Evasion Mont Blanc ski holidays Skiing & snowboarding around Evasion Mont Blanc
Set within the beautiful Haute Savoie region of the French Alps, between the Beaufortain mountains and the Val d'Arly, opposite the Mont Blanc Massif, the Evasion Mont Blanc ski area is one of the largest in France boasting 445km of pistes for all levels of skier and boarder.
The area comprises 11 beautiful and traditional hamlets and quaint villages where you'll find some stunning ski-in, ski-out chocolate box ski chalets that have stood the test of time.
Arriving via the Autoroute Blanche via the valley town of Sallanches, the first resort you come to is the pretty village of St Gervais with its local market and cosy cafes. A little further on brings you to the chic resort of Megeve with its uber cool bars, restaurants, clubs and state of the art spa and wellness facilities. The other linked resorts on the circuit are....
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The ski area enjoys exceptionally good snowfall from late November to the end of April, with an average of nearly 7m of powder every year.
Families & children
As far as family ski holidays go, the Evasion Mont Blanc area is the ideal destination. Uncrowded slopes, great ski-schools and lots of gentle terrain to practice your turns. If you think of the Chamonix Valley with its steep valley walls and infamous off-piste terrain, the resorts around the Evasion Mont Blanc offer the complete opposite with rolling meadows and lots of inter-connecting beginner and intermediate pistes.
Ski resorts in Evasion Mont Blanc
Offering a warm and very friendly stay, the 11 villages within the Evasion Mont Blanc area are excellent value and provide nothing less than the highest quality in service and fantastic chalets for you to enjoy your ski holidays. From the international and sophisticated resort of Megeve to the more traditional cosy villages of Saint-Nicolas de Véroce and Mont-d'Arbois, there is something for everyone.
Saint-Nicolas de Véroce
Things to see & do
The ski resorts around Evaision Mont Blanc offers so much variety in terms of what do see and do for all ages. From day trips to one of the nearby lakes to visting one of the other valleys and areas such as Chamonix Valley or Espace Diamant.
From cultural events to places of natural beauty, the Evaision Mont Blanc carousel and the surrounding valleys are a treasure chest of surprises and waiting to be explored. With towering Dolomiti peaks, countless lakes and not to mention the Ladin culture and heritage, the choice is as wide as gets. However there are a few things that you shouldn’t miss during your stay such as...
Spa & wellness
Megeve is the hub when it comes to luxury spa and wellness facilities that can be found in the 5-star hotels but for authenticity, St Gervais tops the list. It has numerous sulphurous springs that have made it a popular thermal spa village for over 200 years.
The Thermal Spa of Bains du Mont Blanc is the ideal place to relax and unwind. With its thousand-year-old thermal waters, naturally warmed, saunas, steam baths and herbal teas plus indoor and outdoor pools at the foot of the Bonnant gorge, the Thermal Spa of Bains is not to be missed.
Aiguille du Midi - Vallée Blanche
The Vallée Blanche is one of the best off-piste itineries in the world at the heart of the Mont Blanc Massif. The 22km journey starts from the top of the Aiguille du Midi provides a massive 2800m of vertical descent down to the Chamonix Valley. Seracs the size of 3-storey buildings are everywhere as you pass through the glaciers and down through the Mewr de Glace.
This trip of a life time takes between 4-6 hours. You need to be confortable skiing off-piste but you dont need to be an expert skier or snowboarder.
Our view on Evaision Mont Blanc
Similar to it's neighbour, the Espace Diamant carousel, the Evasion Mont Blanc area is probably one of the best kept secrets in terms of skiing holidays. With 400kms of uncrowded mainly linked pistes, forest trails, rolling pastures and an excellent standard of accommodation in rustic charming villages with many ski-in, ski-out chalets, its hard to beat.
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