La Rosiere, France

Ski Facts

resort altitude: 1850m
ski area: Espace San Bernardo
height at summit: 2640m
marked runs: 150km
snow park: yes
snow rating:

Travel Facts:

nearest airports: chambery 2½hs
geneva 3hrs
lyon 3hrs

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La Rosiere

La Rosiere

La Rosiere Ski, Snowboard & Summer Holidays

Situated on a road which winds up from Bourg St Maurice to the Petit St Bernard Pass, La Rosière is an attractive, charming village.

Close to the Vanoise National Park, Mt. Blanc and Italy, there is a good choice of summer activities, and, for winter holidays, you can also ski across the border with Italy to La Thuile.

Ski holidays in La Rosiere:

A good ski area with a good snow record. Lifts from the village take you right into the heart of the ski area, and at the Col de la Traversette you can ski into Italy. There are good facilities for beginners, a snowboard park, and some good offpiste areas which can be explored with a guide.

La Rosière is the only resort in Savoie which offers an international skiing area thanks to the link by ski lifts with La Thuile, in the Val d'Aosta Valley in Italy.

Ski area planners have endeavoured to create a balance between easy and more technical runs, with always wide, long downhill slopes through the forest as well as a snowpark, plenty of off-piste possibilities and the rare French resort option of heli-skiing (in Italy). The resort has excellent skiing for all ability levels with north facing slopes, which along with its proximity to Mont Blanc, normally ensuring good snow conditions.

Winter activities include:

heli-skiing and boarding, winter walking trails, husky-drawn sleigh rides, paragliding, good base to explore other ski areas.

Summer activities include:

paragliding, climbing, mountain biking, walking, rafting, superb mountain scenery, golf, 4x4 driving, via ferrata, tennis

More info:

Eating out: a less well-known resort which is attractive despite being purpose-built. There are a handful of restaurants and bars
Apres ski: mainly cosy bars
Non skiers: walking trails, cinema, scenic flights, fitness centre