La Toussuire, Savoie, Rhone Alps
Get to know the resort
Set at a high altitude of 1800m on a large sunny plateau which offers fantastic panoramic views and located near the Franco - Italian border, this super friendly dual season resort with its slopes and lifts perfectly arrayed in an arc around the village, provides easy linked access into the largest ski area in the Maurienne Valley, the huge 310km Sybelles network, the 4th largest ski domain in France.
With its own 55km of local slopes that includes a novice area just above La Toussuire, the Les Sybelles ski domain is made up of 6 villages that includes the resorts of Le Corbier, St Sorlin d'Arves, St Jean d'Arves, Les Bottieres and St Colomban des Villards. With skiing suited to all standards, snowboarders have the choice of two terrain parks that includes thirty modules.
Thanks to Val Thorens and the 3 Valleys being just to the North, the Sybelles villages enjoy frequent heavy snowfalls ensuring long ski seasons with opening from 21st December and not closing until around the 17th April.
Considered by some journalists to be the most beautiful ski area in France, for the connections across the domain owners and visitors will find superb well groomed and well signposted intermediate cruising terrain predominantly serviced by modern high speed chairlifts The relatively quiet pistes of Sybelles are made up of 25 green, 56 blue, 34 red and 9 black, while for those seeking off piste the potential is obvious with qualified local guides helping to find the best spots.
The villages first ski lift was installed as far back as 1936 and the resort has been upgrading its infrastucture ever since. The future holds exciting times with a much talked about link connecting the Sybelles ski area to the planned Alpe d'Huez - Les Deux Alpes ski area to create the worlds largest ski domain with 800km of skiing on your doorstep.
Getting to La Toussuire is easy with all airports under 2 hours away and Chambery in the winter just 1 hour away:
- Geneva 2 hours
- Lyon 1 hour 45 mins
- Chambery 1 hour
- Grenoble 1 hour 45 mins
- Turin 2 hours
The resort of La Toussuire offers a wide selection of restaurants, bars and shops to enjoy when your not skiing. There is also plenty to entertain the children with a nursery and kids club for thise that need one, 800m2 ice skating and sledge run complete with its own conveyor belt, children snowmobiles, summer recreational area and cinema to name a few.
In summer La Toussuire boast exceptional sunshine, making it an ideal summer resort to spend with the family or friends. At the heart of the worlds largest cycling area that boasts 11 sublime mountain passes, 60 road routes and 20 mountain bike trails to choose from the resort forms a base for an exceptional summer of cycling. Long or short pleasant hiking trails are aplenty all offering outstanding views with walks to choose from that include as little as a couple of hours to several days.
The new pumptrack play area with many bumps and turns has been designed speifically for bikes, skateboards and scooters to have fun on, while there are also many other activities to choose from including bowls, leisure park, paddling area, water park, snow training, minigolf, tennis, fishing, archery, Segway, climbing and much more.
A firm favourits of Alpine Property Investments both in summer and winter, please contact us to discuss properties for sale in La Toussuire, Les Sybelles