France is the world’s most popular country for skiing. With areas like Le Trois Vallees and Espace Killy not to mention the Portes du Soleil, Grand Massive and Paradiski, it is very easy to understand why.
France caters for all tastes, standards and budgets. You can go for a purpose built resort or an old village. You can choose a high end resort or go for a more moderately priced destination – and do so without sacrificing the quality of skiing.
On the piste, the French are meticulous with their piste grading and mapping.
Every year the French resorts are becoming livlier, better equipped and with ever improving lunch optons and an ever expanding choice of ski school, its hard to look elsewhere.
Méribel sits in the Les Allues Valley at the centre of the world’s largest ski area, les Trois Vallees. Boasting over 600km of piste, not to mention the endless off piste, Meribel and its neighbouring villages and hamlets (described in … More
Montchavin Les Coches, France
Montchavin Les Coches an authentic and old fashioned village resort at the foot of La Plagne ski area, sitting at 1,250 metres. More
Morzine is quite a large resort but still attractive, family friendly and offers great lift links. Apres is good, and for a short break with frieds or colleagues, you can’t really beat it. More
St Martin de Belleville
St Martin de Belleville is an unspoiled, quiet, attractive French resort boasting direct access to Le Trois Vallees. More
If you can get over the slightly beak, treeless setting, and teh dubious architecture, you will enjoy great snow sure skiing, convenience, good apres and vast amounts of varied terrain. More
Great off piste skiing, sharing a huge area with Tignes and caters well for all abilities. One fo the best for snow retention. A very attractive town, a very lively town, great restaurants and some fantastic hotels and chalets. A must try. More
Val d’Isere is the highest resort in Europe. It makes up for its lack of trees and village charm with its convenience, guaranteed snow, range of accommodation and access to the Three Valleys ski area. More