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Winter 2022

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Discover France’s magical winter wonderland destinations - from the French Alps to the French Riviera. Read about the biggest bûche de Noël, Christmas log cake, in the world and see Paris when it snows. Head to the sweet village of Flavigny in Burgundy where the film Chocolat was filmed and to Rouen, the Ardèche region and Côtes du Rhône. Go gaga for gorgeous Gascony and feel festive at the colourful Christmas market of Metz, Lorraine.Toulouse, feel good films, recipes, guides and giveaways…

In Thones: When it’s a

In Thones: When it’s a full moon enjoy a ski tour adventure in a fairy-tale like landscape. Every Thursday, at the end of the day, just as most ski areas close for the evening, Glières Plateau bursts into life as skiers don headlamps for a magical guided tour. Useful sites: annecymountains.com; manigod.com; thonescoeurdesvallees.com French Riviera – WINTER sunshine! Where to stay Where you stay is part of the adventure when it comes to Haute-Sauvoie. Gorgeous chalets, roasty toasty wood fires, sitting in a hot tub as the snowflakes fall all around you and views that make your soul soar. OVO Network’s exclusive, hand-picked holiday homes in the Alps are nothing short of irresistible…. Chalet Riparian is just 200m from the centre of La Clusaz but feels like it’s in the middle of nowhere. Ski-in/ski-out cosy fireplace, gorgeous décor, walking distance to the ice rink, shops, bars and restaurants, child friendly and with a sauna and a hot tub on the terrace from where you can watch the skiers whizz through the trees. Chalet Manoe in Manigod with a hot tub and ‘bubble’ sauna, open fire and balcony with breath-taking views, is a little bit of heaven. Fabulous décor, electric boot warmers and zero pollution for outstanding star gazing – this cosy retreat is superb. Chalet Alti in Le Grand Bornand sleeps 14 and is utterly enchanting with its traditional feel whilst making the most of green technology with solar panels and geothermal heating. The ski bus stop is just 200m away though experienced skiers can ski right down to the Rosay gondola in the centre of town. A gorgeous kitchen, magnificent views, and a large jacuzzi. Winter has never been more fun. Find more brilliant accommodation in the Alps at ovonetwork.com Riparian Chalet Manoe 12 | The Good Life France Mimosa © Jérôme Kelagopian / OTC Mandelieu The Good Life France | 13