NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2017

Winter 2017-2018 is awash with juicy news stories from, the French mountains. The snippets below are just a few choice morsels. Click through to the full French Mountains Press Kit for a more comprehensive breakdown of great new places to lay your head and fill your belly in the mountains of France this winter, as well as a raft of new ski-area developments and growing trends.

13 brand new ski flight routes

Winter 2017-2018 sees the opening of new fewer than 13 brand new routes from across Britain into the airports that service the French Alps & Pyrenees. In total, that’s 38 extra planes from 11 UK airports winging their way to the mountains of France every week this winter!

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13 brand new ski flight routes

Winter 2017-2018 sees the opening of new fewer than 13 brand new routes from across Britain into the airports that service the French Alps & Pyrenees. In total, that’s 38 extra planes from 11 UK airports winging their way to the mountains of France every week this winter!

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Banksy-inspired chalet in Tignes

Guerlain Chicherit continues his radical luxury chalet revolution in the hamlet of Tignes Les Brevières, with 4 spectacular new chalets unlike anything else in the Alps opening in December 2017, each with its own unmistakeable signature. Chalet Banksy showcases the work of the British street artist and includes 3 original pieces.

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Phil Howard to open a restaurant in La Plagne

Double Michelin-starred British chef Phil Howard (The Square, Mayfair & Elystan Street, Chelsea) is opening an intimate restaurant in La Plagne. Far from the hustle and bustle of London, his vision is for simple seasonal dishes which he hopes will elevate it to the best restaurant in the Paradiski area.

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Boutique B&B in Les Orres

Maison Cimes in Les Orres (Hautes Alpes) is a new “boutique guesthouse” concept with a vintage themed « table d’hôte » dining room serving gastronomic dishes of predominantly organic local ingredients like juniper, rabbit and wild spinach. Reserved for staying guests during the week, the restaurant is open to visitors at the weekend.

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In the French mountains, Christmas is magical

The mountains of France are the ultimate destination to spend a magical family Christmas. All of the resorts lay on a plethora of festive decoration and celebrations, including spectacular shows, presents, special activities, fireworks, torch-lit descents, Christmas trees (even in your apartment in certain resorts).

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