• local expert of meribel at oxygène ski school Meribel Centre or Meribel Mottaret?

    An explanation of these two sister resorts by a long-term seasonnaire-become-local. Carol explains in very few words why she has lived in Meribel for so long: “It’s an incredible setting”. Carol arrived in Meribel in the year 2000, exactly 18 years ago and has spent 17 of those working for Magic in Motion ski school [...] Continue Reading
  • fun children game val d'isère A Parent and Child’s Guide to Skiing in Val d’Isère

    Heading away for a ski holiday with the kids? Val d’Isère has got to be your winter destination of choice. Why? Well, aside from the fact it offers some of the best on and off-piste activities around, the resort caters for children extremely well. There’s certainly lots to see and do in this French Alps […]

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  • skier with Oxygene ski instructor BEST SKI RUNS IN SAVOIE

    Who is in a better position than our ski instructors to advise you on the best slopes to ski on this winter? Here is a little recap of our ski instructors’ favourite slopes in the Tarentaise Valley in Savoie. BEST SKI RUN IN MERIBEL Oxygène ski instructor in Meribel, Pat Lecomte, loves the Combe de Vallon […]

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    Oxygène receives a warm welcome to Moutiers. We celebrated the official opening of the new Oxygene central office in Moutiers yesterday, Thursday 30th November. Thank you to everybody who came along and enjoyed the evening. We were delighted to welcome you to see our new office. It was a great opportunity to meet the local […]

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  • ski instructor and skier in val d'isère for the opening 2018 OPENING OF VAL D’ISERE 2018 #FirstTracks

    Val d’Isère officially opened for Winter 2018. This weekend the ski resort of Val d’Isère officially opened for winter 2017-2018 with the First Tracks event to celebrate the new winter season. In resort the Ski Force Winter Tour event showcased several ski brands who had their 2018 skis ready to test. It was the perfect […]

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    The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Ski Resort The perfect ski holiday begins with choosing the best ski resort for you and your party. Picking between all the different destinations can be stressful, especially with so many things to consider. At last count there were 3,597 ski resorts across Europe alone, each with different atmospheres, [...] Continue Reading
  • Oxygène bear will be animating the 3 valleys this winter OXYGENE BEAR IN PARADISKI & THE THREE VALLEYS

    We are thrilled to announce the arrival of our Oxygene bear (from his home in Val d’Isere) into La Plagne, Meribel, Courchevel and La Tania.  After several years having fun in our children’s group ski lessons in Val d’Isere he wants to spread his wings and discover some new resorts. More fun in expected in children's [...] Continue Reading

    What to do if the morning ski lessons you want are fully booked? Ski lessons are available to book well in advance and it is advisable to get them booked sooner rather than later at the risk of finding yourself spending your holiday building snowmen and sledging (which can be fun too, of course). Morning [...] Continue Reading

    OUR TOP TIPS FOR A SMOOTH START. From the most appropriate snacks to travelling to the meeting point, here’s our top tips for a smooth start to ski school this season. #childrensskislessons #skiholidays © Rémi NGuyen Cao ALWAYS WEAR SUNCREAM As Baz Luhrmann advised to the class of ’97, ‘If I could offer you only […]

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  • autumn VS winter in Meribel WINTER 2017-18 ANNOUNCES ITS ARRIVAL: 13 NOV 2017

    Huge snowfall last night! Following last week's article forecasting up to a metre of snow in the Alps we are pleased to announce it arrived! A little later than expected, the heavens really opened last night (12-13 November). With a freezing level around 1,700m and some snow showers over the last week or so the [...] Continue Reading