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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.

Mademoiselle Caroline – The illustrator in the Alps

We caught up with illustrator Mademoiselle Caroline to find out a little bit more about her and why she loves life here in the Aravis…

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…

The ESF Star system explained

There are a number of different levels to the ESF start system – from the first time ever on snow all the way up to competitive racing. Here we will break down a few of the bigger milestones to help you understand the system.

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…

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!

The little resort with big time night skiing

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

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.