One of the best things about living on the Cote d’Azur is the year-round mild climate. Of course, for those who love the snow and crave a white Christmas, another big bonus is that it is close to the Alps. From December, you can experience the best of both worlds with access to a winter wonderland.
If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, you need to either head North or up a mountain. Fortunately, for residents and travellers in the South of France, Christmas in the Alps is a mere 60-minute helicopter transfer away.
Marseille is Provence’s main city and the western gateway to the French Riviera. Established by the Ancient Greeks as a trading port, France’s oldest and second largest city is today a regional centre of culture and entertainment.
September might signal the end of the summer sailing season in the Mediterranean, but it is a prime time for yacht shows and regattas. This autumn, spectators and sailing enthusiasts will be treated to two consecutive sailing events on the Riviera: The Cannes Royal Regattas and Les Voiles de St Tropez.
For those spending autumn on the Cote d’Azur, one of the most spectacular day trips is undoubtedly a visit to the Gorges du Verdon. It’s a destination within easy reach of the coastal resorts on a Monaco, Nice or Saint-Tropez helicopter transfer with Skycam.
As the snow melts and the Alps begin to welcome hikers rather than skiers, it’s an ideal time to enjoy some inter-seasonal pampering. Fly in on a Geneva helicopter transfer to indulge in an ultimate day of relaxation in an alpine oasis. We’ve selected three of our favourite destinations to help you indulge your senses and heal both body and mind this spring.
Spring is the perfect time for a lakeside getaway. The fresh mountain air is filled with the scent of flowers in bloom and the days are growing longer. Annecy is an ideal destination for nature lovers, serious hikers and history enthusiasts, but mostly it appeals to romantics of all ages. A Lake Annecy helicopter will transport you over an incredible landscape of mountains and icy blue waters and takes less than 15 minutes. It’s a convenient and luxurious way to travel to this romantic gateway to the Alps.
Anyone who has visited the French Alps will know that one of the most convenient airports in the area is actually located just across the border in Switzerland. Geneva Airport provides a gateway to the Alps for passengers from a variety of European cities as well as certain long-haul routes from North America, China and the Middle East. We review the best ways to travel between Geneva and Courchevel, including car rentals, private transfers and Geneva to Courchevel helicopter transfers.
Arrive by helicopter transfer in Courchevel and enjoy a selection of fine dining experiences that rival those on offer in the largest cities on earth. Fortunately, when it comes to cuisine, your high expectations are likely to be exceeded, as Courchevel is home to some of the best eateries in the world. Indulge in hearty alpine gastronomy that has been refined over generations and is made using the freshest local ingredients.
For many people, the dawning of a new year offers the perfect opportunity to change old habits, to live life with a little more purpose. Skycam offers many experiences which are guaranteed to invigorate your sense of adventure, stimulate your thirst for discovery, and satiate your desires to live each day to the full.
Etch 2018 into the annals of your memory by welcoming New Year’s Eve while on a luxurious break in the Alps. What better way to mark the occasion than by being surrounded by friends and family beneath snow-capped mountains, as the sky glistens with falling flakes?