5 of the Best Ski Destinations in France

For both amateur and seasoned skiers, France offers some of the very best resorts around, but how can you pick the right destination for you? Here we take a look at five skiing paradises in France so all you have to do is book and countdown to take off!

La Plagne

Based in the alpine valley of the Tarentaise at the heart of the Alps, La Plagne has become one of the top ski destinations of the 21st century. In 2003 the resort also paired with neighbouring ski hotspot Les Arcs to become the Paradiski Area, a mecca for skiers of all abilities. Visitors can enjoy a variety of high altitude courses, ranging from 1,250 to 3,250m, as well as villages and scenic valleys.


Come winter Flaine offers a host of facilities for avid skiers from the very best slopes to excellent amenities based in town. Great for families, couples and friends, Flaine embraces skiers of all abilities at the summit of the Grand Massif in the Haute-Savoie region.


Offering a wide range of the region’s best hotels and chalets, Courchevel is one of the world’s finest resorts attracting visitors from all over the globe. The resort is home to 150km of runs and 600km of pistes so there is plenty to explore, whatever your ability.

Alpe d’Huez

Located in the Central French Alps, Alpe d’Huez delivers a number of facilities for those looking for a great ski experience. This resort is particularly suitable for beginners with world-renowned ski schools giving individuals on their first ski holiday the chance to learn from the best.

La Tania

Developed for the 1992 Albertville Olympics, La Tania resort has been a firm favourite with skiers since its creation. Conveniently located at the foot of three valleys, La Tania has excellent transport links, family friendly facilities and pistes over 2,500m.


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