8.6 Les Arcs, Savoie

Novice
9
Advanced
9
Expert
8
Offpiste
9
Snow
9
Lifts
9
Family
9
Ambiance
7
Nature
9
Walking
8

One of the worlds best and then I have been to more than 100 ski resorts! It is actually 4 villages (not three) and then linked to another 5 in the La Plagne area. Together forming "Paradiski" with 160 lifts ...

Review by Olof Malmlöf from Washington Dc on January 10th. Visited Les Arcs in december 2009

More reviewsProfileAccommodation

8.9 Val Thorens, Savoie

Novice
9
Advanced
10
Expert
10
Offpiste
9
Snow
10
Lifts
10
Family
8
Ambiance
8
Nature
8
Walking
7

Great skiresort for boarders. Many challenging reds and some exciting off-piste opportunities. Furthermore there are some nice cruising slopes towards Meribel and around Courchevel. Val Thorens can get a bit crowded especially the slopes back to downtown VT. Val Thorens has a lively nightlife and some cool bars. Prices are a bit steep, but you'll have a great night. Too bad there are way more men than women. But the women ARE very pretty: Scandinavians and Dutch! ...

Review by Jesper from Copenhagen on February 8th. Visited Val Thorens in february 2010

More reviewsProfileAccommodation

7.3 Peisey Vallandry, Savoie

Novice
6
Advanced
9
Expert
8
Offpiste
7
Snow
8
Lifts
8
Family
7
Ambiance
6
Nature
7
Walking
7

Vallandry is great for lower intermediates and above and Les Arcs and La Plagne was easily reached. Would suggest lower intermediates take the Les Arcs/Vallandry pass as there were many easy cruisey blues on the Les Arcs side. Resort itself is quiet but the Mont Blanc bar at the Grizzly chair was good. Transfer from Chambery is a fast 1 and a half hours by mini bus although airport is very small and there were delays with other operators. We flew with flybe - very efficient. ...

Review by Shelby from Bristol on June 24th. Visited Peisey Vallandry in march 2009

More reviewsProfileAccommodation