More than a million lovers of downhill skiing relax at winter resorts of France annually. French Alps win them by developed infrastructure, stable sunny weather, large selection of skiing track and number of ski lifts. Amazing alpine countryside, combined with the charm of France – the country of romantics, gourmet cuisine and fine wines – do not leave anyone indifferent.
Some ski resorts have already started the season. For example, Tignes, placed sufficiently high in the mountains, is opened since the very beginning of October.
One of the five largest ski resorts of the world-class Les Deux Alpes will be ready to receive its guests on October, 22.
The fans of the rest at Val Thorens will have to wait until November, 19, fans of the resort Val d’Isere – November, 26.
The major part of Alpine resorts are planned to open the season at the beginning of calendar winter. Popular Courchevel, Meribel, Alpe d’Huez, Mont-Dore, Les Orres, Saint-Lary Soulan will open their doors for the first guests on December, 1.
On December, 10 Les Arc will be opened, 13 – La Clusaz, 17 – Le Corbier, Morzine and others.
French Alps – one of the best places on the Earth to celebrate the New Year’s Day. However, if you have other plans for this day, you will still have time to show your skills in skiing or snowboarding. The season at the resorts, not located on the glaciers, will last until the middle of March, and at some of them – until the middle of April.