Samoens market | one of the best markets in the French Alps

29 Jul

Every Wednesday throughout the year come rain, snow or shine, Samoëns hosts one of the busiest traditional markets throughout the Savoyard region. The marvelous market of Samoens There is a buzz around the village from early morning as the stall holders get ready to show their wares from 8.00 am till noon. It’s a great […]

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Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval, Haute Savoie, France | A hidden gem

25 May

In spring and summer in Samoens in the French Alps, the snow melts, the whole valley turns green and the meadows come to life.  Although, we all love the winter season, the spring and summer months mean it’s time to get out the walking boots, bikes, climbing gear, rafts and relish the warm weather. Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval […]

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What to see and do in Grignan, Drome, Rhone Alpes

8 May

What a surprise Grignan is in southern Drôme in the south of the Rhône Alpes region. The 11th century, fortified village suddenly comes into view. Majestic and proud above the low lying lavender fields, looking decidedly regal in an area that oozes rustic charm. There are a couple of different roads into the footings of […]

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Summer fun in Samoens – like a giant playground

18 Apr

Samoens is a charming village in the Haute-Savoie region of France. Not just perfect for skiing and snow fun in the winter, in the summer it’s just like living in a large playground. There is so much to do, the only problem is deciding which activities to pick. Luckily  ZigZag Samoëns’ outdoor adventure specialists based right […]

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Drome Rhone Alpes | Lavender fields, vineyards and medieval villages

11 Apr

If you love the south of France and the romantic call of the lavender fields, a visit to the Drôme will reveal an unspoiled region that will truly delight… Drôme – the other Provence Drôme is one of the two most southerly departments of the Rhône Alpes region, with the Ardèche to the west and […]

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