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Chalets and Apartments les Airelles

Looking for a spacious chalet which is well equipped? Be sure to check out Chalets and Apartments les Airelles in St Francois Longchamp. These chalets have a great location close to the chair lift and the slopes, ideal for a ski lover. You also have a beautiful view of the winter surroundings from your balcony.
  • Luxurious Kitchen
  • WiFi
  • Spacious Chalets

Room types

3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) ground floor
for 2 till 4 persons
  • surface circa 60m²
  • Number of beds: 4
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • freezer
  • dishwasher
  • (Living) room(s)
  • laminate/wood floor, dining corner, sitting corner
  • Bedroom(s)
  • laminate/wood floor: 2 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • Separate toilet
  • Bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • Bathroom 1: shower, sink
  • deposit: 350,00 € per unit ( when a 3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) ground floor has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • deposit: 400,00 € per unit ( when a 5-room chalet (4 bedrooms) has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • deposit: 500,00 € per unit ( when a 6-room chalet has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 1,65 € per person per night to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • final cleaning: 90,00 € per unit ( when a 3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) ground floor has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • final cleaning: 135,00 € per unit ( when a 5-room chalet (4 bedrooms) has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • final cleaning: 160,00 € per unit ( when a 6-room chalet has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • baby cot: (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • children's chair in the room: (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • linen package (bed linen and bath towels): on request circa 15,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
5-room chalet (4 bedrooms)
for 2 till 8 persons
  • surface circa 120m²
  • Number of beds: 8
  • Balcony
  • Open fire place (wood included)
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • freezer
  • (mini)oven
  • microwave
  • coffee machine
  • kettle
  • dishwasher
  • Television (regional channel(s), French-language channel(s))
  • Bedroom(s)
  • laminate/wood floor: 4 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (various bed types)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (various bed types)
  • 3rd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (various bed types)
  • 4th bedroom: 2 sleeping places (various bed types)
  • Separate toilet number: 2
  • Bathroom(s): 4 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: shower, sink
  • Bathroom 2: bath, sink, toilet
  • Bathroom 3: shower, sink
  • Bathroom 4: shower, sink
  • deposit: 350,00 € per unit ( when a 3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) ground floor has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • deposit: 400,00 € per unit ( when a 5-room chalet (4 bedrooms) has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • deposit: 500,00 € per unit ( when a 6-room chalet has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 1,65 € per person per night to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • final cleaning: 90,00 € per unit ( when a 3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) ground floor has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • final cleaning: 135,00 € per unit ( when a 5-room chalet (4 bedrooms) has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • final cleaning: 160,00 € per unit ( when a 6-room chalet has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • baby cot: (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • children's chair in the room: (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • linen package (bed linen and bath towels): on request circa 15,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
6-room chalet
for 4 till 10 persons
  • surface circa 160-200m²
  • Number of beds: 12
  • Balcony
  • Open fire place (wood included)
  • Kitchen
  • (mini) fridge (freezing compartment)
  • hotplate (4 burners)
  • microwave
  • coffee machine
  • kettle
  • dishwasher
  • cooking hood
  • dryer
  • washing machine (dining corner)
  • Television (flat screen, regional channel(s), French-language channel(s))
  • DVD-player
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (2 x single bed), couch
  • Bedroom(s)
  • laminate/wood floor: 5 bedrooms
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 2nd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 3rd bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 4th bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • 5th bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • Separate toilet number: 2
  • Bathroom(s): 4 bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1: bath, sink, toilet
  • Bathroom 2: shower, sink, toilet
  • Bathroom 3: shower, sink, toilet
  • Bathroom 4: shower, sink, toilet
  • deposit: 350,00 € per unit ( when a 3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) ground floor has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • deposit: 400,00 € per unit ( when a 5-room chalet (4 bedrooms) has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • deposit: 500,00 € per unit ( when a 6-room chalet has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 1,65 € per person per night to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • final cleaning: 90,00 € per unit ( when a 3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) ground floor has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • final cleaning: 135,00 € per unit ( when a 5-room chalet (4 bedrooms) has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • final cleaning: 160,00 € per unit ( when a 6-room chalet has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • baby cot: (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • children's chair in the room: (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • linen package (bed linen and bath towels): on request circa 15,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)

Boardtype

Self catering

Tip!

