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LA GRAVE, FRANCE

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.

Resort Statistics

La Grave Ski Resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 0
Intermediates 0
Advanced 0
Snowboarders
Total Runs 0
Good for
  • Off piste
Resort features Ice Rink Walking Trails Parapenting Snowshoeing Glacier Resort
Resort Statistics
Altitude 1400m
Km of Piste 12km
Directions of Slopes N/E
Longest Run 9km
Drag Lifts 2
Ski Lifts 5
Highest Lift 3550m
Uphill Capacity 450
Gondolas/Cable cars 1

Skiing in La Grave

The La Meije Glaciers Aerial Tramway 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.

Apres-Ski, restaurants and other activities in La Grave

There are three restaurants located on the mountain where tourists can enjoy panoramic views over the snowy pistes whilst enjoying the fine mountain cusine. In town the bars and restaurants are very sparse many tourists tend to stay in and dine in the comfort of their hotel but local specialities can be enjoyed just a short walk from your accomodation. Other activities you can enjoy during your ski holidays in La Grave include cross country skiing, hikes, sledging and ice skating.

Transfer time in La Grave

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.