Val d'Isère

Stylish, exciting and lively with world-class skiing - a 'must do' resort

Val d'Isere combines with Tignes to form the fantastic Espace Killy offering endless excitement to suit all tastes and abilities. The resort is composed of La Daille, Val d'Isere centre and Le Fornet, all linked by a free bus service. At the bottom of the famous World Cup piste, La Daille provides easy access to skiing via the Funival funicular and brand new Symphony 10 person gondola with 50 cabins whilst Val d'Isere centre has a lovely Alpine village atmosphere. Val is renowned for its nightlife, which ranges from lively clubs to cosy creperies and traditional restaurants.

Added value

Buy one get one half price adult lift pass offer for departures on for departures on 12th December 2020, 9th, 23rd & 30th January and 13th & 20th March 2021 (must be pre-booked 7 days before departure)

50% off ski/snowboard hire or carriage when you pre-book your lift pass (must be booked 6 weeks before departure)

One free entrance to swimming pool with Tignes-Val d'Isère lift pass

  • from£1109pp
  • Sleeps 62-87
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Chalet Hotel & Spa Le Savoie is our flagship Chalet Hotel. It's our first "Platinum" property, in an extremely convenient location on Val d’Isère’s central main street. From here it is just a short walk to your choice of the Solaise Express lift for the Solaise / Le Fornet side of the ski area, or the Olympique gondola if you want to ski across towards Tignes.

  • from£769pp
  • Sleeps 76 - 122
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We're proud to say that the Chalet Hotel Ducs De Savoie is one of our properties run by our sister company Ski Total. Offering an authentic chalet experience in the Alps and with Sunday flying, we’re able to give you a greater choice and quality of chalets in France. The Chalet Hotel is situated only 3 minutes' walk to the ski lifts and slopes.

  • from£1509pp
  • 69 rooms
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One of the resort’s leading hotels, the Christiania exudes luxury and elegance and is renowned for excellent service and cuisine.

  • from£1339pp
  • 37 rooms
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This beautiful hotel reopened in December 2017 having undergone a complete refurbishment. Located in a quiet area, yet within walking distance of the centre of Val d'Isère and the ski lifts, the hotel promises to be a firm favourite this winter.

  • from£759pp
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Stunning brand new apartments in the most enviable of resorts.

  • from£1139pp
  • 46 rooms
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The Hotel Kandahar is a genuine alpine retreat. The warm and cosy atmosphere oozes charm, comfort and well-being.

  • from£799pp
  • Sleeps 10
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We're proud to say that the Chalet Bonneval is one of our properties run by our sister company Ski Total. Offering an authentic chalet experience in the Alps and with Sunday flying, we’re able to give you a greater choice and quality of chalets in France. The charming stone chalet is located in the village of Le Fornet, close to the cable-car and ski back to the door via an unpisted track.

  • from£929pp
  • Sleeps 8
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We're proud to say that the Chalet Bonnevie is one of our properties run by our sister company Ski Total. Offering an authentic chalet experience in the Alps and with Sunday flying, we’re able to give you a greater choice and quality of chalets in France. The charming stone chalet is located in the village of Le Fornet, close to the cable-car and ski back to the door via an unpisted track.

  • from£868pp
  • Sleeps 10
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We're proud to say that the Chalet Foxtrot is one of our properties run by our sister company Ski Total. Offering an authentic chalet experience in the Alps and with Sunday flying, we’re able to give you a greater choice and quality of chalets in France. The chalet is located in the Chatelard area, in a superb location for skiing down to the resort centre and the main lifts every morning. 

  • from£1119pp
  • Sleeps 13
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We're proud to say that the Chalet Rocheure is one of our properties run by our sister company Ski Total. Offering an authentic chalet experience in the Alps and with Sunday flying, we’re able to give you a greater choice and quality of chalets in France. The chalet is a beautifully renovated farmhouse which boasts a large balcony with stunning mountain views and private sauna. 

