Good for beginners, good nightlife, sunny, access to La Grave, free swimming/skating Disadvantages: Limited skiing, not ideal resort layout, frustrating slope and lift layout at hometime
...Located in the southern French Alps, and close to Alpe D'Huez and Serre Chevalier, Les Deux Alpes might not be the first ski resort that springs to mind when you think of European skiing.
It's a little unfair as, on an individual basis, the resort compares extremely well to just about any in France. It is the second oldest in resort in the country, after the world famous Chamonix and can...
Advantages: Powerful singing, great technical details, incredibly talented cast, touching story Disadvantages: Some dodgy notes here and there, long, and some slow songs do bring the pace down
A certain level of hilarity also ensues with a film like Tom Hooper's latest, Les Misérables, a film adaptation of the worldwide smash-hit musical that's been going strong ever since its debut in 1986. During his many, many musical sequences, especially ones involving solos with his actors, Hooper is a big fan of taking their close-ups, and using as few takes as possible, focusing...
Advantages: Varied Skiing for ALL abilities Disadvantages: One big Road.
...I have been skiing for 20+ years and have visited many of the resorts in the Alps during this time. Last winter though I spotted a cheap last minute deal to Deux Alps.
Cost- £299 Catered Chalet (skiworld) this included Flights from Manchester and a transfer of only 11/2 hrs, which is great for the Alps.
'Catered' chalets, I have found, can vary mainly due to the staff running them, but still...