s a year-round hotbed of culture and relaxation. And for anyone that’s intent on using