The best French ski resorts

Discover 8 exceptional ski resorts in the heart of the French Alps, for an exceptional snowy holidays.

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For a magical winter at the foot of Mont Blanc

Nestled at an altitude of 1,100 meters in the heart of the French mountains and at the foot of the Mont Blanc massif, Megève transforms itself in winter into a snowy paradise, attracting winter sports enthusiasts and epicureans who wish to enjoy the season in elegant surroundings.

Megève has a timeless charm and lively cobbled streets, where a fairytale atmosphere blends with warm hospitality. Winter sports enthusiasts will be delighted by the varied slopes, offering spectacular views of the snow-covered peaks. The Megève ski area is renowned for its diversity, welcoming beginners and experienced skiers alike.

For those who prefer more leisurely pursuits, cross-country skiing and dog-sledding through snow-covered forests offer a memorable experience. Christmas markets, a Christmas tree, luxury boutiques and Michelin-starred restaurants all contribute to creating a festive and refined atmosphere.

After-ski in Megève is just as enchanting, with cosy cafés serving local specialities and comforting hot chocolates. Evenings can be spent in cosy mountain chalets or in restaurants serving Savoyard specialities, for a refined and convivial atmosphere.

Megève is also a Flocon vert resort, promising responsible tourism in the heart of the resort.

The best time to enjoy Megève and its snow-covered slopes: January and February, but also Christmas, with its magnificent Christmas tree and dedicated events.


The must-see resort in the French Alps

The must-see resort in the French Alps Courchevel stands at an altitude of 1,850 metres, like the heart of the Alps and the Three Valleys ski area. This world-renowned resort offers an unrivalled winter experience, combining luxury, elegance and unique experiences.

Courchevel’s immaculate slopes attract winter sports enthusiasts, with a ski area that extends over several kilometers of pistes, suitable for all ski levels. Skiers and snowboarders race down carefully groomed slopes, while panoramic views of snow-covered peaks create a breathtaking panorama. For non-skiers, other winter activities include snowshoeing, dog-sledding or hot-air ballooning, for a moment of total disconnection in the heart of this white paradise.

But Courchevel isn’t just about skiing and snowboarding, either: those seeking relaxation will find refuge in the luxury spas, offering a haven of well-being after an active day on the slopes. Designer boutiques, art galleries and Michelin-starred restaurants complete the upscale Courchevel experience.

Courchevel’s vibrant atmosphere continues after the slopes close, with lively evenings, snow festivals, dazzling fireworks displays and Christmas markets adding a festive touch to this prestigious Alpine destination.

Courchevel has also been awarded the “green resort” label, promising sustainable tourism in the heart of the resort.

We recommend that you visit Courchevel from December to March to get the most out of it.

Val d’Isère

Where gliding sensation meets elegance

Located in the majestic French Alps, Val d’Isère emerges as an exceptional alpine setting at an altitude of 1850 meters. This renowned winter resort offers much more than just a ski destination; it embodies the perfect blend of breathtaking Alpine panoramas and a host of winter activities.

The steep slopes of Val d’Isère attract winter sports enthusiasts from all over the world, with a ski area that stretches as far as the eye can see. From thrilling descents for experts to learning zones for beginners, there’s something here for every skier. Powder snow and breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks complete the unique skiing experience.

Off the slopes, Val d’Isère offers a myriad of winter activities, including ice climbing, fat biking, dog sledding and snowshoe trekking through snow-covered landscapes. Relaxation enthusiasts can recharge their batteries in the spas and wellness areas, while the charming village streets invite you to stroll and shop.

We recommend visiting Val d’Isère between December and March to make the most of the resort and its slopes.


The pearl of the Alps in the heart of the 3 Vallées ski area

Located in the heart of the Trois Vallées, Méribel rises majestically to an altitude of 1,450 meters, spreading its Alpine charm across the French Alps. This captivating winter resort embodies the very essence of mountain elegance, offering an unrivalled experience combining winter sports, relaxation and festivities.

The Méribel ski area, renowned for its diversity and scope, attracts skiers of all levels. From beginners to experts, everyone will find perfectly groomed slopes and breathtaking panoramic views of snow-covered peaks. Méribel offers privileged access to the Trois Vallées, the world’s largest ski area, for endless adventure on the slopes.

