Abondance ski resort is located in Haute-Savoie, France. With a peak elevation of 1,700m, it offers skiers and snowboarders a 764 m vertical drop.
Since its reopening in 2009 Abondance ski resort offers a full range of ski services - including an ESF ski school. The village is small and traditionally Alpine, with a picture postcard village center. There are some good bars and restaurants, although more suited to families rather than those looking for lively après-ski. The local ski area has 9 runs, mainly intermediate and a beginner trails for those taking it easy. For the more adventurous, a free bus takes you 10 minutes to the massive Portes du Soleil ski area. The ski area is ideal for families looking for uncrowded runs (even in peak weeks!) and great value.
In total Abondance ski resort offers 8 km of trails. 37% (3 km) of the total terrain ideal for beginners, 63% (5 km) suitable for intermediate skiers and 0% (0 km) for the more advanced and expert level skiers and snowboarders. This is all easily accessible with 8 ski lifts.
Abondance village and its Essert ski area offer a wide choice of activities. Including downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoe walks, ice driving with "Expert Pilot", as well as an introduction to husky sled touring. Pleasant après-ski, good hiking, visits to local museums or the chance to taste the delicious Abondance cheese... There's certainly plenty to see and do besides skiing in Abondance ski resort.
In summer, Abondance ski resort is just waiting for you to experience the mountains. It features a large choice of walks and biking routes for the whole family. Get ready to enjoy plenty of splendid mountain panoramas. There are sporting activities for all tastes: via climbing, white-water sports, and forest adventures. As well as mountain animal and plant discovery excursions with a qualified guide, fishing in the lakes and rivers, paragliding...