Grande Casse, Savoie’s highest peak

The Grande Casse is a mountain situated in the French Alps. At an altitude reaching 3,855 m (12,648 ft) above sea-level, it is the highest peak of the Vanoise ... lire plus !

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Cycling Lake Annecy: one of France’s best tours

When you drive around the mountains surrounding Annecy you’ll pass many cyclists tempted by the challenging climbs which are sometimes pretty ambitious. If you’re not one of them ... lire plus !

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Why you should climb the Aiguille Rouge in Les Arcs!

Looking for an outing for all the family in the Alps? With a few small frights (!) to spice up your excursion? We have just the right destination for you: the ... lire plus !

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Discover the domain of Les Arcs in Summer

Are you looking for a Summer destination for all the family in the French Alps? The resort of Les Arcs should please you. One of the world-class ski ... lire plus !

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The best way to discover La Plagne in the French Alps

Since we’ve moved to an alpine village in the Tarentaise Valley we have not yet taken the time to explore the resort of La Plagne. Last week, we ... lire plus !

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Discover the alpine village of Granier-sur-Aime

I still have to pinch myself when I look through the window at the magnificent landscape of the Alps. Snow-capped mountains towering the luxurious Tarentaise Valley. The smells of pine ... lire plus !

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Things to see in Aime-la-Plagne, Savoie

For a little while I had wanted to write about our village’s closest town. The little town of Aime lies in the Tarentaise Valley between Moûtiers and Bourg-Saint-Maurice. ... lire plus !

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Discover the Tarentaise Valley in Savoie

You’ve probably heard of major sites in the French Alps without knowing they were located in the Tarentaise Valley. If I tell you about La Plagne, Les Arcs, Tignes, ... lire plus !

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Discover Mont Blanc, Europe’s highest peak

Mont Blanc is situated in the east of the French département of Haute-Savoie (74) where France, Switzerland and Italy meet. This awe-inspiring mountain, meaning literally “White Mountain” in French, ... lire plus !

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The return from the Alpine pastures in Annecy

I’ve known about the return from the Alpine pastures for a long time. I had heard of great festivals happening in Austria, Switzerland and Bavaria but only recently ... lire plus !

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