Author: Vanessa Fisher

Summer in Zermatt

Summer in the mountains of France, Italy and Switzerland

Fancy spending some time in the fresh air of the Europe’s high peaks? Mountain expert Vanessa Fisher looks at some options for summer holidays. 1. Lake Annecy Ski Resorts, France Combine a few days by Lake Annecy with one of four charming alpine villages – La Clusaz, Le Grand Bornand, […]

Nice in the south of France is one of the new Sea Lifts pick-ups

Sea Lifts launches European summer transfers from 18 airports

Sea Lifts has launched its summer season with transfers available from 18 new airports including Nice, Faro, Paris, Olbia, Porto, Bologna and Florence. Sea Lifts – sister company to Ski Lifts – now offers transfers from 30 airports across Europe to summer holiday destinations. The two most popular airports for […]

Erna Low offer pools with stunning views in the French Alps

Erna Low summer holidays in France: Arc 1950, Chamonix and Antibes

Erna Low offers excellent value summer holidays to some of the most popular mountain villages in the French Alps and also to the French Riviera. In the French Alps, enjoy the spectacular scenery – join the hikers, runners and bikers in popular towns such as Chamonix or Morzine, or head […]

Murren

10 fabulous reasons to visit Murren

Murren in Switzerland is most famous for its starring role in the James Bond film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. At the end of the 1960s, the film-makers were taken by the futuristic revolving restaurant on the Schilthorn mountain and the scenes involving the imaginary Piz Gloria were shot there. Murren is the […]

Roc des Alpes in La Clusaz

Roc des Alpes taking place in La Clusaz this summer

La Clusaz in the Lake Annecy Ski Resorts region is home to the Roc des Alpes mountain bike event, the summer version of the Roc d’Azur, which has been organised in the Var for 30 years. The fifth edition in La Clusaz from June 16-18 will consist of three days packed with MTB events […]

Take advantage of some great offers in Lake Annecy Ski Resorts

Learn to ski for free in spring in Lake Annecy Ski Resorts

Beginners skiers or snowboarders can take advantage of this great offer in the Lake Annecy Ski Resorts region. The area includes the pretty resort of La Clusaz, just an hour’s drive from Geneva Airport. From the April 8-28, 2017, La Clusaz is offering beginner skiers and snowboarders: Free ski lessons […]

Arc 1950

10 fun activities to do with your family in Arc 1950

Arc 1950 was designed with families in mind. Built just 13 years ago, it is the newest ‘village’ in the French Alps. All accommodation is ski in-ski out making it so easy for a family ski holiday, as I discovered on my visit there with my family before Christmas. Here […]