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1-2 Funiculars, 3-6 Cable cars, 7-10 Gondolas, 11-51 Chairlifts,
A famously chic premier ski resort with lively après and world-class slopes.
- Famous for its fantastic restaurant, après and nightlife scene, with some bars and clubs going until sunrise.
- One half of the Espace Killy area, with 300km of piste and high-altitude skiing on the La Grande Motte Glacier.
- Lots of accommodation options and a multitude of events and festivals taking place in the resort.
You can make the most of plenty of dining options in Val d'Isère. Choose between traditional Savoyard restaurants, fancy bistros or the more comfortable (and affordable) restaurants and pubs serving all types of everyday food from all over the world. Accommodation in Val d'Isère - as with eating out and partying - is fairly pricey, but you are paying to be in one of the world’s most famous ski resorts.
Although there are cruisey blues and beginner areas, the skiing is most suited to advanced skiers, who will enjoy the many challenging pistes and the famous off-piste opportunities. The Val d'Isère calendar is packed full of all sorts of events and festivals happening at the foot of the slopes, mainly including fireworks and competitions. Val d'Isère is a destination that really does have it all – amenities, world-class skiing and an enviable nightlife.
Brand new for winter 16/17 is the state-of-the-art Solaise gondola, due to open in December 2016. It will have 91 cabins each with 10-person capacity, heated seats and WiFi - so no more bottlenecks during peak season. The ride up takes just 7 minutes, making it one of the fastest gondolas in the world. And at the top? The new American-style Day Lodge, with a bar, picnic area, kids' corner, and two sun terraces, to make the most of those gorgeous views. There's also a new beginner's area up there, where newbies can learn the basics at high altitude.
Top 3 accommodations in Val d'Isère
Residence Jardins de la Balme
from €522 per person
La Daille Apartments
from €626 per person
Alpina Lodge Apartments
from €652 per person
Buy 1 lift pass get 1 half price
Discounted lift passes for seniors aged 65-74 years.
One free admission to the resort's swimming pool with a lift pass.