5 Best Ski Resorts in France


France has some stunning ski resorts, where experts and beginners flock to. If you’re a fan of celebs and royals, you may even rub shoulders with them and make some wonderful memories. A skiing holiday will be fantastic and one you should experience at least once in a lifetime. Check out this list of the best ski resorts in France, catering to different skill levels.

 5 best ski resorts in France 

1. Val d’lsere

Val d’lsereVal d’sere has an elevation of over 1500 meters, and has over 150 lifts to carry skiers as well as riders across 300 km. The high altitude ensures heavy snowfall and thus the skiing season here, especially on Glacier du Pisaillas sometimes extends to June. There are many trails to keep skiers happy, as they need not repeat a run. There is a travelator here which takes all skiers to great heights, thus enabling them to enjoy the magnificent views at a high altitude.

Here too, you can rent chalet st martin de belleville and enjoy a comfortable and memorable stay! There are plenty of restaurants and cafes to cater to your taste buds.

2. Le Arcs and La Plagne

Le Arcs is perfect for intermediate skiers with plenty of open runs and woodland trails at a lower altitude. It has something for expert skiers too, with off-piste terrain and longer, black runs, with Bellecote glacier at the very top.

La Plagne’s charm is as a much-loved family resort, with wide, gentle slopes, and ski-in or ski-out lodgings in the 11 villages. Apart from the skiing, a stay at a 3 vallees property would make you come back every year to experience the wonderful stay and the fun skiing. Beginners would love the skiing here as the challenges are tough enough without being too frightening, at the Le Petit Park, and experts would love to experience the challenges offered by the Le Grand Park.

3. Chamonix

ski villages that Chamonix spreads out inIt’s a resort situated on the Alps’ tallest mountain, Mont Blanc. It was the venue of the first ever Winter Olympics and has a legendary status among ski resorts. Though Chamox is famed for its expert terrain as well as off-piste skiing, beginners can find gentle slopes in any of the ski villages that Chamonix spreads out in. Le Tour, Domaine de Balme and Lognan are some of the beginner and intermediate level terrains. The infrastructure here is top class, and the experience unforgettable! 

4. Méribel

This resort is known for being a pretty, picturesque village, and has the advantage of being connected to other resorts such as Courchevel and Val Thorens. English is spoken here, has a marvelous friendly atmosphere and a number of pubs for some amazing après-ski! 

5. Courchevel

CourchevelThis is where you need to go if you are a die-hard skier and love the rush of adrenaline. There are quite a few snow sports here, including snow parks, half pipe, air bag jump and so on. Fascinating hidden ice caves, Aiglee Percee are some natural features here to entice skiers. The diverse slopes and magnificent views make for an impressive vista you’ll never forget!

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