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The Alps, Culture and Skiing: The Best Cultural Ski Resorts

alpine culture and agriculture

Eager to ski but looking to combine your trip with off-piste cultural activities? The Alps have a lot more to offer than just great ski and a lively après scene. If you’re not keen on the idea of skiing all day and partying all night, there are plenty of cultural options to discover throughout the region. From tasting the local delicacies in Alta Badia, to delving into the rich historical past of Samoens, you might be surprised what the Alps

What to Expect from Your Ski Transfer: A Handy Guide

An Alps2Alps ski transfer vehicle in the snow

Preparing for your next ski trip? Before you head to the mountains, it’s worth going through a mental checklist to make sure nothing has been forgotten. Just like flights and accommodation, a ski transfer from the airport is a vital ingredient to complete your skiing holiday. First time skiing? Or new to ski transfers? It’s a lot simpler than you might think. We’ve put together this guide on what to expect from your ski transfer, so you have one less

Snowboxx Festival 2019 – Geneva to Avoriaz Group Transfers

How to travl to Snowboxx ski festival

Snowboxx ski and music festival is one of the biggest events in any skier’s calendar. Combining legendary musicians and DJs, excellent skiing opportunities and a whole host of activities makes for a pretty special week on the mountain. Travelling as a group? Skiing, partying and generally letting your hair down is best with friends. Making your way to the festival as a group can be part of the fun, that’s why we’ve covered everything you need to know to get

Renting, Buying or Borrowing Skis: What’s Best for You?

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Unless you’re an experienced skier who can’t bear to miss a season on the slopes, it’s likely that you don’t own your own set of skis and all the equipment that goes with it. A common question that gets asked by those planning their first ski holiday, or even by those who haven’t been in a while, is whether it’s better to buy or rent ski equipment. The answer depends on who you are, your ability level and what you

Thrills, Chills & Breakout Stars: Winter Olympics 2018 Preview

For any winter sports lover, the Winter Olympics is an event to get truly excited about. We’ve almost been counting down the days! Four years is far too long to wait, and the suspense can be tough. But, it’s almost here! This year, the Winter Olympics will take place from 9th to 25th February 2018 in Pyeongchang County, South Korea. To help commemorate the biggest occasion in the winter sports calendar, here’s our Winter Olympics 2018 Preview. Why We’re Excited

Which Ski Resorts in the Alps Have the Most Blue Pistes?

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You’ve already had your first taste of powder and now you’re back for more. If you’ve got the basics nailed, it’s time to take the step up to blue runs. We’ve scoured the mountains of Europe to find the ski areas in the Alps with the most blue pistes.  We’re looking beyond the number of runs at each resort but instead how many runs you’ll be able to access with ease.   11. Sestrière – 54 Blue Pistes Sestrière is

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

The spring sale season has taken off – it’s time for a brand new ski equipment!

The ski season is over, the snow melts away and you’re left thinking: so now what? We say, it’s time to stop crying about the end of the ski season and start some shopping! Yes, you read it right – shopping. Spring is the best time to get rid of the old and outworn clothing, so why not change your ski equipment? When the season is over, it’s time for shops to make room for incoming ski & snowboard products.

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

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