Villard de Lans france
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Villard de Lans France.
Villard de Lans Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1906 the French ski resort Villard de Lans lies at 1050 metres altitude in the Dauphiné - Isère region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2170m Villard de Lans ski area is not snow sure. Over 220 snow cannons ensure artificial Villard de Lans snow making covers 16km of ski trails, which equates to around 12 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Villard de Lans (France) is Grenoble at a distance of 58km or approximately 60 minutes driving time. Villard de Lans ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Villard de Lans France
4 runs 30km
8 runs 40km
9 runs 30km
8 runs 8km
Skiing in Villard de Lans
Skiing Villard de Lans you'll enjoy 29 pistes and trails and that means approximately 125km of ski runs. Villard de Lans lifts number 28 with the capacity to uplift 30000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the French ski resort of Villard de Lans is over 6km long.
Villard de Lans Ski Area
Villard de Lans ski area has 13% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 27% intermediate, 31% advanced ski slopes and 27% for expert skiers - the most difficult Villard de Lans piste is the ?km Le Grand Couloir run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Villard de Lans after dark.
Villard de Lans for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Villard de Lans
If you snowboard Villard de Lans you'll want to know that, of the 28 ski lifts in total, 18 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Villard de Lans snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Villard de Lans snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Villard de Lans for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Villard de Lans Apres Ski
The apres ski Villard de Lans scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
16 apres ski bars 51 restaurants 1 bowling 1 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 0 solariums 1 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 2 sleigh rides 1 ballooning 1 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 3 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Archery, Ballooning, Bridge, Casino, Caving, Ice Climbing, Luge, Scrabble.
Villard de Lans for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Villard de Lans Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
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The French ski resort of Villard de Lans ski resort is also known as and has the following common misspellings:
Villard de Lans ski area has ski slopes which face N E
The direction which the various Villard de Lans 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. Villard de Lans ski resort has ski slopes facing N E.
Villard de Lans for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Villard de Lans reviews, 3.8 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.