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Winter sports; In the mountains
Your holiday destination
The ski resort of Valloire is a pretty little village full of charm, centering around its baroque church at the heart of the Galibier mountain range. Above all, the perfect family resort, it offers a multitude of activities for all ages. For your winter sports, Valloire offers you a vast skiing area, bathing in sunshine, dominated by the impressive Mont Thabor and the Aiguilles d'Arves. The ski resort of Jean-Baptiste Grange, world slalom skiing champion, combines all the elements necessary for a successful skiing holiday, offering 150 km of skiing, for a “100% skiing” holiday.
Minimum altitude 1 430 m - Maximum altitude 2 600 m
Ski to your heart’s content, in the Galibier Thabor (Valloire-Valmeinier) skiing area, with its 150 km of downhill ski slopes, 70% of them being at an altitude of over 2000 m. The domain is equipped with 30 very modern ski lifts (2 gondolas, 12 ski lifts, 17 chair lifts) and has 86 ski slopes for all levels. The 400 snow cannons on the resort guarantee excellent skiing conditions, from December to April. There are 3 slalom runs and 2 certified international competition slopes.
If you do not know how to ski but you want to feel the sensations, tandem ski rentals are available for some conviviality descents. There is also the possibility of night skiing on some tracks.
Easyparks welcome all the sliders for a first "freestyle" experience.
For Nordic skiing lovers, several loops at different levels allow you to discover the surroundings of the Telegraph and Galibier passes.
One of the main attractions of the resort is the Snowpark XL deemed among the best in Europe. A paradise for freestylers with a half pipe, a ski cross, slopestyle expert and a medium park. An easy park, for beginners, is also available.
In addition to the alpine ski area, the ski resort of Valloire offers cross-country skiing loops (10 km), pedestrian routes in the countryside and at altitude and 1 snowshoeing trail at the top of the cable car to Brive.
Off piste skiing: far from boulevards and lifts, take the time to experience the mountains and wilderness. Trips organized by the Ski Schools.
Take the time to take your skis off...
... to walk the trails of the Vanoise or the route of the farm Pré clos, with your snowshoes, by taking a dogsled ride or even accompanied by llamas.
Leave the land for a while and glance over the resort making paragliding flights, ULM or even by plane.
Open daily, the Philippe Candeloro rink offers many activities other than traditional skating (ice games, hockey, car circuit for children).
For your relaxation after a day of skiing, the welness area of the Val Form' makes you an appointment for a sauna, hammam or a jacuzzi session. The sportsperson will have at their disposal stretching, cardio and muscle reinforcement courses.
A spa is also available at the Sens des Cimes area.
The resort's attractions
Take time to discover the activities available on or around the resort of Valmeinier:
- Skating rink
- Fitness center
- Adventure park
- Dog sleigh
- Snow shoe outings
- Speed riding
- Multimedia room
- Llama outings
- Horse-drawn carriage rides
- Little train
- Ice sculpture
- Snow sculpture
Places to visit
- Donkey farm : visit, sleigh rides and sale of donkey milk products
- Farm visits
- Guided tours of the Valloire heritage and of its 17 hamlets
- Notre Dame de l‘Assomption parish church (baroque church of the 17th century)
- The Télégraphe fortress
- Traditional houses with sundials
- Poingt Ravier hamlet
- Cheese manufactures
- la Séa snow cave