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The French Alps Travel Guide

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Top Winter Getaway: Courchevel, France

A timeline of when—and why—the French ski town of Courchevel developed.

Mountain Magic in the French Alps

Influenced as much by Disneyland as by classic resorts like Zermatt, a brand-new faux-Alpine ski village opens in—of all places—the French Alps.

T+L Reports: Skiing the French Alps

By acquiring the lifts at six little-known Maurienne Valley ski areas—and investing $40 million—wealthy Grenoble chocolatier Gaston Maulin has created one of France's largest ski...

LVMH Extends Posh Label to New Luxury Resorts

Wall Street Journal | LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is checking into the hotel business. The world's largest luxury-goods company, home to brands such as...

The World's Most Dedicated Bike Commuter

With Lance Armstrong and the rest of the world's best cyclists lining up in Rotterdam this Saturday for the Tour de France's grand depart, we...

World's Scariest Bridges

From sky-high suspension bridges to dilapidated rope bridges, these crossings aren’t for the meek.

World's Scariest Ski Slopes

Icy crevasses, monster moguls, soaring cliffs, and avalanche risks: for some skiers, these areall part of the fun.

Alpine Lifts

Sleigh rides and schussing, haute cuisine and the Haute Route. Now more than ever, Europe's Alpine wonderlands are the perfect refuge. Here, 20 ski resorts...

5 Great European Ski Chalets

From France to Switzerland, these great European ski chalets pair contemporary design with traditional winter charms.

Cool Travel Jobs: French Swim Instructor

T+L’s new column about the world’s most coveted jobs introduces a Côte d’Azur legend who has been teaching different strokes to famous folks for more...
HOTELS

Hôtel de la Loze

Located on Courchevel's 1850 lift platform, the hotel lends elite status to the tier. more ›


RESTAURANTS

Flocons de Sel

Emmanuel Renaut, one of Europe’s rising star chefs, trained for years with the legendary Marc Veyrat before opening his small restaurant in the smart Alpine ski town of Megève. His... more ›


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