France Ski Resorts, it is one of the best countries to not only have a holiday but for skiing holidays



...france ski resorts

In the French Alps, the most famous ski venue is Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, though skiing is by no means the only attraction. Chamonix is the oldest and biggest French winter-sports resort and site of the first Winter Olympics, held in 1924.

The world's highest cable car soars 12,000 feet up the Aiguille du Midi, for stupendous views of 15,700-foot Mont Blanc, Europe's loftiest peak. Throughout the year, visitors can partake in the music and folk festivals, conferences, a science fair, an alpine museum, wood sculptures, fishing and hunting (in season), an 18-hole golf course, 3 movie theaters, 5 discotheques, a casino, games of boules, bowling and bridge, and a library....france ski resorts


The adventuresome and/or athletically-inclined can also enjoy cycling/ mountain biking, hiking in the canyons, horseback riding, ice skating (indoor & outdoor rinks), luge, river rafting, rock climbing, squash, swimming, tennis, and toboganning.
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2 - Val d'Isère, Alps

The hometown of champion French skier Jean-Claude Killy, this is one of the finest ski areas in Europe, together with the more recently developed Tignes, nearby.

3 - Les Portes de Soleil, Alps

This “Gateway to the Sun” on the Swiss border is a ski area, encompassing eight French and six Swiss resorts, most notably Morzine and Avoriaz, and several other ski towns on both French and Swiss (Champéry, Les Crozets) sides of the Alps. The vast winter playground is a series of sun and snow bowls, where downhill skiers can swoosh from one top-class set of slopes to another, cross-country skiers can trek to their heart's content, staying the night in different towns, and mountain climbers and hikers will think they're in heaven.
All the ski resorts are carefully selected & of the highest quality at very reasonable rates. Please visit here and if you have any questions just give us a call using 'MY FRANCE TOURIST & VACATION GUIDE' as your reference. Our number is +27 (0) 833 899 160. ...france ski resorts


4 - Mégeve, Alps

Not far from Chamonix, this old village with turreted houses has a very famous ski school. It's also a summer resort, set amidst pine forests, and frequented by the rich and celebrity set.

5 - Gourette, Pyrenees

This important ski resort lies at 1400 metres (4,600 ft) above sea level, near to the popular spa town of Eaux-Bonnes.

6 - Superbagnères, Pyrenees

Above the valley of the Lys, offers magnificent mountain views and is also close to the most famous spa in the Pyrenees, the Bagnères de Luchon.


7 & 8 - Mont Dore & La Bourboule, Massif Central

The main resorts on the slopes of the Puy de Sancy, the highest peak in the region. A popular ski area with beginners and families, Sancy offers superb views from its summit (accessible by cable car), encompassing the Monts du Cantal, the Puy de Dôme and, on a very clear day, the Alps.
Here are some great Family ski vacation tips which you will find useful.



















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