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Le Grand Bornand

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!

A Very Special Children’s Festival

When I moved to the Aravis four years ago I’d never heard of the Bonheur des Momes children’s festival in Le Grand Bornand. Now you can’t keep me and my kids away!

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.