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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!

Top tips to avoid these common family holiday mishaps

We’ve researched the top family holiday mishaps to avoid to make your next holiday to the French Alps as hassle-free as possible.

7 great things to do in Morzine away from the slopes

Find out our top recommendations for things to do in Morzine away from the slopes. From skijoëring to ice hockey, there’s something to keep everyone happy!

Ski Holidays with Kids – Top Après Ski Activities

Check out our top recommendations for things to do with kids away from the ski slopes…

Top 12 tips for the perfect family holiday

Happy kids, happy holidays! Keeping babies, children and teenagers happy and entertained on a family holiday can be tricky. Where to go? What to pack? What to do? It’s a minefield! Even in the most amazing locations, most parents will have heard “I’m bored” at least once. The truth is that if your children aren’t […]

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.

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.

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.

7 of the best pre ski holiday exercises

Here are some of the best full body pre ski holiday exercises that are all simple to do, can be done anywhere and require no “specialist” gym equipment.

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…

Top 10 things to see and do in Valmorel

We’ve put our heads together and found our top 10 recommendations for things to see and do in winter and summer in Valmorel…

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.

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.

Skiing with kids for the first time? Top 10 tips for a trouble-free ski holiday!

You’ve been looking forward to it for ages – your ski holiday is nearly here! If you go skiing with kids under the age of five and babies for the first time, here are a couple of things we have learned which could save you a lot of trouble – our top tips for a peaceful family holiday in the mountains.