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Tourist organizations > Tourist offices
Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Saint Sorlin d'Arves (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (Vallée de la Maurienne) (Family ski resorts)

In front ot the Aiguilles d'Arves and at the foot ot the Etendard Glacier, Saint Sorlin is a typical village resort in High Moutain. 14 hamlets along 3 kilometers, a baroque church, chapels, farms, shopkeepers, activities providers, St Sorlin d'Arves offers a simple and genuine holiday place, with great panoramas and traditions. In winter enjoy a great ski area with beautiful view. Saint Sorlin the charm of change of scenery.



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Saint François Longchamp (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (Le Grand Domaine) (Vallée de la Maurienne)

The resort : Saint-François-Longchamp takes you to new heights of freedom. Real sensations, unlimited pleasures, immaculate expanses of white. Here children and parents are brought together by the same passion each at their own pace and level. Snowboarders, skiers of all types from downhill to carving, those who prefer ski-touring, and those on foot and snowshoe. It is very hard to imagine that all this takes place within 12 km of the A43 motorway exit. The skiing : Since not all skiers have the same requirements and needs, the domain of Saint François Longchamp offers two possibilities enabling everyone to practice their preferred sport within their budget and personal limits.



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Areches Beaufort (French Alps) (Northern Alps)

With one of the most generous snow in the alpine area, Arêches-Beaufort offers a unique ski area adapted to everyone. Ski in a dream surroundings, from the village to the slopes of the Grand-Mont through the forests and pastures with typicals chalets. With 55 kms of pists, you explore a world made of snow, a white page to write your most beautiful dream of glide... This ecological village kept its identity by protecting its environment. In a exceptional setting where the landscapes are like a full-scale book, live the best of the winter. To get exercise or simply recharge your battery, you will feel like home !



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Les Arcs (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (Paradiski) (Vallée de la Tarentaise) (Best french ski resorts) (french ski resorts)

Les Arcs : Step Into PARADISE !Amazing mountains and resort with plenty of character. Generous with superb panoramic views and bags of sunshine, Overwhelming and Audacious with all the different styles of skiing on offer and adventures in which to indulge day after day, Magical for your children, Committed with its references and world records, serene for those in search of new balance, faithful to its heritage, and enthusiastic given the range of activities from which to choose, Les Arcs / Bourg Saint Maurice certainly is a resort with plenty of character. The holidays are a special moment in the year. To be sure your mountain holidays are a big success, you can count on a resort with plenty of character and join us on the slopes. If you like places with a strong personality you will adore our resort. We look forward to seeing you very soon.



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Les Saisies (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (Espace Diamant) (Family ski resorts)

Les Saisies, the charming resort... Through the years, this welcoming family sized resort, has kept its traditional and harmonious architecture, on the human scale, in the heart of a preserved nature. Sometimes called the "French Tyrol", or the "snow storehouse" of Savoie, for the stunning beauty of its landscapes (and views of Mont Blanc and surrounding mountains) and for its exceptional snow conditions, at 1650 m.



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > La Norma (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (Vallée de la Maurienne)

Welcome to La Norma
A family ski resort. Tucked away in a superb site amongst larch, silver birch and pine trees, La Norma has got numerous qualities to offer you. Free underground parking facilities, tourism residences ***, a good vertical drop and very close from the train station and motorway.
The architecture, the size of the wooden buildings is in perfect harmony with the environment and the surroundings of the Haute Maurienne.
La Norma has all the advantages of a ski resort which has maintained a cosy and accessible atmosphere: Ski on foot resort, the apartments are quite close to all services, vast meadows surround the resort which is pedestrian-friendly (cars remain outside of the village), here, children are kings. Guaranteed snow conditions. La Norma welcoms children from 3 months old.




