Browsing entries tagged with Megeve

30 Sep 2019

New chairlift and transfers for Megève

New chairlift and transfers for Megève

A new six-man chair lift will open up a previously little skied area of Megève, and an increased Alpybus service will make the French ski resort more accessible than ever before. The new chair lift will…

21 Jul 2017

Two new major ski hotels for the Alps

Two new major ski hotels for the Alps

Two hotels from leading luxury operators will be opening in the Swiss and French Alps in the next couple of years. The first hotel to open will be a Four Seasons, currently being finished in the French…

25 Jan 2017

Save 10% in Megève with Stanford Skiing

Save 10% in Megève with Stanford Skiing

Readers of Where to Ski and Snowboard can save up to 10 per cent on week-long skiing holidays and short breaks in the French resort of Megève this March — with prices starting at just £295 per person…

6 Nov 2015

Megève joins Mont Blanc ski pass

Megève joins Mont Blanc ski pass

The French ski resort of Megève will this year join the Mont Blanc Unlimited Ski Pass — giving skiers and snowboarders access to nearly 1,000km of skiing in three different countries. The Mont Blanc…

31 Aug 2015

Megève restaurant destroyed by fire

Megève restaurant destroyed by fire

An iconic mountain restaurant in the French ski resort of Megève has been destroyed by a fire. The prestigious L’Alpette on Rochebrune/Côte 2000 was razed to the ground on Sunday 23 August and…

28 Oct 2014

La Folie Douce to party in London

La Folie Douce to party in London

Destination of more après-ski parties than we can fathom, the team behind La Folie Douce is travelling to the UK next month to bring a bit of its unique magic to Bodos Schloss in Kensington. On Thursday…

18 Jun 2014

Ski instructor to fight French ruling

Ski instructor to fight French ruling

A British ski instructor says he will “fight to the bitter end” a court ruling that he has been teaching illegally in France. Simon Butler, 51, was on Monday ordered to serve 200 days in jail in France…

25 Feb 2014

Instructor claims French are at war

Instructor claims French are at war

Simon Butler, one of seven British ski instructors in Megève last week, has said there is a “war” going on in the French Alps. Mr Butler was arrested at the bottom of a chairlift in Megève on Tuesday…

7 Jan 2013

Video yourself across the Alps this season

Video yourself across the Alps this season

Were you hoping to get a GoPro for Christmas? If Santa hasn’t delivered, fear not — ski resorts around the Alps have installed video systems in their half pipes and freestyle parks, with automatic…

10 Nov 2011

New Geneva to Megeve transfers

New Geneva to Megeve transfers

Stanford Skiing is offering a new airport transfer service to Megève this season, which is open to everyone – not just their own guests. The service aims to offer cheap and reliable transfers to and…

4 Sep 2009

Brit school expands into Megeve

Brit school expands into Megeve

Skiers and boarders heading for Megève will get the chance to polish their skills at a Brit-inspired ski school, when a new branch of the British Alpine Ski School (BASS) opens there this winter. BASS…

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