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Our Favourite Summer Hiking Routes in Chamonix

A walking holiday with friends is the perfect way to clear your head, relax and recharge. So why not go hiking in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc? With well-signposted routes, enjoy easy hikes through beautiful valleys. Thanks to its fresh mountain air and serene tranquillity, Chamonix is the ideal destination for a recluse into nature. Lac Blanc Hiking in Chamonix-Mont-Banc would not be complete without climbing to Aiguilles Rouges Natural Reserve’s most famous lake. Lac Blanc boasts a beautiful panoramic view of the Mont-Blanc’s snowy peaks. There is a medium difficulty hike starting from Flégère, or i ...

27.04.2017

Get Your Climbing Kicks by Cragging in Chamonix

Summer is the time for adventure. If you don’t want to embark on a two-day expedition but still want to experience the thrill of having your heart pounding and your blood pumping, climbing in Chamonix could be the perfect activity for you. There are several types of climbing on offer, but cragging is often considered to be one of the most challenging forms of outdoor ascension. Even more exhilarating than alpine climbing or mountaineering, cragging is a great sport for adrenaline seekers. What is Cragging? Cragging involves climbing a crag, or a steep and rugged piece of rock that juts ou ...

27.04.2017

Chamonix When the Snow Melts: Top Hiking Tips

Hiking in the Alps is a little different to climbing up British slopes, as the higher altitude creates additional challenges – including rapidly changing weather and debris-covered paths. If you’re planning on hiking in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, there are a few things to remember so that you trip is successful. Follow these helpful tips to be prepared for every occasion and enjoy a peaceful holiday breathing in the fresh Alpine air and admiring the beautiful landscape. Plan Ahead Hiking in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc can be a little unpredictable as path conditions depend on the ever-changing weather. A ...

27.04.2017

Chamonix: It’s All About the Climb

To complete an adrenaline-fuelled summer, the Alps offer an array of activities, including climbing. In Chamonix, you can give mountaineering, bouldering, cragging and wall climbing a go. If you’re bold enough to take on the challenge, each of these different ascensions guarantees a thrill. Mountaineering • What is Mountaineering? Mountaineering is not for the faint-hearted. Said to be the most adventurous type of climbing, it’s also the most difficult. Combining walking and rock climbing, it involves a lot of skill. Don’t worry though – you can easily acquire the know-how with the help of ...

27.04.2017

Must-Ski Pistes in Les Trois Vallées

Les Trois Vallées ski region has a legitimate claim on being the best in the world. With over 11 resorts and more runs than you could cover in a season, skiing in Les Trois Vallées should be at the top of every skiers bucket list. Among the 600km of varied slopes and the spectacular off-piste opportunities are a handful of runs that are simply a rite of passage. To say you have skied in this area means you have at least been tried and measured against these four favourite runs. They will become the reason that you keep coming back for more! In A Nutshell Les Trois Vallées’ stats are impressi ...

27.04.2017

New Festival of Love for Hay-on-Wye

A new Festival to be held in Hay-on-Wye for Book Lovers and Lovers of Art, Music and Ideas looking for the latest information on Love and Relationships is being launched this year and interested parties can now register to attend The Greatest Adventure - Love in the time of Tinder. Its a new May Day weekend Festival for Hay-on-Wye, scheduled for 29 and 30 April 2017, the first bank-holiday weekend in May in the UK. [Hideaways In Hay](http://hideawaysinhay.co.uk), based in Hay-on-Wye on the border of England and Wales, whose two holiday cottages have been voted consistently the N 1 Romantic Se ...

21.04.2017

Teenage Fun in Courchevel

Nothing beats a family holiday, but as the kids get older and want to try new things it can be difficult to find somewhere that works for everyone. Courchevel not only offers you a fantastic day’s skiing, it also has a host of amazing activities perfect for a growing family. From indoor climbing to paragliding, I’ll give you the run down on what is available to keep your teens busy whilst you ski or relax in a catered chalet. At Ski Amis we want all the family to enjoy their break on the slopes. Read on to find out what your kids could get up to! In the Snow As well as skiing, Courchevel off ...

