Les Carroz, France

Ski Facts

resort altitude: 1100m
ski area: Grand Massif
height at summit: 2500 (Grand Massif)
marked runs: 265km
snow park: yes
snow rating:

Travel Facts:

nearest airports: chambery 2hrs
geneva 1¼hrs
grenoble 3hrs
lyon 3hrs
rail: cluses

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Les Carroz

Les Carroz

Les Carroz Ski, Snowboard & Summer Holidays

Les Carroz has long been a popular ski resort, with its proximity to Flaine, and it's ease of access into the Grand Massif.

Recent years have seen something of a renaissance in the village - with more facilities, improvements in the lifts, and a general tidying up of the village centre, where now you can find a choice of appealing bars and restaurants. There is also a good choice of accommodation, with small hotels, brand new apartments and a growing number of catered chalet.

Located just a little over an hour from Geneva airport it is an easy and quick journey, and the TGV from Paris stops at nearby Cluses, a short 10-15 minute drive away.

Ski holidays in Les Carroz:

The Grand Massif ski area offers 265km of pistes, and comprises 5 different villages, inlcuding Flaine and Samoens. It is excellenty linked, so it is possible to cruise the blues of Les Carroz and Morillon, tackle the steeps of Samoens, and the off piste at Gers all in one great day. There truly is something for everyone!

Summer holidays in Les Carroz:

Summer time offers a wonderful choice of activities including mountain walks to suit all levels, mountain biking, tennis, golf (at Flaine, with fabulous views), horse riding, canyoning and much, much more.

The town has a weekly typically Savoyard market on Tuesday morning, and has retained all its charm, despite recent development. It is also within an 1-2 hours drive of some of the area's most famous attractions, such as Mont Blanc and Chamonix, Megeve, Annecy, Lake Geneva and Evian.

Winter activities include:

snowshoe walks, dog sledding, pony ski-joering, ice climbing, ice skating, ice quad, hot air balloon flights, paragliding

Summer activities include:

climbing, mountain biking, walking, parapenting, rafting, tennis, fitness centre, squash, indoor & outdoor swimming pools, golf

More info:

Eating out: a good choice of restaurants, ranging from gourmet to budget. Well-known is Les Servages for a gourmet experience.
Apres ski: mainly friendly bars, around the main square.
Non skiers: walking with snow shoes, weekly market, and with a car places like Chamonix, Annecy and Geneva are all within an hour.