Skiing in Haute-Savoie: the best resorts


Haute-Savoie

The cradle of skiing in France, Haute-Savoie has the oldest resorts in the French Alps: many of them have had time to build a reputation far beyond the French borders! The Mont Blanc, the alpine scenery breathtaking, the vast ski areas, animation Full season ... Haute-Savoie, is skiing in full measure.

The winter sports resorts are of course many in the department, but some stand out, like the top 10 following:

1.Chamonix

Chamonix combines the charm and ambience of the village to the outstanding quality of its ski area, set at the foot of Mont Blanc! legendary resort, Chamonix is ​​renowned worldwide and remains a must for the perfect winter holiday.

2.Megève

The very posh Megève attracts an international clientele come to sample the charms of top range of the famous resort. Chic boutiques, restaurants, hotels, we almost forget its wonderful ski area, Evasion Mont Blanc. A must.

3.Morzine

first class ski destination, Morzine is located in the Portes du Soleil, is 650km of tracks to go ... With its authentic ambience and appearance of a Savoyard village, Morzine perfectly combines pleasure of gliding and quality of the stay.

4.Saint Gervais

Spa since the early nineteenth century, Saint-Gervais has lost nothing of its former glory. The architecture blends so perfectly into the unique scenery of the Alps, with the background, the Mont Blanc. Family, St. Gervais is an ideal choice for family skiing.

5.La Clusaz

A step from Annecy, La Clusaz has everything to seduce lovers gliding. Snowboarding, alpine skiing ... this sports resort offers excellent skiing, modern amenities and a wide range of activities.

6.Samoens

village resort par excellence, Samoens known variety. Sliding sports on one side, with the vast ski area of ​​the Grand Massif easily accessible, and village life of the other, with its Savoyard architecture, its shops and great restaurants.

7.Avoriaz

Avoriaz attracts skiers of all levels, come enjoy the almost endless possibilities of his famous area, the Portes du Soleil. Station '' skis' busy and popular, the atmosphere is assured throughout the season.

8.Flaine

Flaine is part of the Haute-Savoie resorts based on the latest, at the end of the 60 original station built to modern manners, Flaine has received the honor of being listed building! Practice, it moves on skis only, to take full advantage of the Grand Massif.

9.The Gets

Active and friendly, Les Gets offers skiers of all levels, beginners and experienced, to access one of the most beautiful ski area in the Alps: the Portes du Soleil. After skiing, Les Gets awaits vacationers with a host of other activities.

10.Saint-Jean-d'Aulps

Far from the great Haute-Savoie resorts, we chose Saint-Jean-d'Aulps to enjoy the quiet of the mountain. For skiing also because its ski area, the Espace Roc d'Enfer, is part of a famous area, the Portes du Soleil.