Ski Like The French: Elegantly, Gracefully And With Style

Snow has finally arrived in the French Alps! While the slopes were originally due to open on 20th December, many ski stations were able to open a week earlier than expected. Thanks to wonderful weather conditions, twenty stations were able to open on Saturday 13th December. Snow also hit the Pyrenees; Font Romeu Les Angles […]

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Do You Want To Build A Snowman?

Come on, let’s try Megève! When it comes to winter magic, mountains have got everything going for them: sparkling snow, days to be spent skiing, the comfort of the sunny mountain terraces, mulled wine, cosy chalets, tasty fondue … With Christmas is on its way and the first snowflakes beginning to fall, there is truly […]

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Inside secrets of the warming village of Châtel during Winter

France can be a truly magical place to spend time in winter. It is an incredibly diverse country – each region has developed its own distinct cultural character and heritage, making for a rich and varied collection of Christmas traditions. France lends itself especially well to Christmas – the mountain landscapes of the Alpine regions, […]

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Top 8 French Ski Stations to celebrate New Year’s Eve

Sextant has scoured the Alps for the biggest and best New Year celebrations. We’ve wrapped up our findings in this Top 8. If you’re planning to see in the New Year at an alpine ski resort, you can do it in two ways: partying through the night or getting back to the roots of New […]

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How to choose your second home?

Do you want a lovely house by the sea or a charming chalet in a ski resort? Will you use your second home for several months of the year or just a few weeks? Here is some advice to help you to find your future second home in France. How often do you plan to […]

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Investing in the French Alps the easy way

You may have heard that the French Alps have recently enjoyed heavy snowfall meaning many ski stations have opened earlier than expected.

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