Skiing is popularly linked with winter - but of course that doesn't mean ski destinations offer only skiing and winter sports during this season.
For example, Flaine in France is already getting ready for the cooler months, and one of its winter events is a fun carnival!
According to the Office de Tourisme de Flaine the carnival is set to happen on February 9th next year.
At the moment, many resorts in Europe - with skiing links and without - are welcoming summer holidaymakers.
It's a popular time for trips all over, in fact: Sainsbury's Bank Travel Money has estimated that the final week of July is going to see some 1.99 million British adults setting off on their holidays to foreign shores.
Next week, the first in August, things will be almost as busy on this front, as 1.81 million begin overseas trips.
When you use ski hire, your packing becomes that bit more simple, because lots of your skiing gear won't need to be packed pre-holiday at all.
There are, however, some things that people should keep in mind when they're bringing together all the items they'll be taking on a skiing break - these are just a selection:
A special event is coming up in Huez, Alpe d'Huez, in the first weekend of August. It's time for the Fete de la Sainte Anne in the village from August 1st to 2nd.
According to Alpe d'Huez tourisme, St Anne is the village's Patron Saint.
Images on the event poster, published by the organisation, show that it involves traditional crafts and historic dress.
Music is a wonderful thing to take-in while you're on holiday.
When you're still at home you might need to use lots of your evenings for jobs, but on a break there will hopefully be much less to stop you attending events like concerts when they come up.
Chamonix Mont Blanc's upcoming musical activities include a piano and violin concert early next month.
The continental skiing spot will host an evening of tuneful treats from the musicians Karen Glen and Abigail Crofts, the Office de Tourisme de la Vallee de Chamonix Mont Blanc has reported.
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