15 of the Most Wonderful Destinations for Skiing in France

By | May 19, 2017
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Skiing in France

Located in Western Europe, encompassing medieval cities, alpine villages and gorgeous Mediterranean beaches, France is a popular destination for the tourists from all over the world. A huge number of skiers and snowboarders choose to come to France than anywhere else despite of it being expensive. The reason is simply unavoidable since the French Alps feature the better kind of resorts than any country in the world. Explore the top skiing destinations in France with us.

Les Deux-Alpes

Les Deux-Alpes

Les Deux Alpes is a ski resort in the French Isère département, which is really popular among the British skiers. The village is located at an elevation of 1,650 meters and lifts run to 3,600 meters. In most part of the year, the place offers the possibilities of skiing and snowboarding. The resort remains open between mid June and the end of August and again from French half term week at the end of October, prior to firing up the lift system for winter from the November ending until late April.

Rhone-Alpes

Rhone-Alpes

Rhône-Alpes is a former region of southeast France surrounding Switzerland and Italy. Its Massif Central Mountains and remarkable canyons carved by the Ardèche River are admired for hiking and rafting. The region caters to cross-country skiing and back-country skiing. Several resorts in the Rhône-Alpes also cater to disabled skiers.

Morzine

Morzine

Morzine is a beautiful small Alpine town along with being a ski resort. It has a constant life stretching far beyond the having fun on the mountains surrounding it. Morzine is not only famous for skiing. If you are not a dedicated skier or snowboarder, it also offers great amount of other activities. The ski area of the region combines the fun and charm of skiing in the jungle and the immense open spaces of powder snow.

Tignes

Tignes

With a blend of enviable snow cover, a variety of impressive terrains and a long-lasting beautiful season, Tignes turns into one of the most reliable winter destinations of France. The place offers skiing opportunity for people of all age groups. The major villages of Tignes are located on a gorgeous mountain plateau and provide a few of the best lift-accessed slopes in Europe.

L’Alpe-d’Huez

L'Alpe-d'Huez

L’Alpe d’Huez is a popular ski resort located at an elevation of 1,250 to 3,330 meters. It is a mountain meadow in the Central French Alps, in the commune of Huez. Being one of the premier skiing destinations, the skiing terrain of this region is as well suited for experts as well as for beginners.

Macot-la-Plagne

Macot-la-Plagne

Macot-la-Plagne is a French ski area in the alpine valley of the Tarentaise. Since 2003, it along with its nearby resort of Les Arcs creates Paradiski’s ski area. It is presently owned by Compagnie des Alpes. The ski area best goes with lower intermediates and families seeking ample wide and gentle slopes.

Les Gets

Les Gets

Les Gets is a small and friendly resort offering a range of slopes. It is part of the Portes du Soleil ski area that is huge. There are more than 650 km of piste to explore. The place lies on the fringe of the Alps at a lower altitude than many resorts. So, snow cannot be guaranteed and ski season is somewhat smaller here.

Chamonix

Chamonix

Chamonix is home to a multitude of slopes for all levels and each ski area of this region is having its own merit. Ski instructors and mountain guides arrive at this place to qualify. Every enthusiastic skier and snowboarder sets it on their bucket lists to check how they will match to the challenge of “le grand ski”.

La Clusaz

la-clusaz-ski

It is a resort that makes most of the visitors fall in love with this. The love for the resort can be experienced through the immense loyalty shown by generations of British skiers and boarders. The extraordinary rock formations in this area mean that it has few of the most outstanding terrains of the French Alps. Don’t mind the low altitude; a great skiing opportunity is waiting for you.

Montgenevre

Montgenevre

Montgenevre is a small village located on a high east-west path just 2km away from the Italian border. There are various local slopes, along with access to Italian Milky Way resorts particularly Sauze d’Oulx and Sestriere.

La Tania

La Tania

La Tania is a ski resort in the Courchevel area of Les Trois Vallees at 1400 meters above the sea level. La Tania is located just off the minor road connecting Le Praz to Méribel. It is a family-friendly base from which one can explore the slopes of its classy Trois Vallées neighbors.

Megeve

Megeve

Megève is a ski resort village in the Alps of southeastern France. It features downhill runs with snow parks and cross-country trails connecting La Giettaz. The area also comprised of rustic-chic chalets, classy hotels and designer boutiques. In summer season, trails lead through green jungles and meadows, and up to Mont d’Arbois offering spectacular views.

Courchevel

Courchevel

Courchevel is a French Alps ski resort, which is part of Les Trois Vallées – the largest connected ski regions in the world. Its ski area features 1,001 different landscapes, including forests to narrow corridors and extensive open spaces, with high altitudes and ideal slopes. Its ideal piste grooming and unmatched snowmaking system combines with the preservation and re-contouring of slopes the moment previous snows have been melted.

Les Menuires

Les Menuires

Les Menuires is a ski resort in the Belleville valley of Les Trois Vallées between Saint-Martin-de-Belleville and Val Thorens. Les Menuires ski area meets the needs of the most demanding due to the variety of its pistes, the quality of its lift system and, especially, the assurance of great snow.

Serre-Chevalier

Serre-Chevalier

Serre Chevalier is the foremost ski resort in southeastern France, in the Hautes-Alpes department of the Alps. It enjoys a huge skiing area, which is having 250 km (155 mi) of slopes with favorable weather, enjoying 300 days of sunshine in a year. 80 km of the slopes are covered by snow cannons to increase natural snowfall.

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