Review of snowboarding and skiing in Pralognan-La-Vanoise France.
Pralognan-La-Vanoise Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1954 the French ski resort Pralognan-La-Vanoise lies at 1410 metres altitude in the Savoie region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2355m Pralognan-La-Vanoise ski area is not snow sure. Over 5 snow cannons ensure artificial Pralognan-La-Vanoise snow making covers 4km of ski trails, which equates to around 15 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Pralognan-La-Vanoise (France) is Chambery at a distance of 100km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Pralognan-La-Vanoise ski season runs from December to April.
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Skiing in Pralognan-La-Vanoise
Skiing Pralognan-La-Vanoise you'll enjoy 22 pistes and trails and that means approximately 25km of ski runs. Pralognan-La-Vanoise lifts number 14 with the capacity to uplift 12300 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the French ski resort of Pralognan-La-Vanoise is over 1km long.
Pralognan-La-Vanoise Ski Area
Pralognan-La-Vanoise ski area has 36% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 18% intermediate, 27% advanced ski slopes and 18% for expert skiers - the most difficult Pralognan-La-Vanoise piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of 70%. You can ski Pralognan-La-Vanoise after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Pralognan-La-Vanoise for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Pralognan-La-Vanoise
If you snowboard Pralognan-La-Vanoise you'll want to know that, of the 14 ski lifts in total, 10 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Pralognan-La-Vanoise snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Pralognan-La-Vanoise snowboard facilities include 0 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Pralognan-La-Vanoise for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Pralognan-La-Vanoise Apres Ski
The apres ski Pralognan-La-Vanoise scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
15 apres ski bars 20 restaurants 1 bowling 1 night club 1 cinema 1 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 12 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Billiards, Bowling, Climbing Wall, Curling, Go-Karting.
Pralognan-La-Vanoise for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Pralognan-La-Vanoise Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Pralognan-La-Vanoise resort - ski Pralognan-La-Vanoise by any other name
The French ski resort of Pralognan-La-Vanoise ski resort is also known as and has the following common misspellings:
Pralognan-La-Vanoise ski area has ski slopes which face SW
The direction which the various Pralognan-La-Vanoise ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Pralognan-La-Vanoise ski resort has ski slopes facing SW.
Pralognan-La-Vanoise for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Pralognan-La-Vanoise reviews, 3.5 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.