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Online Fraudsters Target Ski Chalets

Online Fraudsters Target Ski Chalets

Crooks are targeting ski chalet businesses online, and causing lost holiday grief to many skiers, boaders & holiday providers alike.  All are at risk but most of all are the smaller independent companies using less secure email services. Now ChaletFinder, ...

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Achtung! Black mamba on slopes

Achtung! Black mamba on slopes

Achtung! Achtung! May well be the cry on the slopes of the mighty Kitsteinhorn Mountain at Kaprun in Salzburg Region this coming season. Because the newest attraction high on the peak’s front face is a massive new black run called ...

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Nassfeld

Nassfeld

The southernmost Austrian region of Carinthia has some large and exciting ski areas, the top two featured here. [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_single_image img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full” image=”7767″ css_animation=”top-to-bottom” alignment=”center” img_link_large=”yes”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]The biggest of which is Nassfeld, down on the Italian border -presenting twocountry skiing. ...

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Tyler twins buy Neilsons

Tyler twins buy Neilsons

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Neilsons Holidays, the people who invented real ski holidays with proper ski guides, have been taken over from Thomas Cook by the management team of Pete and Pip Tyler.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]The price the Tyler twins paid has not been disclosed, ...

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Les Orres

Les Orres

Nestled high in the Southern Alps and all but hidden from view above the vast Lac de Serre-Poncon, lies hidden gem Les Orres, southern enough to guarantee sunny weather, and high enough to ensure plenty of snow. [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_gallery type=”flexslider_slide” ...

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Valloire

Valloire

Valloire is an old mountain village with a generous spread of slopes, shared with Valmeiner. [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_single_image image=”7487″ css_animation=”left-to-right” img_link_large=”yes” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”1315×800″][vc_column_text]It is the best-known village of the Maurienne valley resorts, its peaceful narrow streets, restaurants and shops envelope a ...

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Les Gets

Les Gets

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Les Gets is a pretty resort, situated next to Morzine, and is one of 12 stations that link up to form Portes du Soleil, an extensive and diverse ski area that spans the Franco-Swiss border. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]With access to 650kms ...

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Alpe d’Huez

Alpe d’Huez

Alpe d’Huez is one of the dominant French resorts, its reputation for both snow and sunshine matched by an extensive lift system and impressive range of slopes. [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_single_image image=”7508″ css_animation=”left-to-right” img_link_large=”yes” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”948×387″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]It is part of the Grandes ...

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Val d’Isère

Val d’Isère

Val d’Isère and neighbouring Tignes form one of France’s biggest and best ski areas, Espace Killy, with 300km of piste. Combine this with a great snow record and a very lively night scene and you’ll see why Val, as it ...

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Les Arcs

Les Arcs

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Les Arcs and La Plagne are the main resorts that make up the incredible Paradiski network with terrain to satisfy even the most demanding of skiers. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_gallery type=”flexslider_fade” interval=”3″ onclick=”link_image” custom_links_target=”_self” images=”8878,8879″ img_size=”full”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The Vanoise Express cable car links ...

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