Vamleinier and its surroundings
The Vanoise National Park: walk in this 53,000-hectare wildlife protection area! With its preserved and majestic landscapes, it is the perfect place for the passionate of mountain hiking or skiing with its multiple summits exceeding the 3 000 meters of altitude.
La Grave : located at the foot of the Massif de la Meije, discover the charming village of La Grave, in the heart of an incredible natural environment ! Authentic village, it is known for its stone houses, its sloping streets as well as the Elise Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption and the chappelle des Pénitents Blancs.
Briançon : discover the highest city in France ! Nestled at an altitude of 1326 meters, it is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site!
Referring to the two emblematic peaks of the region which rise to more than 3000m, the Galibier Thabor ski area extends from Valmeinier to the neighboring resort of Valloire. Spread over 160 km of slopes, it offers you an exceptional setting to fully enjoy your winter vacations in the Maurienne mountains.
• 160 km of slopes • From 1,430 to 2,750 meters of altitude for a difference in altitude of 1,320 meters • 29 ski lifts including 2 cable cars, 17 chair lifts and 10 drag lifts • 89 slopes: 17 green, 31 blue, 33 red and 8 black • 70% of the ski area is above 2,000 meters • Optimal snow coverage from December to April thanks to more than 400 snow cannons
In addition to the slopes, many play areas have also been set up within the domain. For families as well as for skiers and snowboarders looking for adrenaline, there is something for everyone :
• 4 slalom courses and 3 international competition courses • 1 modular snowpark • 1 ski cross • the Espace Valkid • several easyparks • night skiing
Alpine skiing and snowboarding, ski touring, hiking and snowshoeing, sledding, moonbike, dog sledding, paragliding, microlight flight...
- Savoy cheeses (Abondance, Beaufort, Reblochon, Chevrotin...)
- The gratin dauphinois
- The fondue sovoyarde
- The walnut pie
- Donkey ears
Exclusive : Book now your ski equipment for your next snow vacations
Complete your stay in the snow by booking your ski or snowboard equipment at preferential rates in partnership with SKISET. Novice or experienced, young or old, there is something for everyone! Find from now on "skis at your feet" and go down the slopes in all tranquility.
Valmeinier city hall