Valmeinier Ski Holidays
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.
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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Advice & Guides
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.
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.
Resort Altitude: 1500m
Summit Elevation: 2600
Vertical Drop: 1100
Total Pistes: 150
Number of Lifts: 31
Snow Parks: 0
We are currently unable to pre-book ski passes in Valmeinier.
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Valmeinier Ski Rental Locations
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ESF - Valmeinier Avenir 2 73450 VALMEINIER 1800 Tel: +33 (0)4 79 59 23 70 Fax: +33 (0)4 79 59 27 10 firstname.lastname@example.org://www.esf-valmeinier.com/
Approx. distance from Calais:
Driving time from Calais:
9 hrs 10 mins
Approx tolls from Calais:
€80 ea. way
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