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Voted Best Ski Operator 2017Wondering why we're Sainte Foy's longest standing chalet company?Premiere Neige offers flexible changeover daysPremiere Neige winter ski holidays are ideal for familiesFor a second year running, we have been nominated as Best Ski Tour Operator.Great Family offers see our Offers pagesimple online booking with a helpful booking team for the extras

 Luxury Catered Chalet Merlo

Chalet Merlo in the heart of the French Alps

Book a stay in our impressive 6 bedroom chalet in the village of Le Miroir, to enjoy an multi-resort Alpine experience on our Platinum half-board basis.

Reserve your ideal ski holiday today.

Catered & Self-catered Ski Holidays

Sainte Foy Ski Holidays for Winter 2018

Book with the Sainte Foy specialists. Contact our Team today to find out about next season's catered and self-catered properties. School holiday weeks are selling fast. It's now quicker, and easier than ever to book your 2018 Première Neige holiday, with instant online booking now available. There are no card charges for online booking either!

Book early to get the best choice on catered and self-catered accommodation, ski lessons, childcare and airport transfers.

When Heston came to stay...

Heston Blumenthal with the MD of Premiere Neige

Book a stay in January for your chance to meet some famous faces! Aside from some very high profile guests who cannot be named, last year we had Will Greenwood, Austin Healey, the Legend team and Heston Blumenthal stay at The Peak. Heston was very impressed with our luxury catered service - "I love it here - Terry is great (our top chef), the chalet is great, the skiing is great!" We look forward to welcoming him back again soon.

January Skiing in Sainte Foy with the Stars!

Chemmy Alcott and many other celebrities ski in Sainte Foy each year.

Legend Holidays offers one-of-a-kind luxury holidays. They key difference is, they’re hosted by some of the biggest names in sport. Their aim is simple, to create legendary moments that you and your friends can treasure...

To find out more and to book your ski holiday with celebrities, check out this page

For your slice of January skiing with quiet slopes and fantastic snow, check out our catered January ski holiday offers.

Like us on Facebook to check out the latest photos from resort and to find out about our latest offers.

Première Summer Mountain Holidays

Summer holidays in the mountains with hiking, biking and watersports on offer.
Premiere Summer Mountain Holidays in The Alps

Check out for our full range of summer holidays, including cycling, hiking and family holidays.
Summer holiday bookings are available in July and August.

Our Premiere Velo Cycling and Premiere Summer mountain holidays are available at our luxury catered chalet The Peak and we also have a large range of self-catered properties available too. All you need to do is choose the type of week to suit you!

Discounted Lift Passes for All Our Guests!

All Premiere Neige guests receive discounted ski passes in Sainte Foy.

Book your holiday with us & receive discounted 6-day lift passes - cheaper than purchasing in resort! We'll even pre-order them for you, saving you time & money... and you can hit the slopes early on your first morning!

Small group or couple wanting catered Luxury?

Catered luxury for two in Premiere Neige ski chalets

We now offer some of our catered chalets on a room by room basis. How about a treat for your loved one to a romantic couples ski break, or maybe think about just taking a well earned holiday with a friend.

Isn't it good to know you don't have to be part of a larger group to enjoy a Première Neige luxury catered holiday?!

Macmillan Cancer Support

We received this very kind thank you note, after donating a Holiday to this worthy Cause.

'On behalf of Macmillan Cancer Support, I would like to thank you most sincerely generous donation of the ski holiday for the live auction at the Macmillan Charity Raceday. The event was attended by 28,000 people last Saturday and together we raised a staggering £350,000. Your prize raised an amazing £7,000.'

Latest News from Sainte Foy

Visit our NEW BLOG with latest , news, reviews, and more...

