Established in 1900 the French ski resort Peisey - Vallandry lies at 1300 metres altitude in the Savoie region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3226m the area is snow sure. Over 250 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 45km of trails, which equates to around 25 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Peisey - Vallandry is Geneva at a distance of 100km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
Located at the heart of the 1992 Savoie Olympic Region, and at the entrance of the Vanoise National Park. Skiing began above this group of three small resorts 20 years before its internationally better known neighbour, Les Arcs, was constructed. The lifts of each now inter-link and more recently Peisey finds itself on the Les Arcs side of the spectacular Vonise Express cable car link to La Plagne and thus at the heart of the combined giant Paradiski area.
1 runs 1.5km
54 runs 63.5km
32 runs 62km
19 runs 43km
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|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€150 - €209|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Peisey - Vallandry trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||7km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|Slope Orientation||N W|
|direction Peisey - Vallandry area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Peisey - Vallandry ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 1974m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 52% intermediate, 30% advanced slopes and 18% 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
Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
The French resort is also known as Peisey-Vallandry and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Peisey - Vallandry 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. Peisey - Vallandry has slopes facing N W.
Rating for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Peisey - Vallandry day and evening care plus snow ski schools and babysitting.
Le Chat Botté nursery is situated in Peisey, 300m from ther Vanoise Express and ski school. It accepts children aged from one to eleven and advance reservation strongly recommended. The Tom Pouce Kid's Club is situated at the foot of the Vallandry chairlift and is open everyday from 9am to 5pm and accepts children aged from two to six. It has a 30 places capacity with advance reservation strongly recommended. The ESF take children in ski school kindergarten from age four.
3 stars out of 5 overall
Peisey - Vallandry ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Ecole de ski Français Peisey-Vallandry and has 130 teachers teaching in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and taking students from a minimum age of email@example.com www.esf-peiseyvallandry.com 79377
Peisey - Vallandry for beginners gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Peisey - Vallandry for intermediates gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Peisey - Vallandry for expert skiers gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Peisey - Vallandry for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Peisey - Vallandry snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Peisey - Vallandry: 41km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 15km Intermediate XC Trails: 12km Difficult XC Trails: 14km
Telemark Tuittion: Y Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 1
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km
Peisey - Vallandry 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: 0km Paragliding schools: 1
Peisey - Vallandry non skiing facilities also include Ski Touring, Ice Climbing.