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  • Christmas in the French Alps

Book now for Christmas 2018

Book now for Christmas 2018!

Book next season's ski holiday today and beat the rush. Popular properties, such as the cosy chalet apartments that make for a picture-perfect Christmas together, fill up quickly for peak dates so book well in advance to secure your ideal accommodation.

We also have various properties which have 8 nights for the price of 7 for Christmas, commencing on Friday 21st December (instead of Saturday 22nd December). See here

Find out more on our early booking page

Our Christmas ski holiday prices include a return Eurotunnel crossing (with a free Flexiplus upgrade for Christmas week holidays) or you can book accommodation only. Prices for our self-catered ski holidays are per apartment (irrespective of number of guests) and there are no under-occupancy supplements.

Below offers are applicable to weeks commencing Saturday 22/12/18 only, for 7 nights

3 VALLEES SKI SPECIAL OFFERS AND EARLY BOOKING OFFERS

Region Resort Accommodation Offers* Book by
3 Vallees Les Menuires Coeur des Loges For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price 27/04/2019
Resort
Les Menuires
Acommodation Coeur des Loges
Details For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price
*Must be booked before date 27/04/2019

PARADISKI SKI SPECIAL OFFERS AND EARLY BOOKING OFFERS

Region Resort Accommodation Offers* Book by
Paradiski Belle-Plagne Les Balcons de Belle Plagne 10% off* weeks 09/01, 16/03 15/03/2019
Paradiski Belle-Plagne Le Centaure For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price 27/04/2019
Paradiski Plagne Soleil & Plagne Village Front de Neige 2 bed 6 confort only: 20% off* week 22/12 Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 023 9289 0960 to book 14/01/2019
Resort
Belle-Plagne
Acommodation Les Balcons de Belle Plagne
Details 10% off* weeks 09/01, 16/03
*Must be booked before date 15/03/2019
Belle-Plagne
Acommodation Le Centaure
Details For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price
*Must be booked before date 27/04/2019
Plagne Soleil & Plagne Village
Acommodation Front de Neige
Details 2 bed 6 confort only: 20% off* week 22/12, Please note these offers are not bookable online. Please call 023 9289 0960 to book
*Must be booked before date 14/01/2019

TIGNES VAL D'ISERE SKI SPECIAL OFFERS AND EARLY BOOKING OFFERS

Region Resort Accommodation Offers* Book by
Tignes Val d'Isere Tignes 1800 Altaviva For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price 27/04/2019
Resort
Tignes 1800
Acommodation Altaviva
Details For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price
*Must be booked before date 27/04/2019

SOUTHERN ALPS & NICE SKI SPECIAL OFFERS AND EARLY BOOKING OFFERS

Region Resort Accommodation Offers* Book by
Southern Alps & Nice Isola 2000 Les Terrasses d'Isola For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price 27/04/2019
Resort
Isola 2000
Acommodation Les Terrasses d'Isola
Details For second week deduct £220 and then take an extra 10% off second-week price
*Must be booked before date 27/04/2019


8 nights for the price of 7 this Christmas

Enjoy an extra day's skiing this Christmas. Stay 8 nights for the price of 7 in the following properties. Arrive Friday 21/12/18 for Christmas week skiing (and stay until Saturday 29/12/18).

Sainte Foy, Les Fermes de Sainte Foy
Peisey Vallandry, L'Oree des Cimes
Tignes 1800, Kalinda
Tignes Le Lac, Le Telemark
Tignes Val Claret - Fermes du Val Claret
Les Menuires, Les Clarines
La Rosiere - Les Cimes Blanches
La Rosiere - Le Lodge Hemera
Montgenevre - Chalet des Dolines

The following properties offer 8 nights for the price of 7 the week before Christmas week, arrive Friday 14/12/18 and stay until Saturday 22/12/18:

Peisey Vallandry - L'Oree des Neiges
La Rosiere - Les Marmottons
Sainte Foy - Le Ruitor
La Plagne - Les Granges du Soleil
Alpe d'Huez - Le Cristal de l'Alpe
Flaine - Le Centaure
Montgenevre - Le Napoleon

Christmas skiing

“The 2017/18 ski season got off to a memorable start …certainly the most promising beginning for at least four years.” - Patrick Thorne, Editor, InTheSnow.

Christmas 2017 saw some of the best snow for years. Starting in the week before Christmas and continuing through, the Alps saw 10 days of consecutive snowfall in some places. But snow had been falling consistently from November so it was a bumper start to the season. Snow depths for La Rosiere, for example, were 290cm on the upper pistes and 182cm on the lower pistes. That's almost double compared to historical data for the same time of year. Almost every resort in the French Alps saw heavy snowfalls over Christmas and New Year.hristmas dates

Christmas week 2018 commences on Saturday 22nd December which gives you enough time to settle in and unpack before the big day on Tuesday. Check out is Saturday 29th December, again meaning when your home you have enough time to settle and unpack before New Year's Eve!

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La Plagne on Christmas Day 2017 (source: La Plagne webcam)

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Sainte Foy on Christmas Day 2017 (source: Ste Foy webcam)

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La Rosiere on Christmas Day 2017 (source: La Rosiere webcam)

How to book your Christmas ski holiday 


Christmas Snow Record

All our resorts have a snow range above 1500m (around 5,000ft). Altitude is however not the only important factor.

Micro-climate

Some areas like the Grand Massif (Flaine) benefit from a micro-climate because of their close proximity to Europe’s highest peak, Mont-Blanc. These areas have a much more reliable snow record than other resorts at the same altitude or even than some higher-up.

North-Facing Slopes

Other important factors for good snow are North-facing slopes as whatever cover they get will simply last longer. What lies below the snow cover is also of importance: a few centimetres will be enough to ski on pasture whereas more will be required to cover a rocky surface.

Snow Cannons

Finally resorts that have snow cannons to cover the lower slopes (generally the nursery slopes) offer a good guarantee. These will normally run at night from early December to top-up on natural snow cover.

Above all what is important is to check the hard facts, as in the end the snow history over a period of time is the only reliable indicator. Over the past 8 years skiing was available in all our featured resorts. Please see individual resort pages for historical snow records.

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From accommodation only to a holiday package, you can customise your Christmas ski holiday by adding extras:

Ski Extras: ski hire, ski lift passes, ski school and spa treatments
Travel Arrangements: self-drive package, en-route hotels, train services, private taxi transfers and car hire. Although we don’t book flights, we have flying information for the French Alps.


Our Christmas ski deals will be updated regularly, so please keep checking for more ski holidays.

Please note that all Christmas ski deals apply to new bookings only, and cannot be applied retrospectively. They are subject to availability and are subject to our terms and conditions. All discounts are applicable to the accommodation cost only (not travel, ski extras etc.). Offers can be withdrawn without notice.

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