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The focal point in the pretty little Savoyard village of Les Gets is the ice rink

Les Gets, France: as good as it gets for family skiing?

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Destination: Les Gets

Les Gets is no longer such a hidden gem of a ski resort. Families in particular are returning to the pretty little hamlet year after year, for a weekend's skiing just an hour's drive from Geneva

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Snowboarders who just happen to be, well…

Avoriaz, France: the snowboarding capital of Europe

by csenor

Destination: Avoriaz

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"

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Morzine is picturesque on and off the slopes, and an ideal family resort

Morzine: short-break skiing that's ideal for families

by csenor

Destination: Morzine-Avoriaz

Looking for a ski resort that works for non-skiers as well? Try Morzine, a sophisticated French town that has authentic charm, year-round bustle and great restaurants as well as winter sports action

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