French passion for and excellence in food is well known and this extends to the French Alps, but skiing in France also offers exceptionally large ski areas providing perfect pisted slopes for every level of skier and snowboarder
Famous for its super resorts, France boasts some of the largest linked ski areas in the world, such as the Espace Killy whose 78 lifts link the villages of Tignes and Val d’Isére. Many of France’s resorts are high altitude and snow sure, with some, like Tignes, offering year-round skiing on glaciers.
Another attraction of French ski resorts is the allure of doorstep skiing, the ability to walk out the door and clip into your skis is a winning formula for many, especially those with children. If you are a family, skiing in France holds the promise of extensive beginner areas with gentle green and blue runs meandering through tree-lined pistes, ideal for learning on.
However, experienced skiers will not be disappointed, there is something to whet the appetite of most adventurous skiers with French resorts offering some of the steepest couloirs and most challenging terrain in the world, with the finest mountain guides to lead you.
As it is throughout the Alps, the scenery is spectacular and many hours can be spent enjoying long lunches and taking in the endless snow-capped mountain panoramas. France has long attracted tourist to come and sample its culinary delicacies and the mountain restaurants are no different. Whether you prefer the hearty traditional mountain fare of tartiflette or the fine dining haute cuisine of Michelin-starred restaurants, you will not be disappointed.
With so many resorts to choose from, skiing in France holds endless opportunities for fun, adventure, and relaxation.
We set up our sister company Haute Montagne to cater to the exacting demands of our clients looking for the ultimate chalet holiday experience, expecting the finest luxury properties accompanied by the very best of service levels.
It is not by accident that the Haute Montagne experience has come to be known as superyachts in the snow.
Haute Montagne chalets are among the finest properties available to rent in the ski industry. They are the best properties in resort and are all stand-alone mega-chalets with beautiful furnishings and decadent spa facilities.
You will be looked after by a team of highly trained professionals, each selected for excellence in their field, attention to detail, and discretion.