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Transforming Tignes – A seismic change is happening in the French seaside resort

April 19, 2022 | Jane Peel, Tignes, France Last modification on April 25, 2022 Head to Val d’Isère for the 5-star experience, head to Tignes for the skiing. This is what we often hear about these two French resorts linked by ski lifts. But things change, and a real estate …

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Les Arcs Ski Pass Prices | Save money on lift passes

Are there offers and discounts on Les Arcs ski passes?You bet there are! Les Arcs offers discounted ski passes for groups of two and three people, families, online shopping, beginners, disabled skiers, latecomers to the ski season… Group ski passes in Les ArcsReduced rates on ski passes are available for …

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April in Les Arcs: Agenda & Weather

X Speed ​​Ski TourThis is a free event for those who really like to push their limits. Based at the Bulle Café adjacent to the Arcabulle lift in Arc 2000, the X Speed ​​Tour travels the French Alps, commandeering the slopes and pointing speed-guns at people with a verifiable “need …

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I visited chalet #1 in the French Alps and it changed my mind about skiing holidays

Few people spend a night in everyone’s number one rated ski lodge. french alps. La Ferme à Jules is invariably fully booked, with winter sports enthusiasts clamoring to book their place in the alpine paradise of Morzine around 12 months in advance. This should come as no surprise to anyone …

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Sun Valley celebrates eight decades of skiing

STORY AND PHOTOS BY KAREN BOSSICK Bryce James lived a life of freestyle skiing, speed skiing and extreme skiing until a paragliding accident left him paralyzed with the diagnosis that he would never walk again. He regained his health and walked again recalling fond memories of the 1970s …

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Action slope: Orelle is the ideal base for late-season skiing in France | ski holidays

Jhe last race of the day is often a scrum as everyone races down the same hill in pursuit of an après-ski beer. As the afternoon light faded, I cruised from the 3,000 meter Col de Thorens down an empty track, wondering where everyone else was. Val Thorens, probably, or …

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The 130mph free fall in the shadow of the Eiger was terrifying – but I would do it again

Aerial pursuits have long been a top activity in the mountains and skydiving and helicopter sightseeing tours are as much a part of the summer offering in Europe’s top resorts as winter, but as destinations seek to expand their appeal beyond pure snow sports, there are more and more thrilling …

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French ski resorts celebrate snowfall: opening dates and rules

The first snowfall arrived in southwestern France last night (November 2) after an area of ​​low pressure brought cool temperatures and rainfall to Haute-Garonne. Today (November 3) at more than 1,500 meters, the wet weather is expected to change to snowfall of 10 to 20 cm, increasing to 25 to …

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Five of the most popular ski destinations for families

1. La Plagne, France Small resorts are often hailed as family-friendly, but are limited for parents who really want to put miles under their skis. Here, the ski-in ski-out villages are set on 265 miles of slopes, linked to Les Arcs. There are Coolski beginner areas throughout the region and …

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French ski resorts return to ‘normal’ as Covid rules disappear

March 13, 2022 | Jane Peel, French Alps Last modified on March 17, 2022 The vaccination pass and the obligation to wear masks indoors are abolished in France from this Monday. This is good news for ski resorts as they enter the final six weeks of their season. The lifting …

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March in Les Arcs: Agenda & Weather

St. Patrick’s DayMarch could be considered the month of celebration here in Les Arcs. Longer days and warmer weather improve après-ski, while more adults and fewer kids mean longer nights at the bars. Of course, one of the biggest holidays of the season is March 17th. For St. Patrick’s Day, …

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The best Easter ski resorts for families

An Easter family ski holiday is one of life’s greatest pleasures. However, there are many factors to consider when choosing your station. Altitude, ski schools, transfer times, everything is important. So we’ve decided to pick the brains of the best in the business, Inghams, to bring you a definitive list …

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The best ski resorts in France

With France open to British skiers and snowboarders for several weeks now, we can’t wait to return to some of our favorite French ski destinations. So here are five of the best ski resorts in France if you’re also looking to plan a cross-Channel getaway this year. 1. Val d’Isere …

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Are you ready to hit the slopes?

