Fait Maison Label Comes into Effect
La Plagne restaurants to clearly state homemade foods
Robin Deering | La Plagne Editor | published: 17th July 2014
Last year we reported that restaurants will be required to specify on the menu what is 'homemade' and the law came into effect on the 15th of July, just a day after the industry's often busiest day of the year - Bastille Day.
Le Cure de France Charity Cycle Ride
An ambitious plan to cycle across France for charity
Ellie Mahoney | La Plagne Editor | published: 9th July 2014
George Long used to work with us here at Laplagnet.com so when he said he was embarking on a bit of a bike ride for charity, tackling three of the Tour de France’s most iconic climbs; Mont Ventoux, Col du Galibier and l’Alpe d’Huez we thought are you mad?!?
Planes Grounded as Air Traffic Control Strikes in France Continue
Day 2 of strike action sees lots of flights cancelled
Ellie Mahoney | La Plagne Editor | published: 25th June 2014
*Update 26th June - strike action cancelled today*
Travel Warning for Flyers to La Plagne
Strikes likely between 24th and 29th June
Robin Deering | La Plagne Editor | published: 20th June 2014
In the midst of France's longest rail strike in four years, air traffic controllers have announced strike intentions from the 24th to the 29th of June.
British Ski & Snowboard Alpine Squads Announced
2014-15 Season Alpine team members for Britain
Ellie Mahoney | La Plagne Editor | published: 13th May 2014
The BSS Delancey Senior and Under 21 Alpine Squads for next winter have been announced today.
Mountain Passes Open
Mountain cols now open to road cyclists and day trippers
Robin Deering | La Plagne Editor | published: 8th May 2014
Road bikers take note as mountain passes are opening up throughout the Alps.
New Grivel Twin Gate Carabiner
A pear shaped carabiner with double straight gates
Katy Dartford | Guest Reporter | published: 2nd May 2014
The new Grivel Twin Gate carabiner; an advancement or a gimmick? Grivel spokesperson, Stevie Haston says on his blog: “These carabiners represent the most interesting step in design and security that I could ever have imagined. You should probably buy one at least, to go with your belay device and/or descender.”
Grizzly Bear spotted in La Plagne
Mild weather sees bears coming out of hibernation early
Ellie Mahoney | La Plagne Editor | published: 1st April 2014
Reports are coming in that a grizzly-type bear or large brown bear has been spotted in the La Plagne backcountry.
New La Plagne Bobsled experience with Olympic Medallist Bruno Mingeon
Ride in a Competition bobsled and hit speeds of up to 130 kmph
Ellie Mahoney | La Plagne Editor | published: 12th March 2014
If you've have been missing the Olympics since it left our TV screens recently & you're a bit of an adrenaline junkie, you can come & experience the thrills of a proper Olympic Bob race in La Plagne.
French Rail Strike in the Alps
Details on train strike affecting Savoie, Haute-Savoie, Isère and Ain
Robin Deering | La Plagne Editor | published: 28th February 2014
The SNCF has announced a rail strike that will affect travellers to La Plagne, the two railway unions involved have chosen a peak travel weekend to strike.