LA TOUSSUIRE, FRANCE
Ski Holidays in La Toussuire, France
La Toussuire is a small village in the Sybelles region of the Alps and links with neighbouring resort Le Corbier via road and pistes. Located on a vast plateau at an altitude of 1,800 metres, the resort has panoramic 360° views and its slopes cater for all abilities, skiing and snowboarding. It is a great option for families looking for a good-value, friendly resort and is reasonably compact centre and has a pedestrianised main street.
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Skiing in La Toussuire
Discover ski touring, extreme skiing, powder skiing, night skiing, ski mountaineering as well as the snow park, Arva Park, in Ouillon which is accessible with the Sybelles pass. It has one boarder cross, 8 blue features, 6 red and 6 black.
The village has 55km in its own ski area but is now fully linked to the Sybelles circuit which offers 310km of pistes in the resorts of Le Corbier, St Sorlin d’Arves, Les Bottières, St Colomban des Villards and St Jean d’Arves.
La Toussuire has a dedicated beginners’ zone in each resort in Les Sybelles. The resort also caters excellently for intermediates as over a quarter of the pistes in Les Sybelles are red. Experts will find that there is not much in the way of steep, testing runs, however there are some great mogul slopes and plenty of off-piste to explore.
There is a snow park for both beginners and more seasoned pros, plus a 1.5km boardercross track. Cross country skiers will find 30km or trails in the area.
Snow conditions in La Toussuire
Skiing in Les Sybelles area is situated between 1550m and 2620m and it has a number of north facing slopes to ensure good snow conditions. The resort also has 110 snow canons.
Après ski, restaurants and other activities in La Toussuire
View the stunning mountains from above by paragliding or in a private plane tour. Other activities include trampolining, speed riding, dog sledding, snow mobiling, ice skating and tobogganing. The resort also has a zipline where you can slide from 150m and a 6 lane bowling alley.
Transfer times to La Toussuire
Chambery (CMF) - 1 hr
Grenoble (GNB) - 2 hrs
Turin (TRN) - 2 hrs
Geneva (GVA) - 2 hrs
Lyon (LYS) - 2 hrs
Ski Hire in La Toussuire
There are normally a number of shops where you can pick up your pre-booked ski or snowboard equipment from. Which shop you go to will depend on where you are staying in La Toussuire. Here is a guide to ski or snowboard hire in La Toussuire:
|Ski Hire Type||Adult 6 days||Child 6 days|
|Bronze - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£79||£55|
|Silver - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£109||£71|
|Gold - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£129|
|Platinum - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£139|
You can book your ski hire for your trip to La Toussuire here