At the heart of the Maurienne Valley in France, the ski resort of Valmeinier is an attractive village resort situated at an altitude of 1500m in the Northern Alps. Bordered by the national parks of the Vanoise and the Ecrins, this unspoilt, authentic winter sports destination is the ideal choice for a relaxed ski holiday with family or friends where you can enjoy skiing in a remarkably sunny ski area, the Galibier Thabor ski area with spectacular views, dominated by the Mont Thabor and the famous Galibier mountain. Around 70% of the ski area is located above 2000m of altitude guaranteeing excellent snow conditions throughout the winter season.
Ski area : Espace Galibier Thabor Valmeinier - Valloire (70% of ski area above 2000m)
Minimum altitude : 1500m - Maximum altitude : 2600m
- 89 slopes, 150km : 20 green, 28 blue, 32 red, 9 black
- 30 ski lifts: 2 cable cars, 17 chair lifts and 11 drag lifts
- Freestyle modules : 1 snowpark, “easy” parks, a boardercross
- 10km of cross-country skiing
The Espace Galibier Thabor is renowned for its excellent snow conditions, due to the fact that 70% of the ski slopes are above 2000m of altitude and also its network of 400 snow guns on the lower slopes and the daily maintenance of the ski runs. Skiing in the Galibier Thabor gives you a choice of 150 km of downhill ski slopes, with an altitude drop of 1170m. If you are new to skiing but wish to discover the sensations outside the beginner’s area, tandem ski are available to hire. For free riders, Valmeinier also offers an off-piste area of excellent quality, on the slopes of the Gros Crey and the Crey du Quart mountains.
A slalom run, fun skiing zones (easyparks, chrono zone, Arva park) and a snowpark, renowned as one of the best in Europe, with a halfpipe, a boardercross, moguls and slides, will delight those looking for extra pleasures and thrills of snow sports. For Nordic skiing fans, there are cross-country skiing tracks in Valloire, offering several circuits for differing levels. There are also specially trained ski instructors to teach the physically handicapped who also want to enjoy the pleasures of snow sports.
At the entrance of the French ski resort of Valmeinier, you will the attractive Odalys ski residence Le Grand Panorama I offering ski holiday rentals close to a ski lift leading to a green slope and the rest of the Valmeinier ski area. Enjoy a family ski holiday in Valmeinier with its many advantages. A children’s toboggan run, snake gliss, dog sledding tours, night skiing and much more to keep an active family busy and happy... The Gallibier Thabor (Valmeinier / Valloire) ski area extends over no less than 89 ski runs covering 150km of snowy slopes particularly well adapted for beginners and intermediate skiers.
The Residence Le Grand Panorama 1 is located 500m from the main ski lifts and 800m from the centre of Valmeinier so you can easily enjoy the pleasant atmosphere in this beautiful traditional ski resort. If you prefer to stay in your residence, several apres-ski activities are available to relax and unwind such as enjoying a swim in the outdoor heated pool.
Outdoor, heated pool
Sauna (extra charge)
Billiards table (extra charge) - accessible during reception opening hours
Wifi access in all apartments (extra charge)
Indoor car park (extra charge)
Your Odalys residence in Valmeinier consists of holiday rentals in apartments and chalets ranging from studios with sleeping alcove for 4 people to 3-floor chalets for 10 people. The 115 studios and apartments are housed in 4 attractive wooden and stone buildings and there are 5 individual chalets and 12 semi-detached chalets.
All accommodation is tastefully decorated in a cozy chalet-style and has a functional kitchenette (ceramic hob, microwave / gril, dishwasher, etc), a bathroom or shower room with toilet. You have the possibility to rent a television in all holiday rentals. All accommodation has a balcony or terrace and Wifi access is available (at an extra charge).
Two studios with a shower room with toilet and five 1 bedroom apartments with sleeping alcove, bunk beds, 2 pull out beds in the living room, shower room with toilet are equipped to welcome guests with disabilities .
Price in euros, per apartment and per stay
Tourist tax not included
Arrivals and Departures : consult our residence
Get away formula "Escapade" :
- Apartment rental
- Bed and bathroom linen
- TV rental
- End of stay cleaning, except kitchen area and dishwasher
- Registration costs free for 1 to 3 nights stays
"Guarantie and Tourist tax to be payed on the permises. Guarantie is given back the day of your departure or sent by mail.
Pets admitted : up-to-date vaccination certificate and tattoo required. Dogs are to be kept on a lead within the residence."
- Iron & ironing board, hair dryer on loan
- Vacuum cleaner in each accommodation
Take the time to discover the region and the different activities available in and around Valmeinier:
- Ice falls
- Snow-shoe outings, Dog sledding
- Night skiing, Torchlight descent during the school holidays
- Microlighting, paragliding
- Speed riding, tobogganing, Snakegliss (sledge train), Tandemski
- Health and fitness centre
- Bowling, Cinema
• Ski passes, preferential rates « Special Odalys »
Discounts up to 30% on ski passes by booking online with your accommodation (at the latest 5 days before arrival date). Free ski passes for children under 5 years old and people over 75 years old (ID requested, passes to be collected at the ski pass office). Offer cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions. Discounts valid on pre-bookings only.
• Ski equipment, pre-book skis and snowboards with Odalys
Odalys special deals with our local partner offering discounts up to 40% (depending on dates) for full equipment packages (skis, ski poles, boots).
• Ski school, learn to ski for less
Discounts of 15% off the public price for group ski lessons (downhill skiing, Nordic skiing, Snowboarding) during the 2017/2018 ski season outside French school holiday periods. Age groups, days and hours vary in different schools. Offer valid on pre-bookings only at the latest 15 days before arrival date. Tel: +33 (0)4 79 59 23 70 - firstname.lastname@example.org
• Holiday grocery baskets, save time ! Your shopping delivered for your arrival
Fill your fridge without going shopping ! Your week's groceries delivered for your arrival.
By reservation at the time of booking (or minimum 3 days before arrival).
- Visit to discovery of the Savoyard heritage, outings with visit to a cheese manufacturer
- The Ecrins and the Vanoise national parks
- The village of Valmeinier
- "Espace Alu" museum on the era of aluminium in the Alps
- The Mont Thabor farm
- Museum of the Opinel knife and of costumes of the Maurienne region at Saint Jean de Maurienne
- The Baroque trails in the Haute Maurienne region
- Local gastronomy (tartiflette, croziflette, bilberry tart, cheese etc.)
- Local crafts
- Market in Valloire on Friday morning
Résidence Odalys Le Grand Panorama I
ZAC des Islettes - Chapiet
73450 VALMEINIER 1800
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday : 8am-11am and 5pm-7pm
Wednesday : 8am-11am
Saturday : 8am-11am and 3pm-8pm
Sunday : 8am-12 noon
+33 825 273 273
Monday to friday : 9am/7pm
Saturday : 9am/6pm