If you're looking for breath-taking mountain views and the chance to breathe in fresh, alpine air, then there is, quite simply, nowhere in the world like the Alps. It goes without saying that this expansive mountain range is one of the top destinations in the world for skiing, thanks to the glittering blanket of snow which covers the region throughout the winter season. However, the Alps are also an ideal summer holiday location. When the snow and ... Read more
The hardest part about a visit to the Alps is decided which region to choose. The L'Oisans region, home to popular resorts Les Deux Alps and Vaujany as well as France's stunning Écrins National Park, is great for spectacular hikes and mountain exhilaration. The untouched natural beauty of the Maurienne Valley, with the resorts of Saint Jean d'Arves, Saint Sorlin d'Arves and Valloire, is hard to beat. While the renowned and vast 3 Valleys, where you'll find La Tania, Meribel, Courchevel, and Val Thorens amongst others, is a great choice for extensive facilities, plenty of events, and more than a dash of tradition.
Whichever you decide to visit, you can be guaranteed a picturesque setting and a real escape from the hustle of everyday life. A summer holiday in the French Alps is the perfect opportunity to relax, reconnect with nature and soak up the sun and fresh alpine air.