The ski resort - a beginner’s guide

Whether or not you’ve had some practise on a dry slope, a ski resort in France can still prove daunting to the uninitiated. So before we bid you bon voyage, read our guide to runs and lifts, ski hi...

- the 17 October 2011

Plan ahead and pay less

Planning your next winter vacation ?  Consider Early Booking.  Advance planning allows to you to take advantage of lower prices, and the « snow guarantee » ensures a successful holiday in the Frenc...

- the 13 October 2011

« Summer is the best time to discover the mountains »

Each year, the mountains gain popularity as a summer destination.  Karim Soleilhavoup, Director of commercial development of Pierre&Vacances, Pierre&Vacances Premium and Maeva, tells us more about ...

- the 20 July 2011

The mountains are yours to discover ! 15 free activities to try this summer

No need for a big budget for a mountain vacation in the summer.  In addition to the classic mountain pastimes - walking and hiking - the mountain stations propose a wide choice of free activities t...

- the 20 July 2011

The mountains in the summer : for quality and price

Looking for a great holiday option that doesn’t break the bank ?  More and more, the French are staying at home and choosing a mountain vacation.  And for many reasons : unspoiled nature, a welco...

- the 16 June 2011

Happiness doesn’t come for free... except in the mountains !

Dreaming of a mountain vacation with your family, but limited by a small budget ?  Rest assured, the mountains are an affordable vacation option.  With innovative new activities, the mountains have...

- the 16 June 2011

Our 7 tips for preparing your winter vacation in the mountains

1. Have your equipment checked If you use your own equipment, have it verified by a specialist before leaving for your holiday.  Bindings in good condition, edges sharp, midsections waxed.  You wil...

- the 14 January 2011