20.04.2017

Ooh La La - 3 Romantic French Ski Resorts

Nothing is better for getting the heart pounding than hitting the slopes with your special someone. A snowy-cold ski in the Alps is perfect for firing up the sparks of passion with your other half. Finding the right place for a romantic skiing break together can be tricky, but there are many options available, so check out our guide to the top 3 French ski resorts for that ultimate combination of snow, spa and sunset for two. La Tania Ideal for a smaller, cosier break, La Tania is one of the youngest French ski resorts, but also one of its most stunning. Its beautiful tree-lined setting has ...

20.04.2017

Méribel-Mottaret: The Perfect Gateway to Les Trois Vallées

No skiing enthusiast is truly a connoisseur until they have taken a trip to Les Trois Vallées! There are enough slopes, bars and restaurants in the world’s largest ski area to keep you entertained for far longer than whatever the duration of your stay. Furthermore, for those looking for a bit of advanced skiing, the Val Thorens glaciers and winding reds off Mont Vallon (plus all of the off-piste in between) are second to none. Situated at the heart of this skiing mecca is Méribel-Mottaret which, at 1700m, promises excellent snow coverage all season, a wealth of convenient ski-in/ski-out acc ...

20.04.2017

A Luxury Dining Guide to Val d’Isère

There’s no better way to work up an appetite than out on the slopes, and although you can return to your self-catered ski chalet for something you whip up yourself, Val d''Isère has some truly delectable restaurants for foodies – both on the mountain and in the resort. Here are a few of the best that Val has to offer. Mountain Restaurants La Peau du Vache is considered by those in the know to be the rising star of mountain cuisine. Striking the perfect balance between welcoming and upmarket, it’s considered to have the best food and service on the slopes. Located about halfway down ...

20.04.2017

Get a Thrill in La Plagne: Advanced Skiing

La Plagne The notion that this resort offers little in the way of advanced skiing needs to be eradicated. La Plagne also has it all in terms of accommodation, offering traditional chalets and cosy hotels as well as apartments perfect for partying with friends. Despite the large percentage of family guests, La Plagne does have some decent nightlife. La Mine Bar is an English pub with a twist: it’s mining themed. There’s a DJ and regular live music as well as live sports shown on TV. Le Saloon Bar in Belle Plagne has a late-night disco open till 5am, if you can stay on the dancefloor that lat ...

20.04.2017

Easter Fun in Courchevel

April is the perfect time for hitting the ski-slopes – not just for the good snow, but also for the Easter festivities! One of the best French resorts for families, spring celebrations and high-altitude snow is Courchevel. It has a wide range of luxury catered chalets to stay in, excellent shops and restaurants, and plenty of ways of keeping the kids entertained in-between the gondola rides and slalom runs. With so many events in Courchevel taking place this spring, it’s a great chance to combine skiing with some seasonal family downtime. April is also a fantastic month for catching some of ...

20.04.2017

A Round Up of 2017 Winter Events in Courchevel and Méribel

The slopes in Les Trois Vallées never sleep, making it a happy hunting-ground for adrenalin-junkies – ski by day, party by night, and, if you’re lucky, sometimes both at once! With plenty of winter events in Courchevel and Méribel, you need never suffer from FOMO: but for those who did miss out this year, here’s a roundup of the headline acts: Europa Cup, Alpine Skiing (23-27 Jan, Méribel) First up on the piste was the Europa Cup, with the action kicking off left, right and centre. It features a Super-G speed event, a slalom technical event, and a downhill speed event, all combined to sort t ...

