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Moonlit ski touring in St Gervais

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After a slow start to the winter in the Alps conditions are finally coming good with a week of new snowfall last week down to 800m ski conditions are now good in most resorts. The storm cycle of new snow moved through on Wednesday evening being replaced by a high pressure, which has meant clear […]

L’Oreal Putting St Gervais on the map!! 

L’Oreal Putting St Gervais on the map!! 

St Gervais has been relishing its increased publicity in the press this summer. At the end of July, we saw the first visit of the Tour de France in the race’s history … not only a visit, but a stage finish. A stage which turned out to be not only dramatic but one of the […]

Summer, cycling and the tours!

Summer, cycling and the tours!

The ski lifts of St Gervais & Megeve have finally stopped turning, as the season comes to a close. It always seems wrong when you look up and the mountains are still white and yet more snow is forecast down to 1500m of altitude this week.   But not for long, in the valley floor […]

St Gervais Agriculture Fair

St Gervais Agriculture Fair

  Coming up  …. SUNDAY 18th October …. St Gervais Agricultural Fair Not to be missed…  This is an outstanding showcase of rural Alpine life, right in the heart of St Gervais. It’s just on this one day of the year, the roads in the village centre are closed to traffic, and open to cows! […]

Autumn in the Alps

Autumn in the Alps

Autumn, the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. Those of us lucky enough to live or have second homes in the Alps are able to enjoy this less celebrated season in a different but no less enjoyable way. In September the tourists disappear and the kids go back to school leaving us to enjoy the remainder […]

St Gervais, the history, the life & the property market

St Gervais, the history, the life & the property market

We take a look at St Gervais the gateway to the Chamonix Valley, a staging post for climbing Mont Blanc & home to thermal spring spas for hundreds of years. Today we find a thriving town with a buoyant property & holiday rental market. St Gervais shares it’s name with two of it’s most significant […]

St Gervais connecting you

St Gervais connecting you

Last summer we wrote an article about a new bridge being constructed in St Gervais. The busy road running through the town (that has as many as 13,000 vehicles travelling on it during peak times) was to be re-routed. A bridge had been planned removing traffic from the town. St Gervais was to become a […]

Virtual Tour of Espace Evasion villages

Virtual Tour of Espace Evasion villages

‘Espace Evasion’ is one of the largest ski areas in the Haute Savoie, with 445 kilometres of pistes encompassing the villages of Megève, St Gervais, Les Contamines, Combloux, Hauteluce and La Gietaz. The main towns that service this fabulous ski area are; St Gervais, Les Contamines and Megeve. Skiing in the Evasion area is perfect […]

Eyes off the Prize- St Gervais vs Chamonix

Sometimes we can be so focused on the prize we can’t see the wood for the chalets. Chamonix has always stood out as the ultimate mountain resort, but many people have found a bigger prize, and better value for money, in the lesser known St Gervais Les Bains. St Gervais is a 20th century spa […]

Why St Gervais puts a sparkle in your snow flake.

I have been rattling around in ski resorts for a number of years now! All in all it’s safe to say, I have explored a fair few domains and the biggest mystery to me is how the beautiful resort of St Gervais has managed to remain so anonymous to the Brits! Situated just an hour’s […]

Chalet Mont Blanc

Chalet Mont Blanc

I recently visited this fantastic chalet for sale situated on the hill above St Gervais. It is easily accessed from the village by taking the road to Bettex and climbing up a short way. The area is calm and residential, mainly housing secondary ski homes for Parisian families. From the moment you pull into the […]