Val d’Isère Ski Resort (Alps)

Val d’Isère (Alpes, Savoie department) 1785 – 3300 m – this is a traditional ski resort, one of the best in France, a classic mountain holiday in winter and summer.
Val d’Isere – the valley of the river Isere – is an area in the Vanoise National Park (Park national de la Vanoise) near the border with Italy. After the creation of the European Union and the destruction of the border zone, this area became completely open to tourists and a favorite vacation spot for guests from all over the world.
Val d’Isère is the cradle of French skiing. In 2009, the Alpine Skiing World Cup was held in Val d’Isère. Located in the Espace Killy, the resort offers ski slopes of any difficulty, as well as an unusually friendly atmosphere for foreign guests who visit this ski resort every year.
The structure of the mountain resort of Val d’Isère
The resort of Val d’Isère includes several “villages” located in the valley along the river:
– La Daille – at the entrance to the resort, closer to Lake Tignes, near the first lift to the bike park
– Le Cret – at the entrance to the resort center
Central village central village, tourism office, aqua center and sports town
– Le Fornet – behind the central village closer to the border with Italy, where even in summer you can ski
– Le Laisinant – near La Fornet on the other side of the valley
– Le Joseray – deep into the Vanoise park
– La Legettaz – towards the lift “Solaise”
– Le Chatelard – towards Vanoise Park and a quieter and more peaceful place
– Le Manchet – sports town and park right in the middle of the ski and hiking trails

Lifts (Téléphérique = cable cars), most of which operate year-round – in winter and summer, serve to lift tourists to routes with skis, bicycles, mopeds … strollers. You can smoothly find yourself on them at neighboring resorts – Tignes or Plagne:

– narrow chair lift (télésiège des etroits) – at the entrance, the village of La Daille
chairlift “Solaise Express”
– funicular “Solaise” towards Lake La Plagne
– large cabin “Olympique” (Olympic) towards the bike park and Lake Tignes
– lift from Le Fornet to the route of the Great Alps, in the gorge “Col de l’ Iseran”, where in summer there is snow and you can ski
– du Fornet – from here, but on the other side of the valley, where there is no snow in summer
– Laisinant Express from the respective village and sports base
– various small lifts operating on a special schedule
Map, plan of the Val d’Isère resort

Popular recreational facilities in the central village:
– Aquacenter (central village) – sports and recreation
– Charles Diebold Sports Park
– green amphitheater
– Congress Center Henri Oreiller, where you can hold conferences and presentations
– children’s town – sports and entertainment for children

Recreation areas within reach of the cable car:
– hiking trails in the mountains
– park for cyclists (velo-moto-bike park)
– ski slopes
– parkour

Suggested main sports and activities:
ski slopes, winter and summer
rental and sale of sports skis and sports equipment
skiing lessons of various difficulty levels, for adults and children
hiking independent or with an instructor hiking in the mountains
training in mountaineering and rock-climbing of different levels of difficulty
bike races, bike trips, bike rental and sale
aquasport, swimming, pool, diving, diving training with a wetsuit
water procedures, SPA, massage
children’s sports club, football
acrobatics on trampolines
horseback riding and equestrian sports (ay, “Cossacks” !!!)
fitness, outdoor aerobics in summer
skate, there is a whole skate park
mini golf, game, training
acrobatics on bicycles
tennis, game and training
parkour – fun in the style of “Mowgli”
yoga, classes with instructors for beginners and professionals
mopeds and racing on them on special tracks, karting, auto-simulators
laser beatlon
kettlebell lifting, running, athletics, etc.
fishing, sports and amateur
local history museum and guided tours

French Alps in summer: various summer sports for adults and children. You can play football, volleyball and tennis on the sports grounds. Hiking in the mountains, on your own or with an instructor, along routes of varying difficulty, is very popular. Rock climbing, a special children’s training center. Bike rides and bike rentals. The list will be updated according to the current season.

bike park
The Val d’Isere resort is constantly expanding its Bike (Velo-Moto) Park and parkour zone for beginners, parkour for the “federal” level and parkour for extreme pilots of professional level.
Mechanical lifts will take you to all sites of the Bike Park in the Val d’Isère – Tignes area. There are equipped parking lots for cars, motorcycles and bicycles. Near the parking lots there are restaurants and everything you need. Near the Great Alps route there are beautiful villages at different altitudes for you to choose from.
In the mountain resort of Val d’Isère, there is a special bike park – an area in the Alps, adapted for cycling and outdoor activities.

Orienteering course
Orientation courses on the map are held in the Central Sports Park. The resort of Val-d’Isère has five parkour courses of varying difficulty

Aqua center. Water park and sports equipment

Aquacenter is a favorite year-round vacation spot for tourists. There is not only a mini water park, swimming pool, spa, but also fitness equipment and even car racing simulators. In general, everything for “M” and “F” in one place

Congress Center Henri Oreiller
Several halls up to 2000 sq. meters and a capacity of up to 300 people with all the necessary equipment (sound equipment, projectors, microphones, etc.) allow you to successfully hold conferences, business seminars, presentations, reports, corporate parties and various performances.