Media release: Events galore in Savoie Mont Blanc

WITH one of the world’s most challenging dog sled races, Michelin-starred cooking classes with the kids and free accommodation offers, Savoie Mont Blanc has much to offer besides fantastic skiing.

Bargain offer in Savoie Mont Blanc! Zero Euros: that is the cost of renting an apartment in Les Sybelles in the Maurienne Valley – six resorts: Le Corbier, La Toussuire, Saint Sorlin d’Arves, Saint Jean d’Arves, Les Bottières and Saint Colimban Les Villards and 310km of slopes.

To qualify, all you have to do is buy a six-day Sybelles ski pass (184€) and you get free apartment rental.

The offer applies from 9 to 29 January and 19 March to 09 April 2011.

Little gourmets can play at being big chefs!

A tempting treat is on offer at Michel Rochedy’s restaurant Le Chabichou, one of the most popular establishments in Courchevel with twi Michelin stars, which has recently started running cookery classes for kids on Wednesdays, from 5pm to 6.30pm.

A feast for both the eyes and the taste buds is on offer, with the magnificent dishes that the apprentice chefs concoct and then eat at the end of the workshop.

What could be more French!?

La Grande Odysée, International Dog Sled Racing from January 8th to 19th. Watch 22 ‘mushers’ compete with over 300 dogs from all over the world. Eleven stages over 1000km with $100,000 of prize money to be won!

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Contact: Calum Grant