Val d’Isère - a truly elite resort

The ultra-high altitude skiing of the legendary Tignes – Val d’Isère Ski Area virtually guarantees ideal family ski holiday conditions from late November to early May, whilst the superb modern lift system whisks you rapidly up to a world of varied family skiing that really does offer something for everyone.

With our childcare base situated in the Chalet Hotel Ducs De Savoie, just minutes from the slopes, we make Val d’Isère ideal for families. It offers the best of both worlds, with a convenient location and excellent children’s ski area for the youngsters, whilst parents can explore the vastness of the Espace Killy area, while the children are safe and happy in our expert childcare.

Ski information

Mountain facts
Resort height: 1,850m
Ski area: 300km
Ski range: 3456m
 
Ski runs
Green 20
Blue 67
Red 40
Black 26
Piste map
Good for
Beginners 4 stars
Intermediates 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
 
Lift information
Total no. of lifts: 94
No. of cable cars/gondolas: 8
No. of chair lifts: 48
No. of drag lifts/magic carpets: 36
Piste information
Snow cannon coverage: 50%
Longest run: 10km
Mountain restaurants: 13
Snowparks: 2

Resort facilities

  • 4x4 Snow driving
  • 25km of walking trails

 

  • Swimming pool
  • Ice skating
  • Sports & fitness centre
  • Dog sledding
  • Horse riding
  • Ice karting
  • Quad biking
  • Snowmobiling

Resort map

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Typical prices
Large beer 8€
Pizza 11€
Coffee 3€

Childcare & ski lessons

Accommodation

Travel information

Departure airports:
Birmingham, Bristol, Belfast, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Gatwick, Glasgow, Luton, Newcastle, Southampton, Stansted
Arrival airports:
Chambery(CMF), Geneva(GVA)
Transfer time:
2hrs 15min from Chambery
3hrs from Geneva
Departure day:
Sunday
Flight time:

Geneva: 1hr 40mins

Chambery: 1hr 40mins

Ski Essentials

We recommend pre-booking all lift passes, skis and boots and any tuition. Book tuition early to secure your place, and the best lift pass prices are guaranteed.

Equipment (6 days) Description White Blue Red Black
Adult 13+ Skis - £87 £101 £114
Skis & boots - £117 £136 £152
Snowboard - - £101 £114
Snowboard & boots - - £136 £152
Child* 6-12 Skis & boots - - £64 -
Snowboard & boots - - £64 -
Child* 3-5 Skis & boots £50 - - -

*Free helmet included with skis/snowboard hire.

Tuition Ski AM (5 days) Ski PM (5 days) Snowboard AM (5 days) Snowboard PM (5 days)
Adult 13+ yrs £238 £178 £238 £178
  • Tuition times: 9am-12 or 2-5pm
  • Teen Extreme Tuition (14 yrs +) x5 Days AM (9 am – 12 pm) £187 (French school holiday dates)
Lift Pass (6 days) Low Season High Season
Family (2 adults & 2 children under 18 yrs) £700 £871
Adult (13 - 64 yrs) £218 £271
Senior (65- 74 yrs) £175 £218
Child (5 - 12 yrs) £175 £218
Child (under 5 yrs) - -
  • Passport & photo required for under 5s and over 75s
  • Beginners do not need a lift pass on day 1 but usually go to the Solaise Beginners area from Day 2 and a lift pass is needed for the chair lift
  • It may in some cases be cheaper to include in a 6-day Family Pass