Skiing in the Alps: holidays at the peak of style

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In La Plagne, gourmet addresses

After Héliopic, in Chamonix, and RockyPop, in Les Houches, Romain Trollet (Assas Hotels group) changes valley to inaugurate, in La Plagne, from December 15, the Aracauria.

A four-star hotel with 84 rooms for millennials with children where you can find a cocktail bar, fun areas for kids, a 450 square meter Nuxe spa and a restaurant designed like a large grocery store.

Decidedly gourmet, the station will also see the part-time installation of London chef Phil Howard, a star and connoisseur of the area, he imagines with the Union a locavore address of 35 seats open in the evening.

To let yourself be intoxicated by the summits, finally try the 360, perched at an altitude of 1,970 meters and endowed, as its name suggests, with a panoramic view.

In La Rosière, cross the border

A sign that the mountain has become a tourist product almost like any other, the major hotel operators are increasing the number of openings there.

In La Rosière, linked to the Italian resort of La Thuile via the Franco-Italian San Bernardo ski area, the Hyatt group is daring its first foray into the mountains.

Hyatt Centric is planting a 69-room south-facing hotel in Les Eucherts with a 420-square-meter spa, indoor and outdoor pool and yoga classes.

As for the cuisine, head to La Tavola, a trattoria full of treasures from the Aosta Valley where you can order pizzas and lobster pastas.For those who love immaculate summits, know that the proximity to Italy allows you to enjoy heliskiing, prohibited everywhere elsewhere.

Posted Date: 2020-09-21

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