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The Best Long-Distance Hikes in the Alps

Jennifer hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc

As Spring creeps in, hardcore skiers might shed a tear for the end of the ski season. However, the warmer weather brings with it some great opportunities for exploring the Alps from a different perspective. Hiking is a great way to discover the Alps anew and take in the beautiful scenery in a more peaceful manner! To make the most of what the Alps have to offer, here are some of the best long-distance hikes in the Alps. Strap on

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

Mountainside Adventures: Reasons to Go Camping in the French Alps

Tent on a high mountain

Sleeping in a tent? Cooking over an open fire? Setting off into the wilderness in whichever direction you choose? Sounds like the perfect holiday to us… well, apart from skiing of course! One of the big appeals to camping is disconnecting from our normally hectic lives and reconnecting with nature. While there’s a myriad of amazing camping destinations, nothing quite matches the French Alps. If you’re debating whether to go camping in the French Alps this summer, we’re going to

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

ski accommodation chalets hotels hostels

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

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