Getting there

You can travel by car, train or plane – all have advantages and your choice will depend on your needs and circumstances.  We usually travel via Eurotunnel and calculate that with minimal stops it takes us around 8/9 hours driving from Calais. We have tried numerous autoroutes and the quickest …

Skiing

Our apartment is a great location for skiing, just 80m from the main chairlift Telesiege de Jeux at Valmeinier 1800. The resort links to Valmienier 1500 and Valloire to offer 150 kms of pistes.  The slopes are very well maintained and have an extensive network of cannons to ensure the …

Hiking

Hiking in the mountains is great in the summer. The nearby national park is unspoilt and there are lakes and streams at altitude to visit and have a picnic. There are refuges but these would need to be booked, see the information at the tourist office. I’d like to describe …

Biking

Mountain biking and road cycling are very popular in the Alps and Valmeinier offers both with a good range of challenges for all abilities. Mountain biking There are three chairlifts open during the summer to take bikes (and people) up the mountain and one runs on each day, giving access to …