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The OVO Network team has been busy testing and selecting the must-see places and the best-kept local secrets for you to discover. Cultural days out, restaurants, bars, shopping, events and more - we share our favourites with you! Here you’ll find our advice, plus links to more information to help you get the most out of your holiday.

8 fun facts you didn’t know about the Tour de France

8 fun facts you didn’t know about the Tour de France

  July can only mean one thing to road cycling enthusiasts worldwide, and that is Le Tour de France. Three incredible weeks of time trials, sprints, climbs and coloured jerseys.   On its 105th edition, this prestigious race will cover 3,329km over 21 stages. The 17th...

Aravis: the best places for après-ski

Aravis: the best places for après-ski

After a day skiing or enjoying other winter sports, here is our selection of the best places for a well-earned break! Cosy pubs, tea rooms, trendy bars or family-friendly cafés – you’ll be spoiled for choice with great après-ski places!

A day in Annecy – our winter Top 5 ideas

A day in Annecy – our winter Top 5 ideas

Annecy is one of France’s most beautiful cities, set on the shores of Lake Annecy – reported to be the cleanest lake in Europe – it is known as the ‘Venice of the Alps’. Annecy boasts a truly beautiful old town, where you’ll find ancient buildings lining the canals and River Thiou. With fabulous restaurants and shopping, historic sites, beaches, watersports and just 30 minutes from world-class ski resorts, this city is definitely one to discover. Here are our Top 5 ideas for a day in Annecy.

Have a wander around the market in Thônes

Have a wander around the market in Thônes

Do you like wandering around colourful markets? Meeting local producers? Discovering ingredients for cooking regional specialities? There’s no need to change your habits just because you are on holiday! In the Aravis, there are markets in La Clusaz on Mondays, and Le...