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Which ski resort to choose?

Do you search for a ski resort this winter? We give you the best ski resorts in our opinion, and we give you all the specificities about them.ités de chacune d'entre elles..

For the winter holidays, you want to find that specific atmosphere that we only find in the mountains. The wooden chalets, the snow falling and landing gently on the windowsills. Fireplaces and unforgettable moments with your family and your friends! Or maybe you are a fan of winter sports and you just can't wait to finally be able to ski all over the black slopes that makes you dream about!

Only one problem, you do not know which ski resort to choose. However, we all know that a good stay in these mountains is due, in part, to your ski resort.

Indeed, each ski resort has its own atmosphere and vision of things. This is why it is essential to know which ski resort to choose for your mountain holiday. Good thing, I'm here to help you.

From strong sensations to a relaxed atmosphere, with a variety of activities, here are our selections of ski resorts for the perfect stay!

La Plagne : 1 resort, 11 villages

La Plagne is the biggest resort in France! It is located in Savoie and is situated between 1250 and 3250 metres above sea level. The resort has acquired an international reputation thanks to its huge ski area adapted to all levels. With its group of 11 villages, it can offer a real atmosphere as in Monchavin or Belle Plagne. For those who prefer to enjoy affordable accommodation while being at the bottom of the slopes, Aime 2000 and its famous "Paquebot" offers a good alternative. If the architecture of this resort, built in the 1960s and 1970s, is sometimes criticise, the quality of its ski area is not in doubt! With its 134 slopes, including 69 blue and 33 red, it is perfect for skiers and thrill seekers, as well as beginners. Thanks to its size, La plagne also offers varied and original activities such as freestyle skiing, ice climbing, paragliding, Tyrolean traverse, or even quad biking and mountain biking in summer!

Val Thorens, a ski resort for families !

Situated in the 3 valleys, the resort of Val Thorens is at an altitude of 2300 metres .

It offers many areas for everyone's enjoyment: a snowpark, a boardercross, a FamilyPark for beginners, a themed toboggan run, and the highest zip line in Europe.

Fully equipped to make adults and children happy, Val Thorens ski resort offers real resort life thanks to its urban space. There are several bars and restaurants, and even 2 nightclubs. A market is also held every week, and many activities are organised for holidaymakers throughout the season.

On the ski side, this ski resort is linked to the largest ski area in France (the 3 valleys). Moreover, at such this altitude, snow cover is guaranteed all year round.

Val d’Isère, ski resort for lovers !

Considered as one of the best ski destinations in France, and situated at an altitude of 1850 metres. The resort of Val d'Isère owes its fame above all to its services accessible to all. Quality and well-being are the keywords. It offers a wide choice of wellness activities such as spa, aqua-sports centre, walks under the snowflakes, and much more ! This resort and its warm atmosphere are ideal for a long stay with your friends or your loved one.

Risoul, altitude in the Southern Alps

Located in the heart of the Southern Alps, Risoul ski resort is at an altitude of 1850 m. It offers a ski area of 185 km of slopes connected with the resort of Vars. Risoul is mainly made up of buildings and chalets covered with wood shingles that blend in well with the larch forest from which the area takes its name: "la Forêt Blanche". All the activities on offer are concentrated in the centre of Risoul, which permits a lively stay while limiting travel. In addition to being a resort perfectly adapted to children, Risoul remains an ideal resort for skiers and thrill seekers

The 2 Alpes, the largiest glacier in Europe !

Flagship resort of the Isère department and known by everyone for being the largest skiable glacier in Europe. It is one of the first ski resort created in France.

The 2 Alpes resort is ideal for a family stay, whether you are a beginner or an experienced skier.

With an exceptional ski area, activities for all ages and tastes, a preserved heritage and a tradition in tune with today's tastes. This resort is a MUST GO for a ski holiday.

Avoriaz, a ski resort beyong the borders !

Avoriaz ski resort is located in the heart of the "Portes du Soleil" area. This resort is entirely pedestrian and all accommodation is accessible by ski. The particularity of this resort is its slopes with French-Swiss itineraries. You will be able to boast to be gone in to two different towns for the price of one.

This resort is perfect for ski enthusiasts and beginners with its 650 km of slopes suitable for everyone.

It also offers a large section of activities and leisure activities such as sleigh rides, bowling, cinema, ice diving, mountain biking on snow, ice skating, balneo, body form, spa, snowcross, snowpark and much more!

Champs de feu, the family resort at low price !

Let's say you want to get a change of atmosphere. All your beach holidays are starting to get boring. You want something new. Escap yourself, you and your family. But you have a budget to keep. You do not know what to choose and you have never been to a ski resort or in the mountains.

Don't worry, Champs de feu is the resort for you!

The unique alpine ski resort, which offers cross-country skiing and long snowshoe hiking. Its ski area extends over approximately 50 hectares, so you can walk wherever you want and get used to this attractive environment.

There is a groomed and secure toboggan run for children and adults, as well as 6 km of marked footpaths on snow for a loop or return trip.

Luchon-SuperBagnères, the right price/quality ratio

Located in the Pyrenees, with a peak at over 3,000 metres, Luchon-Superbagnères is a very good option for winter sports. Beginners or experienced skiers, this resort offers slopes for all levels. But not only! Its wide range of activities such as spa, casino, cinema and nightclub enables it to answer to everyone's tastes. But what makes it really attractive is its very reasonable price in view of the services and facilities on offer. With your family or your friends, you won't regret your time or your money!


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