drive alive holidays
Driving holidays in Europe - Plan your self-drive motoring holiday

Valloire resort information: 1430 to 2600 metres.

valloire piste map

Click to enlarge the piste map of Valloire

  Valloire is an authentic traditional village at the foot of the Galibier Pass, in the north Alps. It's both a charming village with its Barqoue Style Church (XVIIth century), and an International ski resort linked with Valmeinier.
Self-catering apartments and chalets in Valloire book self-catering in #[KW20#]
Hotels in Valloire book hotels in Valloire
Mores ski resorts in the French Alps
More ski resorts in Europe

Access: The nearest airport is Chambery 100km (63 miles), while Geneva is 200km (125 miles) and Lyon (Saint-Exupry) 195km (122 miles). Car rental available at the airport or there are bus and train connections to Saint Michel Valloire, 17km (11 miles) from the resort.

Valloire is easy to reach by car along A43 through St Jean de Maurienne, exit at Sainte Michel de Mnne, then its 17km (11 miles) of easy climbing to Valloire along the D902. Snow chains or snow tyres should be carried in case of snowfall.

Valloire in winter

Valloire offers great ski possibilities. 70% of the domain, culminating at 2600 m, is above the 2000 metre mark, with a 1170 m difference in altitudes. 150 kms of slopes - 74 runs. 350 snow canons. 33 ski lifts. Green runs 8, Blue 9, Red 23, Black 4. The snow cannons mean that even when snow is scarce you can ski back to the village.
For snowboarders : half pipe and modul contest.
Specially prepared pistes for cross country skiing.
Sledge rides pulled by huskies and breath taking excursions using snow shoes.

The after skiing is really important with an artificial ice rink, an indoor bowling, a keep fit centre with gym, stretching, sauna and sunbed, a cultural centre with cinema and library, classical music auditorium, paragliding, husky rides, local restaurants, pubs, discos, etc. For many years in January Valloire has organized an International Ice and Snow Sculpture Contest.

Valloire in summer

Valloire is on the Route des Grandes Alpes as well as having many km of marked walking trails. There's mountain biking, climbing, canyoning, and guided walking for all levels. In the village you'll find a heated outdoor swimming pool, an ice rink, bowling, paragliding, archery and mini-golf.

alpinresorts ski snowboard hire

  • Visit our partner
  • Up to 52% discount on ski and snowboard equipment hire
  • Book before you go and collect in the resort
  • Up to 10% discount on ski school bookings

Ski resorts in Andorra
Ski resorts in Austria
Ski resorts in France
Ski resorts in Germany
Ski resorts in Italy
Ski resorts in Spain
Ski resorts in Switzerland
Skiing holidays in Europe