Saint Jean d'Aulps - La Grande Terche
Your ski hire in Saint Jean d'Aulps
Situated in Haute-Savoie, the resort of Saint Jean d'Aulps is at the foot of Mont Blanc, between Lake Geneva and the summit of the Roc d'Enfer, at an altitude of 2,244 metres. This family ski resort surrounded by fir trees and a wild setting is ideal for an enchanting skiing holiday! For your holidays in St Jean d'Aulps, think about booking your ski equipment online with Ski Republic. Discover all our offers by filling in your dates of stay to get the best possible price. Whether you want to rent skis or snowboards, discover our Saint Jean d'Aulps rental shops with dynamic, professional and welcoming teams.
The village of Saint Jean d'Aulps - LA GRANDE TERCHE
Nestled in the Haut Chablais valley, the village of St Jean d'Aulps ("Aulps" meaning "Alpe") surprises with its authentic charm and unspoilt natural environment. Thanks to the development of skiing and other winter sports activities, the destination has developed tourism around its natural assets. In Saint Jean d'Aulps La Grande Terche, you will be seduced by the intimacy of the resort as well as by its many convivial activities.
LES Portes du Soleil ski area
Linking 12 ski resorts, including Avoriaz, La Chapelle d'Abondance, Les Gets and Morzine, Les Portes du Soleil is a huge playground for all levels. Thanks to its location between France and Switzerland, it is the largest cross-border ski area in Europe. Offering over 300 ski slopes and 30 snowparks, Les Portes du Soleil welcomes you to the heart of the Alps for a unique skiing holiday with exceptional snow throughout the season. From Saint Jean d'Aulps, shuttle buses take you to the ski area to take advantage of this diversity of slopes.
The Saint Jean d'Aulps ski area offers a beginners' area to learn and ski while having fun and in complete safety. At the foot of the Roc d'Enfer, you will evolve in the heart of a preserved and omnipresent nature. From the very first turns, you will be immersed in the great snow-covered spaces and enjoy various forest circuits and breathtaking panoramas.
All activities in the resort
Sport and discovery in winter
Combine horse riding and skiing this winter with ski-joëring! Accessible to all, this activity allows you to discover every corner of the resort while enjoying a total immersion in nature. For unforgettable memories with your family, take to the sledge runs during the day or at night and discover the paret, this ancestral wooden sledge that guarantees extreme sliding sensations!
During your stay, you can try your hand at ice diving, build an igloo or escape on a snowshoe walk in the snowy forests. Caving, speed riding and skating will also be on the programme!
The benefits of the mountains in summer
During the summer period, the Aulps valley is full of natural treasures, such as the Fouyet lake or the Brochaux waterfall. The environmental heritage of the Chablais is recognised by UNESCO for its preserved territory and natural wealth. During your stay, you can immerse yourself in an idyllic mountain setting.
From the Montriond lake to the Pont du Diable gorges, discover authentic tourist sites that will arouse your curiosity! Take to the heights with climbing, via ferrata and adventure courses for young and old. White water sports and mountain walks are also waiting for you, as well as cycling tracks and great outdoor activities! Finally, take a wellness break with naturopathy institutes and yoga sessions facing the summits.
Coming to Saint Jean d'Aulps
To come and ski in the resort of Haute-Savoie, you can take the A41 motorway from Annecy and follow the direction, Chamonix, Bonneville, then Morzine and finally Thonon les Bains. If you plan to come by train, the railway stations of Cluses and Thonon les Bains are regularly served and shuttles provide a link to the ski resorts of Haute-Savoie. Finally, transfers are available to access the Aulps Valley from Geneva and Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airports.