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Val d'isere ski resort

Savoie, France

Val d'isere ski resort is located in Savoie, France. With a peak elevation of 3,450m, it offers skiers and snowboarders an impressive 1,900 m of vertical drop. It is interconnecting with Tignes ski resort

It is one of the very few ski resorts in the world to host the downhill events for the World Cup, World Championship, and 1992 Olympics. And, as part of the Val d’isere Tignes ski area, Val d'isere ski resort ranks in the top ten for 'ski area size'. It also features a world-class lift infrastructure with a true European-style ski village. With a vast array of après ski activities and you have the archetypal world-class ski resort.

The Val d’isere Tignes ski area offers a combined 156 slopes, 300 kilometres of wonderfully prepared trails and nearly 90 lifts, there is enough variety for any skier or boarder.

Val d'isere ski resort offers 150km of trails with 21% (31.5 km) of the total terrain ideal for beginners, 40% (60 km) for intermediate skiers and 40% (60 km) for the more advanced and expert level skiers and snowboarders. This is all accessible with 42 ski lifts spread across three village access points.

With numerous long, fast, wide trails heading off in all directions through the six skiing sectors of the Val d’isere Tignes, intermediates enjoy the most of the terrain on offer. Beginners again have all they need to progress rapidly. The free lifts in the resort's nursery runs area and a choice of over 500 ski school instructors to help them on their way. Novices only risk is of being daunted by the huge terrain around them.

Val d'isere ski resort’s snowsure runs make it an ideal venue many ski and snowboard events each year. Most important of these is the Critérium de la Première Neige. It's a Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS) competition that has been running since 1955 and a joy to watch.

Summer in Val d'isere ski resort is inspiring. First and foremost because of the majestic, ever-changing mountains that surround the village. A large part of this panorama is located within the scenic Vanoise National Park with peaks, lakes and glaciers bordering Italy. Here everyone can explore the trails and mountain meadows covered in wild Alpine flowers.

Val d’isere ski resort is one of 260 ski resorts on offer in France. You can view more ski resorts in France here.

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Total Trails: 300 km 186.4 mi

  • Easiest 170 km 105.6 mi | 57%
  • More Difficult 78 km 48.5 mi | 26%
  • Most Difficult 52 km 32.3 mi | 17%
  • Terrain Park Yes
  • Half Pipes Yes

Resort Stats

Peak elevation:
3550 m 11647 ft
Base elevation:
1850 m 6069.6 ft
Vertical Drop:
1700 m 5577.4 ft
Total Trails:
300 km 186.4 mi
Longest Run:
6.5 km 4 mi

Lift Tickets

  • Day PassEUR 61
  • Kids Day PassEUR 49
  • Season PassEUR 270
  • Kids Season PassEUR 216
Prices check with resort for specials and discounts

Total Ski Lifts 50

  • Gondolas6
  • Chairlifts24
  • T-Bars21

Snowmaking Yes

  • Mtn Snowmaking %50 %
  • No of Snow guns848

Snow Report

  • Last Snow:12/04/2019
  • 24hrs Snow 0 cm 0 in
  • Base (natural):0 cm 0 in
-1 °C
-2 °C
NW22 km/h NW14 m/h


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