Val d'Isère is arguably the most international ski resort in the French Alps.
Located in the Savoie, Val d'Isère enjoy has an international reputation with its gorgeous typical village atmosphere as well as its exceptional ski areas. It is also well known for its après-skis venues like the Folie Douce or the Cocorico.
Some Top Activity Ideas
In Val d'Isère there are lots of activities to choose from. Here are a few ideas for some ‘top-notch’ outings to try out during your holiday. The list is definately not exhaustive but it will give you a good start to help you prepare your holiday.
Mountain Activities :
: fly over the most amazing mountain peaks in a two-seater ULM - head up to the top of Solaise.
: just a simple discovery flight or a day of heliskiing, it's up to you to choose.
: tandem flights, a baptism and initiation. Create some new memories.
: an outdoor activity that will get your adrenaline pumping! Ride a snowmobile , go on an adventure with an instructor – at the bottom of the tommeuse chairlift
- Mini Snowmobile
: children can also enjoy top sensations! The mini snowmobile, is a fun activity aimed at children from 7 to 12 years - infront of the Aquasportive center
Non Skiing Activities :
- Dog sledging
: entertainment for the whole family - a real pack led by a professional Musher. Go on an adventure.
- Ski joering
: a sledge towed by a horse for a ride through the snowy trails .
Sportive after-ski activities :
- Night raquette outing:
still need to stretch your legs? Discover the mountain at night on raquettes with a guide. You can also opt for the dinner-raquettes option.
- Electric mountain bike and E-Fat Bike
: all electric is trendy even in the mountains! An activity that will appeal to beginners as well as the most experienced. The difference is that the Fat bike is equipped with bigger wheels allowing you to bike in the snow.
: in Val d'Isère you can try this fun Olympic sport.
- Suge and Snooc
: Another sliding activity allowing you to go down the mountain sitting on a seat with the classic sledge or a monopatin hybrid sledge
Also in the resort for you to enjoy : the Aquasportive leisure center, an ice rink, a cinema, and plenty of spas and beauty institutes to help you relax.
Shopping also holds an important place in Val d'Isère, with some great shops to browse through after skiing.
For more information or to find out where to go for various activities, don’t hesitate to go the Tourist Office.
The Top Of The Apres-ski
During your holiday, you will probably want to test some of the great après-ski experiences. Here are a few ideas for you .
For festive après-skiing:
Enjoy partying right on the slopes surrounded by sublime landscapes.
La Folie Douce:
This is the famous club of open-air partying up the mountains! La Folie douce is great thanks to its festive and unique atmosphere where you can watch shows and or dance on the tables.
right at the bottom of Solaise ; once again an ideal place to have fun and enjoy the after-ski music atmosphere.
Bars in the resort:
- Chez Jules
- in the centre of Val d'Isère. A popular ‘apres-ski’ for the locals and broadcasting sporting events on big screens.
- The Salon des fous:
Great to chill out with a glass of wine or with live music "I decided to be happy because it's good for your health" Voltaire
- Le Hibou :
a great tapas pub with a laid-back atmosphere.
- The Pub:
a great place to meet up for a drink.
- Bar Le XV
: après-ski with live music or a sporting event on TV with a good beer!
- The garage:
a brewery with a young and trendy atmosphere.
- O rendezvous:
why not enjoy a good crepe and a drink.
All that’s left is to wish you a great holiday in Val d'Isère.