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Summer Activities in the Alps: Events and Festivals

Jazz festival in the alps

During the summer months, the Alps come alive with events and festivities to suit all ages and interests. While the region is most famous for its world-class skiing, the summer brings thrilling adventure activities such as water sports, white water rafting and rock climbing. There are also a whole host of unmissable happenings taking place across the Alps this summer. From high-octane sporting events to music festivals, a summer holiday in the Alps is guaranteed to be packed full of

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

Where to Ski Late Season: A Helpful Guide

Alpine ski resort in spring

The end of the ski season can be a sombre time for skiing nuts. However, the end of winter doesn’t have to spell the end of skiing. Plenty of European ski resorts offer amazing skiing conditions all the way through until May! With the added bonus of longer days and quieter slopes, a late season ski holiday could be just what the doctor ordered. Not ready to give up the powder just yet? Here’s our guide on where to ski

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

ski resorts most blue pistes

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

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

Thank you for an Amazing Ski Season 2017!

Ski season 2017 reaches its end and we wanted to say a huge thanks to everyone for being with us and rating us on platforms like TripAdvisor.com and Feefo.com. Here are some of your reviews: “Excellent Service from Munich and Geneva”; “Impeccable transfer between Munich airport and St. Anton. Nice clean 8 seater minivans, very friendly punctual drivers”; “’Professional, affordable and super efficient”; “On time, reasonable and polite. What’s not to like”. Thank you very much – such reviews is

Top 7 Events & Destinations for Easter Skiing 2017

Spring break is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time for Easter skiing 2017 with your family! Most Alpine ski resorts are still in excellent skiing conditions and schoolchildren have a reasonable time off from school to let you all enjoy a bit longer Easter ski break. But where to ski at Easter, that is the question! Keep on reading this article to find Alpine destinations offering the best of Easter skiing 2017 with lots of fun events

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

Top French Ski Resorts for the Ski Season 2016 – 2017

Summer 2016 is already halfway and inevitably approaching towards autumn and winter seasons. That, of course, is sort of a sad feeling if you consider yourself a true summer patriot, but it also is one of the best things to know for all the snow and winter fun lovers! Start thinking about your ski holiday right away! If you opt for a ski holiday in France in 2016, here is some quick information about the most popular French ski resorts.

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