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Résidence Le Rond Point des Pistes

If you are looking for an apartment right on the slopes (Le Soleil) and with the ski lift at a short distance (Marquis), then Résidence Le Rond Point des Pistes is the choice for you. The centre of village is just a 800m walk away. The residence is spread over two interconnected rooms that are next to each other. The rooms are comfortably furnished. At the residence you will find several shops including a supermarket, bakery and the après ski bar la Grotte du Yeti! A perfect base for your ski holiday!
  • On the slopes
  • Near supermarket and bakery
  • Balcony or terrace with seating
  • Wi-Fi
  • La Grotte du Yeti close

Room types

2-room apartment (1 bedroom) cabin
for 2 till 6 persons
  • surface circa 35m²
  • Number of beds: 6
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Heating (can be arranged individually: full day)
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate (2 burners)
  • microwave
  • coffee machine
  • kettle
  • toaster
  • dishwasher
  • Television
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch 200 x 120 cm)
  • Bedroom(s): 1 bedroom
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • Cabin(s) (cabin 1: 2 sleeping places (1 bunkbed (2 x single bed)))
  • Separate toilet number: 1
  • Bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • Bathroom 1: bath or shower, sink
  • deposit: circa 250,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,10 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: on request (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • linen package: circa 10,50 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: circa 6,50 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): circa 45,00 € per unit per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 39,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
2-room apartment (1 bedroom) general
for 2 till 4 persons
  • surface circa 30m²
  • Number of beds: 4
  • Balcony or Terrace with outdoor furniture
  • Heating (can be arranged individually: full day)
  • Kitchenette
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate (2 burners)
  • microwave
  • coffee machine
  • kettle
  • toaster
  • dishwasher
  • Television
  • (Living) room(s): 2 sleeping places (1 x two persons sleeping couch 200 x 120 cm)
  • Bedroom(s): 1 bedroom
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 bunkbed (2 x single bed))
  • Separate toilet number: 1
  • Bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • Bathroom 1: bath or shower, sink
  • deposit: circa 250,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • tourist tax: circa 1,10 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby package: on request (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • linen package: circa 10,50 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: circa 6,50 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): circa 45,00 € per unit per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 39,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)

Extra info

The sofa bed in the living room in the 2-room apartments general is 1.20 meters wide.

Boardtype

You can book on a half board basis for an extra charge of approx. € 38.00 per person per night. For children aged 3 to 7, a rate of € 19 per person per night applies and for children of 8 to 12 years, a rate of € 28.50 per person per night applies. Half board is served in Restaurant Le Lac Bleu, which is 800 meters from the residence. The route to the restaurant goes over the piste and in the evening in the dark, which means that you are on the road longer (about a 20-minute walk). Do you also want to enjoy dinner during Christmas? Then you pay € 30 per person extra. During New Year's Eve you can also enjoy a delicious dinner for € 80 per person. For children aged 3 to 12 there are special children's discounts for the Christmas and New Years Eve dinner. Breakfast is served in buffet style from 7:30 am - 9:15 am and for dinner you can enter between 7:00 - 8:15 pm.
Self catering

Tip!

There is a fee for the use of the WIFI in your accommodation. These costs are:

€ 6 per day, € 12 per 3 days, € 20 per week or € 30 per two weeks. You can also choose a family connection, which is € 34 per week for up to three devices.

Location and surroundings

distance to centre: approx. 800 metres
distance to ski piste approx. 0 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 20 metres
nearest shops approx. 20 metres
nearest (mini) supermarket approx. 20 metres
nearest restaurant approx. 20 metres

Map

Facilities

General Information
  • Class: general
  • Reception (open from 09:00 till 12:00 hours and from 17:00 till 19:00 hours)
  • No elevator
  • No safe available
  • Lounge
  • Parking garage
  • Parking
  • wireless internet in the room (added costs costs about 6,00 € per day or 20,00 € per week)
  • Deposit (to be paid with cash or credit card) (to be paid with cash or credit card)
  • Tourist tax (to be paid with cash or credit card) (to be paid with cash or credit card)
  • mini supermarket (in the accommodation)
  • bakery (in the accommodation)
  • Wash room facilities: washing machine: in the accommodation
  • Various shops (close to accommodation)
  • Pets allowed max: 1 pet(s) per room/apartment (only small animals/dogs)
  • baby package: on request (free of charge) (to be mentioned at reservation)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)
Optional facilities
  • linen package: circa 10,50 € per set per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • bath towel package: circa 6,50 € per person per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
  • final cleaning (kitchen excl.): circa 45,00 € per unit per stay (to be paid at resort)
  • pets, excl. food: circa 39,00 € per week(s) (to be paid at resort)
Mandatory additional costs
  • tourist tax: circa 1,10 € per person per night to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Deposit
  • deposit: circa 250,00 € per unit per stay to be paid with cash or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Restaurant/bar
  • Drinking establishment: Bar
Children
  • Baby package including: (cot (exl. linen), baby bath tub, children's chair)

There may have been changes in Covid-19 services and facilities between the time of booking and upon departure. All measures are subject to change and therefore no rights can be derived from them.

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: approx. 800 metres
distance to ski piste approx. 0 metres
distance to ski lift approx. 20 metres
nearest shops approx. 20 metres
nearest (mini) supermarket approx. 20 metres
nearest restaurant approx. 20 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

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

This information has been carefully compiled by Sunweb based on information provided by the local authorities. Since the measures mentioned are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from this and Sunweb accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this information.

Regulations per destination

Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1 metre
Mouth mask
Yes
Masks are mandatory from the age of 11 in public transport and air traffic. Also in all public closed buildings and areas, for example government buildings, hospitals, shops, restaurants and hotels. Ski lifts, drag lifts, ski schools, ski buses (also on the platform), lift stations, ski rental shops and other closed parts of the ski area. Even when you are in line (outside and inside).
Required documentation before arrival
Yes
Proof of a negative PCR test is mandatory for all 11 years and older, within 72 hours of departure
Covid test on destination at arrival
No
Required documentation on destination to return home (measure destination)
No
Required documentation on destination to return home (measure home country)
Yes

It is mandatory for all passengers to fill in a passenger location form 48 hours before arriving/returning to the UK. The form can be found here.

When you enter France you need to fill in a “Declaration sur l'honneur”.

Quarantaine after arrival on destination
No
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
Max. 10 persons
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Yes
But advised to wear a mask inside aswell when in company of others
Certain hours not allowed to be outside?
No
Restaurants
Open
Only terraces are open; max. 6 persons per table
Bars / Apres-ski
Open
Only terraces are open; max. 6 persons per table
Club/Nightlife
Closed
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Events open air or indoor
No
Activities, attractions and sights
Open
Transfer
Yes
A mask is mandatory
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Open
A mask is mandaotry for everyone aged 11 and over. Allowed for all trips during 06:00 - 19:00 and only for essential trips between 19:00 -06:00
Slopes
Closed
Skilifts
Closed
Ski rental
Closed
Ski lessons
No
Wellness
Closed
Additional measures per ski region
No
Good to know

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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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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