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5
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Destination: Val d'Isere
Trip type: Winter Sports
Boasting one of the most reliable snow records in Europe, pistes to suit all standards and a partying scene, Val d’Isère is, in my opinion, a contender for the best ski resort in the world... read more »
#2/37
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Skiing, off piste, apres ski, paraponting, heli-skiing, downhill racing - Val d'Isere has it all and more. Here's my guide to making the most of a winter sports break in the French resort ... read more »
#3/37
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4.666665
(5 comments)
Destination: Chamonix
Argentiere is famed for its steep slopes and challenging off-piste at the Grands Montets ski area. Here are some insider tips to help you get the most out of your stay... read more »
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5
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In the bewitching landscape of the Languedoc, with its vineyards and lagoons, the Wine-growers and Fishermen’s Route gets visitors acquainted with wines and seafood in the South of France... read more »
#5/37
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5
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Destination: Savoie
Trip type: Winter Sports
Small, civilised and with huge open bowls of untracked snow, Ste-Foy has always been an off-piste paradise. New facilities are increasing its appeal to families, too, without destroying its charm... read more »
#6/37
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5
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Destination: Les Arcs
It's often dismissed as a concrete jungle in the French Alps, but the five separate villages that make up Les Arcs are sufficiently different to appeal to all tastes – and to all skiing abilities... read more »
#7/37
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5
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It's worth taking time to explore the back roads through the French Alps, one of the most beautiful and dramatic regions in the whole of Europe... read more »
#8/37
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4.5
(2 comments)
On holiday, adolescents are notoriously hard to please. Any ideas? From surfing in Cornwall and cookery in France to cycling in Bangkok, here are five activity breaks with sufficient cool quotient... read more »
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Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Chamonix
Trip type: Winter Sports
If ski resort runs are proving crowded, why not think about really sloping off this season and heading for the Vallee Blanche in France, Europe's longest ski run?... read more »
#10/37
Rating:
4.5
(3 comments)
Les Deux Alpes is a vibrant party town, enticing experts with its limitless steep off-piste and flattering beginners and early intermediates with tame terrain – all skiable for nine months of the year... read more »
#11/37
Rating:
4.5
(5 comments)
Can’t quite decide between Paris and Venice for your surprise romantic city break? Why choose when you can have the best of both worlds?... read more »
#12/37
Rating:
4.25
(4 comments)
Destination: Chamonix
Trip type: Activity, Adventure
Summer in Chamonix can be just as exhilarating as the ski season. Follow my advice to find out you can experience its great ridges and summits without spending hundreds on a guide...... read more »
#13/37
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Looking for a skiing holiday with superb slopes, cosy chalets and outstanding apres action - without the queues endured at big resorts? Then head to La Rosiere, France's best-kept skiing secret... read more »
#14/37
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Les Arcs
Whether you are a ski virgin or ski expert, Les Arcs has enough spacious slopes and après ski to keep the whole family happy ... read more »
#15/37
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
A family friendly affordable ski resort in the Savoie, Valloire is a firm favourite with French families. Nathalie discovers what to do whether you enjoy skiing or not... read more »
#16/37
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4
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If your late-season ski break in the Alps is as much about pampering as skiing, read on. These stylish, modern boutique hotels and chalets have spas, pools and restaurants to rival any in a city... read more »
#17/37
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Meribel
Méribel the very belle has a prime location, lively après-ski and fantastic runs for all abilities - so it's little wonder this French resort is top choice for British skiers... read more »
#18/37
Rating:
4
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The French resort of Megève should never be overlooked as a great short-break ski destination. If you seek chic and charm, look no further - this is the prettiest resort in the whole of the Alps... read more »
#19/37
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Avoriaz is a car-free, purpose-built resort and a gateway to the vast Portes du Soleil ski area. The big draw, though, is the snowboarding – especially at The Stash, a forest snowpark for "shredders"... read more »
#20/37
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: La Rosiere
There are certain must haves when skiing with kids. La Rosiere has them all in abundance ... read more »
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