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Summer Activities in the Alps: Things to do on holiday

Summer Activities in the Alps: Things to do on holiday

Summer holiday in the Alps? Yes, please! Although skiing and snowboarding are first to come to mind, with dramatic scenery, breathtaking landscapes, fresh air, crystal clear lakes and bright-blue sky – summer in the Alps offers an unforgettable holiday experience. When the snow covers only the highest summits, and the warm weather kicks in, you can enjoy lots of fun summer activities in the Alps – from scenic hiking to adrenaline-pumping ziplining! So, what is there to do? What’s Summer…

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BEST SKI RESORTS FOR LATE SEASON SKI HOLIDAYS

BEST SKI RESORTS FOR LATE SEASON SKI HOLIDAYS

The end of the ski season can be a sombre time for skiing enthusiasts. 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 to late season ski…

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New Year’s Eve in the Alps: The Ultimate Party

New Year’s Eve in the Alps: The Ultimate Party

Ready to say goodbye to 2021? We don’t blame you! After a difficult year for many, we’re looking forward to donning our ski boots and party hats and heading to the Alps to bring in the new year properly! Fireworks, drinks and partying on the slopes. Skiing on New Year’s Eve in the Alps provides the ultimate destination for skiers looking to let their hair down. To bring in 2022 in style, we’ve scoured the Alps for the best parties…

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The Alps at Christmas: A Holiday to Remember

The Alps at Christmas: A Holiday to Remember

There’s a certain magic in the air at Christmas. And there’s no place where this is more evident than at a festive alpine ski resort. Think velvety white snow, festive markets and warming hot chocolates in front of the fire at the end of an invigorating day on the slopes. Intrigued about what a Christmas holiday in the Alps looks like this year? Although there will be a few changes to ensure everyone stays safe, a skiing holiday at this…

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Ski Festivals 2020: What’s Happening in the Alps?

Ski Festivals 2020: What’s Happening in the Alps?

Fancy taking your ski holiday to another level? World class pistes, live acts and electronic music are what make ski festivals in the Alps some of the best in the world. The next few months in the Alps are looking chock-a-block full of ski music festivals that combine the very best of the slopes, live music and late-night DJ sets. We’ve compiled a list of the best ski festivals in 2020 to get you ready for your trip of a…

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How to Ski Red Runs: Intermediate Skiers’ Guide to the Alps

How to Ski Red Runs: Intermediate Skiers’ Guide to the Alps

There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction that comes with mastering a new ski slope or skiing technique. Good skiing takes time, practice and patience but the results are well worth it. If you’re progressing from beginner to intermediate skier and are looking for tips on how to ski red runs, we can help. From how to control your speed to the best ski areas to practice in, read our advice to kickstart your journey towards steeper slopes. What are the…

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Quiz: Which Ski Resort Should I Go To?

Quiz: Which Ski Resort Should I Go To?

Keen to go skiing but not sure which resort to choose? With thousands of alpine ski resorts to pick from, it’s no wonder you’re finding it tricky! The right resort for you depends on several factors, including who you’re travelling with, what your skiing ability is and what you want to get out of your holiday. That’s why we’ve devised this simple quiz on which ski resort to go to, to help you find the perfect destination this season. So,…

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The Alps2Alps Ski Awards 2019: Best Ski Resorts in the Alps

The Alps2Alps Ski Awards 2019: Best Ski Resorts in the Alps

With 2019 almost at its end, it can only mean one thing….. The Alps2Alps Ski Awards 2019 are here! This time round, we decided to put the power into your hands, as we asked our lovely Twitter followers for their opinion on the best ski resorts from around the Alps. Afterall, it’s dedicated skiers that have the insider knowledge on where to go! We’ve kept the usual categories like prettiest ski resort and best ski school and added some new…

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Christmas Events for Kids in the Alps: Family-Friendly Fun

Christmas Events for Kids in the Alps: Family-Friendly Fun

Taking your family on a magical Christmas holiday to the Alps? Experiencing Christmas through the eyes of a child is a fantastic way to get into the festive spirit..and an alpine winter wonderland is bound to impress! Blankets of snow, horse drawn carriages and winter markets make the Alps the perfect setting for a white Christmas. To make this festive season one to remember, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best Christmas events for kids taking place across…

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Best Ski Resorts For Christmas: Your Festive Guide To The Alps

Best Ski Resorts For Christmas: Your Festive Guide To The Alps

The end of summer may be a disappointment for some. But not for those of us who are mad on skiing. For us, the end of summer simply means we’re one step closer to the next ski season! It’s never too early to start planning your next big skiing holiday, and what better time than Christmas to experience the magic of the Alps? To find that picture-perfect Christmas ski resort, we’ve put together a guide on the best ski resorts…

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