Winter activities

"Winter sports"

    Downhill skiing

    Valmorel La Belle Ski Resort, 11km (7 miles) away : skiing area linked to St François Longchamp.

    3 Valleys Ski Area, 20km (12.5 miles) away : one of the world's largest skiing areas : Les Ménuires, Val Thorens, Méribel, Courchevel…

    All the other major Haute Tarentaise resorts are within easy driving distance : La Plagne, Les Arcs, Tignes, Val d'Isère… and many more !

    Cross-country skiing, off-piste skiing, snowshoeing hikes

    Ideally located in the heart of the French Alps, the Tarentaise valley is highly popular with both expert and amateur ski-lovers, who hit the slopes the moment the first snowflakes fall! With endless off-piste and ski-touring possibilities close at hand, hiring a mountain guide is a good move to make.

    Cross-country skiing

    The area is home to a vast number of cross-country trail systems, which vary from several hours of skiing to whole-day outings with picnic. Many trails run across fields and forests to reach the alpine grazing pastures.


    Try your hand at “mushing” a team of Eskimo dogs in Valmorel.


    The Olympic bobsleighing run in La Plagne, was purpose-built for the 1992 winter games. Top level management at the site gives each and all the opportunity to have a go at bobsleighing in complete safety. Several different options and a choice of bobs are available …

    For further information, please contact the Tourist Information Centre in Moutiers. Winter sports are not without risk and it is preferable to seek help and advice from a professional instructor.


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