Best Locations in France to Book Ski Holidays

No doubt, the lifestyle and luxury of the French resorts have well been documented over the years. If you are looking for some of the best skiing resorts in Europe with good options for snowboarders and skiers, then you have got to book your next skiing holiday retreat in France.

Check out these top resorts that offer great accommodations as well as great slopes at prices that are actually affordable if you book your holiday in advance.

1) Courchevel-This area is great for those who are just beginning to enjoy the wonders of skiing and snowboarding. The area is filled with multi-million euro properties throughout and the views of the region are perfect. Beginner slopes are great for children of all ages, making this one of the most booked villages for families looking to hit the slopes with their children.

2) Tignes-The snow here is perfect, as many skiers are able to enjoy almost year round skiing conditions. The area offers amazing runs starting as early as mid-November, with over 90 lifts accommodating the area. Not only does the area offer great slopes and drops, you will also find some very nice apartment complexes offering all the amenities of much larger resorts.

St Martin-de-Belleville-If romance and charm are on your mind when booking your holiday then certainly St Martin-de-Belleville is your destination of choice. The village in the TroisVallees area is certainly filled with a lot of old-world charm that is completely different from some of the other neighboring resorts. When in the area, you will be able to ski to close by areas of interest including Les Menuires, Val Thorens, and Meribel.

French Chic and Elegant Style on a Budget

Some women can still look scruffy having spent the household budget on one dress, yet others exude slick luxury when they have spent hardly any money at all. Stylish women tend to look polished and effortlessly chic at all times and French women in particular epitomise refined elegance.

The elegance of Audrey Tautou or Juliette Binoche (rather than that of Jessica Rabbit) is always subtle, discreet and quietly sophisticated. This quintessential French look is within every woman’s reach, if they follow this simple advice:
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Kate Middleton’s Wedding Dress – Is That Still A Thing?

The wedding dress of Kate Middleton was an instant success in 2011. The dress was designed by Sarah Burton from Alexander McQueen.

The important fashion creators say the dress is a proof of elegance, and the combination of silk, peals and crystals is perfect. It looks simple, but it is full of details making it a princes-worthy dress. It is entirely handmade, with the crystals and pearls making shapes of roses, so the dress is actually a garden!

Sarah Burton considered the dress perfect for the special atmosphere at Westminster Abbey. The dress has some elements from the one of Grace Kelly, but it is a different style. Kate felt great in her dress, and we can see this from photos. The tiara worn by Kate was borrowed by the queen, it is made of white gold with diamonds. Above all, the elegant but still cute appearance of Kate brought her only positive appreciations.

Kate Middleton’s engagement ring


Prince William proposed to Kate in October, giving her the engagement ring of his mother, Lady Diana. Lady Diana Spencer and Charles became engaged in 2011. Charles gave her this engagement ring of 14 solitaire diamonds and a Ceylon sapphire in the middle. It was made by the famous jeweller Garrard, and its cost was almost 30 000 pounds at that time. It was a contested choice by traditionalists in the Kingdom, as it was a different choice from the rings given traditionally with this occasion. It is not custom made either.

The same traditionalists would have expect something else, but Prince William decided to respect the memory of her mother by offering his future wife this ring. Some others claimed the ring will bring bad luck, as it brought to the previous couple, Prince Charles and Lady Diana.

After the divorce of Charles, the ring remained in the property of the Royal Family. After the death of his ex-wife, Charles took his sons to the palace to pick mementos of their mother. William choose the Cartier Tank Francaise watch, and Harry choose the ring. They eventually decided to switch the mementos. Kate had to resize the ring from size H to I. The resizing was made by Crown Jewellers G Collins and Sons, which attached two platinum studs.