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Valloire Introduction

Valloire lies in the Maurienne Valley at an altitude of fourteen hundred metres in the French Alps. It is a charming, traditional Savoyard village centred round its seventeenth century church. Valloire offers one hundred and fifty kilometres of skiing and snowboarding and has slopes to suit all levels of ability. It also has excellent cross country terrain. Lifts provide quick and easy access to the slopes. Ski schools offer tuition for adults and children from five years and there are day care facilities for babies. Valloire is considered to be good value with its range of affordable hotels, apartments and chalets. Restaurants, brassieres and cafes serve an eclectic menu thus catering for all tastes. While Valloire nightlife is fairly low key, there are many bars where you can spend a pleasant evening. The resort also has a good number of shops supplying gifts and souvenirs as well as essential provisions, sports equipment and clothing. With its range of recreational activities, a Valloire ski holiday offers days of fun for all the family both on and off the slopes,

Why Go To Valloire?

Valloire is a picturesque resort set amid stunning scenery. It has a friendly and relaxed atmosphere and offers great skiing and snowboarding for all levels of expertise. With restaurants, bars, shops and a range of recreational facilities, a Valloire ski holiday has something for everyone.

Since Valloire's slopes accommodate all levels of ability it is popular with a wide variety of holidaymakers from families and couples, to groups of young people. Its provision of cross country trails attracts many Nordic skiers.

When To Go To Valloire

Valloire's ski season lasts from mid December until mid April. The resort is north facing and combined with a number of snow cannons good conditions are ensured throughout the season.

Valloire - The Place

Valloire lies in the French Alps between the Galibier Pass and the Telegraphe Pass. It has a long history and has developed from a small rural community into a popular ski resort. It is a charming village with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Valloire is the largest resort in the Maurienne Valley and offers one hundred and fifty kilometres of skiing from an altitude of two thousand five hundred metres. Skiers and boarders of all levels of ability, including cross country skiers, can enjoy a holiday in Valloire. Beginners can enjoy nursery slopes close to the village as well as further up the mountain. More than half of Valloire’s slopes are suitable for intermediate skiers and advanced skiers have a variety of black runs including the run into Valmeinier. There is good terrain for snowboarders as well as a snow park and a half pipe. Schools provide tuition for adults and children from five years and there is day care provision for youngsters.

Valloire has a good choice of accommodation, a fair proportion of which is low cost. Its restaurants serve an eclectic menu thereby catering for all tastes and budgets and its bars and clubs provide relaxing evening entertainment. A good provision of shops supplies holiday necessities as well as equipment hire and gifts and souvenirs. In addition to skiing and boarding there are a range of recreational facilities. These include a cinema, ice skating, ten pin bowling, fitness centres and, for the more adventurous, paragliding. There is also an adventure park for children who are at least one point three metres tall.

A Valloire ski holiday offers days of fun on the slopes followed by relaxing evenings in the restaurants and bars.

Valloire Nightlife

Valloire’s nightlife is fairly understated with, for the most part, bars and restaurants providing evening entertainment. There are one or two clubs and a disco for those who have energy to spare after a day on the slopes.

Valloire Shopping

Valloire has a good variety of shops from those selling food and essential provisions to sports equipment and clothing. There are also gift and craft shops where you can purchase your holiday souvenirs. In the week before Christmas there is a traditional Christmas Market.

Valloire Eating

Valloire has a wide range of restaurants and cafes serving a variety of food that caters for all tastes as well as pockets. You can choose to dine in style or eat more modestly at eateries serving pasta and pizza or fast food.