|ski area:||Espace Killy|
|height at summit:||3470m|
|rail:||bourg st maurice|
a world famous resort, considered by many to be beyond compare.
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.
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:
Summer activities include:
|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.|