Jean-Claude Killy was a triple gold medal winner from the 1968 winter Olympics. His name was given to the area of Val D'Isere and Tignes in tribute for his amazing achievements. Today it is one of the most popular regions for skiing and extreme sports in France. Ski professionals and enthusiasts flock to the area for some of the best skiing in France. Some pistes remain open all year round, due to the high altitude of this winter playground.
Espace Killy is located in the Savoie (73) department in the Rhone-Alpes. The range of winter sports on offer makes this area a magnet for thrill seekers across the world.
Other Activities Include
- Hiking and snowshoe expeditions
- Ice climbing
- Ice driving
- Ice skating
- Snow mobiles
- Husky sleighs
- Mountain biking
With a range of busy bar and clubs in the area you will be hard pushed not to find a way to relax apres ski. Some of the bars cater for specific nationalities such as Swedish and UK themed bars, you will of course find .
- Snow range: 1,550-3550m
- Village heights: 1,850m - 2,100m
- Highest lift: 3,550m
- Longest run: 10Km
- Slopes face: N S E W
- Snow cannons: 216
Piste and lift information:
- 131 pistes across 300km
- Green runs: 20
- Blue runs: 60
- Red runs: 35
- Black runs: 16
- Cross country trails : 44 km
There are 97 ski lifts in total, 10 of which are free.
39 Ski lifts
Ski Hire and Lift Passes
Lift passes cost from ?40 per day which rises to ?220 for a full seven days access to the lifts. Lift passes are available here: http://www.valdisere.com/gb/domaine/forfait/skieur.php
For further information please contact the vendors direct:
Val d'Isere ski lift passes
Tel: +33 4 79 06 00 35
Fax: +33 4 79 06 20 87
Motorway A43 to Albertville, Dual carriageway to Moutiers, Road D902 to Bourg St Maurice, Val d'Isere
Val d'Isere's closest railway station is located in Bourg St Maurice, 30km away from the ski resort. Every day, especially in the winter, numerous trains (TGV, Eurostar, Thalys) arrive in Bourg St Maurice train station Once in Bourg St Maurice, you can easily take a bus or taxi to Val d'Isere. Bourg St Maurice train station to Val d'Isere : 40mn by car & 1h10mn by coach
For more information regarding busses in this area visit: http://www.sbb.ch/en
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