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Guide to family skiing in Samoëns, French Alps

Written by on February 2, 2020 in Ski
Guide to family skiing in Samoëns, French Alps

When booking your ski trip, there is often a trade-off between convenience and charm. Samoëns, in the Grand Massif ski area, just 1 hour and 10 minutes’ drive from Geneva airport, is a beautiful alpine village, ancient and French… It’s a tale of love at first sight for travel writer Rachel Ifans, whose guide to […]

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10 non-ski activities in snowy Les Arcs

Written by on December 27, 2019 in Ski
10 non-ski activities in snowy Les Arcs

Not everyone who loves mountains and snow, likes to ski all day long. So what is there that doesn’t involved racing down those snowy white slopes? Here are our top tips for non-ski activities that will make your cheeks rosy and mean you can really enjoy the snow without the skis! From adrenaline-fueled to totally […]

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Guide to sailing holidays in France

Written by on August 19, 2019 in Active Holidays, Cruise holidays
Guide to sailing holidays in France

Take a tour of France that doesn’t involve a bus or multiple hotel room changes. Discover the most beautiful beaches of France and go sailing without millionaire prices. Have an adventure on your own, with friends or with family. A sailing holiday is a lot of fun and a great way to make new friends… […]

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All sorts of sailing holidays off the coast of France

Written by on June 28, 2019 in Active Holidays, Cruise holidays
All sorts of sailing holidays off the coast of France

Bobbing about on the sea was never more fun than now. Never more accessible either. And never as easy to find the perfect sailing holiday off the coast of France for you. And, there are prices to suit every budget. The world of sailing holidays has changed thanks to sailsquare.com. This innovative business has partnered […]

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The best sailing holidays in France

The best sailing holidays in France

If the idea of a sailing holiday in France floats your boat and you thought it might be too expensive or only for couples and groups – think again. Sailsquare are changing the landscape (or should that be seascape). No longer are sailing trips the preserve of the rich and famous. And, if you’re travelling […]

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Meribel: Little England in the French Alps…

Written by on March 4, 2019 in Ski
Meribel: Little England in the French Alps…

If you crave beautiful Alpine runs, dramatic mountain backdrops, sun, fantastic ski conditions and lovely wide pistes – then you’ll certainly be in your element if you follow in our snowy footsteps to Meribel. Meribel – Picturesque resort As a seasoned skier, and regular visitor to the Alps over the last decade, I’m no stranger […]

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The best kept skiing secret of the French Alps | Skiing in Arêches-Beaufort

Written by on December 5, 2018 in Rhône Alpes, Ski
The best kept skiing secret of the French Alps | Skiing in Arêches-Beaufort

Dropping “my last ski trip was a short break in Arêches-Beaufort” into any ski based conversation is a bit of a polarising moment. The enlightened will beam from ear to ear, talk about the charm of the village, the enviable quality – and quantity – of the snow. And, inevitably, the wonderful cheese cooperative in […]

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Alpe D’Huez, the Island of the Sun in the French Alps

Written by on September 26, 2018 in Ski
Alpe D’Huez, the Island of the Sun in the French Alps

The French Alps are breath-taking no matter what season you choose to pay a visit. But if you’re fan of skiing then this impressive chain of picturesque mountains, which boast some of the highest and most spectacular peaks in Europe, will float your adrenaline-seeking boat during the winter months. For skiers at all levels, Alpe […]

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Fully catered luxury tandem bike holidays in France

Fully catered luxury tandem bike holidays in France

Discover beautiful, gastronomic south west France on a bicycle made for two… Cycling in France is massively popular and that’s no surprise, in the land of the Tour de France, where roads are less populated and the scenery from a saddle is second to none, riding your bike is an absolutely joy. For 2019, there’s a […]

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Ryder Cup Paris 2018

Written by on July 13, 2018 in Golf, Paris
Ryder Cup Paris 2018

Paris is playing host to the one of the greatest golf matches in the world in September 2018. The Ryder Cup, a contest between between the top golfers of Europe and the visiting team from the United States will be hosted at Le Golf National course, at Guyancourt, near Paris. Ryder Cup Paris 2018 From […]

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