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.

Dropping through the tree-line below the Tête de Vescal (2515m), Val d’Allos.

Pra Loup

Espace Lumière

Pra Loup and Val d'Allos form l’Espace Lumière, with endless possibilities both on and off-piste, in the southern French Alps.

Wide overview of skiers on piste with big mountain views at Praz de Lys

Praz-de-Lys Sommand

Praz de Lys and its lift-linked neighbour Sommand have surprisingly varied intermediate ski terrain amid the kind of stunning scenery that makes skiing here a memorable experience.

Puy Saint Vincent

Hautes-Alpes

Solid-value family skiing among superb scenery in the Massif des Ecrins. Good range of mostly ski-in ski-out apartments. Galaxie ski pass allows a free day in nearby resorts.

The homeward run is a breeze, thanks to low temperatures having kept snow conditions close to perfect.

Saint-François Longchamp

Le Grand Domaine

Great value family skiing in the Maurienne, linked to Valmorel (Tarantaise) by the famous Col de la Madeleine.

Saint-Gervais

Evasion Mont Blanc

Great skiing plus colourful, retro-chic architecture in a timeless upmarket winter sports town with thermal spa.

Skiing into Saint Martin de Belleville

St Martin de Belleville

3 Vallées

Stay in this family-friendly, authentic mountain village with chalet-style accommodation and enjoy high-speed access to 600km of slopes in the Three Valleys ski area.

Overview of Sainte-Foy Tarentaise ski village from chairlift, Savoie, French Alps.

Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise

Ste-Foy's 35km of pisted terrain provides entertainment for all levels with superb off-piste skiing for experienced skiers. Attractive village with mountain chalet style well-suited to family holidays.

Skiers on forested piste, Grand Massif

Samoëns

Grand Massif

Samoëns combines extensive skiing with premium accommodation for a discerning clientèle seeking the ambience of a traditional mountain village.

Briancon can be seen far below the prorel gondola

Serre Chevalier

Hautes-Alpes

Stay in the mountain village ambiance of Briançon, Chantemerle, Villeneuve and spa-town Le Monêtier-les-Bains and explore a world-class ski area.

Skiers among big mountain scenery above Tignes

Tignes

Espace Killy

No longer for hardcore expert skiers only, Tignes has lots for families and intermediates, too in the vast Espace Killy ski area shared with Val d’Isère.

Balcons de Val Cenis residence

Val Cenis Vanoise

Haute Maurienne

Haute Maurienne's most popular ski area has 125km of varied downhill, free Nordic skiing, and 3 other resorts to discover nearby, with something for everyone.

Skiers beside piste-signs at Val d'Isere, Espace Killy

Val d'Isère

Espace Killy

An internationally renowned ski resort, Val d’Isere shares the Espace Killy ski area with Tignes and offers epic skiing, both on and off-piste.

Valfrejus, Maurienne Valley, French Alps

Valfrejus

Maurienne

Quality family skiing in one of the youngest Alpine resorts, with short airport transfers plus hi-speed train access – plus discounted skiing at nearby resorts.

Valloire, French Alps

Valloire

Galibier-Thabor

Linked-domain skiing in the Maurienne Valley beside the legendary Col du Galibier, with easy access from budget-flights into Chambéry and Grenoble.

Vallorcine / Balme

Chamonix Mont-Blanc

Scenic skiing for intermediates at the upper reaches of the Chamonix Valley.

Two skiers on piste below forest at Valmorel, Savoie, French Alps

Valmorel

Le Grand Domaine

One half of the Grand Domaine ski area, Valmorel’s varied north-facing slopes sit above an accessible Savoyard-style village in the chic Tarentaise valley.

Vars

La Foret Blanche

Vars is famed internationally for its freeride terrain and speed-skiing piste. But there’s extensive, varied terrain for all abilities, too.

A first glimpse of the Vaujany's own terrain, from the Montfrais 4-seater chairlift.

Vaujany

Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine

Vaujany is a welcoming traditional ski village. Linked to Alpe d’Huez Grand Domain, Vaujany offers good value, free covered parking and family activities.