The quality of the skiing in Val d'Isère and the linked resort of Tignes is varied and demanding. Many international experts never ski anywhere else. As one reporter commented: "Anyone who claims to be bored with Espace Killy is either lying or certifiable". A vertical drop of 1,900m, coupled with 97 lifts, including two high-speed underground railways, seven gondolas and three cable-cars, form the hardcore infra- structure. For the expert, the real joy lies in the off-piste opportunities on the edge of the Vanoise National Park.
The Avenue Lodge Hotel occupies an enviable position in the heart of the fashionable resort of Val d'Isère and just a 5 minute walk to the Solaise and Bellevarde ski lifts.
Located at the foot of the Face piste this stylish and luxurious hotel, Les Barmes De l'Ours, successfully combines state of the art facilities with the warm charm of a traditional alpine mountain hotel.
The Blizzard in Val d'Isere is highly distinctive. Great timbers are everywhere, beaming out over ceilings, rising in pillars, soaring across eaves, polished into bars and blocked around fireplaces of Savoyard stone.
In the heart of the old village just 100 metres away from the slopes the beautifully refurbished hotel
Chalet Hotel Le Val d'Isere is superbly located in the centre of Val d'Isere and within walking distance of the main lifts. Guests can use the heated outdoor swimming pool in the fitness centre.
Chalet Killy is a charming and well positioned chalet apartment, that owes its name to the champion race skier, Jean-Claude Killy, who originated from Val d′Isère.
Le Chardon is undoubtedly one of the most desirable and exclusive chalets in Val d'Isere.
Resting elegantly on the side of the Solaise Mountain, it is a haven for keen skiers of all abilities. Each of its ten en-suite bedrooms has floor to ceiling windows offering uninterrupted views of the Manchet Valley and Vanoise National Park.
The Hotel Christiania is centrally located off the main street of Val d'Isere, close to the slopes and ski school meeting point. This hotel offers a high level of service.
The Tsanteleina in Val d'Isere is another centrally located family-run hotel. Facilities include two lounges, an elegant restaurant with a south-facing terrace.
The Hotel Kandahar has an excellent central location in Val d'Isere. It is on the main street and is only 350 metres from the lifts.
La Maison du Rocher in Val d'Isere is one half of a 1620's farmhouse refurbished just a few years ago.
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