Pralognan-La-Vanoise ski holidays
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 the area is not snow sure. Over 5 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 4km of trails, which equates to around 15 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Pralognan-La-Vanoise is Chambery at a distance of 100km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
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Skiing in Pralognan-La-Vanoise
22 pistes and trails means approximately 25km of runs. 14 Pralognan-La-Vanoise lifts have capacity to transport 12300 per hour. The longest run in the French ski resort is over 1km.
The mountain has 36% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 62.5% intermediate, 23% advanced slopes and 14.5% for experts - the most difficult 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.
Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Pralognan-La-Vanoise
Of the 14 ski lifts, 10 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Pralognan-La-Vanoise is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 0 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Pralognan-La-Vanoise Apres Ski
Off-Slope 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.
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
"Pralognan-La-Vanoise" by any other name
The French resort is also known as and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Pralognan-La-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. Pralognan-La-Vanoise has slopes facing SW.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Mountain & Snow Sports in Pralognan-La-Vanoise
Pralognan-La-Vanoise snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Pralognan-La-Vanoise: 25km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 5km Intermediate XC Trails: 10km Difficult XC Trails: 10km
Telemark Tuittion: N Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 1
Snow mobile Rental: 1 Toboggan Run Length: 0km
Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Pralognan-La-Vanoise
Pralognan-La-Vanoise snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 1 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 12 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 1 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 1
Pralognan-La-Vanoise non skiing facilities also include Billiards, Bowling, Climbing Wall, Curling, Go-Karting.
Pralognan-La-Vanoise reviews, 3.5 star rating and information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.