One of the most iconic destinations for winter sports, France is blessed with magnificent mountain ranges including The Alps and The Pyrenees. The winter season begins in early December and stretches through to early April with temperatures from Christmas to early February ranging from +4° C to -10° C. For those who prefer warmer climes March and April can reach an enjoyable +15°C, perfect for a lunchtime break and to enjoy a picnic in the sun. Regions such as the Queyras in the Pyrenees are famed for their unique micro climate which helps to ensure snowsure winters, offering perfect terrain for snowshoe exploration.
A destination, famed for its wine and cuisine you will enjoy delicious meals including local winter specialties such as the cheese specialties of fondue, raclette and tartiflette not to mention the lunchtime stops for cakes and hot chocolate!
Just short flight time of 1-2 hours it is a destination that is very accessible from the UK. With several low cost carriers flying to both Geneva and Toulouse you can travel easily by plane or for those who prefer there is always the option of travel by train. With fantastic high speed links from London St Pancras right through the south of France it couldn’t be easier.