Our gold-plated skiing trip

A Perfect Alpine Mini-break by Toby Young, Spectator Life  My wife Caroline and I wanted to do something special to celebrate our 15th wedding anniversary and a mini-break at Chalet Abode in the French Alpine village of Villarabout was exactly what the doctor ordered. Just getting three days alone together, given that we usually have our…

Best French Ski Resorts

By Telegraph Ski and Snowboard More British skiers and snowboarders choose to head to France than anywhere else. The reason is inescapable: the French Alps offer the best variety of resorts of any country in the world. Best for Charm and Romance – St Martin-de-Belleville French resorts are known for their convenience rather than charm, so…

The Ecurie is a nominee in the prestigious ‘World Ski Awards’ for the second year running

We are thrilled to announce we have been nominated in the The World Ski Awards for the second year running. The awards are the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in ski tourism and for the second year The Ecurie is a nominee, this year in the category for ‘France’s Best Ski…

Le Montagnard – Beautiful food combining tradition and innovation

Building on their reputation, having been awarded the ‘Assiette Michelin’ in Winter 2015, the team at Le Montagnard, led by Stéphane Maio in the kitchen and Valentin Suchet, owner of Le Montagnard, in the restaurant, are ready for a new season full of creativity. This year the menu offers new combinations of traditional Savoyard specialties with…