With some of the deepest snow to fall in early December since 1950, conditions have rarely been better for an early-season ski break in France. Make the most of the snow with this offer from Pierre & Vacances for 2-, 3- and 4-night stays in 4- and 5-star apartments, starting at £259 per property and saving up to 30% on regular prices.
Self catering accommodation is at either the 4-star Residence La Foret in Flaine or the 5-star Premium Residence Le Village in Les Arcs. A range of 1- and 2-bedroom apartments are available sleeping between four and six people.
The Residence La Foret sits at the foot of the slopes in Flaine, 100 metres from the ski lifts and shops. Ski hire is available on site. Where to Ski and Snowboard says Flaine is "a big varied area with plenty of terrain to suit most levels of skill" and skiers can access the Grand Massif ski domain. Prices start at £259 (319€) for a 1-bedroom Apartment South View sleeping 4-5 people on 18-20 January, 2013. Click here for a full list of prices and apartments.
Located in the car-free village of Arc 1950, the Premium Residence Le Village is a ski-in, ski-out property. The apartments are split between eight different Alpine buildings made from stone and timber. All have access to a leisure area with a gym, a Jacuzzi and a swimming pool. Les Arcs is part of the vast Paradiski area which includes the neighbouring resort of La Plagne. Prices start at £299 (369€) for a Classic 1-bedroom apartment sleeping 4-5 people on 18-20 January, 2013. Stays are also discounted on 11-13, 25-27 January. Click here for a full list of prices and apartments.
Prices do not include flights, but do include a 20€ booking fee. Click here to search for flights using Fly.com. Fly to Geneva for Flaine and Chambery for Les Arcs. It is also possible to get the train to La Plagne from London and then transfer to Les Arcs.
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