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Belfast Telegraph

TRAVEL GUIDE: On the piste in France – Thursday, 25 February 2010

Ask any skier or boarder whether they prefer a summer or winter holiday and, nine times out of 10, they’ll say you can’t beat a winter holiday. Being an avid skier myself, this year I took my wife and two kids to a village in the French… Continue reading

La Clusaz: A resort with bijou charm


It’s time France’s La Clusaz was back on the map for British skiers, says Leslie Woit There is a whiff of mystery about this place. A pocket of luxe, calme and volupté and only one hour from Geneva, La Clusaz has kept its

elf secreted from the eyes of most British skiers zooming… Continue reading

Irish Times reviews La Clusaz

Besides snow, the perfect resort needs good runs, lifts, food, accommodation and apres-ski. The stunning scenery around La Clusaz, in the French Alps, is the cherry on top for MICHAEL KELLY

WHAT MAKES the perfect skiing holiday? A ski trip is a complex beast, so a range of elements have to come together: good access from the airport, accommodation, gastronomy,… Continue reading

Top 10 ski resorts for beginners

Friday, 18 November 2011 11:29 AM

Introduce yourself to skiing in a beginner-friendly resort Sliding down a mountain on skis or snowboards can be daunting for first-timers, but fear not, all it takes is practice and a beginner-friendly resort to do it in.

Here’s our pick of the best ski resorts for beginners:
La Clusaz, France:
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Skiing in medieval Annecy

Skiing in La Clusaz according to the Guardian. You won't find Annecy in any British ski brochures this year. In fact, for most British skiers, Annecy is that place you zoom through on the transfer from Geneva airport to Les Trois Vallées. It's not exactly ski hotlist material – which is an absolute travesty if culture and romance are as integral to your winter trip as the skiing. Continue reading

Never mind the low altitude good skiing in tiny La Clusaz

La Clusaz reviewed in the Mail Online. Mark Twain had strong views on statistics – that they were worse than lies or even damned lies. Ski guide Olivier Mermillod would have seen eye to eye with Mr Twain – for that principle holds true when statistics are applied to ski resorts in general. And to Olivier’s resort of La Clusaz in particular. Continue reading