French Alpine Ski Resorts for 2017-18
Friday 06 October 2017
As snow seekers wait patiently for the ski season, Maddie Cartledge, on behalf of Erna Low Property, offers a selection of resorts and properties in the Alps.
Tignes is a purpose-built resort set over five different villages, each with accommodation to suit all budgets. Those who are passionate about the mountains will know that Tignes is a picturesque resort, situated high above the tree line at 2100m. It is part of the famous ‘Espace Killy’, which links Tignes to the ski setting of ‘Val D’lsere’ – giving remarkable skiing for skiers of all levels.
Argentiere, a popular French resort, has a traditional village atmosphere and is in an exquisite setting, at the head of the Chamonix valley, with breath-taking mountainous views at an altitude of around 1,250 metres. This scenic resort opens up an unrivalled choice of skiing for intermediate and expert skiers, offering steep ski slopes and additional winter activities. There is also the impressive glacier and legendary peaks such as Aiguille Verte.
Valmorel is said to be the most aesthetically pleasing of all modern resorts; made up of hamlets assembled around a cobbled square. The resort is traffic free, making it the ideal holiday location for families with younger children and those that want peace and serenity. With immediate accessibility to ski slopes, including many long runs and pretty pine forested paths this location is an long established favourite resort amongst holidaymakers.
This excellent family resort offers a huge range of skiing with wide, well-prepared pistes suitable for all levels of skier or snowboarder. With various villages within the Les Arc ski area, this scenic location has something for everyone. Les Arcs also forms part of the Paradiski ski area, which offers a huge range of 425kms of pistes and skiing from 1,200m-3,250m. The resort of Arc 1800 is home to the best Les Arcs nightlife scene.
Avoriaz is a truly international and family friendly resort which is benefiting from new investment and fabulous new apartments. Located in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area with 650km of ski runs. All residences in Avoriaz benefit from 100% ski-in/ski-out access to the Portes du Soleil ski area. Soak up the beautiful mountainous views and consistent snow fall at this sought-after resort.
This article was featured in our Newsletter dated 06/10/2017