In addition to skiing, Méribel also offers activities such as horseback riding, snowshoe trekking and tobogganing. For moments of well-being, there are numerous spas to discover.

Méribel is also an ideal resort for families, with numerous dedicated activities and slopes ideal for young skiers.

We recommend discovering Méribel between December and March to get the most out of it.


In the heart of the sun gates

Suspended at an altitude of 1,800 metres, Avoriaz is a veritable Alpine jewel, nestled within the vast Portes du Soleil ski area. This pedestrian village, with its unique charm, offers an exceptional winter experience, combining mountain adventures with a warm atmosphere.

Avoriaz stands out for its bold architecture, harmoniously integrated into the surrounding nature. With direct access to over 600 kilometers of slopes, skiers and snowboarders discover a snowy paradise. Snow lovers can also try their hand at night skiing and tobogganing on illuminated slopes, offering a unique experience under the stars.

Off the slopes, Avoriaz offers an infinite number of winter activities: ski joering, ice diving, speed riding, snowshoeing, so every visitor can immerse themselves in the magic of winter. Adventurers can also explore the trails on fat bikes, adding a daring touch to the winter experience.

Avoriaz has been awarded the Flocon Vert label and promotes sustainable tourism in a completely pedestrian-friendly resort.

We recommend discovering Avoriaz between December and March, to make the most of the resort and its winter activities.

Alpes d’Huez

A confidential resort in the heart of the Alps

Situated at an altitude of 1,860 meters, Alpe d’Huez stands proudly in the heart of the French Alps, offering a winter experience like no other. With its exceptional sunshine and extensive ski area, this iconic resort attracts winter sports enthusiasts from all over the world.

The highest point in the Alpe d’Huez ski area, the Pic Blanc, at 3,330 meters, offers breathtaking panoramas of snow-covered peaks. Skiers and snowboarders will love the slopes, while renowned runs such as the Sarenne promise thrilling descents. Alpe d’Huez is also famous for its direct access to one of the world’s largest ski areas.

Off the slopes, Alpe d’Huez offers unique experiences such as ski joering, tobogganing, snowga, and so much more, for everyone to enjoy. The Alpine village also boasts a number of restaurants serving local specialities such as raclette and fondue, providing a warm atmosphere after an active day in the great outdoors.

Alpe d’Huez is also a family-friendly resort, with a wide range of facilities and slopes dedicated to children and families.

We recommend that you visit Alpe d’Huez between December and March to get the most out of the resort and village.


For a unique and extraordinary stay

Located at a remarkable altitude of 2,100 meters, Tignes stands proudly in the heart of the majestic French Alps, offering an unforgettable winter experience. This world-renowned resort attracts winter sports enthusiasts with its extensive ski area, spectacular scenery and unique mountain ambiance.

The Tignes ski area, combined with that of Espace Killy, guarantees a variety of ski runs for all levels. From downhill skiing to snowboarding, snow sports enthusiasts will find an exceptional playground here. La Grande Motte, the resort’s highest point, promises breathtaking views and unforgettable descents.

Tignes offers much more than snowy descents. Thrill-seekers can try their hand at snowkiting on the frozen lake, while relaxation enthusiasts can recharge their batteries in the village’s world-class spas.

Tignes also offers a number of original winter activities, such as dog sledding, ice diving and ice skating, all of which add a unique touch to your holidays.

Tignes has been awarded the “Flocon vert” label for its commitment to more responsible tourism, and also for its excellence in welcoming families.

We recommend that you visit Tignes from December to March to get the most out of the resort.

Val Thorens

A skier’s white paradise

Val Thorens, perched at an exceptional altitude of 2,300 meters, sits majestically atop the French Alps, offering a breathtaking winter experience. As Europe’s highest resort, it boasts spectacular panoramic views, endless ski runs and a vibrant atmosphere that captivates mountain lovers.

Benefiting from the Trois Vallées ski area, the resort guarantees optimal conditions and incomparable descents. From pistes for all levels to daring off-piste runs, every skier will find his or her ideal playground here. The surrounding peaks, such as Cime Caron, offer 360-degree views of the Alps.

In addition to skiing, Val Thorens offers a wide range of exciting winter activities. Snowtubing, fatbike riding, ice diving, ice climbing – it’s all about adventure. Relaxation seekers can recharge their batteries in the village’s modern spas.

We recommend discovering Val Thorens between December and March, to make the most of the resort and its winter activities.

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