Skiing in France

Skiing in France

The Massif of Mont Blanc

Skiing in France

Ready for your next ski adventure? France is the place to be. The French Alps stand proud between Austria and France, providing a dramatic backdrop for skiers and tourists alike.

Whether you're an experienced skier or just getting started, our guide to skiing in France has you covered. Learn about the best French ski resorts, destinations, and must-visit restaurants for a memorable holiday on the slopes.

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The Montenvers Mer de Glace

If the mountains are synonymous with adventure for you, then the Montenvers train will not disappoint!

Head for Chamonix to board one of France's 5 rack-and-pinion railways. First opened in 1910, it runs for just over 5 km to take visitors and mountaineers up to an altitude of 1913 metres! A dizzying journey? No, quite simply unique! Once you have arrived, take a few moments to admire the panorama before setting off to discover the famous Mer de Glace...

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Aiguille du Midi

Aiguille du Midi

Take to the skies with this must-see attraction located in the Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley! Less than a 9-hour drive from our Calais and Dunkirk ports, a DFDS ferry crossing is the best way to start your adventure.

The Aiguille du Midi cable car takes you to an altitude of 3,842 metres, giving you a 360° view of the French, Italian and Swiss Alps. That's not all, as thrill-seekers can take a step into the void by entering a glass box! If you love an adrenaline rush or just a fabulous view, you can’t miss this one.

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