France is home to the mega ski resort and is the number one ski destination in Europe.
When it comes to extensive skiing, classical and imaginative luxury chalets and a varied range of resorts from picturesque and traditional villages to high altitude - the French Alps deliver!
For those looking to combine endless skiing with luxurious accommodation then the ski domains of Les 3 Vallées and Espace Killy are perfect.
Courchevel 1850, home of alpine glitz and glamour and Méribel the birthplace of the chalet holiday are at the heart of Les 3 Vallées and will let you rack up the kilometres on the slopes and pamper you off them.
Both Courchevel 1650 and Courchevel 1550 offer a more relaxed and affordable base in the valley, whilst Courchevel Le Praz has an authentic and traditional feel, but all with excellent and efficient links into the same great skiing.
Over in the Espace Killy, one of the world's best, Val d'Isère will deliver an amazing variety of opulent chalets with slopes and a resort centre to match. Tignes, the other centre of this domain combines high altitude skiing with resorts from modern to traditional.
For those looking for rustic ambiance and delightful villages, head to Les Gets, Morzine and Châtel in the vast Portes du Soleil ski area.
For charming and delightful gems which are just a little off the beaten track, St Martin de Belleville in Les 3 Vallées or Sainte Foy are for you.
Those seeking elegance with skiing that puts a smile on your face Megève will delight with classical ease.
For effortless access with many ski in ski out chalets, La Rosière offers great snow and skiing for all levels of skier and is great for families.
Chamonix, the birthplace of skiing in France, is dominated by the mighty Mont Blanc at 4810m, while the valley below hosts some of the best and most challenging skiing in the world. There is something here for everyone, whether on the slopes, relaxing in extravagant surrounds or in the centre of this bustling and lively town.