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Amazing November snow in the Alps

November 11, 2013 News
Amazing November snow in the Alps After last season's amazing snow, it's already looking very, very exciting for this year.   It's only the second week of November and Verbier and Tignes are already open, with plenty more snow on the ground elsewhere. All of these photos are from the last two days. Let's start in Espace Killy, which had a big snowfall at the weekend.  This was Tignes yesterday: And it was the same story over the hill in Val d'Isere: And there's some great snow in Austria as well.  This was courtesy of the Hotel Sandhof in Lech: And St Anton put together this great video: // Post by St. Anton am Arlberg.   If you'd like to check availability for early season holidays to any of these resorts, then please contact the Move Mountains Team on 01753 463400....
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Snow Photos from the Alps – October 2013

October 14, 2013 News
Snow Photos from the Alps - October 2013 It's still very early on, but the end of last week saw some truly encouraging pictures from the Alps.  All these images were taken on the 10th or 11th of October 2013. Meribel Arc 1950 Le Village Lech Courchevel 1850 Les Menuires Val d'Isere Verbier La Clusaz Monterosa Ski Here's to a great season! By Pascal August...
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Four of the Best: Luxury Hotels in Val d’Isere

September 18, 2013 News
Four of the Best: Luxury Hotels in Val d'Isere Val d'Isère is one of our favourite resorts - and we are not alone - it's widely regarded as one of the best ski resorts in the world.  So which are the best luxury hotels in Val d'Isère? Why Val d'Isère? It's easy to see why people love this resort.  The 'Espace Killy' ski area covers all of Val d'Isère and Tignes on one ski pass - that's 300km of skiing to keep you busy. You can ski the World Cup and 1992 Olympic downhill runs at La Daille or La Face...with rests, of course.   Or go tree skiing in Le Fornet if the weather is bad. And at the end of the day, a stop at the Folie Douce is an essential part of any Val d'Isère ski holiday.  The atmosphere is unlike any other - chic cabaret, fine food and dancing on the tables.  Whether you join in or just watch on, it's fantastic...
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Mountain biking in the Alps this summer

May 15, 2013 News
Mountain biking in the Alps this summer The snow's melting, but there's still plenty to do in ski resorts.  Top of the list is mountain biking in the Alps this summer. New routes in Meribel In Meribel, the Bellevue itinerary accessible from the top of the Pas du Lac has been improved. The top was redesigned and there's a new track at the bottom, from the Rond Point to the Chaudanne.  There's also a new route on the DH Tougnete 2, arriving at the mid-station, which opens the run up to non-experts. There will also be a bike patrol this summer, going around the bike parks and itineraries to check safety, signs and help riders if required. Mountain biking is for kids too In Courchevel, children from eight to twelve years old can take part in four-day mountain biking camps and take their Biker 1, 2, or 3 tests.  The On Gravity school in Val d'Isere runs...
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Go for a Love Ski – Buy One Lift Pass and Get One Free This Valentine’s Week

January 17, 2013 News
Go for a Love Ski - Buy One Lift Pass and Get One Free This Valentine’s Week If you are planning go on a Love Ski to the Alps this Valentine’s, then you could save money by buying one lift pass and getting another free through Move Mountains Travel. This great Valentine’s ski deal is exclusive to Move Mountains Travel. The Best Properties in the Best Resorts Move Mountains Travel offer a wide variety of excellent properties in the Alps, such as the L’Eterlou-Tremplin in Meribel, Hotel Christiana in Val d’Isere and the Hotel Arlberg in Lech. Other properties and resorts offered include hotels in Champoluc, Courchevel, Verbier and La Clusaz. Minimum 7 Night Stay All you need to do to secure your free lift pass is to book a minimum of a 7 night stay, which includes Valentine’s Day itself – Thursday 14th February. The free lift pass will be a local area pass, which can be upgraded to a full area pass by paying the...
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The Hotel Christiana in Val d’Isere: a great location in an amazing resort

December 4, 2012 News
The Hotel Christiana in Val d'Isere: a great location in an amazing resort The Espace Killy ski area opened this weekend and with impeccable timing the snow is already piling up.  So what better time to book a stay at the Hotel Christiana in Val d'Isere? The five star Hotel Christiana is full of rustic 1950s charm and unparalleled views of the majestic Alpine mountains.   It offers door-step access to the snow and old-school glamour.    Think Hollywood stars, revolving dark wood doors, and modern designed rooms with plush drapery. We have availability now and you could be enjoying Christmas or New Year in the Alps in this, or one of our other properties in the resort, such as the Hotel Kandahar, or The Tsanteleina Hotel in Val d'Isere. For more information on staying at the Hotel Christiana in Val d'Isere, please contact Pascal or Hannah from Move Mountains Travel on 01753 463400.   By Pascal August...
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Book ski hotels in Val d’Isere for the 2012/13 ski season opening

November 12, 2012 News
Book ski hotels in Val d'Isere for the 2012/13 ski season opening Excitement is building for the new ski season, and in Val d'Isere the opening weekend is coming up on 01 and 02 December. This is a great time to head out as over the weekend it's possible to test for free new 2013 skis for all of the following leading ski brands: Black Crows, Blizzard, Dynastar, Elan, Fischer, Head, K2, Kästle, Movement, Nordica, Rossignol, Salomon, Scott, Völkl, White Doctor. On top of that you can also test 2013 snowboards from Apo, Nitro, Ride, Rossignon and Santa Cruz. And if that doesn't tempt you then check out the amazing snow on the webcams. We offer four great luxury hotels in Val d'Isere - the five-star Hotel Avenue Lodge, the Hotel Christiana, the three-star Kandahar Hotel and Alpine spa hotel the Tsanteleina. Please contact us for details and to check prices. By Pascal August...
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