Oz, Isere, Rhone Alps
Oz en Oisans, has been described as the French Alps ‘best kept secret’, it is a charming family resort, nestled at 1350m, in the heart of Alpe d’Huez ski domain. Oz has a charm and authenticity about it, offering a friendly ambiance, with chalets made of stone and wood, charming hotels and traditionally decorated buildings.
Offering the fastest access to the mountain ranges in the Oisans, the resort is only ...
Alpe d'Huez, Isere
Positioned hign in the Grandes Rousses mountains, there are not many resorts that can rival Alpe d'Huez in terms of extent and variety of terrain. Nicknamed 'L'Ille au Soleil', or the Island in the sun, the resort proudly boasts the 5th largst ski area in France, liking the villages of Vaujany, Oz, Villard-Reculas and Auris-en-Oisans, which provide skiers with in excess of 200km of slopes to enjoy.
Alpe d'Huez has ...
Avoriaz, Haute-Savoie, Rhone Alps
Avoriaz at an altitude of 1800m and snow sure, sits perched on a plateau, high above the long established large and lively year round vibrant old style Savoyard town and family resort of Morzine. Its bold, purpose built modern and futuristic, yet famous wood clad architecture, designed to blend in with the surrounding cliffs, has a pedestrian, traffic free centre and horse drawn sledges from the large car parks. With ...
The charming, traditional village of Bernex, full of traditional chalets decorated with flowers from spring through to autumn, and stunningly surrounded by pastures and forests, at an altitude of 945m, the resort is full of outdoor activities both in the summer and winter.
For skiers, the resort offers 50km of skiing from 1000 – 2000m, comprising 7 red, 4 green, 3 blue and 4 black. Serviced by 3 chairlifts ...
Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Rhone Alps
The traditional long established ski resort and all year round town centre of Chamonix steeped in Alpine tradition and one of the oldest ski resorts in France, at an altitude of 1035m is perfectly located at the foot of Europe’s largest mountain, the iconic Mont Blanc at 4807m. Offering some of the some of the world’s steepest, most scenic and challenging high altitude skiing, the bustling attractive town full of ...
Chatel, Haute-Savoie, Rhone Alps
At an altitude of 1200m and located near the head of the Dranse valley, at the north-eastern limit of the Portes du Soleil, this peaceful, friendly and distinctly authentic village has a lively centre and perfectly preserved architecture. Very popular with the French, the resort now also attracts the attention of the second home market in the rest of Europe and beyond, due to a number of new build and ...
Combloux, Haute Savoie, French Alps
Perfectly situated just 60 minutes from Geneva airport, the wonderful dual season resort of Combloux, set in the Haute Savoie area of the French Alps is a pretty and unspoilt village blending natural stone and wooden architecture in its buildings, creating a warm and friendly traditional Savoyard village. Complete with its own shops, restaurants, bars and local amenities, for those wanting to enjoy its larger big brother Megeve, this is ...
Courchevel, Savoie, Rhone Alps
Courchevel, considered to be one of the 5 most prestigious winter resorts in the world is famous for its picture postcard landscapes, authentic chalets and animated shopping streets. It has also become a showcase today, for luxury gourmet restaurants, 5-star hotels and upscale boutiques.
Nestled between the majestic Aiguille de la Saulire and the Vanoise National Park, Courchevel boasts an international reputation rivalling the leading Swiss resorts. It is ...
Evian les Bains
This internationally famous, 4 season resort, thermal spa town in the northern part of the Haute Savoie, with a temperate climate and altitude of 372 – 739m, nestles majestically between the shores of Lake Leman (Geneva) and the mountains. With an exceptional natural environment offering a huge array of winter and summer activities, Evian Les Bains with a wide selection of apartments and chalets at excellent prices, is the ideal ...
Flaine, Haute Savoie, Rhone Alps
Flaine, the high altitude modern resort located at 1600m, in the Haute Savoie region of the French Alps, close to Geneva and Mont Blanc with excellent facilities for children and one of the best snow records in the French Alps, offers a scenic setting and magnificent views. A compact, convenient and purpose built mainly car free resort it is split principally on two levels that lie in a vast, open ...
La Plagne, Savoie, Rhone Alps
Set high in the Savoie's Tarentaise area of the French Alps, La Plagne one of the largest ski resorts in the world is made up of a collection of mainly ski in and out snow sure villages from the rustic to the futuristic. The area offering a great base for a family ski home is renowned as an exciting high altitude destination. One of the first purpose built resorts in ...