- Groups between the ages of 18 and 33 are not allowed in the chalets.

- The deposit is € 50 per person with a minimum of € 300 per chalet.

- There is one covered parking space per booking for free close to the chalet

Location and surroundings

distance to centre: in Saint Francois 1450 at approx. 50 meters
distance to Airport Geneve approx. 160 kilometres
distance to ATM approx. 3 kilometres
distance to ski piste approx. 75 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 75 metres
nearest shops approx. 2 kilometres
nearest (mini) supermarket approx. 3 kilometres
nearest restaurant approx. 50 metres

Map

Facilities

General Information
  • Class: general
  • Reception (open from 10:00 till 22:30 o'clock) (central reception, in Restaurant Slalom at approx. 50 meters)
  • No elevator
  • Bread delivery service
  • Parking
  • Accommodation not suitable for disabled persons
  • wireless internet in the room (free of charge)
  • Deposit (to be paid with cash)
  • Final cleaning (to be paid with cash)
  • Tourist tax (to be paid with cash)
  • Bed linen excluded
  • Bath towels excluded
  • Cleaning room: no cleaning during stay
  • Pets not allowed
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
  • baby cot: (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • children's chair in the room: (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
Optional facilities
  • linen package (bed linen and bath towels): on request circa 15,00 € per person per night (to be paid at resort)
Mandatory additional costs
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 18 year circa 1,65 € per person per night to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • final cleaning: 90,00 € per unit (when a 3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) ground floor has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • final cleaning: 135,00 € per unit (when a 5-room chalet (4 bedrooms) has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • final cleaning: 160,00 € per unit (when a 6-room chalet has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Deposit
  • deposit: 350,00 € per unit (when a 3-room apartment (2 bedrooms) ground floor has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • deposit: 400,00 € per unit (when a 5-room chalet (4 bedrooms) has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • deposit: 500,00 € per unit (when a 6-room chalet has been booked), to be paid with cash (to be paid at resort, obligated)

St. François Longchamp

 St. Francois Longchamp has plenty of green, blue, red and black so there are lots of options for skiers of all levels. The ski area offers no less than 160 kilometers of piste and for cross-country skiers, Montaimont is a nice area with a whopping 40 kilometers of trails for both the advanced and novice cross-country skier. The village is divided into two levels: Saint Francois Longchamp 1450 and 1650. The village is very cozy and welcoming and non-skiers will enjoy themselves here too. The après-ski is not huge here, but you can always enjoy a drink on a sunny terrace or grab a bite to eat. There are bars to enjoy a drink or two in the evening. Furthermore, there are numerous opportunities for other activies, such as a gym, snow hiking, paragliding and dog sledding. For families with children there are good facilities such as childcare and child-friendly ski school.

St. François Longchamp

  • Lovely ski resort in Le Grand Domaine
  • Popular ski area among families
  • Different ski slopes for every kind of skier

Location and surroundings

distance to centre: in Saint Francois 1450 at approx. 50 meters
distance to Airport Geneve approx. 160 kilometres
distance to ATM approx. 3 kilometres
distance to ski piste approx. 75 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 75 metres
nearest shops approx. 2 kilometres
nearest (mini) supermarket approx. 3 kilometres
nearest restaurant approx. 50 metres

Le Grand Domaine

 

The ski area of Le Grand Domaine varies in altitude from 1250 meters to 2550 meters.  It is a fantastic choice for half term as it remains relatively unknown within the English market. Besides ski slopes at every level, Le Grand Domaine also offers a snow park with a half pipe for snowboarders. The area is also highly regarded for its many natural obstacles perfect for freestylers!

The resort of Valmorel is surrounded by the famous mountain pass of Col de la Madeleine. The buildings in Valmorel have a maximum height of three floors and they are built in authentic Chalet style. St. François Longchamp 1650 and 1450 are located at the other end of the Col de la Madeleine in the Vallée de Maurienne. Together, these resorts make up Le Grand Domaine, a very diverse ski area with something to offer everyone.

If you are looking to explore beyond the pistes,  there is 15 kmof cross country tracks in the stunning area of Montaimon (approx. 3 km from Valmorel).

Le Grand Domaine

  • Sun all afternoon
  • Fantastic location
  • Wide and well-groomed slopes

Practical information

Capital:
The capital of France is Paris

Time:

France is one hour ahead of the UK (GMT+1).