As the French ski season picks up for tourists, Hannah Stephenson finds La Plagne a cool choice for families who need to reconnect. I try to remember at what age our children started not wanting to come on vacation with us. Interrailing in exciting cities or weeks in the sun-drenched …

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The slippery slopes of a fabulous family ski trip in France

Travel: the slippery slopes of a fabulous family ski trip in France Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s …

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More mid-term February offers to be had

In this current ski season, which has broken with the normal rules for ski holiday bookings, tour operators say they have February mid-term holidays available from next week, an almost unprecedented situation compared to to pre-pandemic winters, with many discount offers to those who book late. Normally the February semester …

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Albertville 1992: 30 years of Olympic heritage in the biggest French ski resorts

Posted 02-07-22 Proposed by International Olympic Committee Albertville 1992 / ©IOC ​ News from the International Olympic Committee As the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games approach, we look at the long-term legacy created by past Olympic Winter Games which celebrate significant anniversaries this year. Albertville was the first host city …

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30 years of Olympic heritage in the best French ski resorts

Northampton, MA –News Direct– International Olympic Committee Albertville 1992 / ©IOC ​ As the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games approach, we look at the long-term legacy created by past Olympic Winter Games which celebrate significant anniversaries this year. Albertville was the first host city to host the Olympic Winter Games …

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We went skiing in France in March 2020 and never returned

AFTER traveling to France for a ski trip in March 2020, a family have no plans to return to Ireland. The Ody family have decided to sell their home in Co Dublin and stay in France permanently – after being stranded in Les Arcs in the French Alps at the …

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All in on the Alps: ski resorts that offer the perfect family winter vacation | Plan the perfect ski holiday

It can be difficult to find a winter family vacation that ticks all the boxes for everyone – a place where young children can be entertained, teenagers can have fun, make friends and be semi-independent, and everyone can spend family time together while (especially parents) find time to relax, alone …

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From La Rosière to Val Thorens: five of the best ski resorts in France | Plan the perfect ski holiday

Alpe d’Huez – a large, versatile family resortSituated high on a sunny plateau in the center of the French Alps, the thriving resort of Alpe d’Huez boasts some of France’s best snow conditions for downhill and off-piste skiing. Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine is one of the largest ski areas in …

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‘We went skiing in March 2020 and never came home’: Family sell Ranelagh red brick to stay in France

85 Ashfield Road, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 Asking price: €1.275m Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01)4969909 VSLockdowns and working from home have completely transformed the lives of many, but not as drastically as for the Ody family. They left their Smart Redbrick Dublin 6 for a well-deserved ski holiday in March 2020, just …

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Matej Svancer’s interview: X Games judgment, passport change and who would win this SLVSH game

All photos by Oskar Hall and courtesy of Faction Skis Matej Švancer is an incredibly talented skier. The 17-year-old Austrian hasn’t even finished his studies yet and he already has a gold medal in the Youth Olympics, World Cup victories and many people think he should have one too at …

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What it’s really like on board the new ski train to the Alps

“Welcome everyone,” said the voice over the loudspeaker as the doors closed and our Eurostar train slowly, without fanfare, pulled away from St Pancras station shortly after 8pm on the last Friday in January. “This is the very first ski train of the winter, direct to Moûtiers and Bourg-St-Maurice in …

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The return of direct rail services in the French Alps

Iain Martin from Ski Flight Free and The Ski Podcast tests the new Travelski Express via Bourg St Maurice to Les Arcs. History was made yesterday when the first Travelski Express ski train to the French Alps departed, exactly on time at 8.04pm, from London St Pancras. This is the …

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Departure of the first Travelski Express – PlanetSKI

January 27, 2022 Last modified on January 28, 2022 After Covid-19 delays, the new all-inclusive holiday rail service to the French Alps is finally heading to France. So what’s on offer? UPDATE It departs every Friday evening from St Pancras station in London. The Travelski Express is operated by Eurostar …

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New Covid-19 measures affect French ski resorts

January 25, 2022 | Anse James, La Rosiere, France From this week a vaccination record will be compulsory for anyone over 16 years old. A negative test will not suffice. Cases continue to grow but ski resorts remain open. PlanetSKI report on the slopes of La Rosière in France. NEW …

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Why France will always be my favorite place to ski

Many felt that President Macron had bruises for a rift with Boris and us Brits. But now that tourists have the green light to travel to all parts of the country again, regulars at French ski resorts can get back to doing what they love most: enjoying the French in …

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The best ski resorts in Europe that will not leave you indifferent – ​​FasterSkier.com

Sean Doherty offers a breathtaking view of Europe. “…Just a little slip up in a big world,” his USA biathlon teammate Leif Nordgren captioned the photo on Instagram. (Photo: Leif Nordgren/Instagram) With so many ski resorts on offer, choosing the best one can be a real challenge, but not with …

