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Best Alpine Winter Activities to Add Adventure to your Ski Holiday

Skiing is just the tip of the iceberg for winter fun in the Alps – it’s a giant snowy playground of adventures just waiting to be discovered! More and more resorts are offering an array of alternative activities for non-skiers as well as tempting powder addicts to taste new adventures for a bit of extra fun on holiday. As specialists in winter activity holidays Undiscovered Mountains have shortlisted the best Alpine winter activities to help you choose where to spend

Types of Ski Accommodation Explained: From Chalets to Hostels

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There are many different types of ski accommodation. The place you choose to stay will have a huge impact on the type of ski holiday you enjoy. So, we thought we’d give you a run-through of the various apartments, chalets, hotels and hostels you’re likely to find in a ski resort. This way, you can pick the option best suited to you. Here’s everything you need to know. Ski Chalets Catered ski chalets are a tried and tested staple of

The Best Ski Apps You Need For Winter

  Eat, ski, sleep, repeat! If you’re anything like us, you live for the slopes. All season we’ve got our eyes glued to our smartphones checking the snow, watching out for fresh peaks to visit and planning our next journey. Thankfully, there are some awesome ski apps out there for those with a slope obsession and some handy options for beginners too. From snow forecasts to safety guides, tutorials, games and trackers, if you’ve got snow on your mind (and

TOP 5 Family & Adventure French Alps Summer Holidays

Summer is the perfect family time – no school for kids and you’re probably counting hours until your vacation starts. If you love mountains and active recreation, we have 4 words for you: French Alps summer holidays! In this article we have summarized our TOP 5 of the best French Alps summer resorts. Read on, choose your favourite one and have amazing French Alps summer holidays with lots of adventures!   #5 Les Menuires – For Kids of All Ages

20+ Tips for Skiing with Kids

Is there a better way to spend your winter vacation than going on a skiing holiday with your whole family? Imagine a nice mountain getaway and sunny days spent on the slopes skiing with kids! Read this article to get some useful tips for skiing with children that will help you have the best family time ever!   Safety Always First Safety always first when it comes to skiing with young children. Slopes can be tricky and, even if you’re

12+ Tips You Really Need to Know When Driving in the Alps in Your Own Car

There are many options when it comes to getting to that Alpine ski resort that you’ve already chosen – a plane, a coach or even train. But there are several advantages if you choose driving through the mountains in your own car. For example, you can have all the flexibility – take as much luggage as you want or even move on to another skiing destination any time!   However, mountain driving is a serious matter, therefore all Alps2Alps cars

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

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

3 traveling tips for a perfect summer getaway in the Alps

Skiing season is long over and now there’re many other activities to do instead of racing down the slopes. Beginning of the hot summer means not only days filled with fun and laughter but also the potential dangers of elevated temperatures, wild animals and high mountains. We want to make sure you are OK in whatever you choose to do – summer tobogganing , lake swimming or cheese tasting, so here are some tips for unforgettable holidays. Be prepared for

How to store ski & snowboard equipment in the off-season

It is official – the ski season is over, my friend. It is time to say goodbye to your awesome skis, snowboard, jacket and boots. So the next question is: how and where am I supposed to put all that stuff? Of course, you can just leave it in the garage and deal with it when the snow starts to fall, but you won’t be happy when you’ll see it next time. Why? Because moisture and dirt can do more

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