Skiing France

Ski France

Ultimate Ski Destination

France and winter sports. A unique way to spend the winter, in a combination of the pleasant French way of life, and large, often connected ski areas, which as a rule are very spacious.

But France is nevertheless primarily known for the large connected ski areas, with hundreds of kilometers of slopes, including Le Grand Massif, Paradiski or Les Trois Vallées. All a fusion of separate ski areas, which in itself are an ultimate destination for winter sports. Large ski areas, child and family friendly, and next to the slopes numerous other winter sports offered for a perfect winter holiday.

Wide slopes and very high snow security features winter sports in France.

The descents are usually high on the mountains and the ski resorts in France are mostly built specially for the winter sports, and are equipped with modern facilities and spacious accommodations. Thanks to this specific ski resorts, the accommodations are furthermore often directly at the slopes.

Often the ski resorts and its ski villages of planned and built that way. In that went the French builders another way than in many other winter sports destinations. There were mostly near existing villages slopes constructed. In France, ideal areas were searched for the winter sports, and there were the ski villages and slopes constructed. Therefore, the conditions are often ideal, and you are almost certain of snow-sure areas for winter sports.

It is not to said that the atmosphere is less, or that you can find here no coziness. Precisely the opposite is more often true, but to be honest, they did a lot of work to get this far. The atmosphere becomes increasingly better, because there are many foreigners in the French winter sports areas who have opened ski lodges.

But it is mainly the broad slopes, modern lifts and long runs, why tourists come here to spend the winter holiday.

And, there is yet another distinct advantage. The hotels and apartments are usually right on the slopes. Unlike in other Alpine countries, where often from your hotel or apartment, you have to travel with the ski lift to the slopes. Moreover, the hotels and apartments are of good quality, comparable to other destinations

Popular ski resorts

The ski resorts are popular, and as price is concerned certainly not inferior to the ski resorts in the neighboring countries, but they face many opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, or actively enjoy other winter sports such as paragliding.

It is not for nothing that many skiers are traveling to France, to enjoy the winter.

Skiing in France is also famous for the wide choice, with many ski resorts and many accommodations. The snow-sure ski resorts are generally open from late November / early December until April or May.

Top 10 Skiing France

The Top 10 most popular destinations for winter sports are:

1. Flaine - Le Grand Massif Flaine
2. Val Cenis Vanoise Val Cenis Vanoise
3. Peisey Vallandry Peisey Vallandry
4. Les Arcs - Bourg Saint Maurice Les Arcs
5. Les Portes du Soleil Les Portes du Soleil
6. Val Thorens Val Thorens
7. Alpe d'Huez Alpe d'Huez
8. Les Trois Vallées Les Trois Valléess
9. Chamonix Chamonix
10. Le Grand Domain Le Grand Domain

Après Ski and party level or child-friendly

France is a winter sports country that is suitable for every winter sports holiday. Whether you are with a group of friends and want to go snowboarding, or with small children and want to go skiing, you will find the right conditions and facilities. It is important to view the facilities and capabilities of the various ski resorts and villages in advance.

With all Ski Resorts we show you all known facilities, including the potential winter sports in addition to the slopes.

The ski resorts are all equally hospitable, although some, often big ski areas have some more attention to children, or are slightly more focused on the individual young skiers and snowboarders. All ski resorts also offer options for all age groups and in all levels of difficulty.

Choose the right ski resort

Due to the wide variety of destinations for winter sports in France, we hope to help you make a good choice based on the information we provide.

We want to wish you already a very nice winter sports holiday in France!