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Gaspard Ulliel Girlfriend Post heartbreaking before the fatal accident

French actor Gaspard Ulliel poses during the photocall preceding the Gala Monte-Carlo for Planetary Health 2021 at the Palace of Monaco, in Monaco, on September 23, 2021. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP) (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images) Frenchman Gaspard Ulliel earned his acting stripes playing a young …

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Gaspard Ulliel dead at 37 – Marvel star Moon Knight and Hannibal Rising die in skiing accident

HANNIBAL Rising star Gaspard Ulliel has died from a serious head injury in a horrific skiing accident in the Alps. The 37-year-old model and actor was rushed to hospital in serious condition after the incident on Tuesday in the ski resort of La Rosière, in Savoie. 6 Gaspard Ulliel suffered …

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The Union Flag in the snow welcomes the British back to Les Arcs

January 19, 2022 The flag is a physical sign of welcome to British skiers and snowboarders following the French government’s decision to lift a ban on non-essential travel from the UK. NEW It is part of a drawing created in the snow at Arc 2000 by artist Simon Beck. Union …

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These retro French ski resorts are all the rage again

Still, Avoriaz has pretty much retained its soul, with new designs like the Mil8 quite responsive to Labro’s vision. Cloutier couldn’t be sold on plans for a straight-lined hotel called The Telepherik, designed by famed architect Jean Nouvel, slated to open in 2023. ‘If a place has a vision, you …

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Ski offers for the holidays in 2022 and winter 2023

January 17, 2022 With France finally back on the British Go-list, Crystal Ski Holidays is offering last-minute French breaks at discounted prices for those looking to hit the slopes. Or book ahead with Inghams Ski for Winter 2022/23. See the full list of the latest ski deals here. NEW Check …

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The 20 best ski resorts in France – and the holidays to book there in 2022

Alpe d’Huez With 250 km of fabulous slopes and off-piste, Alpe d’Huez will delight all skiers for a week. A star attraction is the 16km Sarenne piste with an elevation gain of around 1,800m from the summit of Pic Blanc. When you’re taking a break from the slopes (and recovering …

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Ski Arc 1950: the perfect ski resort for families

One of the four main mountain centers that make up the French alpine resort of Les Arcs, Arc 1950 ‘Le Village’ is the newest and most ‘traditional’ of the quartet. With its colorful 5* ski-in ski-out residences, its top-of-the-range services, its pedestrian streets, its pretty shops and varied restaurants and …

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These are the 10 largest ski resorts in the world

For skiers, these places are a dream. Winter wonderland with endless alpine expanse, where snowfall is a sure thing, and skiers have unlimited opportunities to carve new runs in untouched powder. Beyond their size, the biggest ski resorts on the planet are also nestled in some of the most spectacular …

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Has the Covid killed ski vacations?

While the UK last week dropped all testing requirements for Brits returning from abroad, the ever-changing rules for entering other countries are not easy to navigate for many who are simply exhausted. by pandemic fatigue. Jemma Sayers, an equestrian physiotherapist from Dorset, said: ‘My fiance and I normally go snowboarding …

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France reopens borders to British tourists for Ski 2021/22, France

UPDATE: Thursday January 13 – Boarders are open again for non-essential travel! **EDIT** It is with great enthusiasm that we learned of the announcement of the reopening of the borders this morning. Non-essential travel from the UK to France is now allowed from Friday the 14th. This, of course, means …

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Skiing in France ► All Resorts

Skiing and ski holidays in France. On this page you will find an overview of all ski resorts in France. On the ski resort page, you will find more information: prices, accommodation, number of runs, season timetables, opening hours, piste maps, directions and much more. To …

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January in Les Arcs: What to do & Weather

Russian Christmas weekAfter the New Year celebrations, Russian Christmas week in Arc 1950. The main event is the fashion show, which features an outdoor parade with models wearing the latest winter styles, a live DJ, oysters, champagne, a laser show and fireworks. From around 6:00 p.m., it’s a pretty eclectic …

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Winter’s Tale: Divina Galica | GB team

Forget the Olympics: The ultimate test of determination, Divina Galica discovered last summer, might just be to drive a Hyundai Sonata RV through the narrow barriers of American highway toll lanes. The deceptively difficult maneuver is enough to infuriate any road trip, but the Briton behind the wheel was not …

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Travel to Europe’s best ski resorts by train: go skiing in France, Italy and Austria

