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News, reviews, tips and ideas for your perfect holiday


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.

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 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 […]

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.

Horse riding in the French Alps with Aravis Passion

Let us give you a run through of all the fun activities on offer at the Aravis Passion equestrian centre.

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…

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.

Golf in the French Alps – Tee off at altitude

Imagine this: teeing off on to quiet fairways, with mountain and lake views all around… There are a number of fantastic golf courses near or in many of our resorts. These are our five favourites.

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 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!

Top 10 things to see and do in Lacanau

We’ve pulled together our top 10 things to see do in Lacanau to make planning your trip to this beautiful area all the easier.

8 fun facts you didn’t know about the Tour de France

  July can only mean one thing to road cycling enthusiasts worldwide, and that is Le Tour de France. Three incredible weeks of time trials, sprints, climbs and coloured jerseys. On its 105th edition, this prestigious race will cover 3,329km over 21 stages. The 17th July sees Stage 10 of the tour passing through our […]

Keep cool by the pool this summer

With spring just around the corner it is time to start thinking about your summer holiday, and nothing says summer holiday like a villa with a pool.