Neighbouring some of France’s mighty winter destinations, Samoëns packs a punch for summer endurance athletes and downhill mountain bikers. The traditional medieval village is one hour’s drive from Geneva, carving out a … Read more
Rupert Barry, November 23, 2011
Le Grand Massif is directly 50 km south of Geneva, situated above the main route towards Chamonix and the Mont Blanc Tunnel. It is comprised of 5 alpine resorts; Les Carroz, Flaine, Morillon, Samoens and Sixt-fer-cheval. The mountain biking terrain offers suitability for a wide range of disciplines and difficulty. This area is attractive as increasing lift access during the peak summer months makes it more accessible, offering rough and ready trails free of other riders unlike other alpine resorts.
Mawgan Porth is a small village on the north coast of Cornwall, 6 miles up the coast from Newquay. It’s great place for those who want to stay at one of the quieter beach spots, whilst maintaining quick access to renowned UK surf breaks such as Watergate Bay and Constantine.