Ski-lift in valley, La Mongie

La Mongie

August 14, 2014 Written by

Linked with Barèges to form Grand Tourmalet, the largest ski area in the French Pyrenees, this purpose-built ski village offers great value and is gradually being facelifted.

Mountain views with trees, La Norma

La Norma

August 11, 2014 Written by

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.

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La Plagne

August 6, 2014 Written by

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

August 11, 2014 Written by

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

September 17, 2015 Written by

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.

Le Chinaillon village under snow.

Le Grand Bornand

August 11, 2014 Written by

Traditional Savoyard skiing at the higher Le Chinaillon ski station, coupled with authentic mountain charm in the main village.

Skiers on piste with mountain views, Le Devoluy, southern French Alps

Le Dévoluy

August 11, 2014 Written by

Plenty of relaxed blue-graded cruising in a region known for its sunny skies and heavy snowfalls. The Dévoluy lift-pass covers the linked family ski areas of La Joue du Loup and SuperDévoluy.

Wide view of snowboarders on snow-covered glacier at Les 2 Alpes.

Les 2 Alpes

September 29, 2016 Written by

With a glacier, Les 2 Alpes offers big-mountain skiing even in summer. Family skiers will find lots of intermediate runs, safe beginner areas plus a big snowpark and family fun run.

skier on piste at Les 7 Laux

Les 7 Laux

April 10, 2020 Written by

Les 7 Laux comprises 2 villages plus an access point for day-skiers from nearby Grenoble. There's varied terrain both sides of the mountain, from gentle runs and long cruises to challenging off-piste.

Forested piste, Les Arcs

Les Arcs

August 12, 2014 Written by

Part of the massive Paradiski linked domain, Les Arcs offers something for every level of skier, plus activities for non-skiers. It has the added bonus of being readily accessible by high-speed train.