Rivers and mountains set the scene in Grenoble. This grand ski gateway is your ticket to the French Alps, boasting a big winter sports history. Take on a challenge in iconic Chamonix, dare to dabble on Morzine’s black runs, and try out the Stash terrain park in Avoriaz.
Fancy more time skiing, less time travelling? Pick a resort that’s closer to the airport. Méribel, Les Menuires, Courchevel and Les Sept Laux are all great resorts with less than two hours’ transfer time from Geneva Airport.
Val Thorens holds the title as the highest ski resort in Chambery with the highest ski-able peaks being Pointe du Bouchet at 3,230m and Cime de Caron at 3,200m. It’s a purpose-built resort with plenty of facilities. Why not make the most of the toboggan run too?
Méribel, Courchevel and Val Thorens all make up the Three Valleys and form the largest ski area in the French Alps. There’s something for every ability here too.