Articles tagged "french alps"


The French Alps

Published Friday, August 8, 2014
Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC
Updated on Friday, August 8, 2014

Since Chamonix, France, hosted the first winter Olympics in 1924, the French Alps region has come to be known as a winter wonderland of glam. Sure, the skiing is fantastique, but one needn’t be a powder hound to enjoy time here or consider investing here. In fact, off-season is active season with golfing, cycling, hiking and mountaineering attracting affluent vacation homeowners interested in a healthy lifestyle--with a shot of luxury.