The climate in the foothills of the Pyrénées

Often when I tell people that we live in the foothills of the Pyrenees, they tend to assume that we are snowbound for much of the winter. Generally they are amazed to discover that, despite the fact that our village is less than 50 kilometres from the nearest ski resort, we actually . . . → Read More: The climate in the foothills of the Pyrénées

Prime ski property in the Pyrénées

Despite the current malaise in the French economy, the ski property market is bucking the trend and the demand for mountain chalets, apartments and barns in and around French ski resorts remains strong.

I just saw some truly eye watering figures for the price of property in the French Alps; apparently in . . . → Read More: Prime ski property in the Pyrénées

All in a day’s work

Fresh snow at Guzet

Woke up this morning to sunshine, blue skies and a fresh blanket of snow on the mountains. So my husband and I did what any sane person would and decided to play hooky! Computer off, a quick drive up to our nearest ski resort, Guzet Neige and skis on . . . → Read More: All in a day’s work