La Rosiere, Haute Savoie, Rhone Alps
La Rosiere has built a strong reputation as a very Family orientated resort. Offering a ski area covering some 160km of French and Italian Slopes, it is often regarded as the best-kept secret of the Tarentaise Valley. It has something to offer everyone, from long, gentle and sunny slopes on the French side, through to challenging, north-facing skiing on the Italian side.
La Tania, Savoie, Rhone Alps
Described as the 3 Valleys best kept secret, La Tania is a ski resort ideally located between Courchevel and Meribel,both of which are easily accessed from the resort, as well as the more challenging area of Val Thorens. At an altitude of 1400m La Tania was developed for 1992 Olympics hosted at Albertville and is easily accessible by road, with Moutiers just 25 minutes away.
La Tania is renowned as ...
Les Arcs, Savoie
Offering a varied dense piste network, lots of challenging skiing including numerous off piste possibilities and excellent woodland runs, Les Arcs considered one of the original European mega resorts is located in the Tarentaise Valley in the Savoie region of France.
Made up of 5 areas Bourg-Saint-Maurice, Arc 1600, Arc 1800, Arc 1950 and Arc 2000 there are 200km of local skiing serviced by 54 lifts, while Les Arcs itself ...
Les Carroz-d'Araches, Haute Savoie
The family friendly, authentic and traditional village of Les Carroz, created in 1936 at an altitude of 1140m, the resort forms part of the large and very impressive 265km Grand Massif ski domain, serviced by 68 lifts. The third largest interconnected ski domain in the French Alps with skiing to 2480m it is perfectly situated on a sunny plateau, linking easily with the ski resorts of Flaine, Samoens, Sixt-fer-a-Cheval and ...
Les Deux Alpes
Les Deux Alpes ( which is also known as Les 2 Alpes or Les 2 Alpes 3600 ), is home to the largest skiable Galcier in Europe and is proud of its history as France's second oldest ski resort behind Chamonix. Due to its glacier, Les Deux Alpes has the longest ski season of all the resort, offering full on-piste skiing pretty much all year long.
The 'Two Alps' does ...
Les Gets, Haute-Savoie, Rhone Alps
Perfectly situated between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, this 12th Century attractive, good sized, dairy farming village at 1172m with a very French feel and a relatively short drive from the UK, is just 68km from Geneva, Having retained much of its old Savoyard charm and ideal for families, the traditional chalet style resort with a great selection of newbuild and re-sale apartments and chalets for sale, offers the most ...
Les Menuires, Savoie, Rhone Alps
The purpose built resort of Les Menuires at an altitude of 1800m arguably has the best position in the Three Valleys and offers speedy, queue free access into the huge Trois Vallees Ski Domain that also includes Meribel and Courchevel.
Set at roughly the treeline with almost all open slopes, the huge Trois Vallees is easily accessed with its 600km of skiing operated by 173 lifts, the biggest lift ...
Les Saisies, Savoie, Rhone Alps
Known as the French 'Tyrol' due to its outstanding location and vistas of Mont Blanc, Les Saises is famed for its expanse of Nordic Ski tracks, of 120km and strong snow record, due to its altitude of 1650m. Les Saises has developed a well earned reputation as a family friendly ski village and playing host to the Winter Olympic cross country event in 1992, led to its establishment on the ...
Megeve, Haute-Savoie, Rhones Alps
Megève was one of the earliest ski resorts to be created in the French Alps. Today it is a unique place in many ways, differing from almost all of the other french ski locations in its history, atmosphere and altitude. It give skiers access to one of the world's largest lift-linked areas, with a lift pass that includes neighbouring Chamonix. Equally significant, the range of shopping, restaurants, facilities and organised ...
Meribel, Savoie, Rhone Alps
Meribel was founded in 1938 by British born Peter Lindsay, and has retained a strong British influence and presence to this day. It is located in the central valley of the Three Valleys and has four inter-linked villages, Les Allues, Meribel Village, Meribel Mottaret and of course the resort of Meribel itself. Meribel is at the hub of the famous 'Trois Vallee' ski area, there is over 650km of pisted ...
At an altitude of 1680m and on the border with Italy, Montgenevre is one of the oldest ski resorts in France. From the resort you can access the huge 400km Milky Way Ski Domain that crosses the French / Italian Border.
Just 15 minutes from the border of Italy, the Milky Way lift pas covers the whole of the world famous French-Italian Milky way domain, offering over 400km of ...
