What to do and see Discover the area

Val d'Isère
There is so much to enjoy and explore in Val d'Isère, the mountain village with an international reputation. Its 17th century baroque church, traditional houses, narrow streets and lively café terraces make this a great place to holiday. Val d'Isère is one of the most sought after ski resorts for its cultural resources, its heritage and its scenery.
Every week brings a choice of concerts, musical evenings, traditional events, torchlight ski descents (in winter) and firework displays lighting up the skies over Val d'Isère.

The Vanoise National Park
An hour and a half from Val d'Isère lies the Vanoise National Park, the first of France's national parks to be created. The 53,000 hectare nature reserve is unique in its array of glaciers, mountain lakes and its countless animal and plant species. Walkers and cyclists appreciate its many signposted walks and mountain bike trails.

The Pissaillas glacier
Summer skiing: a rare privilege and a longstanding tradition in Val d’Isère. From 27 June to 15 August (snow conditions permitting) it is possible to ski the Pissaillas glacier, 3,300 m above sea level. An experience no ski fan should miss.


A holiday in Val d’Isère offers a chance to try so many different activities.


Val d'isère in winter:

  • Snowmobile: guided trips, learn to snowmobile or improve your skills
  • Driving on ice: three circuit tracks: car, kart, quad bike, snowmobile, ice-driving school
  • Dog sledding: full-day and half-day outings
  • Snowshoeing
  • Paragliding

Val d'Isère in summer: 

  • Tennis
  • Archery
  • Mini-golf and golf practice range
  • Cross-country and trials biking, 4WD
  • Horse riding, etc.

Indoor* :

  • Cinema
  • Discothèques
  • Ice rink
  • Swimming pool/sauna/steam bath
  • Weights room
  • Pilates lessons
  • Bridge

Not to be missed!

The famous Nuits Rouges de Val d'Isère every Thursday evening (winter season) : torchlight ski descents, fireworks displays, concerts, street art, children's entertainment and free shows at the foot of the pistes.  

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