  • from£1409pp
  • 109 rooms
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The modern and elegant Hotel Aigle des Neiges offers comfortable accommodation, good food and a high level of service. The hotel is superbly situated for the slopes and village shops ensuring that you are never more than a few minutes walk away from all that Val d’Isère has to offer.

  • from£1319pp
  • 54 rooms
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Set in the heart of Val d’Isère, the Avenue Lodge is a fantastic 5 star hotel. With an enviable position we offer this property on a bed and breakfast basis with the option of dining half board (at a supplement) to enjoy the restaurant's fine food.

  • from£919pp
  • 22 rooms
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Formerly the Hotel Bellevue, one of the first hotels in Val d'Isère, the essence of this hotel is a welcoming and relaxed family atmosphere.

  • from£739pp
  • 17 rooms
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Hotel Le Kern is a delightful new addition to our programme for Winter 19/20, offering good value accommodation in this prime resort! Its central location cannot be beaten, with all the delights of Val d'Isere on its doorstep and within close walking distance to the ski lifts.

  • from£519pp
  • 18 rooms
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These good value apartments well located in Val d'Isère to fully enjoy the skiing and the nightlife.

  • from£640pp
  • 27 rooms
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Offering high standards of comfort and facilities, these great value apartments are perfect for groups or families seeking a peaceful yet central location.

  • from£529pp
  • 32 rooms
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The La Daille Apartments are situated in the perfect position for keen skiers to make the most of the impressive Espace Killy ski area.

  • from£759pp
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Sitting in a perfect ski-in/ski-out position in Val d'Isère, with a fantastic spa and swimming pool, we're very excited about this 5* residence!

  • from£796pp
  • 52 rooms
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Centrally located in the world-renowned resort of Val d'Isère, this simple yet comfortable hotel offers a great base for keen skiers. The hotel is run on a Bed & Breakfast basis allowing you the freedom to dine out in the resort's many restaurants.

Ski and Snowboard Information
Skiing levels
Beginner
Intermediates
Advanced
Snowboard
Cross country

Beginners skiing in Val d'Isère

A few nursery slopes in the resort, served by free lifts, are complemented by a new high-altitude sector for beginners at the top of the new Solaise lift. These nursery slopes are served by three covered magic carpet lifts. The area is designed especially for children from 3 to 10 years old. The four areas encourage children to try their hand at snow sports, whilst having fun at the same time.

Intermediate skiing in Val d'Isère

Practically unlimited possibilities: there are some exhilarating runs from Bellevarde down to La Daille, or cruise down the Iseran valley as far as Le Fornet

Advanced skiing in Val d'Isère

The famous 'Face' piste - the men's Olympic downhill - is a must, as are some of the resort's unrivalled off-piste, especially on the Le Fornet side. Take a local qualified guide and explore the glorious bowls and challenging couloirs of this huge area. Or use a guide to go ski touring to discover the untracked areas. Each day at 2pm on the Front de neige you can practise with transceivers and probes to discover 'victims' with the help of an expert.

Snowboarding in Val d'Isère

A boarders' paradise: very few drag lifts and lots of off-piste. The world-class snowpark has 30 kickers and obstacles for beginners to advanced. It is located on Bellevarde beside the slalom course and is easily reached from the top of the Olympique gondola or e Funival funicular from La Daille. There are also two natural ski/boardercross courses on Bellevarde and another track on Solaise for racers to pit their skills against each other in a safe but fun environment.


Mountain facts
Area 300 km
Ski area Tignes-Val d’Isere Ski Area
Resort Altitude 1785m
Ski Alt. From 1550m
Ski Alt. To 3456m
Runs
21
69
44
25
Longest run 10 Km
Lifts Lifts 86, Chairlifts 41, Cable car 2, Draglifts 34, Gondolas 7, Magic Carpets 3, Rack Railway 2
Lift Ski LockersNo
Night Skiing IncludedNo
Mountain Restaurants10
Snow Cannons900
Cross Country Trails

7 circuits - La Daille, Manchet valley, Laisinant, Quilette

Off-piste OptionsYes
Off-piste Restrictions

avalanche risks, possiblity of attending off piste safety events in resort

Slope DirectionN, E, S
Snowpark Info

1 snowpark

Things To Do
  • Ice rink
  • Ice driving
  • Sports Centre with pool, sauna, Hammam, tennis and squash courts and gym
  • Hang-gliding
  • Helicopter rides
  • Husky dog safaris
  • Weekly market (local specialities)
  • Cinema
Festivals

During Christmas week, there are a large variety of festivities for everyone in the family to enjoy!

