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Ski Holiday Val d’Isere

Ratings | Resort Description | Ski Facts


Ratings

Ski Holiday Val d’Isere Overall:
Overall rating: 5 Beginners:
Beginners rating: 3 Intermediates:
Intermediates rating: 5 Advanced:
Advanced rating: 5 Snowboarding:
Snowboarding rating: 4

Resort Description

France’s famous Val d’Isere is widely regarded as the world’s premier skiing resort and is part of the Espace Killy linked ski region.

Val d’Isere is an unparalleled, high altitude glacier ski area with an excellent snow record over a long season. The expert skier will be thrilled by the demanding pistes, in particular the Olympic Men’s Downhill run and the sensational off-pistes opportunities. There’s a vast choice of slopes for intermediates and an outstanding ski school for beginners. Val d’Isere is one of Europe’s leading snowboarding playgrounds!

Val d’Isere is an attractive French village, combining traditional thirteenth century charm with buzzing après-ski and live music plays in many of the bars. Choose from over fifty restaurants, including cosy creperies serving French cuisine.

Exclusive boutiques and a weekly market selling local speciality foods, make Val d’Isere a shoppers’ paradise. A cinema showing films in English and interesting art exhibitions will keep you thoroughly entertained. You can also enjoy ice-skating, dog-sledding, swimming and hand-gliding.

With some of the best skiing in the world, its authentic French charm and a wide choice of activities, Val d’Isere is a perfect holiday destination.

Ski Facts

Village height: 1,850m
Highest lift: 3,550m
Km of piste: 300kms
Number of runs:
Blue: 89
Red: 38
Black: 16
Longest run: 10kms
Number of lifts: 97
Snowmaking equipment/km covered: 216 snow cannons
Airport transfer: Chambery 2 hrs 45 mins, Lyons and Grenoble 3 hrs 45 mins, Geneva 3 hrs 45 mins.