This week, Val D’Isere will play host to the Polo Masters Tournament. In teams of two, professional players from England, France and Argentina will be travelling to the French commune to compete in riveting polo-on-snow games.
The event takes place on Saturday and Sunday (January 16 and 17) and entry is completely free of charge. Offering something for both fans and strangers to the sport, the tournament is sure to be one that shouldn’t be missed.
Better Snow Conditions
In a drastic change of fortunes, snow conditions in Tignes have vastly improved this week. Only a few days ago, the lack of snowfall meant that the conditions at the popular ski resort were hard and icy, making it difficult for its skiers to take advantage of. But recent snow has resulted in the piste being soft and effective, and when coupled with the clear blue skies and minimal winds that
New Activities in Morzine
it is currently enjoying, Tignes is a great place to be skiing at the moment.
For those skiing in Morzine, the resort will be launching a new seven-day activity programme at the end of the month. The events are aimed at showing visitors to the French commune a different side of what it has to offer; from green films which showcase the resort’s current sustainable development programme, to off-piste walks that will include its local animal and plant life. Some of the activities will be free of charge, whereas others will cost €20 per head.
With cheap flights to Chambery and Geneva available from £14.99 one way and including taxes with Jet2.com it is an ideal time to hit the slopes.