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Hidden Alps, pets welcome ski chalets Hidden Alps
Bourg Saint Maurice
Les Arcs and La Plagne (Paradiski)
French Alps

Dog friendly Chambres d’Hôtes and Gites
Hidden Alps,
Hidden Alps is a small company specializing in good value, flexible skiing and activity breaks for people who love beautiful scenery, home-cooked food and the charm of staying in old alpine villages. They own and run two farmhouse chalets with a boutique hotel flavour in the Paradiski resort – La Ferme Blanche (2 bedrooms) and Mountain Maison (9 bedrooms). Both farmhouses welcome dogs and have enclosed gardens, as well as great skiing, walking, and cycling on the doorstep.
Open all year round just 9 hours drive from Calais, guests can arrive any day and stay B and B, half board, catered or self-catered. Dogs will love the riverside walks close to Mountain Maison, and the forest trails surrounding La Ferme Blanche. Other activities nearby include skiing (5-10 mins to the ski lifts), snow shoe walking, white water rafting, cycling, swimming (outdoor swimming lake), and cross country skiing. See their website for more details.
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Tel: 33 (0)6 26 80 77 67

Wonderful scenery PEAK RETREATS
French Alps
Comfortable accommodation

Peak Retreats are an award-winning, independent tour operator specialising in both summer and winter self-drive holidays to the French Alps. They deal with high standard chalets and apartments in small traditional French villages, offering a taste of the real Alpine France at great value for money. The staff at Peak Retreats have visited the resorts featured so they are able to give expert first-hand advice, enabling you to choose the perfect holiday. The residences have superb locations, nestled in the French mountains, which provide the perfect base for walking holidays with your canine friends.

Peak Retreats was voted as 'Best Ski Company' in the Guardian and Observer Travel Awards 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2014 as voted by readers; ‘Best Family Ski Operator 2015’ by Family Traveller Awards; and 'Best Independent Ski Operator 2006' and 'Best Tour Operator to France 2005' by Maison de la France, the French Tourist Office.

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Tel: 0844 576 0171
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Beautiful setting of Chalet La Giettaz Chalet La Giettaz
Route du Col
73590 La Giettaz
Comfortable interior


Wonderful scenery

Our extremely spacious apartments are perfect for dogs and their families, with back doors opening onto a large meadow where guests are free to roam.

Dogs love the snow


Chalet La Giettaz consists of 10 self-contained apartments, with private spa (jacuzzi/sauna) and bar, located in the beautiful alpine village of
La Giettaz, France.

This idyllic Savoyard retreat, eight hours' drive from Calais, is a perfect base for both winter and summer breaks. With hundreds of kilometres of mapped and graded walks, acres of forests, fields, natural streams, pools and waterfalls all on our doorstep - as well as a local ski lift connecting to the 445km Evasion Mont Blanc domain - La Giettaz offers the opportunity to participate in invigorating alpine activities or to simply unwind in spectacular surroundings.

We accept individual apartment bookings
(sleeping 1-10 people), or we have space
for groups of up to 67 people. Guests at Chalet La Giettaz can enjoy a range of catering options,
with each apartment having fully-equipped kitchens,
breakfast deliveries included in the price of your stay,
3-course meals available in our bar,
and some lovely village restaurants nearby.

All of our guests receive a welcome hamper
(including canine ones) on arrival, and we also provide daily delivery of fresh pastries and breads from the local boulangerie, towels, bathrobes and slippers for use in the apartments and spa.

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Tel 33 (0)673 391 073

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We are also able to offer evening catering in our on-site private bar.
Flexibility is the key to your holiday here.