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The Ski Specialist To The French Alps Est. 1932

Valmeinier Ski Holidays

Resort features: 
Beginner skiers
Intermediate skiers
Advanced skiers
Family resort

Overview

Valmeinier enjoys excellent access being just 17 km from the motorway in the Maurienne Valley.  The resort has a friendly atmosphere and is ideal for families who may not wish to spend a fortune staying in a better known resort.  Additionally, it is only 30 minutes drive from the Orelle gondola which links the Maurienne Valley to Val Thorens.

Facilities

Restaurants, shops, pizzeria, cinema, discos, bowling, snowshoe outings, massages, paragliding, micro lighting, sleigh runs, dog sledding, snake gliss, cheese farm and natural ice rink

Facilities for children

A child minding service “Galipette 1” offered by Valmeinier for children from 3 months to 3 years old.  “Galipette 2” nursery caters for children from 3 to 9 years included.  Open Sunday – Friday, it is located next to the slopes and has a link with the ski school. It offers 2 options; ski club which includes ski lessons and snow club which includes other outdoor non-ski activities. Please reserve in advance at www.valmeinier.com.

Accommodation in this resort

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  • Swimming Pool
  • Family Friendly
  • Pet Friendly
Le Thabor apartments are spread up the hillside above the village, offering unique views of the resort whilst benefiting from a ski in/ski out location... Read more
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  • Ski to Door
  • Pet Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Close to Facilities
  • Spa Facilities
The residence, built in a traditional wood and stone façade, is ideally located in Valmeinier 1800... Read more
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  • Family Friendly
  • Pet Friendly
  • Swimming Pool
The residence is ideally located close to the heart of this charming village, around 800m from the centre and just 500m from the slopes and ski lifts... Read more

Webcams

Click on any of the below links to take a look at this resort.

Webcam of Crey du Quart

Webcam of Front de Neige

Webcam of Les Jeux

Advice & Guides

Our pick of the best resorts for skiing on a budget For many people, a ski trip is a second holiday and, even if you'd happily forego a beach holiday in favour of the mountains, we'd bet that you'd still like to squeeze a second trip in if your... Read more

Special offers

We currently have no featured offers for this resort; however, there may still be discounts available on selected dates. Please visit our ski deals section for information on all our current special offers.

Mountain info

There is a very good choice of gentle runs for beginners, wide, well-groomed runs for intermediates and testing tree lined runs for advanced skiers. For snowboarders there is a good selection of varied terrain and a snow park. For some alternative skiing there is night skiing followed by a torch lit descent every week during February. 400 snow cannons cover the lower slopes ensuring good snow cover. In total, there are 150km of slopes of all categories and 70% of the ski area is above 2000m.

Mountain stats

Resort Altitude: 1500m

Summit Elevation: 2600

Vertical Drop: 1100

Total Pistes: 150

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Number of Lifts: 31

Snow Parks: 0

Piste map

Ski passes

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

For more information and prices on Valmeinier 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.

Valmeinier Ski Rental Locations

Valmeinier 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

ESF - Valmeinier Avenir 2 73450 VALMEINIER 1800 Tel: +33 (0)4 79 59 23 70 Fax: +33 (0)4 79 59 27 10 esf-valmeinier@wanadoo.frhttp://www.esf-valmeinier.com/
 

Travel info

Approx. distance from Calais:
958 km


Driving time from Calais:
9 hrs 10 mins


Approx tolls from Calais:
€80 ea. way


Gateway airports:
Grenoble - 136 kmLyon - 184 kmChambery - 108 km
 

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