Language:

The official language is French.

Money:

The euro (€) is the official currency of France

Emergency number:

The local emergency number is 112.

Service charge (tip) in restaurants and bars :

It is not likely that the service charger will be added to the bill automatically. If you are pleased with the service you can round off or leave a tip of 10%.

Power:

The voltage is 220 and the socket is different compared to the general UK sockets. You can buy an European adapter in most airports and supermarkets.

Mobile:

A UK mobile phone should work in France. The setup for this may differ per provider, so it is best to inquire about this before hand.

Safety on the slopes:

In France, wearing a helmet is not mandatory but recommended (especially for children). In ski classes (for all ages), it is often compulsory.

Travel documents:

You must be in possession of a valid passport in order to travel to France.

Food and Drinks:

Cheese, croissants, baguettes and wine! It is possible to drink tap water.

Opening hours:

As a general rule, the shops are open on Monday/Friday from 09:00 to 19:00. However, some shops may close over lunchtime. On Sunday and Monday, a selection of shops are closed. Some supermarkets are open on Sunday mornings.

Public Holidays: 

Christmas Day:  25 December, 2014 (Thursday)

Boxing Day: 26 December, 2014 (Friday)

New Year’s Day:  1 January, 2015 (Thursday)

Good Friday: 3 April, 2015

Easter Sunday: 5 April, 2015

Easter Monday: 6 April, 2015

 

Travelling by car:
Most motorways in France require you to pay a toll fee. The Pas Piccolo San Bernardo is closed the whole winter (November - June). Always check the locat weather reports before departing.

In some cities and towns it is obligaroty to have a "environmentsl sticker". It is not possible to buy these stickers en route. You will have to order them online before you leave home. French authorities advise you to print out the form and the confirmation of the sticker if it does not arrive at your home in time. You can find the form on:
https://www.certificat-air.gouv.fr/en/demande-ext/cgu

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Flight information

Flight packages are not available for this destination/resort. Please see the prices for self-drive packages (including lift passes) on the Prices and Booking tab.

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Lift pass, lessons and material

Discounts:

The lift pass for children up to 4 years old and for those aged 75 an older, the lift pass is free.

This lift pass can not be booked through Sunweb. For this pass there is a cost of approximately €10.00 per person. If you are entitled to this list pass, select ‘no lift pass’ when booking. This list pass can be picked up at the resort by presenting your ID.

There is a free toboggan run included with the lift pass.

You do not have to pay a deposit for this lift pass.

In the booking steps it is indicated for which days the lift pass is valid. If you want to use the ski lift on a different day than indicated in the booking process, please contact our contact centre by telephone. It is not possible to change the days of the lift pass once you have arrived at the destination. If you wish to extend the lift pass, it can often be booked as an extra. The price for extending the lift pass can be found in the booking. If you choose “no lift pass”, the discount can also be found in the booking process.

You can select ski and snowboard directly upon booking. With short-stay holidays it is not possible to book ski lessons. You can arrange ski lessons at the resort.

Please note: From 8/2 the snowboard lessons are given in the afternoon and are 2h instead of 2.5h.

When booking ski lessons, your level is requested:Beginners: Choose if you have never skied before.Intermediate: Choose if you have skied before and know how to break and turn. Advanced: Choose if you are an accomplished skier but wish to improve your technique.

- The ski and snowboard lessons begin on Sunday.

- When selecting your lessons you will be asked for your level:

Beginners: Select beginners if you have never skied before.

Average: Can you already turn and break? Chose average lessons.

Advanced: Can you already ski well yet wish to improve your technique? Opt for advanced.

Ski and snowboard rental can be specified immediately upon booking.

When you book Gold or Diamond ski equipment you can exchange it once a week for free, for snowboard equipment or freeride skis (unavailable on weekends).

The following types of material can be booked:

Bronze

This material is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. This material is particularly agile, so it makes turning and breaking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.

Silver

This is ideal material for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The material is agile, but also suitable to cut corners sharp. Even at high speeds these skis provide great performance.

Gold

These skis and snowboards are made of high quality material, and are perfect for experienced skiers. This comfortable material is suitable on all track types and snow conditions.

Diamond

These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology, and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.

TIP: Tell our rental partner your exact requirements (eg off piste skiing) so they can help you select the right material.

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