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Celebrating 500 years since the Renaissance in the Loire Valley
Until 31 December
Cannes Film Festival
Until 25 May
The Distinction Palace
In France, hotel rankings highlight the exceptional 5-star hotels by elevating them to ‘palace’…
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Let’s conquer the Alps! Scale Mont Blanc or dip your toes in a crystal-clear mountain lake.
Run through the Vanoise National Park with ibex and chamois. Recharge your batteries in Evian-les-Bains, go skiing in Val d’Isère and stroll beside Annecy's picture-perfect canals.
Come evening, tuck into greedy portions of sumptuous tartiflettes, raclette and croziflette, and warm icy hands around a vin chaud.
The Alps: adventure, excitement, grandeur and…
Words by Matt Hampton
If there was a capital of the great outdoors, the Alps could be it. The…
Nestled in an idyllic environment at the foot of Mont-Blanc (4810m), Chamonix is perfectlly located…
Rendez-vous at Tignes
Tignes: sporting resort
With slopes 1550 metres to 2100 metres high in a traditional village…
Nestled in an idyllic environment at the foot of Mont Blanc (4810m), the European highest summit,…
The Alps & Mont Blanc: what to do, what to see...
From the legendary Mont Blanc to Les Portes du Soleil, the Alps will have you using all the…
Annecy Paysages Festival of Art
Until September 2
The Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc
Until January 23
Tomorrowland Winter Festival, Alpe d'Huez
Until March 15
5 ways to feel on top of the world at the K2…
It takes its name from the world’s second highest peak, and the dream objective of any…
Holidays for those in the know: on the trail of…
Les Arcs ski resort, with 260 miles of piste and views of Mont Blanc, is celebrating its 50th…
The Alps: 7 ways to enjoy the snow without skiing
The mountains aren’t just about skiing – every season, resorts push their creative boundaries to…
Geography and climate