Valloire is an old mountain village in the Maurienne Valley in France, and is the base for access to the extensive Galibier Thabor skiing area which is shared with nearby Valmeinier. The slopes are reached by two gondolas that rise out of the village, and the skiing area is split into three sectors. The resort sits at 1430m, and the slopes peak at 2595m, encompassing 150km of piste served by 33 lifts. The nearest airport is Chambery (100km), followed by Grenoble (130km) and Geneva (180km). Read more...
Skiing in the area is extensive given the relatively small size of the resort itself, and the resort is fortunate as many of its slopes catch the sun, making for a pleasant experience but not compromising fantastic snow conditions that are ensured by 400 snow guns! Beginners are thus able to hone their technique on sunny nursery slopes, and there is a wide range of accessible reds and blues for intermediate skiers. More experienced skiers and snowboarders in Valloire are likely to get most excited about the excellent off-piste close to Valmeinier. Cross-country skiers have 10km of trails to go at.
Accommodation in Valloire, France to meet any and all holiday requirements
The resort has a quiet rustic charm, and its shops, restaurants and bars are arranged around a traditional market square. Accommodation is in the typical alpine style, and there are catered chalets in Villaire, as well as self-catered chalets in Valloire with ski-in/ski-out possibilities are predominant for convenience and low cost. Whether you're on a group, family or individual ski or snowboard holiday in Valloire you're sure to find something to meet your requirements! Off the piste, restaurants offer up a wide variety of cuisine, from French cheese fondues to pizza and burgers. There are many bars for apres-ski drinks, although the resort is not known for its raucous nightlife!
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Valloire, Three Valleys, France
Located in the pretty village of Valloire, is the charming & warm Le Hameau et Les Chalets de la Vallée d'Or.