Although it remains the number one activity in resorts, there isn’t only skiing in the life of a winter visitor! The snow is perfect for numerous different experiences. A couple of examples are snowmobiles, snowscoots and mountain biking on snow, with the common denominator being a handle and intense sensations. We’ll tell you all about it - let yourself be tempted! Snowmobile
If you are looking for speed, this is not for you as in France, snowmobile are mainly used for leisurely trips along signalled, authorised trails, once the ski slopes are closed - so during the night for most of the season. And this is the real attraction -as you discover the areas where you have skied and snowboarded all day, in a different way and with a different atmosphere.
The mountains are stunning when they put on their white coats!With mythical or not so well known panoramas, here is our selection of the most remarkable viewpoints in the French mountains.Accessible to all - to be enjoyed without reserve! At Grand Tourmalet
Luc Reversade's concept - the Folie Douce - has been a massive hit in the French mountains for the past seven years. After Val d'Isère and Val Thorens, this winter it arrives in Méribel.
Benoît Vidal – l'Atelier d'Edmond Julien Gatillon – Chalet du Mont d’Arbois Le nouveau panoramic – Jean-Michel Bouvier VAL D’ISÈRE
The French resorts have continued to invest to provide more comfort for skiers, with the primary focus being the replacement of old ski lifts by new generation six seat detachable chairlifts.These upgrades are often accompanied by the reshaping and/or creation of new runs, more accessible to beginners and intermediate skiers.Here is an overview of the new winter features and facilities in the French mountains. Northern Alps Morzine - Avoriaz (Haute-Savoie)
No, there are no reasons not to climb to higher altitudes, to flirt with pure air or to get excited about pristine summits. Yes, you have everything to gain from going higher.Whether you suffer from asthma or have small children, there are numerous benefits from being in the mountains. 1 / What are the effects of winter sports on your body?
It was a real hit at the Hameau de Pierre Blanche (Les Houches) and this winter, the CGH hotel group will roll out its trendy new concept - a spa specially for children – across all 15 of its Alpine residences. Every Wednesday, the spa will be reserved for six to 16 year olds, by appointment. Dorothy Bouteillec, director of Spas & Beauté Montagne, has developed some very special treatments with help from After the Rain, a Swiss cosmetics brand.