Discover the Grand Massif
Grand Massif: 265 km of pistes
Just 5h30 from Paris and 60 minutes from Geneva, 5 linked resorts make up the 4th largest ski area in the French Alps (265km of pistes).
The Grand Massif offers an astonishing combination of features: breathtaking 360° panoramas, picture-postcard mountain villages and high-altitude resorts, 2,500m peaks facing Mont-Blanc, a variety of unique landscapes, a wide range of ski runs, abundant and regular snow cover...
There's no shortage of superlatives to describe the most accessible of the major ski areas.
5 characterful resorts
Flaine: 1600m: surprising
There are places like no other... And Flaine is just such a place:
Entirely pedestrian, ski-in/ski-out, blessed with a privileged snow record, combining wide open spaces, exceptional views, works of art, golf, a wide range of activities, free entertainment and theme weeks.
Flaine has forged an identity in its own right, one that will undoubtedly leave you with unforgettable memories...
Les Carroz: 1140m: the picture postcard!
Les Carroz is a delightful combination of traditional Alpine chalets, a warm village atmosphere, amenities and activities for all generations. Stroll through this relaxing atmosphere and savour the pleasures of the mountains.
Winter or summer, there's no shortage of reasons to give your stay a special flavour: nights in an igloo, markets, gourmet or alpine restaurants, the Aquacîmes centre... You'll be spoilt for choice.
Morillon: 700-1100m: the Olympic champion resort
Conviviality on the village side, escape on the resort side: choose between 2 sites linked by gondola. Imagine a small village of traditional houses in a valley, with easy access to the downhill and cross-country ski runs, the leisure centre and white-water activities. Take to the heights, on the plateau of the wooded Les Esserts site, at the gateway to the Grand Massif, and set off on skis or wander around the chalet residences and shops.
Families will love the pedestrian-friendly nature of the area, and the famous Olympic champion Antoine Dénériaz is just around the corner.
Samoens : 720-1600m : La petite ville du Grand Massif
Situated in the valley along the Giffre, Samoens has preserved its traditional architecture intact thanks to the work of its stone masons.
With its 2,300 inhabitants, Samoëns offers a balance between skiing and village life.
Sixt fer à cheval : 765m : the queen of the Alps
If you're looking for a real old-fashioned village in an unspoilt natural setting, Sixt is the ideal haven to unwind, with 80% of its territory listed as a nature reserve and its ranking as one of the most beautiful villages in France.
Linked to the Grand Massif area by its famous waterfall trail, the village is a cultural and heritage delight.
The bewitching blue waterfalls trail and its 14km descent amidst wildlife (chamois, eagles, ibex...)
La combe sauvage de Gers: 700m of untouched snow and a black run for experienced skiers
Dedicated areas for beginners: Marvel green run, Kédeuze gondola area, free mats in the meadow at Flaine...
Speed experience zone, for freestylers : cool zone oasis, the forest...
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Discover unusual addresses perfect for "getting off the beaten track" and creating unforgettable holiday memories :
Sliding in style in a car (not yours!) on the largest ice circuit in France in Flaine: beginners' courses with certified instructors or advanced training courses.
The ice circuit also comes in a buggy version!
Great North atmosphere: on the programme, a trapper's evening at Carroz with an introduction to night-time sled driving and a meal in a high-altitude inn.
Big air bag: On your skis or snug in an inflatable tube, launch yourself down the slope, take off into the air before landing safely on a huge inflatable mattress.
Ski with Olympic champion (Antoine Dénériaz) at Morillon: join the "Dénériaz Ski Academy" during the holidays (open to children who have earned the gold star).
Valentine's Day suspended among the stars: a magical aperitif in the Carroz gondola for all lovers.
The one-man shows in Flaine during the February holidays: treat yourself to a comedy show at a low price in an auditorium: Mickael Grégorio, Kev Adams, Virgine Hocq, François Xavier Demaison, Arnaud Ducret, Max Boublil, Mora Hamzawi, Mathieu Madenian and many others have already set the stage on fire.
The 18-hole golf course in Flaine: 4h30 of swing at 1800m altitude with a breathtaking view.
Ski joering in Morillon: New sport, new discipline! 3 possible paces: walking for the shyest, trotting for the active, and galloping for the seasoned. Accessible to all, no need to be a good skier, just to be able to stay on! Ski joering consists of being pulled by a horse while on skis.
Ice waterfall: Try the experience supervised by a high mountain guide.
Its many facets
- Pratical for skiing
- Astonishing for its cultural heritage (works of art, music concerts)
- Inspired by its wide range of original non-ski activities: aquatic area (with swimming pool, children's pool, sauna, hammam, whirlpool baths, treatments and massages, cardio training room), ice circuit, Big air bag, snow kite, snowmobile, natural ice rink, bowling.
On arrival/departure, take advantage of 1h30 free in Flaine and unlimited in Les Carroz to unload your vehicle and settle in with peace of mind.
At the bottom of the station, take advantage of the free car parks or opt for the pay-and-display car parks close to each district.
Book a locker at the foot of the Grands Vans chairlift to make your stay even
Free connections at the tourist office in the morning.
Skiing is accessible to all thanks to the ski lifts, qualified ski instructors and adapted equipment.
With the "Flaine Summer Pass", Flaine is committed to satisfying the needs of holidaymakers who come here to recharge their batteries by offering a host of free activities:
Hundreds of properties available to rent