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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Courchevel (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (The 3 valleys) (Vallée de la Tarentaise) (Best french ski resorts)

Welcome to Courchevel, the international prestigious resort located in the 3 Valleys, the world’s largest ski areal (600 km of pistes). The five Courchevel’s villages are all home to ski-in/ski-out accommodation. Both skiers and non skiers will discover a unique and magical valley through the wealth of activities on offer, from sheer relaxation to adrenalin filled action. Whether you are looking for tranquillity or excitement, culture or unforgettable experiences, anything is possible in Courchevel! Aim for the exceptional!



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Brides Les Bains (French Alps) (Northern Alps)

Brides-les-Bains is a famous thermal resort and since 1992 a wintersport resort.
Brides welcomes you from December till October in the heart of Savoie region, at 600 meters, at the foot of "Les 3 Vallées". In winter, the cable car " Olympe " will take you up to the most extensive ski area. In accordance of the selected ski pass, you will enjoy "Les 3 Vallées " ski area or Meribel area. Brides-les-Bains, gate access for "Les 3 Vallées" at lowest prices, offers a good quality accommodation (spacious and comfortable).
From December, after skiing, skiers will relax in Le Grand Spa des Alpes.



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Les Menuires (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (The 3 valleys) (Vallée de la Tarentaise)

At an altitude of 1850m, in the heart of the biggest ski area in the world, the 3 Vallées, the Savoyard resort of Les Menuires is situated in an incredible surrounding. Its varied ski area not only offers wide gentle slopes, ideal for begginers, but also more technical pistes for the more advanced. The 'ski from the doorstep' resort is ideal for everyone: big and small, young and not so young, singles or couples.



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Val d'Isère (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (Killy Ski Area) (Vallée de la Tarentaise) (Best french ski resorts)

Val d’Isère has got it all...The slopes are made so that you can discovere the joys of skiing and the splendour of the mountains.Skiers, snowboarders or even telelmarkers... beginners, intermediate or advanced... Val d’Isère has slopes or off-pistes for everybody...But not only is Val d’Isère an exceptional skiing domain... It’s also a village known for its variety of after-ski activities, its old village and its atmosphere.There is once again, something for everyone : pleasant places and diverse " ambiances ", romantic dinners and fireside family gatherings in cozy chalets... Just come and enjoy Val d’Isère ...You will then be back again and again...



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > La Tania (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (The 3 valleys)

Winter in La Tania
A beautiful resort......in the biggest skiing area in the world !
Last born of 'les 3 vallées' resorts, the biggest skiing area in the world, just between Courchevel and Meribel and on the fringes of La Vanoise national park, La Tania is situated at the ideal height of 1 400 m.
Nestling between two hamlets, La Tania blends naturally into a well-preserved site with its 'no car' center. A family resort where you can ski right up, La Tania represents a perfect balance between its functional architecture and natural areas' preservation.La Tania have 38 new snow cannons to give more snow and more fun. Winter in La Tania is the guarantee of successfull holidays in family or with friends to ski on 600 kms of runs in 'Les 3 Vallées' domain.



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Crest Voland Cohennoz (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (Espace Diamant) (Family ski resorts)

All the charme of two authentic villages, all the advantages of a resort. Overlooking the Val d'Arly from its sunny terraces, the village Resort of Crest-Voland Cohennoz, summer or winter, will offer you the most pleasant stay. A long tradition of mountain lifestyle has blossomed half a century ago in various ski resorts, all trying to keep the original surroundings unspoiled. Here you will find three storeys chalets that display just plain wood and stone. In winter the skiruns are snaking around the accomodations. In winter skiers slide past restaurant terraces. In summer there are plenty of sports to laze around in the sunshine, lots of itineraries for hiking, and dozens of baroque churches to visit.



