Val-d'Isere

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Val-d'Isère is a commune in the Alps, and more specifically in the Haute-Tarentaise, in the Vanoise massif.

The commune is in the department of Savoie, on the border between France and Italy. It is a global mecca for skiing which hosted Olympic events in 1992 and international skiing competitions in 2009.

At an altitude of 1,850 metres, Val d'Isère is clearly a perfect location for winter sports. The resort has just under 200 miles of pistes for Alpine skiing and snowboarding, as well as 12 miles for cross-country skiing. It has also seen the emergence of such great champions as Jean-Claude Killy and the Goitschel sisters.

Lovers of winter sports will be spoilt for choice by the facilities (state-of-the-art ski lifts, pistes for all abilities, special lessons for beginners, etc.). The resort also has a snowpark, which is open from mid-December to April (depending on snow conditions), where the braver visitors can show off their freestyle moves in spectacular surroundings.

If you love to relax and take it easy as well as ski, Val-d'Isère has everything you need. Head for the village for a spot of shopping and warm up in a cafe or around a well-deserved raclette. Motorsport lovers can enjoy ice driving on a 1,000-metre, 16-turn circuit, THRILLS GUARANTEED!

Val-d'Isère is renowned for its ski resort, but it's also the perfect destination for sporting holidays in the summer. Situated in the Vanoise National Park, the commune is a good starting point for hiking. A number of routes and other paths are available for you to discover the treasures the Alps can offer in the summer months. In addition, there is a range of lodges and accommodation where you can stay if you decide to set off for several days.

The commune also has a water sports centre, which is open all year round. The centre has a swimming pool and a range of sports facilities, including a squash court, a climbing wall, a volleyball and basketball court and a golf simulator, to name just a few. Those who like to spoil themselves can relax in the spa, which includes a sauna, a jacuzzi and a Turkish bath, as well as treatment rooms where you can be pampered or have a professional massage.

Fancy hurtling down the pistes or exploring the beauty of the Alps? Then Val-d'Isère is the perfect destination for a family break in an idyllic setting.

Where to stay in Val-d'Isere

Résidence Spa Les Chalets de Solaise
Résidence Spa Les Chalets de Solaise
Quartier de l'Illaz, Val-d'Isere, 73150
The price is £93 per night from 23 May to 24 May
Stay at this apartment in Val-d'Isere. Enjoy a 24-hour fitness centre, on-site spa services and a terrace. Popular attractions Val-d'Isere Ski Resort and Tignes ...
1.5/5 (2 reviews)
"I understand that Val d'Isere is expensive. However, when you run a property without anybody attending the property, you have to communicate very well. The conditions must be clearly written. I could not par a car on the arrival because the code is wrong. They finally got it right after a few messages ..."

Reviewed on 29 Apr 2022

Résidence Spa Les Chalets de Solaise
Airelles Val d’Isère , Le Brussel's
Airelles Val d’Isère , Le Brussel's
5 out of 5
Avenue des Téléphériques, Val-d'Isere, 73150
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Val-d'Isere. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free valet parking. Popular attractions Val-d'Isere Ski Resort and Tignes ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Great alpine hotel!
"One of the best alpine hotels I ever stayed at. Only thing they need to improve is their in-house roomservice at night. The LouLou restaurant was amazing. Get the roomservice on top an its a 10 out of 10"

Reviewed on 28 Jan 2022

Airelles Val d’Isère , Le Brussel's
Résidence Alpina Lodge
Résidence Alpina Lodge
4 out of 5
Rue Principale - BP 132, Val-d'Isere, 73153
Stay at this 4-star ski residence in Val-d'Isere. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and a balcony. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the property condition ...
3.7/5 Good! (41 reviews)
"The room was good. Rather loud above the bar some nights. There wasn't enough toilet roll and we could never find anyone at the desk. The bins also got full and weren't dealt with until the end. Good to have the options for late check in and early check out! Hard to sort at first - the property couldn't ..."

Reviewed on 31 Jan 2022

Résidence Alpina Lodge
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Résidence Spa Les Chalets de Solaise
Résidence Spa Les Chalets de Solaise
Quartier de l'Illaz, Val-d'Isere, 73150
The price is £93 per night from 23 May to 24 May
Stay at this apartment in Val-d'Isere. Enjoy a 24-hour fitness centre, on-site spa services and a terrace. Popular attractions Val-d'Isere Ski Resort and Tignes ...
1.5/5 (2 reviews)
"I understand that Val d'Isere is expensive. However, when you run a property without anybody attending the property, you have to communicate very well. The conditions must be clearly written. I could not par a car on the arrival because the code is wrong. They finally got it right after a few messages ..."

Reviewed on 29 Apr 2022

Résidence Spa Les Chalets de Solaise
Résidence Alpina Lodge
Résidence Alpina Lodge
4 out of 5
Rue Principale - BP 132, Val-d'Isere, 73153
Stay at this 4-star ski residence in Val-d'Isere. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and a balcony. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the property condition ...
3.7/5 Good! (41 reviews)
"The room was good. Rather loud above the bar some nights. There wasn't enough toilet roll and we could never find anyone at the desk. The bins also got full and weren't dealt with until the end. Good to have the options for late check in and early check out! Hard to sort at first - the property couldn't ..."

Reviewed on 31 Jan 2022

Résidence Alpina Lodge
Chalet Skadi
Chalet Skadi
Village Montana Avenue du Prariond, Val-d'Isere, 73150
Stay at this spa chalet in Val-d'Isere. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa and a free area shuttle. Our guests praise the pool and the comfy rooms in their ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (27 reviews)
A perfect spot to recharge
"The accommodation was superb. Everything was fantastic."

Reviewed on 27 Mar 2020

Chalet Skadi
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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