Posts Tagged ‘Les Menuires’
Les Trois Vallées (or the 3 Valleys) – the largest ski area in the world – is now covered by the Epic Season Pass! Not only can 2013-2014 Epic Season Pass holders ski in 9 resorts in the USA, Verbier in Switzerland, and the Arlberg in Austria (including St Anton and Lech), you now also receive 5 days skiing in the 3 Valleys, including the Ski Independence featured resorts of Courchevel, La Tania, Méribel, Les Menuires, Saint Martin de Belleville and Val Thorens. Read the rest of this entry »
As resorts across the southern hemisphere close their doors to skiers and boarders it’s now the turn of Europe, the USA and Canada to get in on the action. After a week of newsletters bombarding my inbox with “It’s Snowing” in the subject line I’m in no doubt we’ve now seen the first significant snowfall of the 2011/12 season on both sides of the Atlantic.
In Europe, the Swiss Alps were the winners with up to 80cm of fresh snow falling. In France, Les Menuires in the Three Valleys also fared well with up to 40cm and Chamonix, Courchevel and Meribel awoke to a moderate covering of snow on Sunday morning. After a month of no resorts being open in France, Tignes re-opened the Grande Motte Glacier which will now remain open all the way through until May 2012.
No longer are self catered ski holidays in France restricted to shoe box sized apartments, over the past few years there has been more and more luxury apartments appearing in the French Alps.
Here are our top 10 selling self catered apartments: Read the rest of this entry »
If you’re heading off to the slopes this season and want to keep track of the latest snowfall, check out the piste maps and see what’s going on off the slopes then check out the resorts’ iPhone app. Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: Alpe D'Huez, avoriaz, chamonix, Courchevel, flaine, iphone apps, les arcs, Les Carroz, Les Deux Alpes, Les Menuires, les saisies, Meribel-Mottaret, samoens, Serre-Chevalier, ski resorts, tignes, val d'isere, val thorens
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