Alps In Luxury Blog

The Top 3 Mountain Marathons in the Alps

Fri December 7, 2018 by Alyssa Marshall

Mountain marathon in the Alps

In October 2018, I took part in my first marathon in Alps In Luxury’s home town of Bournemouth. Having never run one before, I really wasn’t sure quite what to expect and I can honestly say that it is just as difficult and painful as they say, if not more so! The hours of training, in all weather conditions in the months leading up to the day, along with a knee injury and weeks of physio appointments meant that I was just happy to make it to the finishing line in one piece.

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An Activity Guide to St Anton in Summer

Tue October 9, 2018 by Ellie Riches

 Summer in St. Anton am Arlberg

A holiday in St Anton is renowned for its après party throughout the winter months as well as being a snowy paradise for all winter sports. Fast forward a few months, after the snow has melted and the alpine flowers are flourishing, summer in St Anton is a different kind of paradise. Upholding its reputation as an energetic resort, St Anton in the summer does not disappoint with rock-climbing, mountain bike trails and ridge hikes – not to mention the endless alpine activities for all the family.

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Getting Moreish In Morzine - Morzine's Best Restaurants

Fri September 14, 2018 by Gavin Buckingham

Restaurant La Rotonde, Morzine

Morzine is one of the most popular resorts in the Alps during the summer months. This is mainly down to the many activities and luxury chalets on offer but a large part of it is also down to the amazing cuisine you can enjoy. From small local farms serving their dishes of the day, to large specialist restaurants, you are spoilt for choice and boy are you in for a treat.

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A Survivor's Guide to Paragliding in the Alps!

Fri August 24, 2018 by Rebecca Bradshaw

After doing a tandem paraglide flight in Alpe d’Huez back in 2015, I became completely hooked on the sport. Now, I see it as one of the top activities to do in the Alps and the best thing about it is that paragliding can be enjoyed both in winter and summer. From a nervous flyer’s perspective, read on to find out how to survive your first paraglide flight in the Alps. Read More...

Top 5 Chalets For Al-Fresco Dining

Thu August 9, 2018 by Gavin Buckingham

Al-Fresco dining in Ferme de Moudon, Les Gets

One of the best things about a summer holiday in the Alps is being able to sit outside in the fresh mountain air and enjoy an al-fresco lazy breakfast or relaxed, chilled out evening meal. Surrounded by jagged mountain peaks or rolling alpine hills with just the ringing of cow bells interrupting the peace and tranquillity, it is easy to see why many people crave an outdoor area in their alpine chalet which is perfect for al-fresco dining. In this blog, we look at the luxury chalets in the Alps which are best set up for dining outside.

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Summer Restaurants in Megeve

Tue July 31, 2018 by F-J Charton

If you have the pleasure of visiting of Megeve in the summer and staying in one of it’s many luxury chalets, you will have the chance to experience many superb restaurants in Megeve. I caught up with local chalet manager, Solenn Poullain to get the low down on some of her favourites and top recommendations.

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