E-bikes (Electric Bikes!) are big news in the Alps. In fact they are big news across the bike industry. For a start it is a growing sector and industry always craves growth. The latest figures I can find from bike-eu.com …

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Routes des Grandes Alpes 700km, 16,000m of ascent, 42hrs of riding You can choose to do it over any time period that suits. We did it in a week. I know of others that have done it in half that …

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I've been asked a number of times recently about the current state of the property market in the Alps. Periodically I write my thoughts down on the subject as a reference and this blog is as good as place as …

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Buying or selling property is not supposed to be a gambling game. It's bad enough having to deal with the vagaries of the property market in your own country. It's worse when buying or selling across currencies. For someone based …

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One of the properties we have for sale has been featured in French Property News this month. There is a lovely article about how the current owners started a chalet business from the property. You can see the full article …

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New for 2017, Trail Running in the Portes du Soleil 400km of signposted trails with 48 different routes across the 12 towns and villages of the Portes du Soleil. This is a big project that should be ready for summer …

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We got featured twice in French Property News last month (February 2017).  Once in the "Ask the agent" feature and also a couple of properties in their "On the Market" page. Click on the links to see the articles. We …

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The avalanche report is a great place to find unbiased information about the snow conditions and the weather forecast. Obviously it should always be the first port of call before a trip off piste too. It's updated at 4pm each …

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Geneva airport straddles two countries. It is mostly Swiss but there is also a French side to the airport. The story about how this came about is available on this Wikipedia page. The French side is very small and VERY …

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My brother Gareth was badly injured in an accident in Australia a couple of years ago. It’s left him with mobility difficulties, which means he can’t take part in sports like he used to. Gareth was a very keen and …

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