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Spring Holidays: the Côte d’Azur or the Alps?

Spring Holidays: the Côte d’Azur or the Alps?

Seasoned holidaymakers to France face a dilemma each spring: should they spend their holiday on the Riviera’s coast or in the Alps? Although an idyllic beach setting is amplified in its allure after the harshness of winter, an escape to the mountains could still be a wiser decision. With the weather still somewhat unpredictable, ambitious plans for a sunny beach-break could quickly diminish as the Mediterranean skies fill with clouds; an Alpine setting perfectly combines sports and leisure in the rain or shine. Spring spent in the Alps is ideal since you’ll be able to catch the last of the snowfall, revel in sunshine when it comes and find something exhilarating to do regardless of the weather. In fact, with many ski resorts open until the end of April and the use of snowmakers a favourable possibility; spending spring in the mountains is often the better choice. The huge French…