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55% of La Folie Douce Val Thorens sold for €2.5m

55% of La Folie Douce Val Thorens sold for €2.5m

Most British skiers to France will have heard of the ‘clubbing at altitude’ concept of La Folie Douce. The first Folie Douce was established in Val d’Isere in 2007 by founder Luc Reversade. You can now party and eat in six resorts across the French Alps – Val d’Isere, Val Thorens, Meribel-Courchevel, Alpe d’Huez and...
P&V team up with La Folie Douce

P&V team up with La Folie Douce

The biggest challenge facing tour operators is being able to differentiate their product. After all, if you’re trying to choose who to go with to a particular destination, then the ski area is the same, the lift pass is the same, and the choice of ski schools and ski hire is the same. Some companies...
Caesar Crowdsourcing For ESF Graffiti Art

Caesar Crowdsourcing For ESF Graffiti Art

Regular visitors to Skipedia may recall our suggestion that Banksy had visited Meribel last winter season. This homage to Banksy’s famous ‘Kissing Policemen’ was seen on on the Altiport chairlift in March 2014:   Render unto Caesar… We can reveal that the artist behind this work is in fact Caesar and he has plans for...
Folie Douce bring more 'sweet madness' to Megeve

Folie Douce bring more ‘sweet madness’ to Megeve

It was in 1969 when Luc Reversade, a former ski instructor, founded the first La Folie Douce in Val d’Isere. The restaurant and bar soon built up a reputation as the place in Val to go for apres-ski. As has been clear for years at the Krazy Kangaruh and Moosevirt in St Anton, apres-ski doesn’t have to...
Is Banksy working for the ESF in Meribel?

Is Banksy working for the ESF in Meribel?

Probably not, but after the recent raising of diplomatic tensions surrounding the ESF in France, it’s reassuring to see some rapprochement. This marvellous image was spotted by Ski Marmalade yesterday on the Altiport chairlift in Meribel: Homage to Banksy There can be little doubt that this is a homage to Banksy’s ‘kissing policemen’, which appeared...
New Branding for Méribel to 'Méribel Vallée'

New Branding for Méribel to ‘Méribel Vallée’

This winter’s press pack for Méribel landed in our inbox today and the first thing we noticed was the resort has a brand new logo. New logo for Méribel Out goes ‘Coeur des 3 vallées’ and in comes a new focus on ‘Méribel Vallée’. [In case you missed it, the new logo integrates the ‘M’ of Méribel and...