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The 8 most beautiful viewpoints in the French Mountains

The 8 most beautiful viewpoints in the French Mountains

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! In Grand Tourmalet

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Unusual accommodation in French resorts.

Unusual accommodation in French resorts.

For your holidays and weekends in the mountains in France, why not opt for an original stay of one or more nights in an unusual place. Whether you are a nature lover, an adventurer or romantic, have a magical time in nomad accommodation at the foot of the mountains, in a bubble, a trapper’s cabin, a Mongolian yurt, a tepee, an igloo…just for two or as a family. IN A TYPICAL LAPLAND KOTA

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The major cycling events in the mountains this summer

The major cycling events in the mountains this summer

Tackle the most scenic mountain roads in France during cyclo-sport or cyclo-touring events.If you are not available on the day, remember that many of the mythical passes are equipped with an electronic timing system (Timtoo®) which enables you to compare your ascent time with that of other climbers.   Events in the Alps

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Pedestrian Ski Resorts

Pedestrian Ski Resorts

What could be better than stepping directly out of your hotel and onto your skis? Ideal for vacationers, many French ski stations are laid out in this pedestrian-friendly manner.

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The history of skiing

The history of skiing

For many of us, skiing has become an annual treat. It is one of the most popular types of holiday and at this time of year; it seems our thoughts turn to the sun-kissed glamour of the French ski resorts – and away from the depressing drizzle of the British winter.

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The largest ski areas in France

The largest ski areas in France

Many of France’s most popular ski resorts are located within broader ski ‘domaines’ – linked series of resorts and runs of all colours – which allow visitors to buy special passes in order to explore more and more runs beyond the resort in which they are staying. Here is a round up of the main French ski areas to look out for. Simply pick up your a hands-free lift pass and explore! Paradiski

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Video: Discover the mountains in winter

Video: Discover the mountains in winter

Fancy a ski holiday in France? Dreaming of fresh air, open spaces, and authentic moments with some friends and family? Discover France Montagnes's video and the benefits of a ski holiday in the French mountains.

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Relax in the heart of resort-villages

Relax in the heart of resort-villages

If you are looking for family holidays in a preserved natural environment with magnificent scenery, in a place where tourism is synonymous with harmony.

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Conquering the Peaks

Conquering the Peaks

Every year, thousands of cyclists flock to the mountain pass routes of the Alps and Pyrenees. The reasons for the popularity of these routes are manifold: the beauty of the landscape, the prominence of races such as the Tour de France, as well as efforts in recent years by local municipalities to promote the mountain pass routes to cyclists. Cycling Boom

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Focus: 8 linked skiable areas

Focus: 8 linked skiable areas

If your idea of skiing is more than simply going up and down the same pistes all day long, the French mountains will surpass your expectations. Linked skiable areas allow you to move freely from station to station through breathtaking natural landscape, from stark mountain peaks to lush pine forests, all in the same day. Les 3 Vallées (Savoy)

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