5 Fantastic French Ski Resorts

Considering a French Alps ski holiday for the first time?

Congrats on your impeccable taste, but with so many diverse resorts on offer in this vast snow-blanketed playground, you’ll have to choose carefully to ensure that your resort hits the nail on the head for every member of your group.

If you want your skiing base to match the needs, tastes and aptitudes of every member of your travel group, and ensure you have the brilliant break you deserve, take a look at what the following five fantastic French ski resorts have to offer.

  1. Val Thorens

Europe’s highest ski resort (at a lofty 2300m), Val Thorens is the leading resort in The Three Valleys ski area  ̶  it’s a snow-sure base form where you can explore 600km of gorgeous groomed pistes. With a large network of red and blue runs, it’s ideal for intermediate skiers and snowboarders, plus celebrated apres-ski venues like Le Malaysia club are perfect for letting your hair down.

  • Méribel

Another terrific Three Valleys ski resort, Méribel is full of charming traditional chalets and pristine skiing for enthusiasts of all abilities. There are ample green and blue runs around the Altiport area for novices and intermediates, the Combe De Vallon run down from the pinnacle of Mont Vallon is a terrific steep red, and La Face is a famous black run that featured in the 1992 Winter Olympics.

  • Courchevel

Courchevel is a cracking ski resort which boasts over 150km of skiable terrain for skiers of all stripes covering altitudes stretching from 1224m to 3248m and peppered by four fantastic accommodation villages at ascending altitudes. There’s a Native American Indian styled ski area that kids love and many Michelin-starred restaurants here for foodies  ̶  Alpine holiday agents Erna Low can arrange the perfect Courchevel package holiday for you.

  • Avoriaz

Part of the expansive Portes du Soleil ski area, Avoriaz sits on a stunning south-facing plateau in the Morzine Valley and it’s a terrific traditional resort which is totally pedestrianised, although you can get around efficiently in charming horse-drawn sleighs! The Village des Enfants here is an inclusive academy for children aged 3-16 where they can learn amongst peers in a fun environment and off-slope activities for youngsters include snowscoots, tag archery and laser quest.

  • Tignes

Part of the famous L’Espace Killy ski area, Tignes is another high altitude Tarentaise Valley ski resort which comprises five villages, all of which have their own unique ambience. What’s uniformly fantastic however, is the skiing  ̶  there are 300km of pistes here and fab fresh powder on the slopes of the Grande Motte Glacier. If you’re an advanced skier fond of thrilling vertical drops, try runs like The Fingers and Mickey’s Ears! Meanwhile, ski school ESF in Tignes Le Lac teaches kids as young as 3 as well as adult novices.

Choose whichever of these fab five French ski resorts floats your boat and you’re sure of a brilliant holiday  ̶  you’re welcome!

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