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Val d'Isère

Skiing in Val d'Isère

Slopes

46Km
90Km
124Km
42Km
Total 302Km

Lifts

10

43

28

Height

3456m
1550m

Glacier

1

Cross-country

47Km

Fun park

2

Tignes - Val d'Isère
Tignes - Val d'Isère

Regulations per resort 

Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1 meter
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
Max. 10 persons
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
No
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Available
Obligated mouth mask
Transfer
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Gasstations
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Shops
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Restaurants
Open
Open in areas that are not in a state of emergency. Maximum amount of 6 people per table. Mouth masks are required when moving through the restaurant (indoors). Has to be closed at 00:00.
Bars / Apres-ski
Yes
Bars and cafés are now open in France but certain areas are classified as active circulation zones for the virus, these areas can have more restrictive measures to fight the epidemic, in consultation with local elected officials. Cafés are closed in Paris, Lille, Lyon, Grenoble and Saint-Etienne. Drinks and food are to be consumed at the table. Mouth masks are mandatory, except at the table. Tables are to be at least 1 meter apart or to have a partition between the tables. Extra thorough cleaning and sufficient amount of disinfection points."
Discotheque/Club/Nightlife
Closed
Certain hours not allowed to be outside, curfew
Depends
As of October 17, curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. in Paris and surrounding municipalities (Île-de-France), Grenoble, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Lille, Saint-Etienne, Rouen and Toulouse.
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours
No
Events open air or indoor
Yes
Events of more than 1,500 people must be registered and there is an upper limit of 5,000 people per venue.
Wellness
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Skilifts
Open
Obligated mouth mask. The maximum number of people in the ski lifts is limited. Only people from the same travel group are allowed in the skilift together without limitation on the distance.
Ski lessons
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Ski rental
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Slopes
Open
Mouth Mask
Yes
Mouth 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).
Quarantaine
No
Covid test before departure or wait in quarantaine
No
Covid test on destination (random or everyone)
No
Health declaration
Yes
All travelers are required to complete and carry the certificate corresponding to their situation: for exceptional international travel from abroad to France and for a non-conforming trip to certain overseas communities
Other formalities needed to enter destination?
No
Additional measures per ski region
No
Additional airline and bus rules
No
Other excursions
No

General information

Val d’Isere is one of France’s most well known ski resorts. What started as a small, traditional farm village, it has since evolved into a vibrant winter paradise. Unlike many other modern resorts, the architecture here still has a typical ‘Savoy’ style.

Skiing in Val d’Isere

Val d’Isere is part of the massive Espace Killy ski region. This area also includes the famous resort of Tignes, and has over 300km of ski slopes. It is particularly suited for intermediate skier/snowboards, with around 150km of blue slopes. The top point of this ski area is at approximately 3456m, which makes it one of the highest in all of the Alps. It also has 2 glaciers, making it one of the most snow sure resorts in all of France.

For cross country skiers there are plenty of different tracks to explore, especially along the peaks bordering Italy. Snowboarders will thorough enjoy the huge 36,000m² fun park.

The Resort

After skiing there is always something to see and do in Val d’Isere. Famous for its pumping après-ski, bars such as Café Face and Moris Pub popular choices. For dinner there is an array of fantastic restaurants, however be sure to try Le Samovar and Le Taverne.

There are plenty of options for non skiers here, including a cinema, a snow go- kart track and three indoor sports centres.  Sunweb has a great assortment of accommodation choices for skiing in Val d’Isere. From all inclusive hotels; to cheap, simple apartments. There are options to suit all groups and budgets.