French Alps Ski Resorts

Find your perfect ski destination

The premier international ski destination, with incomparable skiing in breathtaking landscapes.
Choose from huge and ultra-chic linked areas to traditional villages with charm and character.
Our in-depth resort reviews will help you select your ideal resort.

View of two skiers looking at spectacular mountain scenery

Albiez

Les Sybelles

Proving that small can be beautiful, Albiez offers traditional family skiing amid truly dazzling scenery, with easy access to extra terrain in nearby Les Sybelles.

Picnic beside the Sarenne piste, Alpe d'Huez, French Alps.

Alpe d'Huez

Grand Domaine

Sunshine guaranteed on this south-facing plateau in the Grandes Rousses Massif. Known for its vertical drops and the longest piste in the world.

Mountain views, skiers on piste, Areches-Beaufort

Arêches-Beaufort

Beaufortain

Arêches-Beaufort ski station and authentic village in the unspoilt Beaufortain region of the Alps.

Grand Montets

Chamonix Mont-Blanc

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Avoriaz

Portes du Soleil

High altitude ski-in ski-out, car-free resort in the Portes du Soleil. Varied terrain for intermediates, plenty for advanced skiers and fantastic for boarders. Lively nightlife.

Brides-Les-Bains

Brides-Les-Bains

Trois Vallées

Situated in the Trois-Vallées (the world's biggest ski area), Brides-les-Bains offers great accommodation choices at low cost.

Chamonix

Chamonix Mont-Blanc

Modern skiing was born in the Chamonix Valley, and now it’s world famous among serious skiers - find out why.

Gondola at Chamrousse with Grenoble beneath.

Chamrousse

Isère

Popular resort just 30km from Grenoble, offering family fun on enjoyable & varied terrain, including extensive cross-country trails.

Chatel village overview, Portes du Soleil

Châtel

Portes du Soleil

A desirable destination in a traditional Alpine setting, with some challenging skiing. It lies on the French/Swiss border in the Portes du Soleil area with 650km of pistes.

Part of the 5km-long scenic cruise down into Le Plan 1200.

Combloux

Evasion Mont Blanc

Known as the Portes du Mont Blanc it is part of the huge ski area known as Evasion Mont Blanc which includes Megève, Saint Gervais and Les Contamines-Montjoie.

View of mountain restaurant, with skiers and snow-covered mountains above Courchevel Moriond, French Alps.

Courchevel Moriond

3 Vallées

We ski Courchevel Moriond, a rising star of the French Alps with 150km of local terrain. If that's not enough, a great lift system lets you explore the vast 3 Valleys ski area, with a potential 600km of varied pistes to enjoy.

Crest-Voland Cohennoz

Espace Diamant

Part of the Espace Diamant ski area, one of the best kept secrets in the French Alps, with varied terrain and great snow record, thanks to the nearby presence of Mont Blanc.

Snow on trees in ski resort of Flaine, Grand Massif

Flaine

Grand Massif

Purpose-built ski village with assertive mid-’60s architecture styled by Marcel Breuer. Sited high in the Grand Massif ski domain with terrain to suit everyone.

La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Aravis

Close to both Annecy and Geneva, this is a lively, traditional style village whose varied ski area has great natural beauty.

Mountain views with trees, La Norma

La Norma

Maurienne

Easy access, welcoming and good value family resort with a relaxed vibe. Plenty of easy and intermediate terrain with some challenging steeps and ungroomed runs.

Fresh snow, snowboarders, La Plagne

La Plagne

Paradiski

One of the biggest and best purpose-built high-altitude resorts, with skiing to suit all levels and abilities. Stay in a village or the resort centre, according to your taste and budget.

La Rosiere

La Rosière

Espace San Bernardo

Great family ski destination with a large choice of accommodation and sunny slopes. Good skiers cross the Franco-Italian border to explore the extensive terrain above La Thuile.

Wide view of skier on piste in valley between La Toussuire and Saint Colomban des Villards, Les Sybelles, French Alps

La Toussuire

Les Sybelles

A super-friendly, practical base from which to ski the vast Les Sybelles, or simply keep the family entertained closer to home. Solid value, capable lift system and surprisingly wide choice for dining out.