Val-d’Isère is a popular ski resort located in the Savoie region of the French Alps. It is one of the most famous ski resorts in the world and is renowned for its challenging terrain, stunning views and vibrant nightlife. Val-d’Isère is a great destination for skiers of all ability levels, from beginner to advanced.

Val-d’Isère has an extensive network of ski lifts, gondolas and cable cars that take you up to the slopes. The resort has over 200 kilometers of ski runs and trails, so there is something for everyone. From gentle beginner slopes to steep black runs, there is something to suit all levels of skiing. There are also several ski schools and ski equipment rental facilities available in the resort.

Val-d’Isère is also known for its off-piste skiing, and the resort offers some of the best off-piste skiing in the Alps. There are numerous couloirs and steep chutes to explore, making it a great destination for adventurous skiers. The resort also offers heli-skiing and snowcat skiing, for an even more thrilling experience.

Val-d’Isère is also a great destination for snowboarders, with several dedicated snowboarding parks offering jumps, rails and half-pipes. The resort also hosts several snowboarding and freestyle competitions throughout the year.

Val-d’Isère has a vibrant nightlife, with numerous bars, clubs and restaurants to choose from. There are also a number of events and festivals held throughout the year. The resort is also home to some of the best après-ski in the Alps, so you can enjoy a few drinks after a long day on the slopes.

Overall, Val-d’Isère is a great destination for skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels. The resort offers an exciting range of runs and trails, as well as a great selection of off-piste skiing, snowboarding parks and après-ski.

Mountain Terrain:







Skiing Hours:

9 am to 4 pm

Summit Elevation:


Skiable Area:

152 km

Average Snowfall:

450 cm


Snowboarder Friendly

Lift Information:

  • 2 Funiculars
  • 2 Ariel Tramway
  • 7 Gondolas
  • 40 Chairlifts
  • 28 Surface lifts


81 runs. Longest run: 10 km


Terrain park: Val-d’Isère Snowpark, Swatch Snowpark, Halfpipe, and Acticross.

Photo credit: Kamala Bright, Bastien Morel, and Val d’isere