Haute-Savoie, France

The French Alps is one of Europe's best locations for a ski vacation, and the Portes du Soleil, offering over 650km of linked pistes, is one of its largest ski area.

Graydon is a tranquil hamlet located at the foot of the Roc d'Enfer mountains, and sits in the heart of this vast region. It's hollow bowl is a huge alpine pasture, surrounded by stunning steep cliffs. For great skiing you can access any of the lifts that service this area of the Portes Du Soleil ski slopes via snowmobiles to the village of Essert Romand and then a quick trip in chauffeur driven Land Rover Defenders to any of the lifts within the Morzine, Avoriaz, Grand Terche or Les Gets ski resorts .