Val d'Isere

Facebook2.7kTwitteremailVal d’Isère is a favourite for many skiers. And as a glacier resort with excellent snow, buzzing après bars and even more fun to be had off the slopes, it’s clear why. Where to ski Beginners can practice on the village nursery slopes before trying out the green runs in the heart of Espace Killy. We like the Verte – it’s a long, open run ideal for perfecting your technique. Intermediate skiers will love the blue and red runs of the Bellevarde and La Daille…Continue Reading “TOP TIPS FOR VAL D’ISÈRE”

Fireworks New years eve in Tignes

Facebook312TwitteremailFrance’s purpose-built, ski-in resorts make it oh-so-easy to après. Spend the day on the slopes, stop for a mountain tipple and then schuss straight to your favourite bar when you’re ready to party. Which leads us to our favourite thing about French après. Put simply, it never ends. None of these curfews and early evening closing times – you can keep the fun going into the early hours in most resorts. Yes, France can be pricier than some of its neighbours, but wine’s always relatively…Continue Reading “The best après-ski in France”

Facebook0TwitteremailAfter a recent trip to Tignes 2100, I discovered that Tignes is our best-selling resort. That we sell. Of all 130+ resorts we operate in, Tignes is the most popular. Having just spent three days there I could see why, but for anybody that hasn’t been, here are 5 reasons why everyone – including us – loves Tignes. It’s High With altitude ranging from 1550m to 3747m, Tignes has a long season with lots of snow. We were there for three days at the beginning of December…Continue Reading “5 Reasons Everyone – including us – loves Tignes”

Facebook0TwitteremailThis article was written by Mia Jones, Assistant Content Editor at Crystal Ski Holidays. She thinks you should go to La Rosière for your next ski holiday. Here’s why… If I asked you to imagine a family ski holiday, I’m pretty sure you’d think of two adults and their small children playing in the snow. My ‘family’ trip to the mountains was quite different. At 21 years old, I decided to take my younger brother, my older sister and her boyfriend for a week of fun…Continue Reading “Why La Rosière is a Great Shout for Your Next Holiday”

Facebook0Twitteremail This article was written by Paul Rudd, Overseas IT Support for Crystal Ski Holidays in Chamonix, France. The morning started early, Pink Floyd’s ‘The Great Gig in the Sky’ waking me at 6:30am.  We were due to meet our guide who would take us down the Vallée Blanche at 07:45, and the weather forecast was good. There had been snowfall the night before and as I opened the curtains, I was greeted by clear skies – a pale blue dawn as the sun began…Continue Reading “Getting More From The Mountain: Adventures in the Vallée Blanche”