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Five Ski April Fools in 2019 That You May Have Missed

Five Ski April Fools in 2019 That You May Have Missed

It’s that day of the year when you need to have your wits about you – on the off-chance that the April Fool you’ve come across is subtle enough to be convincing. Here are five of the Best Ski April Fools that we came across today: €50 Congestion Charge to be introduced in La Tania...
Les Menuires is Best Value Ski Resort in France

Les Menuires is Best Value Ski Resort in France

A recent survey by Locasun showed that the cheapest French resorts were Chamrousse, Puy St Vincent and Les Angles in the French Pyrénées. However, they noted that other resorts have much larger ski areas, so this was not a fair comparison. They decided to look at which resorts offered the best value based on the...
The Top 8 French Ski Resorts in 2018

The Top 8 French Ski Resorts in 2018

‘Montagne Leaders’ magazine have recently published their annual survey, showing which resorts have generated the most lift pass revenue. The Savoie region of France contributed 46% of the 1.3 billion euros of revenue, followed by the Haute Savoie (26%, €355m) and Isère (9%, €123m). The Top 8 French Ski Resorts: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc La Plagne Val Thorens/Orelle...
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...