Family holidays are always memorable, but why not try something different this year – a skiing trip. For those of you with a sense of adventure there is nothing more exciting than the entire family learning to ski or snowboard in the beautiful and exciting French Alps. However, rather than going the usual route of booking a hotel why not simply rent a holiday home. This allows you to come and go as you please and will only add to the “family-feel” of your vacation.
What are some of the More Well-Known Ski Resorts in France?
A couple of excellent destinations are:
- Meribel – Meribel is renowned for its fantastic beginner skiing resort, located in the area of Altiport. This is the perfect location for a family taking their first ever ski holiday and allows you to learn the art at your own pace. There is a huge network of ski lifts in the area and numerous ski schools for you to try your hand at.
- Chamonix – Chamonix is probably one of the most popular ski destinations in France. If you are looking to rent a holiday home in the Chamonix district you will be greeted with a huge choice of luxury chalets and beautiful accommodation. The area is also well known for the various restaurants, boutiques and bars. After all you are on holiday, so a great choice of amenities is a must.
What Else Should You Consider?
It is important that your accommodation is situated nearby to the ski area. In reality, you would want to be within walking distance of the slopes, as well as other amenities, such as the shops and restaurants.
Does the resort offer ski lessons? Unless your entire family are experts on the snow it is likely that you will require a few lessons at the very least. It is advisable to do your research in order to locate resorts that offer ski schools and skiing lessons. In fact, many of the best resorts offer afternoon lessons in order to avoid the bitter cold morning, not something you may have even considered.
There is a huge variety of ski resorts in France, which is why it is even more important to locate the perfect rental holiday home for you and your family. This is a great opportunity for you all to experience something you will remember for the rest of your life.