Giant snow sculptures and snow scenes will be found throughout the resort, created by Christian Burger.

A number of live shows will be played on stage at the 'Olympique Avenue'.

On Christmas Eve, explore the slopes to find Father Christmas before he delivers his presents! A great opportunity to give him your Christmas list.

In the evening, Father Christmas, his elves and giant toys will be arriving in the village!

On Christmas Day, the French National Ski School Christmas show will celebrate with a torchlight descent in the evening.

Celebrate with the family on New Year's Eve watching the fireworks, the ski school freestyle show and torchlight descent! 

Ski Extras

Winter 2020/21 Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

SPECIAL OFFER ON EQUIPMENT HIRE
Save up to £76 per person

Book your lift pass with us and we’ll give you 50% off equipment hire or carriage. See our Ski Bundle page for details.

Overnight snow train offer: 8 days ski/board hire for the price of 6 (book locally)

Learn to Ski Packs
6 days beginner lift pass, 6 days ski/board & boot hire, 6 days morning tuition (3hrs per day) 
Adult £410 13yrs+

All Learn to Ski Packs must be pre-booked in the UK and are not bookable locally.

Lift Passes Days Adult 
14-64
Child*
5-13
Senior
65+
Family
2ad & 2ch under 17
Espace Killy 6 £262 £206 £206 £849

 *0-4yrs Free (issued locally, photo required)

Free child helmet when pre-booking skis and boots

Lift pass includes one free entrance to Aquasportif pool

Don't forget our Buy One Get One Half Price Adult Lift Pass Offer on selected weeks

 

Equipment Description Blue Red Black
Adult 13+ Skis £84 £99 £111
Skis & Boots £114 £132 £149
Snowboard - £99 £111
Snowboard & boots - £132 £149
Child* 6-12  Skis & boots - £62 -
Snowboard & boots - £62 -

Equipment Hire (6 days) – Please see here for description of hire categories.

*White category skis/boots available for children aged 3-5: £49.

*Child snowboard tuition 8-12yrs 

Tuition Days Adult
(15yrs +)
Child
(6*-14yrs)
Ski AM 6 days £235 £305
Snowboard AM £235 £235
Ski PM 6 days £206 £217
Snowboard PM £195 £195

Times. AM: 9.00-noon. Please note that adult group ski lessons are 09.00-11.15 and 11.15-13.30 for departures on 6, 13, 20 Feb and 3, 10 April.

3 day tuition Mon - Wed, a check-up clinic (not suitable for beginners).

*Child snowboard tuition: 8-14yrs.

Prices and supplements are correct at time of printing. Up-to-date prices will be confirmed at time of booking.

Useful Information
Information about Val d'Isere
Resort Code FRVD
Languages spoken French
Time difference GMT+1
Currency EUR
Latitude 45.4487241
Longitude 6.9803461
Travel and Transportation
Departure day To Depart from
Saturday Geneva Gatwick
Heathrow
Stansted
Southend
Bournemouth
Bristol
Birmingham
Manchester
Leeds-Bradford
Newcastle
Glasgow
Edinburgh
Belfast

Transfer 3 hrs by coach

Departure day To Depart from
Saturday Chambery Gatwick
Manchester

Transfer 2¼ hrs by coach

Flight supplements may apply.

Direct Ski Train Travel from London or Ashford

Self-Drive Save up to £100 per person.

Car hire available: No

Evening resort bus service: Yes

Local bus services:

Parking available: Yes

Resort Ski bus available: Yes

Good to know

  • High altitude skiing & guaranteed snow
  • Free bus service in resort
  • Sensational skiing with après-ski to match
  • Short transfers from Chambéry Airport
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