Ski resorts in France

About ski resorts in France – Auron, Les Gets and Valberg

Looking to make a sojourn in France for your vacation? There are a plethora of elegant and comfortable ski resorts in France that can make your holiday a memorable one. Vacationing in France may sound common, but it never can truly go out of style with these 3 French resorts which are worth considering for a fantastic experience. 


Known as the skiing capital of the Maritime Alps, Auron ski resort is located above the Tinee village. This is near the town of Saint Etienne-de-Tinee. The resort which a member of the Stations du Mercantour (along with Isola 200 and St. Dalmas) is a favorite destination for people who want to go on a skiing adventure during their holidays. 

Auron resort is perfect for families of all age ranges as it has a crèche for toddlers. Children of 4 years and above can learn the basics in their ski school. There’s also an array of eateries as well over 30 restaurants in the resort offering delicious meals while you can visit any of the many bars around. With a lively nightlife to keep people entertained and family entertainments like concerts and circus act, Auron resorts easily make the list of the best places to holiday in France.  

The most magnificent ski resorts in France – Les Gets 

Les Gets ski resort is an attractive, traditional and family-friendly village that’s only a short drive from Geneva airport. It is one of the 12 resorts that make up the Portes du Soleil ski area on the Swiss-French border. The resort exudes a feel that’s very French, partly because of the appetizing food and wine shops as well as restaurants on the main street. The village has a quiet ambiance that appeals to families, and there’s not much nightlife except during the weekends. 

The resort offers plenty of fun as there are two areas available for skiing. The first is the immediate area after The Portes du Soleil ski area which is ideal for beginners. Intermediaries who are looking to enjoy miles of fun cruises while skiing will find what they need there as well. The second main area is the Mont Chery which offers a great panorama of the village and slopes, and also gives access to a snow park with jumps, rails and platforms.  All these alongside the 20 catered chalets make the Les Gets a perfect location for an unforgettable holiday experience. 


Situated in the heart of the Southern Alps, Valberg ski resorts are just one hour and fifteen minutes’ drive from the French Riviera. It takes around the same time to arrive there from Nice Cote d’Azur international airport. It is widely known for its breathtaking natural environment and friendly atmosphere.  The resort is one of the best places for a family holiday as it has a lot of activities for people of all ages and interests. 

From skiing to snowshoeing trails, skating rink, horseback rides in the snow and swimming in the covered and heated swimming pool. Valberg Resorts offers several exciting activities to make your holiday an unforgettable one. There are also fun zones in the ski area. Think video zones, Big Air Bag, Family Park and Snow Park to mention but a few. 

So many choices

In summary, whether your holiday falls around winter or summer, Auron, Les Gets and Valberg resorts have everything you need. There you can unwind and have a fun-filled vacation with your loved ones.

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