Montriond, Haute-Savoie, Rhones Alps
This charming and delightful, traditional Savoyard village, with all modern facilities suitable for all sports enthusiasts, lies perfectly at the entrance to the vast internationally famous Portes du Soleil. Montriond, offers easy access to the huge 650km ski domain that spans 2 countries and 12 resorts via the high speed Ardent telecabine which takes you to the Plateau de La Lecherette. This flat area ideal for beginners, allows skiers and ...
Morzine, Haute-Savoie, Rhones Alps
This long established large and lively year round vibrant old style Savoyard town and family resort, offering a wide and extensive array of chalets and apartments for sale across all budgets, is proud to have the Family+ independent national label. This distinctions is resented to tourist destinations that make concerted efforts to offer appropriate services for families, the resort enjoys an unspoilt centre with plenty of character and charm, made ...
For those with a true passion for the mountains then the dual season traditional resort of Pralognan-la-Vanoise at an altitude of 1400m is a real gem. Sitting in the heart of the vast Vanoise National Park at the base of the famous Grande Casse beneath several outstanding glaciers the village has an air of being at the top of the world.
With a genuine, authentic mountain village feel all year ...
Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, Haute-Savoie, Rhones Alps
St Gervais les Bains, the only alpine spa resort in the Alps and just one of ten other spa towns across France, is a bustling 19th Century picturesque historical spa town and ski resort with traditional buildings and rich heritage. Found on the West side of the Mont Blanc Massif in the Haute Savoie region of France at an altitude of 810m, its similar architecture and views to that of ...
St Jean d'Aulps, Haute Savoie
This thriving, pretty little Savoyard village with its typically rustic chalets and farmhouses, bustling with life all year round is perfectly located in the heart of the Vallee d'Aulps at an altitude of 950m. One of the most historic villages in the area thanks to its 13th century Abbey, the village is known to date back in time, well before its close neighbour Morzine was born. With the river Dranse ...
Saint Martin de Belleville, Savoie
St Martin de Belleville is a commune in the Savoie department of the Rhone-Alpes region of France. It has developed as a ski and summer destination, without losing any of its inherent charm and character St Martin has a gentle and determined character to it, offering a wonderful mix of traditional charm and rustic authenticity with the knowledge that to continue its development and growth as a sports destination it ...
Samoens, Haute Savoie
This lovely historic, attractive village with its traffic free centre and small narrow streets bustling with restaurants is full of character and retains a warm feeling of rural France and a great base for families. Located in the Haute Savoie at an altitude of 720 - 1600m offering virtually no queues on the slopes, this listed village renowned for its stonemasons ensures an abundance of pretty squares with medival fountains, ...
At an altitude of 1550m and located straddling the road up from Bourg St Maurice in the Tarentaise Valley, the tasteful, attractive and unpretentious resort of Sainte Foy built in the last few years, has been designed to recreate a typical alpine village. The chalets and apartment buildings nestling amongst the trees in their southwest-facing bowl have all been built in traditional style, with pitched roofs and wooden balconies, using ...
Thollon les Memises
In a superb setting overlooking Lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps, this year round traditional Savoyard village resort in true Alpine style, set on a plateau at an altitude of 1000m, has a friendly atmosphere and is an ideal resort for families looking to purchase a ski apartment or chalet. Thollon les Memises combines perfectly, rural mountain village with friendly bars, restaurants, shops, ski shuttle, crèche (6months to 6 years), ...
Tignes consists of 5 vilages, Val Claret, Tignes le Lac, Le Lavachet, Tignes , Les Boisses and Tignes-Les-Brevieres. The first three are in close proximity to each other at 2100m and the other two are further down the valley. Les Brevieres is a village with history going back many many years, whereas all the other villages were constructed as part of the Dam development or the conception of the ski ...
An original small alpine farming village, Val d'Isere, one of the great mega resorts and now considered by many to be the world's premier ski resort that continues to grow year by year has not lost its village feel and sense of tradition. With its very attractive pedestrianized centre dating back to the 13th Century, the use of the traditional Savoyard materials of stone, wood and lauze has created a ...
Vaujany, Alpe-d'Huez, Isere, Rhone Alps
The very pretty and charming village of Vaujany that blends perfectly tradition and modernity is ideally located at an altitude of 1250m in the heart of Oisans and on the edge of the Ecrins National Park. Built on a sunny slope with its own micro-climate that ensures ample sunshine for its visitors, it forms part of the huge high altitude 250km Alpe d'Huez ski network, the "Massif des Grande Domain", ...