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Welcome to our blog, full of useful advice and guides to help you plan your next ski holiday. Our team of experts are all ski and snowboard fanatics, so we're happy to share our personal experience to help you plan your perfect ski holiday. Whether you're looking for the best way to get the Alps, our top ski accommodations, or things to see and do in resort, our useful guides share industry updates and all things relating to the world of skiing and snowboarding.

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LES ARCS SKI RESORT DEDICATES A WEEK TO BRITISH CELEBRATIONS A word from the Mayor of Les Arcs Michel Giraudy, said of the Great British Celebration: “Brexit or not Brexit, that’s not the question! The British skiers are welcome in Les Arcs like it is their home. By creating the event « The Great British Celebration », we...

Published by Erna Low on 02/03/2017 - 10:37

Joanna and Richard from the Erna Low team learnt a new French expression last week. "La neige du cinema". When questioning our ski guide, Raymond, on a classic blue-sky-fair-weather ski day, he smiled and said it means the "perfect snow like the perfect performance" ...and indeed that is what was experienced in La Clusaz...

Published by Erna Low on 02/03/2017 - 10:30

The resorts of La Mongie and Barèges combine to form the Grand Tourmalet ski area. The undisputed highlight of this area for walkers and skiers alike is to travel from La Mongie up to the top station of the Pic du Midi by the gondola from where the view is staggering when the weather is good.  It is rumoured that on a...

Published by Erna Low on 02/03/2017 - 10:23

TAKING THE HASSLE OUT OF HALF TERM SKIING IN 2017 February is one of the best months for skiing and snowboarding in the French Alps. Here at Erna Low we know a ski holiday is a popular option during the half-term holidays so we've put together a handy guide which shows our top 3 resort picks and why we think...

Published by Erna Low on 02/03/2017 - 10:03

Self-drive ski holidays are an ever popular holiday option for those looking to add flexibility to their next ski trip. Driving your own car provides you with the option to plan a more relaxing travel schedule and there are no limits on how much you can pack - as long as it all fits in your vehicle! France is one of the...

Published by Erna Low on 02/03/2017 - 10:09