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6 awesome dog-friendly hikes in the French Alps

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

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.

Manigod – A Small Resort with a Big Heart

It may not be the biggest ski area in France, but Manigod has a growing reputation with French, British and other European skiers. Why’s that? Here we’ll let you into the special charm of Manigod…

Spring Skiing Offers 2019

Spring skiing means longer, sunnier days, making it a perfect time to enjoy the mountains. Find time to squeeze in a last ski of the season and you can also take advantage of some of the great offers the French ski resorts have available.

Top 10 things to see and do in La Giettaz

We’ve put our heads together and found our top 10 recommendations for things to see and do in winter in La Giettaz apart from the skiing…

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.

In Tartiflette we trust – Tartiflette recipe

So here it is, OVO Network’s resident food blogger Dani’s interpretation of one of the most popular dishes from Haute Savoie.

Monts Garçon – The concierge in the Aravis

It can be a daunting thought getting prepared to manage a large group of family and friends on your ski holiday. Find out how using Monts Garçon can take the hassle out of organising your ski holiday…

The little resort with big time night skiing

Discover our insider’s tips to make the most of Manigod night skiing…

Ski schools to complete your winter holiday

To make choosing the right school for your family or group a bit easier we have pulled together some of our favourite ski schools in our destinations.

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.

Get rolling on the La Clusaz Mountain Bike trails

La Clusaz has been making a real name for itself in the Mountain Bike world in recent years. Here are some of OVO Network’s favourite La Clusaz mountain bike trails.

Guard dogs in the Alps – how to behave if you meet one when hiking

In this post we will give you a few pointers on what to do if you do come across a guard dog on the hill, so that you can enjoy your holiday without a worry!

A classical music festival with a difference

The Musique à Beauregard festival returns to La Clusaz for a third edition from the 16th – 27th of July. Last year we got together with the organisers, Barthélemy and Virginie Allard, to get an insider’s look at the festival.

A beginner skier’s guide to the Aravis

Getting on skis for the first time is not always easy. However, your efforts will all be worth while with the great feeling you get skiing in an exceptional natural environment. The Aravis Massif and the Annecy region have several ski stations with all the ingredients you need to make a start. Here are some of our recommended pistes to get you started without any dramas.