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The french self-catering holidays provider is set take school groups next season & launches luxury new residences in mountains NEW

For the first time in a decade, Pierre & Vacances will welcome school groups to its ski residences next winter.

The Pierre & Vacances group boasts more than 20,000 accommodations across 260 destinations worldwide.

During Winter 19/20 it will be welcoming school parties in the French resorts of Val Thorens, Avoriaz, Alpe d'Huez and La Plagne.

The four properties are suited to both small and large school parties.

Each includes self-contained apartments with fully fitted kitchens.

The company is actively promoting to the UK education sector, inviting British schools, colleges and universities to explore France in comfort, in safety and with teams dedicated to the physical and mental wellbeing of young people.

Alpe d'Huez - Residence l'Ours Blanc

The L'Ours Blanc residence is in the centre of Alpe d'Huez.

Its architecture is a perfect blend of modernity and tradition, melting into the mountainous landscape.

The residence has cosy apartments with lots of wooden features and plenty of home comforts.

Balconies in each apartment show off the views of the valley and Massif de l'Oisans mountains.

You won't be short of things to do here.

There are countless activities on offer, including hiking, mountaineering, rafting, the Via Ferrata climbing route, mountain biking, kayaking.

There's also direct access to the Olympic skating rink through a shopping arcade. 

Residence l'Ours BlancResidence l'Ours Blanc

La Plagne - Plagne Bellecote

The Bellecôte residence in the pedestrianised resort, Plagne Bellecôte has its own shopping centre and is right next to the resort's restaurants.

It has fully equipped 1-bedroom apartments for 5 people, complete with private balconies.

Guests can enjoy unlimited access to the heated outdoor pool and to the resort's sauna and hammam (extra charge applies) just 50m away.

The resort has plenty of shops, cinemas and restaurants as well as a games room.

Pierre et Vacances Bellecote residencePierre et Vacances Bellecote residence

Avoriaz - Saskia Falaise

Avoriaz is a car free resorts with panoramic views, situated above the Morzine valley.

The Saskia Falaise residence lies at the heart of the action in the Falaise area of the small resort placed up in the cliffs of the Portes du Soleil ski area.

There's the Loisipass for free sports and activities in the resort.

The residence consists of nine buildings, all in the lively district of Falaise.

Saskia Falaise is "Green Key" certified and blends into the natural landscape of the Portes du Soleil region.

The cosy apartments have wooden features and a very homely feel.

A summer view of the Saskia Falaise residenceA summer view of the Saskia Falaise residence

Val Thorens in Les3Vallees - Les Temples du Soleil

This residence is located at the entrance of Val Thorens.

It's quite a party resort, so there's always a great atmosphere, as well as many other winter activities on the menu.

The sports centre is 600m away where there's a water park and tennis courts.

The residence is made up of two buildings, the apartments inside designed as cosy retreats.

It also has direct access to the mini-market.

Les Temples du Soleil, Val ThorensLes Temples du Soleil, Val Thorens

For school bookings and enquiries, please contact Elodie Salom:

Pierre & Vacances unveils early booking discounts on 2019/20 winter travel

Pierre & Vacances is delighted to announce that reservations are now open for Winter 2019/20.

The accommodation giant boasts more than 60 self-catered ski apartments and hotels throughout the Alps and Pyrenees.

... With the majority of residences offering ski-in, ski-out comfort.

One property offering an early booking discount is Pierre & Vacances' newest five-star hotel in Méribel in Les3Vallees.

Opening in December 2019, the Premium residence L'Hévana is located in the town centre, set amongst fir trees with easy access to the ski slopes.

Blending Alpine tradition with modern comfort, the brand-new property features 95 apartments.

Each has two to four rooms and state-of-the-art facilities and stylish fixtures and fittings.

Every apartment has its own large wooden balcony and the bigger apartments also feature their own fire place and sauna.

The hotel has an onsite bar and restaurant, as well as an indoor pool, outdoor hot tub and a well-being area that includes a Deep Nature spa and hammam.

A seven-night self-catered stay is priced from £1,011 per room / £253pp.

Was £1,263 per apartment, saving 20%

Price is for a one-bedroom apartment sleeping up to four, arriving 13th December 2019.

Flights and transfers extra.
Premium residence L'Hévana, MeribelPremium residence L'Hévana, Meribel

Premium residence L'Hévana, MeribelPremium residence L'Hévana, Meribel

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