The ski resorts of the Swiss and French Alps are world renown for their steep slopes, abundance of snow, charming villages and varied selection of bars, restaurants, boutiques, hotels and fabulous chalets. Avid skiers from across the globe recognize the convenience, comfort, privacy and potential profit in purchasing their own chalet.
Resorts in French Speaking Areas of Switzerland
Villars is situated in the canton of Vaud, part of the Ollon municipality, overlooking the Rhone Valley. Views of Mont Blanc are clearly visible from parts of the village and links to local ski areas are provided by the BVB railway and gondola lifts. Housing two of the most expensive boarding schools in the world, The College Alpin International Beau Soleil, and Aiglon Collegeo, Villars is known as the ultimate boarding school destination.
Verbier is a village located in southwestern Switzerland in the canton of Valais. It is one of the largest resorts in the Swiss Alps and characterized by steep slopes, varied conditions and resort culture..***
Crans Montana, a fusion of the centers of Crans and Montana, is another resort in the canton of Valais. With an elevation of approximately 1500 M (4,921 Ft.) above sea level the views over the Valais Alps and Weisshorn are breathtaking. The area is famous for its alpine ski racing World Championship and World Cup events. Additionally it hosts the winter pop rock Caprices Festival and the Omega European Masters Golf Tournament.
Haute Nendaz , a fourth resort is now attracting former Verbier enthusiasts.***
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Resorts in France
Megeve is located within the Haute Saovie Department of the French Alps, which possesses Euorpe´s highest mountain, the famous Mont Blanc. Popular for it remarkable natural beauty and luxurious lifestyle it was first conceived in the 1920´s as a French alternative to St. Moritz.
Meribel is part of the Trois Vallees, the largest concentration of world class ski resorts for downhill and cross country skiing.
Coucheval is comprised of 4 satellite villages, linked by an excellent lift system, virtually queue free. Known for its 5 star hotels, Michelin starred fine dining, variety of luxury shops and difficult back runs or couloirs it attracts a select clientele that includes royals, sports and entertainment celebrities, fashion icons and the wealthy international elite.