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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 second edition from the 19th – 28th of July, so we thought we’d get 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 […]