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Discover Le Grand Massif

Five reasons to ski in the Grand Massif

  • 265 kilometres of pistes stretch out before you, allowing you to enjoy skiing the way it should be.
  • The Grand Massif is great for lovers of off-piste and freestyle skiing. Six freeride zones and sixteen fun zones offer an opportunity to refine and reinvent your ski technique.
  • The Grand Massif is also well-known for the quality the instruction offered by its ski schools, and there are four dedicated beginner areas for those who are new to skiing.
  • With 80% of the ski area’s pistes having a northerly aspect, the Grand Massif’s abundant natural snow cover is a major attraction. 
  • The variety of ambiences to be found in such a large ski area means that you are sure to find something that suits you. Whether you are looking for conviviality, adventure or tradition, you are sure to find it in one of the Grand Massif’s resorts.

Practical information

  • The Grand Massif ski area is open from 18 December 2022 until 18 April 2023 depending upon snow conditions
  • The Grand Massif ski area has a total of 62 lifts
  • The Grand Massif offers you the choice of five interlinked resorts:
    • Flaine
    • Les Carroz
    • Morillon
    • Samoëns
    • Sixt Fer à Cheval 

The Grand Massif and its authentic, charming resorts

Whether spending a holiday or settling all year round, in a chalet or an apartment, the Grand Massif is a top destination which gives you access to five ski resorts. Nestled in a natural cirque, Flaine is a resort where you can get around on skis. As a family, ski down the blue Cascades run, which is 14 km long. Expert skiers can embark on the Combe de Gers, which will get the heart pumping with its 700 m drop. Charming and chic, Les Carroz resort is more family-friendly. For thrill-seekers, boardercross, slalom, and the Oasis Cool Zone snowpark are perfect.

In Morillon, you can experience life inspired by the Far North. Savour dinner in a yurt, amaze the children with a pony-sled ride, or take an introduction class to driving a team of dogs: an unforgettably different experience is guaranteed. Renowned for its traditional architecture, the village of Samoëns has one of the largest beginners' ski areas in France and the longest chairlift in Europe, the Coulouvrier chairlift. Ranked among the most beautiful villages in France, Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval is famous for its natural cirque. Come and listen to the impressive sound of the imposing Rouget waterfall, nicknamed the "Queen of the Alps".

A stay in the Grand Massif lets you experience the mountains differently

Our sale and rental offers in the Grand Massif are designed to meet the expectations of buyers and demanding holidaymakers. Spacious apartments in new developments or chalets with traditional architecture, these properties stand out for the comfort they provide and the quality of the materials used for their construction. Thanks to their vast living spaces and their elegant decoration, they ensure that you can spend happy moments with your friends or family. Take advantage of the terraces and bay windows to admire the surrounding mountains, such as Mont Blanc or Mont Buet.

 

Stay in Le Grand Massif

 

When the snow has given way to the mountain pastures, the Grand Massif lends itself to many activities: try golfing at altitude in Flaine, rafting in the Giffre valley, mountain biking trails. As a family, you can hike to the mountain pasture of l'Airon and picnic on site, with an unobstructed view of the Aravis range. In Samoëns, the La Jaÿsinia alpine botanical garden is open to everyone, and stonemasons demonstrate their traditional methods. As for the Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval nature reserve, it offers you the opportunity to observe the changing alpine levels located between 900 and 3000 m in altitude. Covered with its white coat in winter or under the summer sun, the Grand Massif welcomes all those who want to discover the beauties of the Pays de Savoie.

 

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