What now, what about your train ticket? Yes, finally, ski enthusiasts are starting to take an interest in the idea of ​​going to the snowy slopes by train rather than by plane. After all, it makes perfect sense. Train travel is more carbon friendly than flying. You avoid those mind-boggling …

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Ski resorts in France are reopening. Vaccines and masks pass compulsory: NPR

MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: In France, alpine skiing stopped with the pandemic. Now the ski lifts are working again. As NPR’s Eleanor Beardsley reports from an alpine ski resort, aside from a few new demands, everything seems almost back to normal. (EXCERPT FROM CANNON FIRE) ELEANOR BEARDSLEY, BY LINE: Wow. …

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Ski resorts in France are reopening. Vaccine passes and mandatory masks: NPR

After abruptly closing in March 2020, French alpine ski resorts have reopened. But this year you’ll need more than just goggles and a lift pass. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: In France, alpine skiing came to a halt with the pandemic. Now the ski lifts are working again. As NPR’s Eleanor …

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Return of the mask outdoors and new restrictions in ski resorts

Home »News» Return of the mask outdoors and new restrictions in ski resorts December 26, 2021 In Savoie, in a context of Christmas holidays (crossover weekend) and an increase in skiing-related accidents,a prefectural decree extended since this Friday the measures in force since November 30. They require people aged 11 …

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10 of the best ski resorts accessible by train

SSometimes the faster you try to get somewhere, the slower the trip. On paper, the Alps seem a stone’s throw away. But airport queues, flights, and transfers can easily take a whole day. Traveling by train is different: When you are truly enjoying the journey, you might wonder where the …

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France imposes stricter restrictions on travel from UK

December 16, 2021 People need “compelling reasons” to travel with mandatory tests for departures and arrivals. It deals a blow to those who plan to ski in the French mountains at Christmas and to the resorts waiting to welcome them. The key questions are how long the rules will stay …

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How are the Covid-19 rules interpreted in French ski resorts?

December 16, 2021 It is a complex but simple situation in reality in the mountains. PlanetSKI has reporters at Les3Vallées and Les Arcs in the Paradiski area this past week with people from the UK able to ski in France. NEW PlanetSKI’s Chris Moran and Tashie Creek are in the …

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Arc1950 opens for the winter season

December 11, 2021 VIP SKI is opening for this season a flagship establishment of the resort, Bear Lodge. With heavy snowfall and great early season conditions, we asked Gareth Crump from VIP SKI to update us from the resort. NEW “I’m sitting on a chairlift over Arc1950 and the snow …

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Thermal Spa ski resort added to Travelski Express destinations

December 10, 2021 Brides-Les-Bains in Les3Vallees is added to the existing portfolio of Méribel, Les Arcs, Les Menuires, Val d’Isère, Tignes and La Plagne. All are now offered as part of a package joining the Alps by train. NEW Brides-Les-Bains is a year-round spa town located below Méribel and the …

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Beauty on the track! Ski flights on promotion for winter 22/23

Jet2.com 09 December 2021 • Posted in Ski, Announcements Jet2.com today launched its largest ski flight program, offering snow sports enthusiasts a huge track of action in the French, Swiss, Austrian and Italian Alps as good as Pyreneesfor winter 22/23. The leading leisure airline has put on sale its largest …

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VIP SKI offers a Covid guide to travel to and from France

December 8, 2021 The specialist operator has produced what he calls an “Easy Guide” to help his customers navigate the rules while taking a ski vacation in France. NEW “As we know the rules and interpretations tend to change quite frequently lately, but the information is based on our current …

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Jet2 announces ski program for next winter despite fear of Covid travel rules

Tour operator and airline Jet2.com has launched its largest ski flight program for next winter amid growing concerns over Covid’s current travel restrictions. New restrictions came into effect on Tuesday last week in an attempt to control the new Omicron variant, with the government having ruled that all travelers returning …

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Luxury and family ski resort in the French Alps

Santa’s reindeer (c) Prestige Christmas photos (C) Les Arcs Do you dream of an alpine winter paradise? Powder slopes and lots of après-ski activities? A place that will appeal to the whole family? Here is your answer. Located in Savoie near the Vanoise National Park, with a view of the …

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Arc 1950: luxurious and family ski resort in the French Alps

Do you dream of an alpine winter paradise? Powdery slopes and plenty of après-ski entertainment? A place that the whole family will enjoy? Here is your answer. Located in Savoie near the Vanoise National Park, with a view of the Mont Blanc massif, Arc 1950 Le Village is the most …

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Luxury ski hotels for less with Sunweb