We are proud to see the accolades and tributes to Premiere Neige and strive to be the best holiday operator in Sainte Foy, providing high levels of service and attention to detail with all of our catered & self-catered holidays. Read older reviews below - for more recent news and information please go to our NEW BLOG

Best Ski Operator Winner 2017

We are absolutely thrilled to have been voted Britain's Best Ski Operator in the worlds largest customer travel survey, canvassing the opinions of almost 90,000 readers, conducted by The Telegraph Travel! A huge thanks to our wonderful guests, staff, partners and suppliers. Read more

Voted Best Ski Operator 2017

The anti-Val d’Isère: the discreet French ski resort for those who just love to ski

23 November 2017

"Chalet Merlo is not your average luxury ski chalet" Check out why The Telegraph loved the Chalet Merlo experience. Read more

The Telegraph

One of the best kept secrets in The Alps

Issue: November 2017

Smallish Magazine features Premiere Neige and 'crowd-free powder' in Sainte Foy "Kick back at a Premiere Neige chalet at the heart of the resort with ski-in ski-out, great for kids". Read more

Family ski holidays recommendation by Smallish Magazine.

World Ski Awards 2017 Nominee!

For the second year in a row, we have been recognised for our high standards, luxury chalets and attentive service, and are proud to be nominated for the Best Ski Tour Operator award at the 2017 World Ski Awards. World Ski Awards is the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in ski tourism.

Best ski tour operator nominee

'Our absolute favourite ski destination'

27 September 2017

Children's clothing label Molo Magazine has featured Sainte Foy & our partners '5WaysWest' family bloggers, for such a lovely recommendation! Go to pages 30-37 of the magazine. Read more

Family clothing experts recommend Sainte Foy skiing

Where To Book a Luxury Winter Break

26 September 2017

Absolutely London highlights us as 'Sainte Foy’s most prestigious chalet company' our luxury Chalet Merlo 'offers panoramic vistas of the Tarentaise valley and access to some of the best skiing in the Alps.' Read More

Luxury ski holidays - as featured in Absolutely London

Is Sainte Foy on Your Ski Holiday Wishlist? If not, it should be!

22 August 2017

ChaletFinder has featured Sainte Foy and Premiere Neige in their fantastic blog "Spotlight on Sainte Foy – The Jewel in the Crown of the Tarentaise". Read more

ChaletFinder Sainte Foy ski holidays

Living the high life in the French Alps

12 April 2017

"Unparalleled service and luxury accommodation aside, Chalet Merlo has another unbeatable draw. Its location means it's only a half-hour drive to more than five resorts, and some of the best Alpine skiing." Read More

Hello Magazine features Chalet Merlo in The French Alps

Outstanding ski holiday experiences

4 March 2017

"Première Neige offers a unique personalised concierge service, which provides bespoke details and experiences to ensure each individual trip is unforgettable." Read more

Green Pebbles Magazine features our luxury ski holidays

Multi-Resort Ski Safari Holidays

9 February 2017

"Experience exceptionally varied world class skiing in a selection of resorts, all from a central base in beautiful Sainte Foy in the French Alps". Read more

The Luxury Editor features our multiple resort ski holidays in the Alps

Sainte Foy - A Hidden Gem

3 February 2017

"A relaxed friendly gem with both alpine charm and traditional Savoyard architecture (which is not always easy to find in the French Alps)… and it’s perfect for families with its direct ski-in-ski-out slopes." Read more

5 Ways West family specialists features our Sainte Foy ski holidays

Chemmy Alcott's favourite resorts

20 October 2016

"A huge amount of fantastic skiing, especially the off piste in the Vallon du Clou over the back. I’m looking forward to returning in late January with some sporting legends for another week in this awesome resort." Read more

Sainte Foy is a favourite of skiing pro, Chemmy Alcott

Skiing with Champions

11 October 2016

"We pull up to The Peak, our luxury catered chalet in Sainte Foy... the accommodation is ski-in, ski-out – a blessing for anyone who has ever lugged skis to and from the slopes." Read more

Our ski holidays are highly rated by The Independent

Sainte Foy for your family ski holiday

12 September 2016

"Première Neige have fantastic accommodation options – something to suit everyone, whether you’re a small family or a large group." Sainte Foy is "a perfect choice for families." Read more

Space in Your Case Bloggers feature our family ski holidays

Skiing with experts in Ste Foy, France

6 September 2016

"Five-star" The Peak and Legend Holidays (with legends such as Chemmy Alcott & Austin Healey) are listed one of The Telegraph's "Seven of the best holidays for skiers who want to get better". Read more.

