Resorts in France

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The world-famous ski resort of Chamonix sits in the shadow of Mont Blanc and offers some of the most challenging and extensive skiing in Europe. The town is in the centre of a stri…

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Courchevel is made up of four separate ski resorts, all within the Trois Vallées (Three Valleys) ski area, which also incorporates Meribel and Val Thorens. Courchevel 1850 has bee…

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Probably because it was purpose-built, the holiday destination of Flaine is one of the most user-friendly ski resorts in France: compact, with easy access to the pistes, and a loca…

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La Plagne

La Plagne is a vast ski resort with an enormous vertical drop of 2,000m (double that of Aspen). The resort is linked to Les Arcs via the Vanoise Express cable car, and together the

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Les Arcs

A modern, purpose-built ski resort, the holiday destination of Les Arcs comprises four resort villages situated above the town of Bourg-Saint-Maurice, all linked by a free shuttle …

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Les Deux Alpes

Sitting at an altitude of 1650 metre, Les Deux Alpes is becoming increasingly popular with British skiers due to its reliable ski conditions and affordable accommodation. The resor…

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As a winter holiday destination, Megève exudes old-world charm; the small village is huddled around the old church, a medieval tower and the town hall. Among the narrow Megève st…

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Meribel is in the centre of the Trois Vallées, which also incorporates the ski resorts of Courchevel, La Tania and Val Thorens. Together they form one of the largest ski areas in …

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The traditional mountain holiday village of Morzine is situated in the middle of one of the most extensive ski areas in the Alps, the Portes du Soleil, which links 14 ski resorts i…

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Samoëns is part of the Grand Massif ski domain, which consists of five resorts: Flaine, Samoëns, Morillon, Sixt and Les Carroz. While there has been recent development in the are…

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Situated in the Hautes-Alpes, near the Italian border, Serre-Chevalier is one of the biggest ski resorts in Europe and is made up from a string of rustic old villages, which are li…

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Albeit a purpose-built resort with somewhat unattractive architecture, the holiday destination of Tignes is one of Europe's highest resorts and offers some of the best snow conditi…

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Val Thorens

At over 7,500 feet (2,200m), Val Thorens is one of the highest holiday ski resorts in the Alps and offers guaranteed ski-to-door accommodation. Along with Meribel and Courchevel it…

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Val dIsere

Val d'Isere is one of the most popular ski resorts in the Alps, and for good reason. It offers some of the best and highest on- and off-piste skiing in the world. The Val d'Isere r…

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