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La Grave, France

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Ski Holidays in la Grave, France

La Grave is a small stone-built village known as "the most beautiful village in France" and is in an exceptionally sunny position with panoramic view of the Meije glaciers. La Grave is one of the world’s great skiing places offering wilderness skiing and breath-taking slopes.

Skiing in La Grave

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The La Meije Glaciers Aerial Tramway (Téléphérique) provides the sole access to this high altitude glacial terrain, and carries passengers on ski holidays in La Grave to the Ruillans Pass at 3200 meters in 30 minutes. The Trifides and Dome de la Lauze drag lifts then take them up to 3550 meters, where they discover the only two marked trails, along with an access to the Deux Alpes ski resort.

Here on your ski holidays in La Grave you can carve turns according to your inspiration and level, far from any groomed trails or lift pylons. You can ski down the most amazing runs in Europe with an uninterrupted vertical drop of 2150 metres in a stunning setting. This requires a certain technical level, but above all a good dose of humility and responsibility when faced with the natural elements.

Activities for Ski Holidays in La Grave
Other activities you can enjoy during your ski holidays in La Grave include cross country skiing, hikes, sledging and ice skating. There is a free shuttle to the resorts of Chazelet and Lautaret (within 5km), with areas suitable for children, beginners and accompanying parents. The area of Serre-Chevalier is also easy to access being only 25 minutes by road.

Upper Slopes: 110cm
Lower Slopes: 60cm
  • 1400m
  • Resort Altitude

  • 12km
  • Of Piste

  • N/E
  • Direction of Slopes

  • 9km
  • Longest Run

  • 2
  • Draglifts
  • 5
  • Ski Lifts

  • 3550m
  • Highest Lift

  • 1
  • Cable-cars
  • Ice Rink
  • Walking Trails
  • Parapenting
  • Snowshoeing
  • Glacier Resort
Grenoble (2h 00min)
Lyon (3h 00min)
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"Just home from Christmas in Val d'Isere... this was the best ski holiday I have ever been on. Val is stunning, the hotel fabulous, staff sensational and skiing out of this world. We booked through Iglu. They were fantastic. Peter had great ski knowledge, offered advice and went the extra mile. " - Pamela (Dec 2015)