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All new in the Grand Massif!

You may already know that the Grand Massif, with its 265km of piste, is the 9th largest ski area in Europe and the 5th largest in France and that with 80% of the slopes being North facing it has one … Continue reading

What a winter season!

From the serenity of empty pistes on blue-sky days, to the mad antics of skiing in fancy dress, from the adrenaline rush of creating fresh tracks in the off-piste, to relaxing in the mountain sunshine with a well deserved drink … Continue reading

Pointe de Miribel in the Vallée Verte

The Pointe de Miribel (Alt 1581m) in the Vallée Verte is perfect for those looking for a short walk to the top of a mountain Peak as you can park about a 10 minute walk from the summit!  The Pointe offers spectacular panoramic … Continue reading

Walk to the top of Le Môle

With beautiful colours and warm, blue sky days, autumn is a fantastic time to explore the Alps.  There are so many mountain peaks to explore and at this time of year you can pretty much have the path to yourself! … Continue reading

Guided Cycling – Days Out

Inspired by the stunning scenery and the classic mountain climbs including the Col de Joux Plane and the Col de la Colombière on the doorstep of Samoëns, we recently launched guided cycling breaks in conjunction with our hugely experienced cycle guide, … Continue reading

Carpentry work commences at Chalet ALLURE

Whilst we’ve been busy at the chalet the artisans have been pushing ahead with the construction for Chalet ALLURE. The carpentry team from Chalets Carme have started on-site and are busily piecing together the wooden frame for the chalet with the aim of having the main … Continue reading

A Visit to the Carpenters

We recently organised a visit to the factory of Chalets Carme, where Pascal and his team are building the timber elements of our new chalet, Chalet ALLURE. Whilst we thought the purpose of our trip was to make decisions on … Continue reading

Chalet ALLURE – Building Work Commences

Following the recent announcement that we’re launching a second chalet to the APASSION portfolio, work is continuing apace on the development of Chalet ALLURE, despite some recent bad weather. With the footings dug and the concrete foundations laid, the brickwork … Continue reading