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Les Aillons, France

Les Aillons ski holidays

Established in 1965 the French ski resort Les Aillons lies at 1000 metres altitude in the Savoie region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 1900m the area is not snow sure. Over 3 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 15km of trails, which equates to around 40 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Les Aillons is Lyon St Exupery at a distance of 150km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

The largest resort in the Bauges district of Savoie, where all 14 towns and villages are officially recognised as holiday resorts. It was establiashed as a ski centre in 1965 and has a current bed base of 3620. Les Aillons are in the heart of the Massif of Les Bauges Natural Park.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 9 runs ?km
21%  Intermediate Trails
 22 runs ?km
70% 
Advanced Trails
 9 runs ?km
25%  Expert Trails
 2 runs ?km
5% 

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Les Aillons 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 Les Aillons snow history.

Beginners
Intermediate
Advanced/Expert
Snowboarders
Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Snow-Sure
Ambience
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €62 - €115
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2020
Resort ClosesApr 2021
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 40km
total length of Les Aillons trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 3km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation ?
direction Les Aillons area faces
Top Altitude 1900m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1000m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1000m
centre of Les Aillons ski resort
Vertical Drop 900m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 900m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Les Aillons web cams
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Skiing in Les Aillons

42 pistes and trails means approximately 40km of runs. 23 Les Aillons lifts have capacity to transport 18000 per hour. The longest run in the French ski resort is over 3km.

The mountain has 21% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 70% intermediate, 25% advanced slopes and 5% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.

Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Les Aillons

Of the 23 ski lifts, 20 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Les Aillons is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

Les Aillons Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

8 apres ski bars 10 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 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 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities ?.

Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

"Les Aillons" by any other name

The French resort is also known as and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Les Aillons 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. Les Aillons has slopes facing ?.

Rating for snow gets ? stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Les Aillons

Les Aillons ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Ecole de Ski Francais and has 3 teachers teaching in English, French and taking students from a minimum age of 4.? www.lesaillons.com/ 546406

Les Aillons for beginners         gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Les Aillons for intermediates  gets ? stars out of 5 overall    

Les Aillons for expert skiers   gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

Les Aillons for snowboarding  gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Les Aillons

Les Aillons snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Les Aillons: 40km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 3km     Intermediate XC Trails: 9km   Difficult XC Trails: 24km

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 0      Paragliding schools: 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 0km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Les Aillons

Les Aillons snow fun - off slope winter activities

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

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

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

Les Aillons non skiing facilities also include ?.


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