There's always snow in Val d'Isere. When other resorts are suffering with snow shortages, you can bet on Val d'Isere to have plenty of the magic white stuff.
The altitude of 1850m to over 3400m ensures that the snow is kept in perfect condition from late November to early May. The ski area has a superb coverage of snow cannons should there ever be a need.
Val d'Isere not only has one of the world's best snow records, it also has one of the world's largest ski areas, 100 square km's, with 300 km's of exceptionally exciting and varied runs for skiers of all standards. The on and off piste skiing is simply majestic, the best in the world!
The Ski lift system has more than a hundred lifts, many of them high speed. The area also boasts two world class funiculars.
The Men's World Cup Downhill ski season traditionally kicks off every December in Val d'Isere - a great spectacle to be seen by all.
Entering Val d'Isere by the unique La Daille gateway is a magical experience whether by day or night. Visitors feel like they're entering an arena as the spectacular surrounds of the mountain backdrop encircle and protect the village and its hamlets.
Village architecture straddles the old and new, and the modern constructions form a harmonious link between past and present. Make sure you visit the Church in the old part of town, built in 1664, Chapelle Saint-Jean is a Beautiful location to discover.
Val d'Isere is not only a village but is made up of a centre surrounded by five little hamlets, Le Fornet, Le Manchet, Le Chatelard, La Daille and Le Laisinant.
There is lots to do for skiers and non skiers, an ice rink, swimming pool, weights / cardio gym, climbing wall, shopping, great restaurants, tea shops and lots more.
Private Ski Instruction in Val d'Isere, France.
On and Off Piste Skiing Techniques