Valmeinier Ski Holidays

Resort features: 
Beginner skiers
Intermediate skiers
Advanced skiers
Family resort


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

Accommodation in this resort

  • Pet Friendly
  • Swimming Pool
  • Family 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
  • Ski to Door
  • Pet Friendly
  • Spa Facilities
  • Close to Facilities
  • Family Friendly
The residence, built in a traditional wood and stone façade, is ideally located in Valmeinier 1800... Read more
  • Pet Friendly
  • Swimming Pool
  • Family Friendly
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


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

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Advice & Guides

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Special offers in this resort

Ski hire Group Discount - save an extra 20%
Valid from February 12, 2020 - April 18, 2020
Offer supplied by Erna Low
Book four or more sets of skis or snowboards and get an extra 20% our discounted rates with Skiset.

Terms and Conditions

Valid for all dates, ages and levels of equipment. Minimum four sets of skis/snowboards only or skis/snowboard and boots. Excludes helmets. Only valid for equipment pre-booked with Erna Low at Skiset shops.

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





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?


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


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


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


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.fr

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

Top 3 Accommodations

Le Thabor ski apartments
Average: 3 (1 vote)
Residence Vermont image 1
Average: 3 (1 vote)
Average: 3 (1 vote)

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