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All family ski resorts in France

Oct 28, 2020
All family ski resorts in France


Do you dream of an idyllic winter sports holiday with your family? For the happiness of the children as well as for the development of the older ones, we have chosen the best family ski resorts in France. Discover 10 perfect destinations for your family holidays in a friendly, accessible and safe environment.


To help you choose the destination of your next family holiday, certain selection criteria are essential. You need a ski area that is accessible to budding skiers, entertainment in the village, an activity centre for children, a day-care centre to enjoy greater freedom. It is also important to check the safety of the infrastructures as well as the quality of the accommodation. Without forgetting competitive rates so as not to ruin yourself when you decide to ski with your family. Here are the 10 most promising resorts for a successful family winter holiday!



For your family skiing holiday, head towards La Rosière. Located in Savoie, in the Tarentaise region and a few steps from Italy, this resort, perched at an altitude of 1850 metres, benefits from exceptional sunshine and a breathtaking view of Mont Blanc. Ideal for the whole family and suitable for skiing with children, La Rosière boasts 160 km of slopes culminating at 2650 metres. Numerous slopes with gentle slopes will welcome the youngest ones. A club offers entertainment for all the children, and the whole family will be able to enjoy a variety of alternative activities.

La Rosière - Espace San Bernardo


In the heart of the Alps, in the Trois Vallées area, the Les Menuires resort is a favourite place for family skiing. In the resort of Les Menuires, the infrastructures and sports facilities have been designed to enable children to discover and practise winter sports in complete safety. Numerous play areas offer fun alternatives suitable for all ages, while the mini-clubs promote a serene family atmosphere.


A resort on a human scale, friendly and welcoming, La Norma is a small piece of heaven for family skiing holidays. The youngest children will be able to experience skiing in complete tranquillity thanks to the facilities designed for them. The whole family will enjoy a pleasant forest setting. Childcare for children, entertainment and activities, La Norma is a family ski resort full of charm and practicality at the same time. Young and old alike will have a great time!


At an altitude of 2300 metres, the highest perched resort in France has the advantage of offering you optimal and natural snow cover. Val Thorens is also appreciated for its infrastructure adapted to all ages and all levels, as well as for its opportunities for fun and educational activities. On 150 km of slopes in a splendid landscape with fantastic views, the whole family will enjoy a fabulous skiing experience.

Val Thorens


With a pedestrian centre, easy access by shuttle bus and numerous facilities for children, the Aussois resort is a real favourite with families. A wide range of creative, fun and sporting activities and events are available for children from a very young age. Facing due south, at an altitude of 1500 metres, Aussois offers you serene and unforgettable family holidays.


In the Hautes-Alpes, with 100 km of slopes, an altitude of 1650m and ideal snow conditions, the resort of Les Orres is a pleasant destination for all snow sports enthusiasts. Les Orres has also taken into account the happiness of families by offering a wide variety of entertainment, mountain discoveries, toboggan runs, etc. A nursery for the youngest children also helps parents to organise their children's activities.


The famous Alpe d'Huez, in Isère, is well known for its qualities: maximum sunshine, extraordinary panoramic views and top-level sports facilities. In addition to its ideal location and ski facilities, Alpe d'Huez is also a very popular resort for families. Nurseries for the little ones are available for parents, as well as play areas and a wide range of activities.


Heading for the Pyrenees with the Saint-Lary resort, which is particularly suitable for all members of the family. It offers, in particular, beginners' areas and ski schools to encourage your children's first glides in complete safety. Thanks to the childcare services, parents will enjoy their stay with peace of mind. Finally, there is no shortage of activities to make the whole family happy!


A simple and authentic atmosphere awaits families at Les Gets resort. An ideal destination for skiing with children, while enjoying alternative and recreational activities. Older children will not be disappointed as the Portes du Soleil ski area has almost 300 slopes for guaranteed thrills.


For those looking for the ideal family-friendly ski resort, you may well fall under the charm of Le Grand Bornand. Small, welcoming, warm, the resort of Le Grand Bornand will delight lovers of simplicity and tranquillity. As for the children, they can ski in complete safety on slopes with a moderate difference in height. In addition to skiing on the slopes, the whole family can enjoy sporting challenges or fun activities such as skating, sledging or horse-drawn carriage rides.