Skiing in Savoy: the best resorts

The Savoy, in the heart of the Alps, is like a mecca of skiing in France and Europe: the department, which with the Haute-Savoie form the historical region of Savoy, has many sports stations winter.

Of these, several big names that attract skiers from around the world: Here are the top 10 best resorts of Savoie .


Certainly the most famous Savoyard ski resorts. Courchevel stands out for its remarkable ski area, the 3 Valleys, chic atmosphere, shopping and nightlife in a point.


Another famous resort of Savoy, attached to the vast 3 Valleys, Meribel clearly plays the charm card. The resort founded in the 30s, do not lack charm with its typical Savoyard architecture.

3.La Plagne

People, La Plagne winter attracts a crowd of tourists: it is one of the busiest stations of Savoy, thanks to the quality of its ski area, Paradiski, open to all levels


Certainly one of the best ski resorts in the Alps term of skiing, Tignes is displayed in a sporty and attractive style. His area, Espace Killy, composed of a multitude of slopes, enjoy modern amenities and an absolutely beautiful alpine setting.

5.The Arcs

In the valley of the Tarentaise, Les Arcs station shares with his immense La Plagne ski area, Paradiski. 425km of slopes, green, blue, red and black, freeride, snowboard and cross country skiing, there is something for everyone.

6.The Menuires

Composed of eight neighborhoods connected by trails, Les Menuires offer the advantage of an integrated resort: it is possible to move around everywhere skis on! nice family atmosphere and access to the 3 Valleys parfont all.

Isère 7.Val

Excellent resort, Val d'Isère is almost neighboring Tignes, with which it shares the Espace Killy. Besides endless gliding opportunities, the resort offers a lively and comprehensive framework: shops, restaurants, outings ...

Thorens 8.Val

High-level ski resort, Val Thorens is also a village with its own life, which adds to the charm of the stay. The resort benefits from the facilities of the 3 Vallées, whose tracks are directly accessible '' skis ''.

9.The Karellis

Resolutely family, the Karellis has everything you need to accommodate young skiers. Station with a friendly atmosphere where it circulates throughout skis, she enjoys the Family + label.

10.The Saisies

A little away from winter tourism flows, Les Saisies retains a friendly atmosphere even in the middle of the season. Between its traditional architecture and its ski area, the Espace Diamant, the resort poses real alternative to the major resorts of Savoy.