The Telegraph ski and snowboard highly recommend our ski holidays

World's Best Ski Tour Operator Nominee

We're incredibly proud to have been nominated for the Best Ski Tour Operator award at The 2016 World Ski Awards. Only the best ski holiday tour operators have been lucky enough to be nominated and we feel this is an indication of our level of service.

World Ski Awards - Best Ski Tour Operator

Why you should choose Sainte Foy as your next skiing destination

15 June 2016

Skiline Blog: "We've teamed up with one of the best tailor made luxury ski holiday companies in Sainte Foy who have been trading for over sixteen years, Premiere Neige."

Why book a skiing holiday in Sainte Foy?

Sainte Foy & Luxury La Marquise

28 Feb 2015

"Outside, on the wooden balcony overlooking the valley, there's the kind of hot tub that makes you feel like you've just fallen into a Bond movie by mistake." Read More.

Fantastic review on Sainte Foy & Premiere Neige

Jenny Jones & Ed Leigh in Sainte Foy

Along with the BBC film crew. Of all the places they could choose for New Year, Sainte Foy is the chosen one. This is an old stomping ground for both Jenny & Ed - early on in their careers they were doing photoshoots in Sainte Foy - with such a variety of terrain, why wouldn't they!!

Jenny Jones & Ed Leigh in Sainte Foy

The Peak Luxury Ski Chalet in Summer

31 Jul 2014

"The Peak offers tailor made cycling and Pilates holiday breaks. The Peak stands proud in Sainte Foy and offers its guests a fabulous hotel experience in luxurious comfort." Read More


Premiere Summer - New Scott Bike Hire

June 2014

We are delighted to announce that Premiere Summer have teamed up with leaders Scott Bikes, enabling us to offer our guests new high-end mountain bikes, including their pioneering Scale bike with revolutionary 27.5" wheel size.

Scott Bike Hire in the French Alps

Premiere Zest Yoga & Pilates Retreat

"The Big Debate: Pilates vs. Yoga?... Why not combine them?"

Check out our Pilates & Yoga Retreat - a unique opportunity to improve your posture, flexibility and core strength, in idyllic surroundings. Read More


Premiere Zest Summer Holidays

27 April 2014

The Observer Magazine has featured our Premiere Zest summer holidays. "As well as relaxing Alpine breaks, there will be themed holidays covering activities such as pilates, yoga and cycling." Read More


Top 5 Luxury Ski Chalets for Families

23 February 2014

"The Peak is a fine example of a luxury ski chalet and is one of the finest in St Foy... If you’re looking for a family friendly chalet this delightful luxury ski chalet is hard to beat." Read More


Elle UK - Places to Stay - La Marquise

22 February 2014

"Once you've had your day's fill of powdery snow, head back to La Marquise for a decadently lazy evening... lounge by the stylish fireplace, or in the hot tub on the balcony." Read More


You Can Live the Dream in Sainte Foy

14 February 2014

"La Marquise - all rustic timber, sheepskin, white leather chairs and a stylish floating fireplace with crackling logs. Comfort collides with style." Read More


The French Alps' Best Kept Secret

7 February 2014

La Marquise... "The ultimate luxury: sipping bubbly in a foaming hot-tub with a view of the brooding mountains in the dusk. Muscles relax, snow falls softly, all is well with the world." Read More

Planet Confidential

Four of the Best New Alpine Retreats

1 February 2014

"One of Sainte Foy's loveliest chalets, The Peak, has become something of a celebrity magnet (Heston Blumenthal was there last month)... La Marquise, is equally lovely, and for now, easier to book." Read More

Telegraph Travel - Sainte Foy

The Independent - The Big 6 Ski Retreats

1 February 2014

"The small resort of Sainte Foy is a great base for families.. Resort Specialist, Premiere Neige, has recently opened La Marquise, a new chalet hotel in the heart of it all." Read More

The Independent - Sainte Foy Tarentaise

Family Traveller

December 2013

La Marquise our beautiful 7 bedroom catered chalet... "Affordable-luxury and entertainment for the whole family... La Marquise is practically a ski in/ski out location, ideal for families who want to wake up on the slopes." Read More

