The resort of Valloire is situated at the foot of the Galibier mountain pass, in the southern part of the Alpes du Nord. This charming little village, centred around its baroque church, has retained all the aspects of a traditional little mountain village. It begins at an altitude of 700m, on the banks of the Arc, to climb up to the Aiguilles, at 3500m. Due to its situation between the southern and northern Alps, it offers a wonderful dry and sunny climate, excellent for the health.
During your holiday in the French Alps you can enjoy skiing in Valloire whatever your age and level. Budding snowboarders and first-time skiers can even have a go at some tricks in a snow park! There are several “easy parks”, located on the edge of the slopes in the area Galibier – Thabor ski area which are dedicated to beginner freestylers. Expert freestylers can present their talents in the Lac de la Vieille snow park with its ski cross, half pipe, expert and intermediate slopestyle. Ranked among the best snow parks in Europe by independent snow sports magazines, even the most demanding snowboarder should find enough challengers snowboarding in Valloire. You can also try night skiing in Valloire if you find it hard to put away your skis at the end of the day.
To unwind after a day on the slopes or even to take a break from skiing during your holiday in Valloire, relax tired muscles and enjoy the benefits of the hammam, sauna or Jacuzzi either in your Odalys holiday rental or in the resort’s well-being centre. A snow and ice sculpture competition is organized each winter in Valloire to the delight of young and old. Valloire has a lively apres-ski scene with various night clubs for those with enough energy to stay up until the early hours. This small, attractive alpine village offers many snow shoeing tours, with 2 high altitude circuits at the top of the cable car. Off-piste skiing tours are organised by the local ski schools for those who like to venture off the beaten track and enjoy the deep powder.
In Savoy, the perfect place to book a holiday rental for a family ski holiday is in the typical ski resort of Valloire. You will appreciate this tranquil and charming setting in the heart of the Maurienne Valley. Odalys Vacances offers you a choice of accommodation located in the heart of Valloire or in a calm location not far from the resort centre. Whether you choose a luxury ski chalet or residence with pool, by booking with Odalys you are guaranteed a quality holiday rental with all the necessary home comforts for the perfect ski holiday. By booking your ski holiday rental with Odalys you can also take advantage of exclusive offers on ski lessons, ski rental and ski passes as an Odalys guest.