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Valmorel (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (Le Grand Domaine) (Family ski resorts)

« Valmorel la belle » regroups the resorts of Valmorel and Doucy-Combelouvière in the first ski area in the Tarentaise, with 3600 hectares of skiing and snow activities for everyone.
Walks, mountain pedestrian itineraries, snow shoes, snake-gliss, air board, igloo village, something for everyone in a unspoilt environment.
Adding to its magnificent views : the Lauzière, Vanoise and Mont Blanc mountain ranges is the local architecture with its savoyard chalets built out of stone, wood and slate.
For holidaymakers there is a selection of accommodation (hotels, tourist residences, rental apartments, holiday centres), as well as organised structures such as the ESF and the « Piou-piou » club (children from 18 months to 6 years old).
The magic of the mountains is also created by the atmosphere in the resorts with their entertainment and après ski activities. In Valmorel, the « rue du Bourg » - pedestrian and shopping street - and the hamlets linked to each other with the « télébourg » and short pedestrian paths running through the narrow streets. From each of these hamlets there is a ski lift giving access to the ski area. Doucy-Combelouvière, the Morel valley balcony, is a magnificent site situated on a sunny crest. A small welcoming resort with a calm atmosphere ideal for family holidays.




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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Valmeinier (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (Vallée de la Maurienne) (Family ski resorts)

Complete freedom in the sun and the snow,
that is the essence of Valmeinier!
The magic of the peaks around Valmeinier, Les Ecrins on one side, La Vanoise on the other. Our village resort has two sides, with a big choice of slopes, the wildest on the edge of great natural parks, the more playful on an authentic modern ski area Valloire. Whether on holiday with the family or with friends 150 km of slopes await your pleasure. Valmeinier has all the assets of a top station. Just imagine the vast snowfields of the Maurienne range, in the south of Savoie. This is where the sun of the south meets the snows of the north.



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Valloire (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (Vallée de la Maurienne) (Family ski resorts)

Welcome on VALLOIRE’s site ! Located between two famous passes : the Galibier and the Télégraphe, VALLOIRE is an authentic charming resort, proposing many types of activities. VALLOIRE is also a traditional village built around its baroque style church (XVIIth century). The 1300 inhabitants are playing a great part in making the atmosphere friendly and warm. VALLOIRE offers a great ski area shared with the resort of Valmeinier. Enjoy your holiday thanks to safe slopes. 150 km of slopes for every level, 400 snow-guns and different types of skiing: ski, snowboard (snowpark), carving, cross-country skiing (10 km)… IN VALLOIRE, have fun with après-ski activities! Leisure facilities, services and shops offer a wide range of activities: ice-skating, fitness centre, bowling, paragliding, snow-shoeing, cinema, library, cultural centre… With your family, your friends… Breathe, you are in the mountain !



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Valfréjus (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (Family ski resorts)

Just above Modane at an altitude of 1550 m, you will find the hamlet of Charmaix, with old stone and wood houses.
It is here that a new resort has emerged: Valfrejus, created in an ideal situation for skiing and hiking. Valfrejus has inaugurated a new generation of resorts, built in the middle of a forest, perfectly integrated with its surroundings, with shops, pedestrianised zones, and a vast and varied skiing area. Valfrejus: a simple charm...
And the service is of the highest quality in this mountain of pleasures!



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Val Thorens (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (The 3 valleys) (Vallée de la Tarentaise) (Best french ski resorts)

