The number one destination in the world for its winter sports, this is definitely the best mountain ski destination ! The proof lies in its extensive ski areas, the hundreds of kilometres of marked ski slopes, the elevations that are a gift from nature… The most difficult decision - how to choose from Savoie and Haute-Savoie’s 110 ski resorts. The most intriguing – learning the more recent sliding sports, such as snowboarding, snow-shoeing, Nordic skiing etc.18 alpine ski areas
The Bonnets Rouges area of Arêches overlooking Mont-Blanc © Savoie Mont Blanc / Dufresne
Skiers on the Envers du Plan - Vallée Blanche © Savoie Mont Blanc / Dufresne
Nordic skiing in powder snow at Les Confins
– La Clusaz © Savoie Mont Blanc / Dufresne
In the beginning it was just snow and ice…
Then came the sliders. Numerous, resourceful, bold… “They” have thought of everything to defeat both gradient and gravity, with one or two planks attached to their feet, a pair of blades, a team of husky dogs, a set of wings or even a combination of several of them.
Enthusiasts might like to note that Savoie Mont Blanc lists no fewer than 70 winter activities. Relaxing on the sun terrace is optional!
La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc © Savoie Mont Blanc / Lebeau
A holiday is the perfect opportunity for getting together with family. The ski resorts are family-friendly: services, opening hours, facilities, everything to help them make the most of their holiday…FAMILLE PLUS RESORTS
Obviously there’s fondue, tartiflette, dried meats and a drop of dry white wine to be enjoyed in an old chalet setting !
Traditional cheese-based meals certainly keep Savoie’s customs alive. Today, Savoie Mont Blanc offers an impressive concentration of excellent lakeside or mountain restaurants.
Tartiflette © Savoie Mont Blanc / Huchette
Combine skiing with some spa treatments. It’s a holiday option that works really well. Check out hotel-based packages or one of the trendy recreational aqua centres located in the ski resorts. Specific health treatments can be found in the eight thermal centres based in Savoie and Haute-Savoie : skin, respiratory conditions, obesity… The pure waters from the Alps contain benefits that have been known since Roman times.RELAXATION AND BALNEO CENTRES
Much Closer than you think
to choose : all providing efficient shuttle services to the ski resorts.
A large number of airlines fly to Geneva, Lyon, Grenoble or Chambéry: flying to the French Alps couldn't be easier!
Looking for information or practical advice? Here are some useful contacts for preparing your holiday in Savoie Mont Blanc.
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