The skiing in France is fantastic and is widely considered to be one of Europe’s top skiing destinations. With over 1 million of us Brits heading off to the French Alps every winter please view our list of French ski resorts or click here for our Top 10 French ski resorts. We have a great selection of French ski package holidays on offer, and with so much choice please call our experts on 02037780123 to see which French resort is best for you?
Ski holidays in France normally means looking at ski resorts on the French-Italian boarder where the highest mountain is Mont Blanc with a summit of 4,810m (15,781 feet). With such high mountains, France has some of the most snow sure resorts around, and for the last few years has had the highest average snowfall in Europe. With its fantastic snow record, good variety of mountain terrain some of the largest linked ski areas in the world, it is no wonder why France has fast become the most popular ski holiday destination for Brits.
French ski resorts come in all shapes and sizes, from traditional mountain villages, to purpose built ski resorts. These can vary from small ski villages to the massive multi-village linked ski areas. Whatever type of ski holiday or snowboarding holiday you are looking for, France has a ski resort for you. Most French ski resorts offer fantastic facilities for children and have easy nursery slopes perfect for family ski holidays. France is a popular destination for group ski holidays due to its wide range of ski resorts and because it has some of the best resorts for après ski.
The most popular ski areas in France including, the famous Espace Killy which links Tignes and Val d’Isere, the hugely popular Three Valleys that include Meribel, Courchevel and the ultra high resort of Val Thorens. Other popular French ski areas include the Portes du Soleil - including Avoriaz, Morzine & les Gets - and the Paradiski linking Les Arcs to La Plagne. The Espace San Bernado which links La Rosiere in France to La Thuile in Italy is a very popular choice with families..
Ski Chalets in France are the most popular type of ski holiday within the British market. Here at iSki we have 1000s of French ski chalets across many of the most popular French ski resorts please click on the desired resort or view our ski chalets in France page. We also have a wide selection of ski in ski out chalets, and luxury ski chalets on offer.
The main airports that we fly to for our French ski holiday packages are Chambery, Geneva, Lyon and Grenoble. From Geneva you can get to resorts like Morzine, Avoriaz, and Chamonix in about 1 hour but to get to resorts like Val d'Isere or Meribel it is more like 3 hours. However, these resorts can be reached in about 1 hour 30 mins from Chambery. Grenoble to closest to the southern French resorts such as Alpe d'Huez and Les Deux Alpes which can be reach in just under 2 hours, whilst Lyon offer access to the Northern and Southern French Alps in about 3 hours.
Please remember you might not need a full area pass if you are a novice skier. Booking for the passes can be made over the phone with us or through your ski rep in resort.