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#1/29
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4.666665
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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 »
#2/29
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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 »
#3/29
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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 »
#4/29
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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 »
#5/29
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Montpellier
Are you looking for an uplifting holiday? Then fly into Montpellier for a short break, and let your spirits soar on a cloud of music... read more »
#6/29
Rating:
4.75
(4 comments)
Destination: St-Tropez
I fell in love with the French Riviera as a teenager - it has a magical charm that nowhere else can emulate. And, there's no place like St Tropez. Explore the beaches, restaurants and hotels with me... read more »
#7/29
Rating:
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 »
#8/29
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 »
#9/29
Rating:
4.5
(5 comments)
Destination: Paris, Venice, Dusseldorf
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 »
#10/29
Rating:
4.25
(4 comments)
Destination: Chamonix
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 »
#11/29
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: La Rosiere, La Thuile
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 »
#12/29
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Montmartre is just a mile from the Gare du Nord where the Eurostar train will deposit you for a weekend of frankly shocking exuberance. There's a new dance in town which is not for the faint-hearted... read more »
#13/29
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 »
#14/29
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 »
#15/29
Rating:
4
(8 comments)
Where do you head for a snow-sure ski break? Whether you are looking for a white Christmas early in the season, spring sunshine or summer adventure on a high-altitude glacier, here are my suggestions... read more »
#16/29
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Val d'Isere, Tignes
Val d'Isére, with its vast interlinked ski area known as the Espace Killy, is the place to go for reliable snow, challenging pistes, powder and partying. It's the French resort par excellence…... read more »
#17/29
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Sunshine, a swimming pool with slides, a smoking barbeque, a glass of something, and a relaxed family. What more could anyone ask of a budget summer break?... read more »
#18/29
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: France
The Ariege is an oft-overlooked department of France, containing the Couserans region: nestled in the fresh mountain landscape of the Pyrenees, it has a timeless beauty and charm all of its own... read more »
#19/29
Rating:
4.25
(8 comments)
Destination: Nice
With a pumping night life, sociable people and Cannes and Monaco right on the doorstep, Nice is the undiscovered holy grail for the lads' holiday.... read more »
#20/29
Rating:
4
(4 comments)
Destination: Juan-les-Pins, Antibes
Juan-les-Pins is nearly a century old - but this glittering resort, together with neighbouring Antibes and the ritzy Cap that connects them, only gets better... read more »
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