The Best Ski Resorts

Skiing in France and the French Alps

The Best Ski Resorts in France

Skiing in France and the French Alps boasts some of the best conditions in the world, a diverse collection of resorts connected to huge ski circuits (including the largest in the world), exceptional modern facilities and a wealth of off-the-slope activities.

Spectacular scenery and stunning mountain vistas are a large attraction of a skiing holiday in France and the French Alps, as well as experiencing the countrys' typical charm and character, and of course, its delicious world-famous cuisine found all over the mountains and villages.

Chamonix and Argèntiere

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Chamonix & Argentière

Chamonix is a traditional Alpine town set against the spectacular scenery at the foot of Mont Blanc. The skiing is divided into five main areas.

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Travel Between Ski Resorts

Unless you have a car, travelling between French Ski Resorts is not easy.

There is no regular inter-resort public transport, any journey will be time consuming and involve at least one connection.

L'Espace Killy

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Val d'Isère shares the L'Espace Killy with Tignes and with over 300km (190 miles) of pistes 150 shops, 115 bars, numerous ski schools, 1500+ staff and extensive off-piste it has become one of Europe's premier resorts.

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The Three Valleys Ski Resort.

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Courchevel is a World class ski resort with immaculate pistes and stunning scenery. Spread over four levels from Le Praz upto the largest resort of Courchevel 1850. Expect to find powder bowls, steep chutes, cliff drops, mogul runs, long wide intermediate trails and gentle beginner slopes all serviced by an efficient lift system.

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Meribel has four separate villages all located at different altitude levels. The main central town of Meribel located at 1,600 meters has the bulk of the accommodation, shops, restaurants and nightlife.

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Val Thorens Ski Resort

Val Thorens

Val Thorens is not the prettiest of The Three Valley ski resorts, but at 2,300m, it is the highest in Europe and usually the most snow-sure, with some of the most challenging runs and the best off-piste opportunities.

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La Tania

The skiing from La Tania links in to the massive 3 Valleys system - you're only 2 lifts away from either Méribel or Courchevel 1850. La Tania is also linked to Courchevel by a free ski bus.

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Paradiski Ski Domain

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Les Arcs SKi Resort

Serious skiers are often attracted to Arc 2000 with its proximity to the Aiguille Rouge glacier and fantastic doorstep skiing

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La Plagne

La Plagne comprises some ten villages, each with its own character and infrastructure. All share the same vast ski area and are linked to at least one other by a bus or cable car service until 1am. The aptly named Belle Plagne is built in chalet style and is the most scenic

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Les Deux Alpes Ski Resort

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Les Deux alpes streches along a spectacular valley and from its mountain village origins has developed into a large popular ski resort.

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