Widest choice of ski holidays from 60+ tour operators
#1 UK Ski Travel Agency
Impartial Expert Advice
Flights
Transfers
Accommodation

Rhone-Alps 'the jewel in the crown of France's ski regions'

Rhone-Alps 'the jewel in the crown of France's ski regions' The French Alps look set to be more popular than ever next year as winter sports enthusiasts escape the crowds of Canada to enjoy some of the world's finest slopes.

With Vancouver set to host the 2010 Winter Olympics in just a couple of months, many Canadians are already looking to get away for a few weeks, with a significant number likely to look to the guaranteed snowfall and challenging pistes of France for their winter-fix.

Writing in the Toronto Sun, travel expert Ilona Kauremszky advised one such couple that the Rhone-Alps region hasn't gained its reputation as one of the finest skiing and snow-boarding destinations on the planet for nothing.

"The Rhone-Alpes region is by far the jewel in the crown of France's ski regions. No wonder," she wrote.

"The world's largest ski area - imagine six major ski resorts in one place and you get the picture- the area is also heaven for non-skiers as spas and gastronomy are popular."

The Rhone-Alps region has hosted the Winter Olympics on three separate occasions and it boasts excellent transport connections to the major cities of Lyon and Geneva in Switzerland.

Written by Chris SmithADNFCR-657-ID-19488026-ADNFCR

Related Stories

  • What’s new in Val d’Isere for winter 2017/2018

    Last season saw the completion of the 2 year Solaise project which included a new state of the art gondola increasing capacity by 40%, a new day lodge with family facilities and a new beginner area that has transformed the Solaise sector of Val d’Isere. Despite Brexit and the drop in the value...

  • Val d'Isere announces huge 200 million Euro redevelopment project

    A huge 200 million euro (£170 million) redevelopment project in the heart of Val d’Isere village has been confirmed today. Le Coin will be a 5 year project which will begin this autumn and will add 900 extra beds across 2 luxury hotels, 2 residences and new chalets, and will also include...

  • Val d’Isere opens 26th November

    Be one of the first to ski this winter as Val d’Isere fires up its ski lifts from Saturday 26th November 2016 – less than 2 months away! Due to its microclimate, high altitude and improved snow-making facilities, Val d’Isere is one of the most snow-sure resorts in the Alps making i...