Family Traveller - ski holiday recommendation - Ski in Style

11 December 2013

"La Marquise is a stunning chalet... It features fab designer pieces like white leather sofas, hanging seats out on the balcony and a dramatic suspended fireplace in the centre of the living area... with knock-out views." Read More


Elle Decor - The Netherlands

November 2013

They speak highly of Sainte Foy's powder, off-piste and The Peak, our "luxurious residence at the foot of the slopes offering 8 suites accommodating 16 guests, all spread over four beautifully decorated floors." Read More


Flybe Uncovered

November/December Issue 2013

"If you fancy skiing in luxury this winter... La Marquise has gorgeous designer pieces from white leather sofas, to hanging seats outside on the balcony... with knock-out views across to Mont Pourri." Read More


Austin Healey - Our Sainte Foy Legend

8 November 2013

Austin Healey, along with other sporting legends, come to stay in The Peak every year. He speaks to The Telegraph about Sainte Foy, "the best resort in Europe." Can't wait to see them all again in Jan! Read More


The City Magazine in London - Ski Escape

November 2013

"Luxury chalet operator Premiere Neige has unveiled a stunning new addition to its portfolio within the French Tarentaise resort of Sainte Foy" Read More


The Observer's 'Best-kept Ski Secrets'

27 Oct 2013

"Sainte Foy has been quietly cementing its credentials as the place to go for superb powder and charming boutique accommodation. Premiere Neige is throwing open the doors of its luxury addition, La Marquise, for the first time." Read More


Radio Dubai Eye Features Premiere Neige

23 Oct 2013

Featured on Dubai Eye's Travel Show for our "Luxury Snowy Holidays". Radio Presenter Lucy Taylor quizzed us on our "high-end holidays" in "top dreamy destinations". Check out our "Once in a Lifetime 2 Podcast".


Escapism Magazine Snowsport Special

October 2013

"When it comes to kicking back and warming those chilled bones, the luxury Premiere Neige catered chalets (from - per person per week) are a welcome place to switch off." Read More or check out the online issue.


The Telegraph Ski and Snowboard's 'Best Family Ski Resorts' - Ste Foy

30 September 2013

"There are great childcare facilities in Ste Foy"... "Premiére Neige also runs a nursery, the Cub Club, and lays on party nights for kids." Read More


The Telegraph Ski and Snowboard's 'Best Ski Holidays' - 'Powderhounds'

25 September 2013

"Chalet La Marquise was new last year. Focal point is the living area with vaulted ceiling, suspended fireplace, and chalet-length windows and terrace." Read More


Austin Healey, Will Greenwood, Darren Gough Love Ste Foy & Premiere Neige

'I must be a millionaire' says Austin Healey. The boys who run Superskills Holidays have booked for the third season in a row with Premiere Neige. read more


Luxury ski-in ski-out chalet The Peak

3 April 2013

"The Peak is outstanding on service. The staff truly go the extra mile for guests..." Read More


Partir au ski en solo ou en tribu a Ste Foy

20 June 2012

"Mistakenly under-appreciated up until now, this resort is beginning to attract skiers from elsewhere, and it's not just because of the great powder."

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Five ski chalets in unusual places

15 June 2012

"Sainte-Foy is a charming little resort famed for its off-piste and within an easy drive of Val d'isere Tignes and Les Arcs. The Peak is a new boutique chalet on the edge of the slopes. It sleeps up to 16 in eight suites on four floors."

Conde Naste Traveller

Summer Skiing in the Alps?

8 June 2012

"Forego the more established resorts of Tignes, Les Arcs and Val. A short distance from Val d'Isere, Sainte Foy Tarentaise could be described as a secret village in comparison with its better-known and larger neighbours."

Cheapflights Travel Blog

Our Best Ever Family Ski Holiday:Ste Foy

29 May 2012

"I can honestly say this was the best family ski holiday, if not one of the best ski holidays, I've ever had! Now how is that for a recommendation?"

Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise in France packs lots for skiers in small area

10 March 2016

"Skiers in search of cheap lift tickets and an off-piste paradise should look no further than the Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise region in France". The Star

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