20.04.2017

What’s on in Geneva in April

Looking for a quick get-away? Geneva airport transfers make this Swiss city the perfect Spring break destination. This April, discover Geneva’s buzzing cultural scene with superb concerts and films festivals, as well as food and drink tasting sessions. You can also go bargain hunting at one of its many fleamarkets. Concerts and Film Festivals • International Jazz Day From 28-30 April, a festival entirely dedicated to pianos will be held at the AMR, Sud des Alpes Genève. Over 100 pianists will perform, with 16 local talents playing solos and duets on the night of the 30th. You can enjoy an ...

20.04.2017

Swiss Style Culture: The Best of the Festivals

Switzerland is a vibrant country which hosts an array of festivals to celebrate its snowy mountains, its culinary delicacies, its musical variety and its traditional wines. From Geneva airport, transfers can quickly take you any Swiss city, so you can explore its cultural heritage in no time! Winter Festivals • World Snow Festival, Grindelwald Nothing says winter like a gathering of the world’s best snow artists and sculptures. In mid-January, Grindelwald’s streets are decorated with brilliant white statues, celebrating winter and its snowy wonderland. • International Balloon Festival, Châtea ...

20.04.2017

Summer School in Geneva

If you’re looking to get away in the summer, but are feeling guilty for taking time off from studies and want to build up more experience, why not try taking up an international summer school course? See another country, meet great people, learn new things, and come away not just with amazing memories but a valuable qualification to boot! One of the best places for this is Geneva, which not only offers high-quality courses – it’s ranked as one of the top 20 universities in Europe – but also has brilliant opportunities to get out among its dramatic Alpine landscapes and lakes. This is the home ...

20.04.2017

Where to Stay (& Avoid) in the Largest Linked Ski Area on the Planet

335 ski runs, 600km of slopes, 180 ski lifts, 4 glaciers and 3 valleys – where to even begin?! Ranked top in the list of the world’s elite ski areas, skiing in Les Trois Vallées is a treat morning, noon and night thanks to its excellent array of restaurants and après to suit every taste. Made up of the Courchevel, Méribel and Belleville valleys, each with their own distinctive perks and personalities, the only difficulty is finding where to do your skiing in the Les Trois Vallées! Courchevel is an elegant, luxurious resort known the world over with a great choice of top accommodation and dini ...

20.04.2017

The Best Weekend Ski Breaks from Geneva

Why Geneva? With flight times from London as short as 90 minutes, Geneva is the perfect base for a quick weekend getaway. From Geneva, ski transfers to the following 10 resorts are under 2 hours, further making the most of your weekend of skiing. You can be whooshing down the slopes or sipping a delicious wine piste-side within a few short hours of take off. Our Recommendations Verbier is the furthest from Geneva, with a 2-hour transfer, but this gorgeous, decadent resort makes up for it. If top restaurants and buzzing après are important to you then Verbier is the place to be. Courmayeur ...

20.04.2017

Tips For Organising a Company Ski Trip

So, You’re Planning Your Company Ski Trip You’ve taken on quite some challenge — Amy from accounts wants to be on the first lift and have a piste-side picnic to maximise her time on the slopes, whilst Mike from marketing cares more about the après scene and boozy lunches than getting any serious runs in. Everyone else falls somewhere between those extremes, but with very different expectations when it comes to accommodation, activities and all things food and drink related. Don’t panic: we have some tips to bear in mind to help make this easier. Planning Makes Perfect Start at the beginning an ...

20.04.2017

Three Hilltown Highlights of Tuscany

Tuscany is a well-known and well-loved parcel of landscape: with its near-desert aridity and rich, hot pine fragrance, the iconic countryside is interrupted by the occasional picturesque town, nestled amongst the hills. These towns are frequently steeped in history, many being astonishingly well-preserved examples of medieval towns. Here we take a look at three unmissable medieval towns to incorporate into your tours of Tuscany. Siena Siena has a fair claim to the title of Italy’s most picture-perfect medieval town. Legend has it that Siena was founded by the son of Remus, one of Rome’s co-f ...

13.04.2017


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