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Thollon les Memises, France

Thollon les Memises ski holidays

Established in 1948 the French ski resort Thollon les Memises lies at 1600 metres altitude in the Haute Savoie region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2000m the area is not snow sure. Over 10 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 50km of trails, which equates to around 100 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Thollon les Memises is Geneva / Geneve at a distance of 50km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to March.

SNO-man says

Year-round destination resort in a lovely position overlooking Lake Geneva (Lac Leman). Close to the famous town of Evian and within easy access of Italy, Switzerland and other major ski resorts, this is the only skiing area from which you can see the whole of Lake Geneva.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 4 runs 5km
25%  Intermediate Trails
 2 runs 12km
Advanced Trails
 8 runs 32km
67%  Expert Trails
 1 runs 0km

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Thollon les Memises 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 Thollon les Memises snow history.

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €123 - €123
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2021
Resort ClosesMar 2022
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 50km
total length of Thollon les Memises trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 5km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation N
direction Thollon les Memises area faces
Top Altitude 2000m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1000m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1600m
centre of Thollon les Memises ski resort
Vertical Drop 400m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 400m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Thollon les Memises web cams
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Skiing in Thollon les Memises

16 pistes and trails means approximately 50km of runs. 15 Thollon les Memises lifts have capacity to transport 15238 per hour. The longest run in the French ski resort is over 5km.

The mountain has 25% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 33% intermediate, 67% advanced slopes and 0% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km Les Vieilles Cases run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Thollon les Memises after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.

Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Thollon les Memises

Of the 15 ski lifts, 10 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Thollon les Memises is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 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    

Thollon les Memises Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

2 apres ski bars 7 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 10 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Casino, ce Diving, Library, Torchlit Descents, Vineyard Visit.

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Thollon les Memises" by any other name

The French resort is also known as Le Balcon du Leman Mémises and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Thollon les Memises 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. Thollon les Memises has slopes facing N.

Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Thollon les Memises

Thollon les Memises ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Ecole du Ski Français and has 25 teachers teaching in English, French and taking students from a minimum age of 4.? www.esfthollon.com/ 709171

Thollon les Memises for beginners         gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Thollon les Memises for intermediates  gets ? stars out of 5 overall    

Thollon les Memises for expert skiers   gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

Thollon les Memises for snowboarding  gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Thollon les Memises

Thollon les Memises snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Thollon les Memises: 5.5km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 5.5km     Intermediate XC Trails: 0km   Difficult XC Trails: 0km

Telemark Tuittion: N     Telemark Rental 0      Paragliding schools: 1

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 0.2km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Thollon les Memises

Thollon les Memises snow fun - off slope winter activities

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

Prepared Winter Walks: 10 Snowshoeing: 0 Hang Gliding : 0

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

Thollon les Memises non skiing facilities also include Casino, ce Diving, Library, Torchlit Descents, Vineyard Visit.

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