What about Alpe D’Huez?

Lalpe Dhuez

Alpe d’Huez is popular with English holidaymakers and native French skiers and snowboarders thanks to its sustained levels of sunshine (often quoted as over 360 days annually). It has a modern feel, and is sprawled across a wide area, with 250 pistes across 230…

A look at the Chamonix Ski Resort

Chamonix Ski Resort is considered a paradise for skiing and snowboarding at an expert level. Its vast array of steep runs, awe-inspiring scenery and the fact that it is located near Mont Blanc (popular with mountaineers) has meant that Chamonix has grown into a…

Skiing in Meribel

Meribel

Meribel or ‘Coeur des Trois Vallees’ is the central station’s the nickname represents (heart of the 3 valleys) of what a lot of people claim to be the largest link ski area in the world, the 3 valleys. These 3 valleys consist of Courchevel,…

Skiing at La Plagne

Skiing at La Plagne

  La Plagne first appeared on the skiing radar in 1961 when Plagne Centre opened with two drag lifts and four ski slopes. One of many such projects in the early ‘60s, the decision was taken to develop tourism in the area due to…