Val d'Isère, France

Ski Facts

resort altitude: 1800m
ski area: Espace Killy
height at summit: 3470m
marked runs: 300km
snow park: yes
snow rating:

Travel Facts:

nearest airports: chambery 2½hrs
geneva 3hrs
grenoble 3hrs
lyon 3hrs
rail: bourg st maurice

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Val d'Isère

Val d'Isère

Val d'Isère Ski, Snowboard & Summer Holidays

a world famous resort, considered by many to be beyond compare.

Ski holidays in Val d'Isère:

A great ski area with lots of variety. Val d'Isere is quite rightly one of the most popular resorts in the world - with an efficient lift system, loads of terrain, and a good infra-structure of restaurants, bars, shops and nightclubs.

It has become one of the most glamourous French resorts, with designer shops, elegant hotels and top class restaurants. Nightlife is lively with a wide choice of late night venues to suit all tastes and budgets.

The resort regularly hosts world championship skiing and snowboarding events, such as the Premiere Neige - an annual competition held in early December which heralds in the ski season.

Val d'Isere, along with Tignes, makes up the Espace Killy.

Truly something for everyone.

Summer holidays in Val d'Isère:

Close to the Vanoise National Park, there are ample opportunities to explore and discover this amazing high altitude mountain environment.

Hiking, mountain biking, climbing, via ferrata are just some of the summer activities on offer, as well as golf in nearby Tignes and of course summer skiing on the Tignes glacier.

Winter activities include:

indoor swimming pool, skidoos, fitness centre, ice climbing, ice skating, parapenting

Summer activities include:

mountain biking, walking, climbing, summer skiing (Tignes glacier), paragliding, fishing, 4 x 4 driving school

More info:

Eating out: massive choice of restaurants to suit all tastes and pockets. Local specialities, but also chinese, mexican, italian and even sushi.
Apres ski: home of the original Dicks Tea Bar, val d'isere has a big choice of bars and nightspots. Nightlife is very lively.
Non skiers: swimming pool, some walks, nice centre with designer-style shops and prices.