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5 ‘Musts’ if you’re Skiing in the Alps this Winter!

We have mastered the perfect ski holiday experience and pin pointed what truly makes your holiday so special that you’re counting down the days till the next snowfall. We’ll look after the catered chalet side of things, while you just focus on having fun and getting up that mountain! So next time you’re vising us…

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The 4 Corners of the Espace Killy – The Ultimate Ski Challenge

Completing the 4 corners of the Espace Killy is a fantastic challenge for any intermediate to advanced skier or snowboarder staying in Tignes or Val d’Isère.  You can choose a route that suits your ability and level of desired challenge.  In doing the 4 corners you will truly experience every area that the Espace Killy…

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Cruise the Blues in Tignes – A Route for the Intermediate Skier or Snowboarder

Tignes offers a fantastic playground for all ability skiers and snowboarders. You can cruise the blues all day or try the many exciting and challenging blacks. Whatever your ability there is a fantastic opportunity to grow and develop your skills in Tignes. Below is a rough guide for any intermediate skier or snowboarder wanting to…

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Discover Tignes les Brévières

Tignes les Brévières is the oldest part of the resort of Tignes.  It is bursting with character and beauty with its old original farm buildings, pretty church, and picturesque lake.  Wander through its quaint streets taking the time to have a beer or a coffee in one of the many bars or sample local cuisine…

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A Round-Up of Airport Transfers to Tignes & Val d’Isère

Ski Bonjour’s Shared Transfer Service We offer a shared transfer service on Sundays (& Wednesdays for Christmas & New Year 2017) to Tignes les Brévières and Val d’Isère.  The service meets guests arriving in Geneva airport up until 1.30pm (departing approximately 2pm, arriving into resort 5-5.30pm).  The return service takes guests back to Geneva airport…

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The Black Run Challenge

THE BLACK RUN CHALLENGE With 24 of some of the hardest black runs in Europe, two of which were chosen for the downhill Olympics in 1992, the black run challenge is truly the mother of all challenges when it comes to skiing in Tignes and Val d’isère. It requires a lot of planning, and if you’re…

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Top 5 Ski Runs in the Espace Killy; chosen by our Ski Bonjour Seasonnaires

Our seasonnaires know the Espace Killy like the back of their hand, having spent months skiing the area. So who better to turn to for advice, we asked them what they think are the top 5 ski runs in the Espace Killy and why. They have tried and tested every piste and are willing to…

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Early Season Skiing in Tignes le Lac & Val d’Isère

Why Tignes & Val d’Isère? At an altitude of 3656 metres, the Grande Motte glacier is the perfect destination for early season skiing for ski racing teams, ski clubs, those on ski development courses or training and those skiers just looking for an early break on the snow before the main season starts.  We’re counting…

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The Villages of Tignes & Resort Maps

(Picture showing Tignes ‘Fingers’ above the lake) The History of The Villages of Tignes Back in the 1920s Tignes was made up of just two villages, Les Brévières and Tignes itself. In the 1950s once the dam was complete, the original Tignes was flooded as part of a hydro-electric power scheme. This formed the Lac…

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Top 6 Reasons You Should Book Now for Christmas!

Now that the children are back to school – the September routine can resume – it’s a great time of year to start planning your winter ski holiday for the 2017-18 ski season.  This autumn term is a long one (16 weeks for most) so what could be better than to have a Christmas holiday…

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Becky
Becky Coates
Ski Bonjour Editor & Blogger

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