Val Cenis Vanoise Ski Holidays Skiing & Snowboarding Vacations in the Haute-Maurienne Vanoise Valley
Val Cenis Vanoise ski holidays - sitting at 1260m in the spectacular Haute-Maurienne Vanoise valley is the beautiful ski resort of Val Cenis Vanoise. Steeped in history and home to the Alpine pass that Hannibal used to get from France to Italy, Val Cenis Vanoise is a rare find with uncrowded slopes, superb facilities and a very welcoming atmosphere.
Skiing at Val Cenis Vanoise means exploring the 2 main linked ski areas above the pretty villages of Lanslevillard, Lanslebourg-Mont-Cenis and Termignon. Together, they provide 125km of mainly beginner and intermediate trails including what is probably the world's longest green run at 15km!
Off the slopes, you will experience traditional apres-ski bars and restaurants serving up wonderful local cuisine.
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|Nearest airport||Chambery (134km)|
Featured Ski Chalets
Val Cenis Vanoise Accommodation
Typical of the region, the accommodation is largely ski chalets plus some modern new build developments that blend in perfectly with the original dwellings. Without the inflated prices associated with some of the larger resorts, renting accommodation in Val Cenis Vanoise is great value even during the peak holiday periods.
Our view on skiing in Val Cenis
Val Cenis Vanoise ski holidays are not on the radar yet largely because many skiers tend to head for the large ski carousels year after year such as the 3 Valleys or Paradiski.
However, for those in the know, the skiing in Val Cenis Vanoise is fantastic with great pistes and zero queues plus the authentic villages in the valley offer a unique gastronomic experience. The other plus factor is that everything from the lift passes to the apres-ski and accommodation costs a fraction of the price of the mass tourism resorts. For more information on Val Cenis Vanoise ski holidays, please see our resort guide