The Valmorel ski area

Located close to the Vanoise Nature Park in the French alpine region of Savoie, Valmorel is the first ski resort you reach in the Tarentaise Valley as you come up from Chambery, Lyon or Grenoble. 
The Grand Domaine ski area offers 165 km of pistes, , which combines Valmorel, Saint-François-Longchamp, Doucy and the less well-known Col de la Madeleine, offers skiers a sunny ski area with 165km of pistes.  The skiing ranges from  easy pistes on gentle pastures and exciting runs through the forests to the challenging slopes of the high mountain peaks. 

The Grand Domaine offers genuinely varied skiing for all abilities. The link  between the two main ski areas of Valmorel and Saint-François-Longchamp via the Col de la Madeleine is accessible to skiers of all levels and all ages.

Opening of The Grand Domaine ski area

18th December 2021 - 18th April 2022

Opening of The Valmorel ski area

18th December 2020 - 18th April 2022

Link to Celliers village closes :

18th April 2022

Link to Doucy village closes :

18th April 2022

The best things about Valmorel

Safe pistes,
few crowds

There's plenty of space for everyone at Valmorel, so the pistes are safe and never over-crowded. The ski area (165km of pistes) is relatively large for the amount of resort accommodation.

for everyone!

The Grand Domaine has 11 leisure zones specially designed to provide fun activities for all levels and ages! The Pirate Village, at the heart of the ski area, is great for younger children, when teenagers will want to hang out in the snowpark and cruise the snowcross and boardercross runs...


There are dedicated safe areas for beginners and timid skiers who want to find their ski legs before venturing further afield on Valmorel's fabulous pistes.

What's new?

Express Skipass Purchase Points

A brand new heated space next to the Crève-Cœur skipass office, with 2 interactive self-service terminals from which you can buy skipasses or recharge your keycard in a few seconds. Doucy has also been equipped with a self-service ski pass recharging terminal!

Pirate Village upgrade

There are new features in the Pirate Village for even more fun and games for younger skiers.

New high-speed chairlift "La Biollène"

The Biollène intermediate skiers zone has been updated with a brand new 6 seater high-speed chairlift, which replaces the old slow 4-seater and two drag lifts. Overall 40 pylons have been removed making a large, safe zone at the heart of the ski area.

And what's more, all these improvements have been carried out by local Savoie companies.