OVO Magazine

News, reviews, tips and ideas for your perfect holiday


The best Christmas markets in the Alps

Find out all about the best Christmas markets in the Alps, and some world famous festive markets across the rest of Europe!

6 awesome dog-friendly hikes in the French Alps

Discover some of the best dog-friendly hiking trails across the French Alps.

10 amazing Lake Annecy Water Sports to try on your summer holiday

Discover the top Lake Annecy watersports to try on your summer holiday. From wakeboarding to scuba diving, there’s something for everyone!

Top 11 family-friendly things to do this summer in the French Alps

Kids and adults are well catered for this summer in the French Alps. Discover our top 11 family-friendly summer events and things to do for summer 2019.

12 Best non-skiing winter activities in the French Alps

With only one week until the big man in red comes to town, let’s take a look at some fun filled non skiing activities that will keep you busy for the whole week.

Debbie Bradbury – The must-know person for chalet owners

Meet Debbie Bradbury, an English born expat who has spent half of her life living in France. Debbie works for the accountancy firm SAREG and her help and advice has been invaluable for many of our Chalet owners over the years.

Ice skating in the French Alps

We’ve looked out the best ice rinks near our properties for you to enjoy on your winter and summer holidays!

10 reasons not to miss the Annecy Christmas market

At OVO Network we love the Annecy Christmas market. Here are a few reason why…

Our favourite events in the Alps this summer

Summer 2018 has been jam packed with fantastic events in and around all of our destinations! Here you can take a look at what’s been going on near our properties.

Lake Annecy boat trips

A boat trip around Lake Annecy, Europe’s cleanest and perhaps most picturesque lake, is not only a pleasure in itself – whilst on the water you can decide which beach to visit, or which activities to try out later on in your stay.

Insider’s Guide to the Annecy Old Town street market

Make the most out of the Annecy street market with our Insider’s Guide. Here are our top tips to help you make the most of your visit. Enjoy!

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.