Prince William, Kate Middleton Embark on Family Skiing Trip in France!

The Middleton family

Those Middletons sure love to hit the slopes!

Weeks after Pippa Middleton completed a 56-mile ski race in Sweden, the 28-year-old's parents, Carole and Michael, brought daughter Kate (with husband Prince William) and son James on a fun-filled family trip at The Three Valley's ski resort in France, a source confirms to Us Weekly.

"This was a treat from Kate's parents, as William and Kate's budget is quite small for trips," the source explains. "It's not the first time they have taken them away. They have all been to Meribel together before."

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(Meribel is a valley of 100 miles of interconnected pistes.)

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An onlooker says he saw them on Sunday at the top of Col de la Loze, one of the highest points on Meribel. Another eyewitness saw the family eating lunch at one of the slope-side restaurants Monday, telling Us: "They looked very happy together."

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Though Kate, 30, was only recently reunited with William, 29, following his six-week tour of duty in The Falklands, any chance of alone time will have to wait: the source confirms that the fivesome has decided to share the same chalet.

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