Val d'Isère France

Fabulous

4.4 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Trails

Beginner
21%
Intermediate
38%
Advanced / Expert
41%

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Overview

Val D’Isère offers legendary skiing in the French Alps. The ski region is now marketed as L’Espace Killy – including neighboring Tignes ski resort, named after the famed French ski racer Jean Claude Killy. Linked together by multiple lifts, Val D’Isère Tigne offers skiers tons of terrain, high elevation skiing on two big glaciers, plenty of prepared (groomed) trail skiing, plus loads of high-level off-piste terrain to explore. The two ski resort of Val D’Isère and Tigne couldn’t be more different, and their skiing has distinct variety as well.

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Elevation

Base
6069 feet
Summit
11338 feet
Vertical drop
5269 feet

Terrain

Total runs
76
Terrain Parks
1
Skiable Terrain
2471 acres

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Town

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TDJThomas De J.
advanced skier
Fabulous!

4.2 / 5

Nov 27, 2017
Fantastic place to go. The facilities in Val d'Isère are amazing and children are certainly welcome there. A large amount of slope kilometers mainly for the higher level of skiers. However, beginners will find there way too!... More
DDan
intermediate skier
Superb!

4.9 / 5

Nov 13, 2017
High up, great snow, the do it all of resorts easy travel between all the resorts, a well established classic, if you can’t find what you want here you won’t find it anywhere.... More
LNLiam N.
expert skier
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Nov 08, 2017
Within touching distance of numerous airports and Bourg St Maurice if you favour the train. The Espace Killy offers one of the best options for skiing in Europe. Great parks, off-piste and apres options. A must visit!... More
JPJonathan P.
advanced skier
Fabulous!

4.3 / 5

Nov 07, 2017
What more could you want from a resort? Miles of piste, check. The best apres in the world, check. An incredible backcountry selection, check and a town with more amenities than most major cities? Check out Val d'Isère, you would be silly to go elsewhere. ... More
ATAndrea T.
expert skier
Superb!

4.6 / 5

Nov 07, 2017
It is a beautiful resort with slope for every skill and every age the snow is perfect groomed every night at almost 80% of the slope.The restaurant and the food is very good everywhere on the valley ... More
CBClaude B.
expert skier
Fabulous!

4.4 / 5

Nov 06, 2017
excellent snow condition due to the high altitude, lots of activity organized in the village aside skiing and this resort offers one of the most varied in the alps.Finally the shuttle system running in the resort is very efficient.... More
JJason
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 08, 2017
Val D’Isere was one of my favorite mountains when we lived in Switzerland. They have something for everyone, and you can go to Tignes with the same pass, so that makes it very convenient.
Other ski resorts in

Espace Killy, France

Tignes
8% 44% 48%
Val d'Isère
21% 38% 41%