Finding the perfect ski vacation isn’t always easy. If you are looking for a luxury ski hotel or a high-end ski chalet, the prices are often exorbitant. But with Sunweb, you are guaranteed luxury at a lower cost. We all know that when it comes to ski holidays, a little …

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Swiss Covid travel restrictions allow skiers to transit from Geneva airport to France

Since Friday November 26, 2021, Switzerland has imposed stricter rules for travelers from countries that the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) considers high risk, which includes at the time of writing the Kingdom -United. Can travelers transit through Geneva airport in Switzerland to France for a ski vacation? Yes, …

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A ski instructor responsible for the fatal fall of a surgeon in the French Alps

William Choi (SWNS) A drug-addicted ski instructor has been found responsible for the death of a renowned cancer surgeon who plummeted 750ft to his death while vacationing with his family in France. An inquest heard that while under the influence of cannabis, Philippe Drigo agreed to transfer urology consultant William …

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40 of the best ski vacations for all budgets

I’ve always found Game of Thrones’ House of Stark rallying cry a bit too dramatic, but this year is different. Winter is coming, and this is the winter we have all been waiting for. I’m fortunate to have spent many years chasing snow – both as a winter Olympic athlete …

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French government publishes official rules on ski resort operations this season

The French government has published rules for the use of ski lifts in resorts across the country this winter. “The 250 French ski areas now have a clear roadmap to open and welcome ski enthusiasts and holidaymakers eager to enjoy snow activities,” said a statement from the association of French …

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Non-skier activities to do in Les Arcs

Buy a pedestrian passEnjoy the mountain without skiing by purchasing a pedestrian pass. While some Les Arcs ski lifts offer free pedestrian access, these packages provide access to many other areas and activities. Many mountain restaurants are accessible on foot by the ski lifts, so it is quite possible to …

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What’s happening in the French Alps this winter – Ski Independence | Blog

vicky November 16, 2021 The excellent French ski resorts have all kinds of new activities, gastronomy and accommodation to discover after the break of the last 18 months. Here’s a taste of what’s new in the French Alps this winter: Different après-ski Floating on ice Tignes ©andyparant.com Take your …

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Why Les Arcs is ideal for beginner skiers

All the equipment, no ideaFor the novice skier or snowboarder, it can seem expensive to find the right clothes before you arrive, and there aren’t many places that rent clothes in the resort, so borrow what you can, check out the online sales and discounts. At a minimum, make sure …

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The best ski resorts in Europe

D Did you see any footage of the snow capped Alps last winter and are you whimpering? All this beautiful snow so close and yet so far. This season, however, Europe’s best ski resorts will reopen their ski lifts and welcome returning skiers who have been eagerly waiting to return …

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More US ski areas open early as super storm hits

The Mammoth Mountain Ski Area in California announced its opening two weeks earlier than expected as a major storm hits western North America. California is hoping plenty of precipitation alleviates its drought, but state ski resorts are hoping that will translate into several feet of snowfall higher, potentially record-breaking amounts …

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Ski like a new vegetarian

Vegetarianism can be a tough nut to crack. For some, this may only require a few slight dietary changes, like giving up gelatin or finding an alternative to fish sauce. For others, it involves a complete reassessment of oneself, followed by several disastrous attempts to recreate a funky lasagna from …

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La Plagne celebrates its 60th anniversary! – In the snow

The year 1961 was one of many historic moments. JFK became President of the United States, the Soviet Union launched the first man into space, and above all, the ski resort of La Plagne was born … Today, 60 years later, La Plagne has become one of the most popular …

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What’s new this winter in Les Arcs

First of all, we’re just happy that it looks like this winter will actually happen! The resort is scheduled to open on December 11, 2021 Despite the disruption we have all faced over the past 18 months, the ski industry here is impatient and this winter is shaping up to …

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The best ski vacation deals book now

Snow has started to fall in the mountains of Europe and with each flake the optimism for the next ski season continues to grow. Lifts are getting ready to go, some for the first time in almost two winters, resorts are eagerly awaiting the return of UK skiers and snowboarders …

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Why Les Arcs is ideal for families in winter

1. Ski area & ski lift passesThere are plenty of beginner’s areas easily accessible from all of the villages, so it’s easy to train with the kids, and there is a generous choice of 135 blue runs to improve skills and build confidence. Les Arcs also offers advantageous ski passes …

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Why book a family ski holiday in Les Arcs

