Flaine is a pedestrian resort in the Haute Savoie region of the French Alps, situated between Geneva and the Mont Blanc, on 3 different levels (Flaine Forêt, Flaine Forum and Flaine Front de Neige) linked by outdoor lifts and footpaths. Flaine is a resort with a modern, tasteful style of architecture, which blends perfectly into the natural surroundings. It offers an astonishing cultural heritage, for in the streets of the resort, you come across works by Picasso, Vasarely or Dubuffet. And many of the buildings it contains are classified as historical monuments. This resort in the Haute Savoie region is particularly functional, offering a wealth of activities for all the family , in a peaceful and verdant setting in the Alps.
Ski holidays are a real moment of freedom and a wonderful change of scenery where you will feel in total harmony with nature and you can forget your everyday worries. At the foot of the imposing Mont Blanc with its thick white coat, the ski areas of Flaine and the Grand Massif offer all skiers and snowboarders, from beginners to experts, different areas to enjoy. With more than 149 ski runs in the Grand Massif ski area and some 64 ski runs in Flaine itself, get your skis on and get ready for some thrills on the wonderful slopes. As well as the ski slopes for all levels, a freestyle and freeride area has been designed for those looking for an adrenalin rush, not forgetting the plateau Col de Pierre Carré ideally suited for Nordic skiing enthusiasts. Your children will also have plenty to do! Between the schools ski and children's clubs, they won’t have time to get bored and will no doubt ask to come back for another ski holiday in Flaine.
In 2008, Flaine set up an environmental observatory covering 1400 hectares spread over five municipalities. Open winter and summer, it is accessible to anyone who is interested in the identification of the biodiversity of these mountains. In addition, a large open-air museum and cultural centre put on different exhibitions for art buffs and those interested in the history of the resort and the region. The architecture of the station alone represents a cultural attraction. Built in the 1960s by the famous architect Marcel Breuer, the entire resort is now classified as a historical monument thanks to the originality and innovative nature of its architecture.
Fancy some thrills, memorable moments and sumptuous settings? Head to the resort of Flaine for an incomparable winter holiday. Besides skiing and snowboarding, this pedestrian resort in North Savoy is a great choice for alternative leisure and sporting activities to enjoy with friends or with your children. For thrill seekers, this is an opportunity to try your hand at ice driving or snowmobiling, or take a leap on the Big Air Bag and impress the onlookers. Why not take to the skies and admire the breath-taking mountain landscapes from a glider or helicopter, you are guaranteed an unforgettable moment! By booking a holiday rental in Flaine, nothing will be left to chance and your ski holiday is bound to be one of best yet!