Reviews Val dIsere

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Skiresort ratings for Val dIsere compared to all other skiresorts. Based on 12 reviews.

Overall 80 Skiing 85Skiregion 85
BeginnerIntermediateAdvancedOff-PisteSnow
8.0 7.68.9 7.78.8 7.08.3 7.08.1 7.4
FamilyAtmosphereNatureWalkingLifts
7.3 7.67.5 7.17.9 7.77.0 7.08.2 7.4

8.6 Val dIsere, Savoie

Review by R. Owen from Luton on Sunday Feb 21st
Novice 9Advanced 10Expert 10Off-Piste 9Snow 9
Family 7Ambiance 8Nature 8Walking 7Lifts 9

Extensive skiing opportunities, cozy atmosphere, beautiful chalets, lovely surroundings. However, its getting more expensive each year, but then you have a certain clientelle aka Russians who can pay so why lower the prices? Every time its a real pleasure to be there and to ski in the Espace Killy - awesome skiing. The apres ski is nothing like in Austrian in resorts such as Lech, its about the same level as in Verbier ...

con Expensive resort pro Diverse ski area

R. Owen visited Val dIsere in february 2016 as friends and rated it 8.6

8 Val dIsere, Savoie

Review by Kevin from Amstelveen on Wednesday Jul 15th
Novice 7Advanced 9Expert 8Off-Piste 9Snow 8
Family 7Ambiance 8Nature 8Walking 8Lifts 8

The ski area is heaven for intermediate and advanced skiers, however youll find better resorts if you want beginner slopes. There is some nice skiing on the Grand Motte glacier for intermediates as well as the slopes around the Aiguille Percee in Tignes. For advanced skiiers, don miss the tough Val DIsere black runs such as Face, Epaule du Charvet, Piste S and 3000. For easy-going intermediates, the slopes around the bellevarde area are great for cruising around as well as the Solaise runs. My favourite run in the whole of the Espace Killy area is the long Sache black run on the eastern side of Tignes. Start at the top of the Aiguille Percee before *ping 1200 metres on steep and varied terr...

pro Good off piste con No negative aspects!

Kevin visited Val dIsere in march 2015 as couple and rated it 8

8.2 Val dIsere, Savoie

Review by Rami from London on Sunday Apr 3rd
Novice 8Advanced 9Expert 9Off-Piste 9Snow 8
Family 7Ambiance 7Nature 9Walking 8Lifts 8

The Espace Killy pass in Val d'Isere allows you to ski all the way from Val d'Isere to Tignes Les Brevieres. This is a huge ski area, one of which you cannot get board of in just one week. Starting at about 1850m, a few lifts and a mountain train will get you to a peak of 3650m! Off the mountain (or apres ski as they liked to call it), you could wander around the village and the street shops or you could walk into expensive shops and restaurants. For those on a budget, there were a few options, but if you’re going to Val d’Isere, it’ll be worthwhile to spend some money. The only downside to the trip was the rather quiet night life. ...

Rami visited Val dIsere in march 2011 as group and rated it 8.2

7.9 Val dIsere, Savoie

Review by Gwyn Williams from Leeds on Saturday Apr 19th
Novice 8Advanced 9Expert 8Off-Piste 8Snow 8
Family 8Ambiance 7Nature 8Walking 7Lifts 8

Visited Val d'Isere in a group with three other snowboarders for a week from the 28th of March 2008. We stayed at Les Verdets apartments and although these were pretty cosy, they were conveniently located for the slopes and resort center. A couple of members of our group had visited Val d'Isere before and knew where the best skiing could be found. However, I have to say that the entire area was fantastic with no particularly poor runs and lots of memorable stuff (especially if you're at intermediate level). The crowds were light for the time of year and the snow conditions were fantastic. Any run can feel great if it's got a good covering of the white stuff! The only runs we didn't really en...

con Expensive resort pro Diverse ski area

Gwyn Williams visited Val dIsere in march 2008 as friends and rated it 7.9

7.9 Val dIsere, Savoie

Review by Maxine from Manchester on Thursday Feb 14th
Novice 7Advanced 9Expert 9Off-Piste 8Snow 8
Family 8Ambiance 7Nature 8Walking 7Lifts 8

Just returned from a week's skiing in Val d'Isere. We were a group of ten ranging in experience from a complete beginner and a few cautious intermediates to people who could ski anything on the mountain. Val d'Isere is definitely a resort for strong confident skiers. All the reviews we had read in advance - inconsistent grading of runs, poor runs back to the village - are true! We stayed in a catered chalet in the Legettez area booked through Ski Total. This area proved to be a good place to be to provide easier ski in/ski out access to the chalet that the cautious intermediates could tackle - from the village, take the Rogoney chair then a green traverse joins in at the bottom of the red Pi...

pro Large ski area con No proper beginner slopes

Maxine visited Val dIsere in february 2008 as group and rated it 7.9

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