Haute-Savoie is a tourist paradise for winter sports such as skiing and to admire the beauty of its mountains in summer. The high season in the ski resorts of Haute Savoie varies from Christmas to February holidays. Outside these periods, we can find interesting offers in accommodation or you can build your luxury wooden chalet for sale in France for your ski holiday. It is also possible to ski on high altitude glaciers.
The big resorts of Haute Savoie
The major resorts of Haute Savoie attract a well-off clientele thanks to their facilities and their exclusive accommodation.
The Avoriaz France resort: Avoriaz is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in Haute-Savoie. This ski resort is a paradise for family skiing holidays, a paradise where cars are forbidden and transportation is done on horse drawn sleds. In summer, the resort is also very nice because many activities are organized and, of course, without a car.
The Chamonix Mont Blanc resort: Chamonix Mont-Blanc is an extraordinary place where we can discover an infinite number of wonders, starting with Mont-Blanc. In Chamonix to climb the Aiguille du Midi and discover the sea of ice on the Montenvers cogwheel train after a day of skiing in its many ski areas. In summer, it is possible to make various walks in the Chamonix valley on foot or by mountain bike.
During the high season, in Megève, the most exclusive resort of the Alps, one can find a very « jet-set » atmosphere. You can stay in a holiday home in Megève to reduce the cost of your stay. Its huge ski area offers between 160 and 210 pistes, thanks to the Evasion Mont-Blanc ski pass, as well as 40 km of cross-country ski runs.
The average resorts of Haute Savoie
The medium-sized stations in Haute-Savoie offer excellent value for money. The ski areas, as well as the comfort of accommodation, are adapted to a week of vacation. Unlike big resorts, the price of ski passes is affordable for a winter sports holiday.
La Clusaz is a good alternative to the major resorts of Haute Savoie. This resort retains its authenticity and a ski area of the most original, 5 massifs interconnected (Beauregard, Manigod, Etale, Aiguille and Balme). During your stay, you can explore 84 tracks. Two sites allow cross-country skiing: Confins, which has 50 km of slopes, and Beauregard, with 18 km.