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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…

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!

Legal requirements for letting a holiday property in France

  How to register your furnished rental property Are you aware that the increase in privately-managed rental properties has meant a tightening up of legal requirements for letting a holiday property in recent years? More and more people are renting out their properties on online booking platforms such as Airbnb so the French government has […]

14 pre-summer jobs to get your chalet guest ready for summer

Find out OVO Network’s top tips for getting on top of those spring jobs you don’t have a chance to do during the season at your chalet in the French Alps.

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.

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.

Top 10 things to see and do in La Giettaz

We’ve put our heads together and found our top 10 recommendations for things to see and do in winter in La Giettaz apart from the skiing…

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.

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.

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.

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…

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…

Alpine property Management Autumn “To do “ List

For those new to the rental property industry, or, those considering becoming a property manager, here’s what our property owners and managers are focusing on, our Autumn “To do” list.