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Champagny en Vanoise, France

Champagny en Vanoise ski holidays

Established in ? the French ski resort Champagny en Vanoise lies at 1250 metres altitude in the Savoie region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3250m the area is snow sure. Over 359 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 33km of trails, which equates to around 18 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Champagny en Vanoise is Geneva at a distance of 140km or approximately 120 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

A traditional village linked to the La Plagne ski area since the early 1970s and now in a key location with the Vanoise Express double-decker cable car link to Les Arcs. The local tourist office promotes weekly tours of the local church, farm and pedestrian walks. A fast gondola accesses the main La Plagne ski area.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 10 runs ?km
7%  Intermediate Trails
 69 runs ?km
Advanced Trails
 33 runs ?km
53%  Expert Trails
 18 runs ?km

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Champagny en Vanoise snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Champagny en Vanoise snow history.

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €212 - €265
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2021
Resort ClosesApr 2022
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 225km
total length of Champagny en Vanoise trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 7km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation S E
direction Champagny en Vanoise area faces
Top Altitude 3250m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1250m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1250m
centre of Champagny en Vanoise ski resort
Vertical Drop 2000m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 2000m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Champagny en Vanoise web cams
Nearby resorts:

Brides les Bains


La Rosiere

La Tania

Les Arcs

Les Menuires



Val d'Isere

Skiing in Champagny en Vanoise

130 pistes and trails means approximately 225km of runs. 104 Champagny en Vanoise lifts have capacity to transport 121056 per hour. The longest run in the French ski resort is over 7km. Visit summer or winter as there is glacier skiing in Champagny en Vanoise.

The mountain has 7% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 8% intermediate, 53% advanced slopes and 39% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 4km Le Rochu run, with a steepness/slope angle of 2%. There is no night skiing.

Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Champagny en Vanoise

Of the 104 ski lifts, 34 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Champagny en Vanoise is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 3 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 3 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Champagny en Vanoise Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

3 apres ski bars 13 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 3 saunas 2 hot tubs 0 solariums 2 masseurs 0 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 15 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Church Visit (Guided - to St Sigismond's Church), Cheese Farm (to see Tomme Cheese Production) + visit of the village..

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Champagny en Vanoise" by any other name

The French resort is also known as Bellecote, Roche de Mio, La Grande Rochette and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Champagny en Vanoise slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.

- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing 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 resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Champagny en Vanoise has slopes facing S E.

Rating for snow gets 5 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Champagny en Vanoise

Champagny en Vanoise ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Ecole du Ski Francais and has 35 teachers teaching in English, French and taking students from a minimum age of 3.esf.champagny@wanadoo.fr www.esf-champagny.com 550640

Champagny en Vanoise for beginners         gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Champagny en Vanoise for intermediates  gets 5 stars out of 5 overall    

Champagny en Vanoise for expert skiers   gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Champagny en Vanoise for snowboarding  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Champagny en Vanoise

Champagny en Vanoise snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Champagny en Vanoise: 22km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 7km     Intermediate XC Trails: 7km   Difficult XC Trails: 8km

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 1      Paragliding schools: 1

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 0.2km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Champagny en Vanoise

Champagny en Vanoise snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0

Prepared Winter Walks: 15 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0.2km Paragliding schools: 1

Champagny en Vanoise non skiing facilities also include Church Visit (Guided - to St Sigismond's Church), Cheese Farm (to see Tomme Cheese Production) + visit of the village..

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