The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are relaxing in Meribel

Prince William is with Kate Middleton and her relatives on a French skiing break.

The couple, who were originally reported to be jetting off to Switzerland, are said to be with 30-year-old Kate‘s parents Carole and Michael, plus her younger brother James, in Meribel’s Trois Vallees resort.

‘They were sitting all together in an alpine restaurant half way up the mountain and looked very happy and relaxed,’ says a fellow skier.

RAF Sea King co-pilot Wills, 29, was only reunited with his wife after a 6-week stint in the Falklands last week, but it seems he’s happy to give up his alone time with Kate to spend time with her family.  

‘He genuinely enjoys the company of his parents-in-law,’ a source tells Mail Online.

‘They are a very down-to-earth couple and he can be himself with them.’

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