• Leisure

The Vanoise Express

Link between Peisey-Vallandry and La Plagne, created to cross the valley of Peisey-Nancroix without damaging it.

Leisure The Vanoise Express Peisey-Vallandry


Departing from Peisey-Vallandry (73210)
Not allowed to be visited

The extraordinary VANOISE EXPRESS Cable car is a unique technical exploit.
It is this day the biggest cable car of the world : 2 cabins of 2 levels can take 200 persons.
( Capacity: 2000 persons per hour and by direction)
To be more precise, it is about 2 parallel and independent cable cars, which allow a lot of flexibility to manage passengers stream.
Other exploit: the cable car crosses the valley without intermediate pylon. (1824 m of length, 64m only of made uneven. The cabin is at 380m of the ground on the highest point)
The third exploit: its speed: 45km / hour, world record. The crossing can be made in 3 minutes 50 seconds.
The station departure station, called " driving station " is in Plan-Peisey, on the municipality of Peisey-Nancroix at 1612 m of elevation.
The arrival station, called " tension station " is at 1548m of elevation upstream to Montchavin, municipality of Bellentre.


Free entry for children < 10 years, people > 75.

Methods of payment accepted : Bank/credit card, Check, Cash


Languages spoken : English, French
Languages of documentation : English, French
Languages visits : French
Languages informatives signs : French

Snow front accessible from a metail stair

Period of practice

From 04/07 to 26/08/2022, every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

  • Parking


Quartier du Télépôle Plan-Peisey 73210 Peisey-Vallandry
Departing from : Peisey-Vallandry (73210)
Latitude : 45.551125 - Longitude : 6.763596

Snow front Plan-Peisey

  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • Incline >5% but reasonable
Information update on 16/05/2022 by Office de Tourisme de Peisey Vallandry