Here are the best ski resorts in the Northern Alps!

The ski resorts of the Northern Alps have a unique natural heritage in the world. There are many activities from the highest peaks of Europe to nature walks in the heart of nature!

At work highest mass, home to more than half of the most developed and stand-alone French ski resorts. Northern Alps a An ideal destination for winter sports enthusiasts. Here is our selection of 13 ski resorts in the Northern Alps to explore in France!

2 Alps

Les 2 Alpes is a flagship resort in Isère. Its reputation is international, thanks to its altitude range. Winners of the highest ski area in France ! The glacier offers the assurance of skiing on magnificent natural snow, whatever the season.

Les 2 Alpes resort in winter
Les 2 Alpes resort in winter © Relief Drone

La Plage

Third largest ski area in FranceThe La Plagne is a ski resort in the Northern Alps full of majestic scenery that you can explore entirely by skiing! Indeed, the entire domain can be traversed through it. various blue runs.

La Plagne in the ski resorts of the Northern Alps
La Plagne © Matthew Brown


Located just two hours from Lyon, Megève 445 kilometers of uphill, in the heart of Pays du Mont Blanc. Freestyle enthusiasts will be at the party with an area reserved for them, allowing them to jump in complete safety thanks to a giant airbag.

Megeve under the snow
Megève under the snow © Manu Reyboz


Here is a ski resort in the Northern Alps cosmopolitan, sporty and totally innovative. Tignes offers you a different accommodation experience in the mountains. As a matter of fact, skiing is done here even in summer! Blue, red and black tracks on the Grande-Motte glacier, skiing from june to august and snowpark also gets the opportunity to gain height.

Tignes resort
Tignes resort © snowserge

Val Thorens

Europe’s highest village, 2,300 meters above sea levelThe Val Thorens offers you a warm atmosphere and numerous routes in the middle of a magnificent natural circus. you are in world’s largest ski areaWith 600 km of inclines and a drop of 1430 meters.

Val Thorens in the ski resorts of the Northern Alps
Val Thorens © Davidzfr


Courchevel is a ski resort located in the Northern Alps. spread over 5 heights. Thus, its different levels offer multiple faces and panoramas. The connection between the different floors of the station is made very easily. ski lifts.

Courchevel © JL

Alpe d’Huez

Nicknamed the “Island in the Sun”, Alpe d’Huez promises 300 days of sunshine a year! ski resort international fameIt is located on a south-facing plateau at an altitude of 1,860 meters. We found it here longest ski run in the worldsaranna

Alpe d'Huez among the ski resorts of the Northern Alps
Alpe d’Huez © Elena –


Born from an ecological challenge, Avoriaz is a ski resort located in the Northern Alps. fully pedestrian. In the effect, streets ski slopeprovides direct access to all accommodation with skis. In addition, thanks to the multiplicity of pistes, it is possible to ski during your entire stay without using the same route twice.

Avoriaz in the Alps
Avoriaz © vvoe


Are you looking for someone? legendary place for your winter vacation? Chamonix-Mont-Blanc is a truly legendary ski resort in the Northern Alps! Whether you are a novice or an expert, equipment and infrastructure quality It provides excitement, overlooking all the Mont Blanc on offer.

Chamonix slopes
Chamonix slopes © oksmit


Meribel’s architectural featureconsists of a group of chalets with majestic facades made of stone and wood. where the station is in your heart 3 valleys and has one of the most efficient chairlift systems. its ski area world’s largest !

Méribel chalets
Méribel chalets © Criley


Born in the late 1960s, Les Arcs welcomes you like summer and winter. Between skiing, surfing, hiking, wide open spaces and fresh air, you will have a lot of fun! The total ski slopes of Les Arcs are approx. 200 km of marked roads and more than 60 chairlifts. height ski area One of the biggest in Europe!

Les Arcs ski resort
Les Arcs ski resort © Delphotostock


Connected to 6 other ski resorts, Les Menuires allows you to de-stress in more than one place. 600 kilometers uphilldelights beginners and experienced alike. You can also enjoy here several entertainment areas eg Pixel Field with boardercross, snow park and Friendly Nature Park for the little ones.

Les Menuires in the Northern Alps
Les Menuires © JAG IMAGES


Located in a quiet and charming setting, Valloire. at the foot of the famous Col du Galibier and the Telegraph. The ski area offers you 89 pieces It is more than 160 kilometers and includes the resorts of Valloire and Valmeinier.

Valloire resort
Valloire station ©catalyst7

You are ready to chain miles of uphill!

The ski resorts of the Northern Alps await you. unforgettable holiday. There is something for everyone, be it winter sports lovers or mountain activities enthusiasts. feel free to tell us which station did you choose and why !

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