Christmas events 2012

Whether or not you are a winter sports fan, Christmas in the mountains is always magical. And to make it even more so, the French resorts have planned a multitude of enchanting events for your Chri...

- the 26 November 2012

8 good ideas for well-being in the mountains this summer

We have selected ten of the best addresses for you, with original treatment ideas for a different taste of the mountains. Deep Nature Spa in Arc 1950 A new wellness centre has opened at Arc 1950, a...

- the 23 July 2012

Searching for zen

The mountain welfare borrows different ways ranging from spas, cooking classes through the week entirely devoted to the "zen ".

- the 4 June 2012

7 Arpin creations

The creator has become indispensable in the world of luxury.

- the 17 February 2012

Be the best-dressed skier on the piste

On the pistes as well as off, you want to look your best. Today’s skiwear brings together technical performance and aesthetics. Gone are the days of florescent ski suits and other fashion nightmare...

- the 7 February 2012

Real life story: running a ski chalet

Al and Deb Flight left London to scour France for the perfect property to start their mountain holiday business. After many months and many disappointments, they discovered the Châtel in the Port...

- the 7 February 2012

Collections 2012: ready-to-ski version of haute couture

A great look for surfing the wave of Paradiski, a cocoon jacket to walk the streets of Val d'Isere, late at night, returning from the Folie Douce, a fur

- the 3 February 2012

Chimney, the essential of mountain habitat

Integral part of interior design, or piece of it, the chimney is at the same time accessory and piece of art. 

- the 25 January 2012

Real-life story: skiing in France

In 2007, Christian Lawler went on his first ski holiday in France. Now, he spends at least seven days each year at a French ski resort and has even invested in a few pieces of equipment. Here, Ch...

- the 11 January 2012

Dreaming of a French Christmas

This year, why not break with your usual tradition of sitting around the television munching on cold turkey, venturing outside only when the rain stops? Instead, head for the French mountains, wh...

- the 1 December 2011

Christmas pictures

In the last week of December, you'll find exceptional decorations in every French mountains resorts.

- the 28 November 2011

The art of doing nothing in the mountains

How lovely it can be to sit back and relax, while all around you a frenzy of activity takes place.  In our collective imagination, a mountain holiday is synonymous with action, effort, and performa...

- the 17 August 2011