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Skiing in France

Considering France for your next ski holiday? Over one third of British skiers and snowboarder’s choose France for their annual skiing holiday, almost double the number who go to Austria, the 2nd most popular country for skiing. It’s not difficult to see what attracts us to the ski resorts of France, the country has the biggest lift and piste network in the world. Most of these big ski areas are also at high altitude, ensuring high quality snow conditions and a long season.

One drawback to French ski resorts is the monstrous architecture of some of the purpose-built resorts, they may not be easy on the eye but they do provide amazing skiing. Not all of them should be tagged in this category, there are genuinely old mountain villages and indeed big bustling towns that you can visit and of course, French resorts are renowned for offering some simply fantastic skiing.

Best ski resorts in France

Your ski week is precious; you may book it months in advance, so you’ll want to be sure of the snow. Whether you choose Val d’Isère, Alpe d’Huez, La Plagne, Méribel, CourchevelMorzine or Avoriaz we can guarantee serious altitude, acres of snow cannons and world-class facilities, not to mention more ski miles than most of us could ever cover in a week.

8 fantastic french ski resorts...

Our selected French ski resorts range in altitude from 1450 to 2000m. Whether you choose to ski in the 3 Valleys, Portes Du Soleil, Paradiski, Val d'Isere-Tignes or Rousses Massif you are sure to have a wonderful time, with unbeatable skiing for timid beginners or absolute experts.

If you still need help choosing which resort is best for you, please call us on 02088751957

Best French ski resorts for families

It’s tricky to pick the ‘best family ski resort’ as we understand children differ, parents differ, and the requirements of both change over time, especially as the children get older and become more competent skiers, however we have come up with a list to make deciding a little easier.

Here's our 'best for...' shortlist

ALPE D'HUEZ - BEST FOR...activities in resort, short transfers and nursery-slope-side location.

LA PLAGNE - BEST FOR...economical family bunk rooms and the slopes and ski school being directly outside.

MORZINE - BEST FOR...short transfer and lower altitude for young babies.

VAL D'ISERE - BEST FOR...Ski school. We have a very good relationship with Oxygene ski school and know the instructors well.