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6 things to do and see on a ski holiday in Val d’Isere

The magnificent Val d’Isere ski resort is a firm favourite among many skiers and snowboarders. With access to the world class Espace Killy slopes, legendary après ski and a huge selection of ski chalets and hotels makes Val d’Isere a popular ski destination for seasoned riders and new comers to winter sports alike.

The Espace Killy ski area is made up of 300km of remarkable pistes that surround the Val d’Isere and neighbouring Tignes villages. With 2 glaciers and heaps of skiing above 2000m, Val d’Isere and Tignes are considered 2 of the most snow-sure resorts in the Alps which make them a perfect choice for early and late season ski holidays as well as guaranteeing great snow conditions throughout winter.

Don’t miss these 6 experiences on a ski holiday in Val d’Isere:

 

Skiing in Val d'Isere

 

1. Ski the Lost Valley


In excellent snow conditions ski the Lost Valley (Vallée Perdue) down to La Daille. It’s tricky to find but it’s definitely worth the effort as there is some of the prettiest ski runs and the best tree skiing in Val d’Isere here.

 

Skiing down to Val d'Isere

Skiing down to into Val d'isere

 

2. Après at the Folie Douce


Have an après session at the legendary Folie Douce Val d’Isere, the Mecca of the European party ski scene.

If you manage to drag yourself away from Folie before the lifts close, you can ski back over to Val d’Isere and continue the party at the bottom of the slopes at Coco Rico. Otherwise you can ski down from Folie to La Daille and take the ski bus to Val d’Isere town.

 

Apres at Folie Douce

Apres at Folie Douce Val d'Isere

 

3. Ride the Leissires chairlift


Also known as the ‘up and over chairlift’ or the ‘scare chair,’ the Leissires chairlift straddles the mountain peak between Solaise and l'Iseran and takes you up and down the vertical mountain walls giving you a unique perspective of the gorgeous views from both angles. You must ride the chairlift both ways for the full experience!

 

Leissires chairlift

Leissires chairlift back to Solaise

 

4. Party at the Moris Pub


Probably the most well-known bars in Val d’Isere. Catch The Dominos at their weekly set during the ski season and party into the early hours at the English Pub themed bar.

The renowned Moris Pub is located under Chalet Hotel Moris.

 

Apres at Moris Bar in Val d'Isere

Iglu Ski's Scottie at Moris Pub

 

5. Test drive one of France’s best freestyle snow parks


The Espace Killy is extremely lucky to have 2 of the best snow parks in France; the Val D’Isere Park at Bellevarde and the Tignes Park at Col du Palet.

Freestyle skiers and snowboarders in Val d’Isere will love the 25 rail features and 3 boardercross tracks whilst beginners can test their new skills at the large small feature area on the other side of Bellevarde.

 

Freestyle snowpark in Val d'Isere

Val d'Isere snowpark

 

6. Gorge on the best Savoyarde dishes


Get you fondue fix at La Cassarole in Val d’isere town, enjoy scrumptious alpine burgers and steaks at the mountainside La Fruitiere and sample local delicacies at the ‘Best Mountain Restaurant,’ Le Signal. (Awarded at the 2015 World Snow Awards)

 

Cheese Fondue in Val d'Isere

Cheese Fondue

 

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