10 reasons to choose Val d'Isère for your ski holidays this year

Val d'Isère is a ski resort located in the Vanoise park in Savoie. In 1930 the small high mountain village became one of the world ski capitals. Today the resort welcomes many winter sports enthusiasts from all around the world. Summer is becoming as popular as winter thanks to the many activities on offer and the ability to ski on the glacier in the summer months.

Chalet Time, an estate agency in Val D'Isère, would like to share with you 10 reasons to spend your winter holidays in Val d'Isère.

1 - 100% snow guaranteed


For snow sports enthusiasts, this is the ideal resort because the snow is guaranteed as is its quality! Few other French or European ski resorts can make this guarantee. The altitude, with ski slopes between 1,800 and 3,000 meters, guarantees to have snow all winter and into late spring. The Tignes glacier, accessible from Val d'Isère, welcomes skiers all year round thanks to its high glacier.
The quality of the snow is guaranteed throughout the winter thanks to the diversity of the slopes.

2 - A huge ski area

Espace Killy, the ski area to which Val d'Isère belongs, is one of the 10 largest in Europe, with 154 slopes for a total of 300 kilometers, and 89 ski lifts. You will have the choice to ski on a variety of landscapes from glaciers to forests, and to choose between the difficulties of the slopes.



3 - A ski resort for the whole family


The Espace Killy is ideal for young and old and from families to solos. The area has 22 green, 61 blue, 46 red and 25 black slopes. There are also two large Snowparks.

4 - Cross-country skiing friendly


Those who who would like to try skiing but would rather stay on the flat, their happiness can be found on the 44 km and six cross-country ski trails that run through the resort.

5 - Discovering off-piste


For the more adventurous, the Iseran valley and the Sache valley allow for great off-piste skiing, snowboarding or hiking. The resort will gladly put you in touch with professionals who will guide you off the slopes. Safety rules are essential because the risk of crevasses or avalanches.

6 - A champions resort


The Winter Olympics, the World Ski Championships and other national and world competitions take place on the slopes of the Val d'Isère ski area.

7 - A multitude of activities available in the resort


The resort offers many activities for those who do not want to ski, or for those still looking for something to do when the slopes close. You will find action for all tastes and ages, some more active such as the skating rink or tobogganing, others more relaxing and ideal for après-ski such as the spa and the swimming pool. The Val d'Isère aqua-sports center also includes climbing, a gym, etc. Or for a unique experience only available in the mountains you could try a husky ride, ice driving or flying in a microlite aeroplane.


8 - Many events and organized animations


Val d'Isère regularly organizes events and entertainments during the day and evening! Almost every year you could have the chance to attend ski championships. Special holidays such as Christmas or New Year are celebrated in style in Val d'Isère. The agenda is full with fairs, sports events, competitions of all kinds, festivals, etc. For your evenings, look at the program of shows and concerts. For children, many activities are on offer such as creative workshops, visits to the farm, Santa Claus in the village ...

You can be sure: no member of the family will be bored during a holiday in Val d'Isère!

9 - Choice of accommodation and catering


Accommodation, restaurants, bars, clubs, shopping, there is something for all tastes! In Val d'Isère you feel like you are in a small village, while having the advantages of a city, with a large choice of shops, hotels and restaurants.

10 - The discovery of a French National Park


Val d'Isère is ideally located in the Parc de la Vanoise which is full of exceptional landscapes. In this French National Park, the rangers of the nature reserve allow for young and old to discover the flora and fauna.