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Les Contamines

Resort features: 
Beginner skiers
Intermediate skiers
Advanced skiers
Snowboarders
Family resort
Traditional village

Overview

Les Contamines is located at the heart of the Mont Blanc region and just a 1 hour 15 minute transfer from Geneva Airport. The village retains its rustic charm and authenticity as well as its traditional architecture and is the perfect resort for families and mixed ability skiers. The resort hosts an array of bars and restaurants and for those who want to take a break from the slopes there are many activities and events to enjoy.  The resort boasts excellent snow conditions due to its high geographical position and 200 snow making machines to ensure optimal snow conditions all season long.

Facilities

Ice climbing, ice skating, paragliding, speed riding, sledge runs, sleigh rides, dog sled rides, beauty salon and snow shoe excursions. Daily activities and events also take place throughout the season.

Accommodation in this resort

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  • Pet Friendly
  • Spa Facilities
  • Close to Facilities
  • Family Friendly
Le Nevez is located in the hamlet of Lay, just a short walk from the gondola and local shops... Read more

Advice & Guides

Visit our advice and guides section for great and useful information.

Special offers in this resort

Ski rental early booking offer - save an additional 20%
Valid from June 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018
Offer supplied by Erna Low
Book by 31st August for 20% off our already discounted rates on equipment rental. You can also still benefit from our 7th day free when booking 6 days hire (prices displayed online include any applicable discounts).

Terms and Conditions

Valid for all dates and all equipment types (some shops are excluded, contact us for details).

Mountain info

Les Contamines is located at the foot of Mont-Blanc and is ideal for all levels of skiers and snowboarders. For beginners there are safe beginner zones and a snow garden whilst for freestyle fans there are snowparks and two X-Zones. The first X-Zone is located in the heart of the village and is equipped with a halfpipe whilst the second X-Zone is located by the Tierces slope and is equipped with rails, a novice and expert boarder cross and big air modules. The immediate ski area of Contamines/Hauteluce spreads across two different regions; Savoie and Haute-Savoie and offers 120 km of various runs between 1164 and 2500 metres, while for those wanting to rack up the miles the resort is part of the Evasion Mont Blanc ski area offering 445kms for slopes across 6 resorts including St Gervais and Megeve.

Mountain stats

Resort Altitude: 1164m

Summit Elevation: 2500m

Vertical Drop: 1336m

Total Pistes: 120km

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Number of Lifts: 24

Snow Parks: 2

Piste map

Ski passes

We are currently unable to pre-book ski passes in Les Contamines.

For more information and prices on Les Contamines ski passes, click on the logo below to be taken to the main resort website.

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Ski rental

Pre-book your ski equipment rental through Erna Low for the ultimate in value and convenience.  We carefully choose our rental partners to ensure that you get the best equipment, the best value and, with multiple rental locations in most of our resorts, the most convenient location to ensure you get to spend less time sorting out your gear and more time on the slopes.

Les Contamines Ski Rental Locations

Les Contamines ski rental locations

Why book your ski hire through Erna Low?

Value

We offer a price match guarantee, so you know you're getting the best deal.

Convenience

Several rental locations in most of our resorts for your convenience.

Choice

We offer a range of equipment options for all standards of skier & rider.

Knowledge

We can advise you on the best equipment to suit your skiing style.


You will be given the option to add ski rental during the online booking process; however, if you have already booked your ski accommodation with Erna Low, please contact us directly to book your ski equipment, or use the search option below to find rental rates for your preferred destination.

 


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Ski schools

ESFBP n°5742170 Les Contamines-Montjoie Tel: + 33 (0)4 50 47 02 82 Fax: + 33 (0)4 50 47 19 49 informations@esf-lescontamines.netOn-line bookings at: www.esf-lescontamines.net
ESI91 chemin de la Revenaz 74170 Les Contamines-Montjoie Tel: + 33 (0)6 14 01 52 22 Fax: + 33 (0)4 50 47 15 52 snowsession.esi@free.fr www.snowsession.com
 

Travel info

Approx. distance from Calais:
854 km


Driving time from Calais:
8 hrs 10 mins


Approx tolls from Calais:
€74 ea. way


Gateway airports:
Geneva - 56 kmLyon - 176 kmChambery - 95 km

Current weather

Snow data

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Piste data

Piste information: Resort is closed for the season

Lower snow depth: 0cm

Upper snow depth: 0cm

Lift information

Lifts open: 0

Lifts in total: 25

Data last updated on 2018-05-01

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