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Val d’Isere opens 26th November

Val d’Isere opens 26th November Be one of the first to ski this winter as Val d’Isere fires up its ski lifts from Saturday 26th November 2016 – less than 2 months away!

Due to its microclimate, high altitude and improved snow-making facilities, Val d’Isere is one of the most snow-sure resorts in the Alps making it the perfect choice for an early season ski holiday.

After recent improvements to the ski area, Val d’Isere now boasts the largest snowmaking facility in Europe which will keep even the driest of winters at world-class standards. The operations will be able to cover the area the size of Wembley Stadium to a depth of half a metre in just 60 minutes.

Val d'isere opening weekend 2016

The snow-sure resort plans to keep the slopes open until 1st May 2017.

For anyone thinking of hitting up Val d’Isere for opening weekend, the Ski Force Winter Tour will be in resort for ski testing. The new season’s ski and snowboards from leading manufactures will be available to test on the Front de Neige free of charge. Instructors will also be on hand to show you around the Espace Killy ski area. This will only be available on opening day.

Start the season in Val d’Isere with these great ski deals:

1st December – 4 nights at Hotel La Toviere from £580 pp
9th December – 7 nights at Chalet Hotel Champs Avalins from £454 pp
9th December – 7 nights at Chalet Hotel du Monet from £499 pp
9th December – 7 nights at 5* Chalet Hotel Le Savoie from £949 pp
16th December – 7 nights at Chalet Hotel Le Val d’Isere from £849 pp

Find out what else is new in Val d’Isere for winter 2017

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