1. Ski area & ski lift passesThere are plenty of beginner’s areas easily accessible from all the villages, so it’s easy to train with the kids, and there is a generous choice of 135 blue runs to improve skills and build confidence. Les Arcs also offers advantageous ski lift passes …

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For the calmest slopes in the Alps, It’s Got To Be Megève

Are you looking for a piece of mountain paradise where you can really disconnect and relax this season? Criminally overlooked by British skiers, Megeve is one of the most picturesque and peaceful ski resorts in the Alps and offers a unique chance to enjoy the mountains without the crowds this …

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The 7 best places to ski this winter

I remember the last time I put on a pair of skis like it was yesterday. I was in Kitzbühel, in January 2020, and a few hours before my flight home, I hiked freshly groomed slopes until the very last moment, oblivious to the fact that I would not be …

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No health package needed for French ski lifts if Covid cases continue to drop

Ski lifts in France will reopen this winter, and health packages will not be necessary to access them if the health situation in France continues to improve, Tourism Minister Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne said yesterday (September 30). With the French ski season due to start in a few weeks, Mr. Lemoyne was …

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No need for health passes for French ski lifts if Covid cases continue to drop

Ski lifts in France will reopen this winter, and health passes will not be needed to access them if the health situation in France continues to improve, Tourism Minister Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne said yesterday (September 30). With the French ski season due to start in a few weeks, Mr Lemoyne was …

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December: Agenda & Weather in Les Arcs

Christmas in Les ArcsWith so many families visiting Paradiski for the holiday season, there is some real childish excitement as the big day approaches, and there is usually the opportunity to see the main man himself meet and greet. the people. When the street lights are on, it’s hard to …

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France – La Plagne | If you ski

La Plagne ski area In 2003, the two-story cable car between La Plagne and Les Arcs opened its doors and created the Paradiski in an instant. With 420 km of pistes linked by ski lifts, high altitude skiing, 2 glaciers and a modern ski lift system, it is today one …

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France – Les Arcs | If you ski

Skiing in Les Arcs The opening of the glass-bottom 200-seat Vanoise Express cable car between Les Arcs and La Plagne took the two stations from mid-table to championship contenders in one fell swoop. Most of the Arcs faces north, which is very beneficial for maintaining good snow conditions throughout the …

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A new ski train ready to operate next winter

September 10, 2021 Last modified on September 28, 2021 A Eurostar Ski Train will run every week this winter from London to Moutiers and Bourg St Maurice in France. In an unusual twist, Compagnie Des Alpes, a major ski lift company for French resorts, has mapped the train from Eurostar …

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A new French gondola generates green energy

A new cable car installed in the Les Arcs -Peisey Vallandry ski area for next winter has many ecological advantages. The elevator will be fitted with solar panels to help it generate electricity year-round, and the heat produced by the motors that power it will be recycled. The novelties are …

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Winter 21/22 is back!

Miss the sights, smells and sensations of the slopes? Well you won’t have to wait any longer … For many British skiers, the past year has been an experience of patience. Confined to our homes, we could only watch images upon images of incredible winter snowfalls across the world appearing …

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Ski Travel Agency warns of lack of vacations for sale

A longtime specialist ski travel agency has warned that travel agencies could be at risk due to a combination of factors, one of them being the lack of ski vacation packages currently available for sale. “Agents who are only third-party resellers will be under tremendous pressure this coming season due …

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Launch of the online virtual reality ski game

A new online virtual reality (VR) skiing game has been launched that aims to “bring the mountains to ski enthusiasts … to instantly bring ski vacations to life from their homes”. The VR Ski Fit 365 game is aimed at both recreational skiers and professional runners alike, with “attractive graphics …

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Glacier ski areas announce fall 2021 opening dates

Last fall, a dozen ski areas in the Alps opened in September and October before the second wave blocked them all until early January, and for French and Italian centers, for the entire ski season. The only exception was the glacial areas in Switzerland which opened normally – Zermatt (top …

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Club Med Return to the North American Ski Market

Club Med, pioneer of the concept of all-inclusive ski vacations, has confirmed the opening of its new ski resort in Quebec, Canada, this winter, marking a return to the offer of ski vacations in North America for the company. Club Med Quebec, the brand’s first resort in Canada and the …

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Fresh August snowfall in the Alps

Fresh snowfall has been reported above around 3,000 meters on glaciers in the Alps in recent days. The currently closed Stubai Glacier (for skiing and snowboarding) near Innsbruck in Austria is the latest to report a summer snow cover, following the Tyrolean Glacier Hintertux ski area last week (ci below). …

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