VAL THORENS Altitude: 2300m Slopes: 600 km THE HIGHER, THE WIDER! HIGHER. Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe. 2300m high, Val Thorens guarantees an excellent quality snow cover all winter long. With 5 pistes’ summits higher than 3000m, and 99% of the ski area higher than 2000m, the snow is guaranteed for real and that up to May! In Val Thorens, the snow is good, ski is reliable. WIDER. Val Thorens is part of the 3 Vallées, the biggest linked-up ski area in the world. 600 Km of slopes which connect the resorts of Courchevel, La Tania, Méribel, ST Martin, Les Menuires and Val Thorens that you can do by ski or thanks to ski lifts. Not by feet or shuttles. Because connections between resorts are done on crests, not in the bottom of the valley where there isn’t any snow…In the 3 Vallées, snow is everywhere, ski is more varied FASTER. The ski lifts in Val Thorens are one of the most efficient in the world: 1 cable-car with 150 spots, 3 Funitels, 3 cable-cars, 15 chairlifts of which 8 with release-mechanism and only 6 drag lifts. In Val Thorens, you ski from an hour to an hour and a half more a day than in other big ski resorts in the Alps, because lines are shorter and because devices are faster. In Val Thorens, ski last longer. MORE ACCESSIBLE. Thanks to its altitude and configuration, Val Thorens is really a resort “skis at your feet”. Whatever the accommodation, you don’t have to walk more than 100m to access or come back from the slopes. It’s a privilege, an asset that only few ski resorts can pride themselves to own. We can even have lunch at home without losing any time of ski. In Val Thorens, the snow is in front of the door, ski is closer. MORE COMFORTABLE. At Val Thorens, the ski lifts are getting more and more comfortable, the slopes are better prepared. But the real comfort is the one from your hotel or apartment, where you meet at 5pm after a good day of ski. And there, Val Thorens offers what’s best: top of the range hotels, 3 or 4* residences, spacious and luxurious chalets, gastronomic restaurants…In Val Thorens, the nights are more pleasant. MORE VIBRANT. At Val Thorens, the après-ski is animated: toboggan run of 6 km (the longest one in France), more than 50 restaurants, bars and tea rooms, clubs, cinema, the classical or jazz concerts, games rooms, bowling and shops. There is also one of the biggest sports centre in the mountains: tennis, squash, swimming-pool, spa and well-being centre, fitness, children’s Fun Park…In Val Thorens, the evenings are filled, the activities are unlimited.



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Val d'Isère (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (Killy Ski Area) (Vallée de la Tarentaise) (Best french ski resorts)

Val d’Isère has got it all...The slopes are made so that you can discovere the joys of skiing and the splendour of the mountains.Skiers, snowboarders or even telelmarkers... beginners, intermediate or advanced... Val d’Isère has slopes or off-pistes for everybody...But not only is Val d’Isère an exceptional skiing domain... It’s also a village known for its variety of after-ski activities, its old village and its atmosphere.There is once again, something for everyone : pleasant places and diverse " ambiances ", romantic dinners and fireside family gatherings in cozy chalets... Just come and enjoy Val d’Isère ...You will then be back again and again...



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Val Cenis (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (Family ski resorts)

Ski Capital of the Haute Maurienne valley
Val Cenis is composed of two authentic Savoyard villages, next to the Vanoise National Parc and the Mont Cenis Pass (the border with Italy),but also next to the Regional Parc d'Avigliana in Italy, more than 100 summets over 3.000 m of altitude surround the Haute Maurienne valley. The villages contain treasures of architecture and sculpture, due to a long history of savoyards artists in the valley.
Val Cenis is situated at 130 km from Albertville and with the fastest train in the world (TGV) it takes you only 4 hours and 30 minutes from Paris to get here, but it is also close to Geneva and Torino. Val Cenis a place where tradition and authenticity have a real meaning, the inhabitants like to share their passions, their culture, their sports activities, their love for the valley with you...



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Europe > France > Rhone-Alps > Savoie > Tignes (French Alps) (Northern Alps) (Killy Ski Area) (Vallée de la Tarentaise) (Best french ski resorts)

In Tignes, you can enjoy skiing until May.
A quality snow cover is always guaranteed thanks to the high-altitude and the everlasting snows of the Grande Motte Glacier. Come and discover the 300 km of slopes in the heart of the most beautiful ski area in the world : the Espace Killy. 4 areas on Tignes, and one linked to Val d´Isère, for variety unbounded... Tignes, at 2100 m high, offers accomodation with direct ski access and lively nightlife. But if you prefer the charm of traditionnal villages, just go for Tignes Les Brévières, at 1550 m, also linked to the main ski area. After skiing enjoy of the aquatic center, , ice driving and karting onice, , snowmobling, try your hand at ice diving, ski joering, ice climbing and many other activities.......


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