FIND YOUR SKI HIRE VAL CENIS
Are you looking for a Val Cenis ski rental for your next winter holiday in the Alps ? Good news, the ski resort of Val Cenis, located on the Italian border in the Haute-Maurienne-Vanoise valley, is one of the best winter sports resorts in Savoie.
TAKE A STROLL THROUGH THE SKI AREA OF VAL CENIS
Your ski hire in Val Cenis will give you access to 125 kilometres of marked runs. The ski area is made up of 62 ski runs distributed in a balanced way :
- 16 green runs for beginners,
- 19 blue runs for intermediate skiers,
- 22 red runs for advanced skiers,
- 5 black runs for experienced skiers.
Your Val Cenis ski pass will allow you to use the 28 ski lifts (13 chairlifts, 13 ski lifts and 2 gondolas) to access the whole area. Are you thinking of opting for snowboard hire? Val Cenis has a superb snowpark. And for downhill ski enthusiasts who want to beat new records, two boarder crosses and a timing zone have also been set up. Finally, you can also leave your ski hire in Val Cenis aside to enjoy a 900-metre long toboggan run and a Nordic area where you can practise cross-country skiing and snowshoe hiking.
MOUNTAIN ATMOSPHERE IN THE VILLAGES OF LANSLEBOURG-MONT-CENIS
The Val Cenis ski area has two main villages, where you can stay, but also eat and find your ski rental or snowboard hire. The village of Lanslebourg-Mont-Cenis, first of all, offers privileged access to the Haute-Maurienne massif and the Parc de La Vanoise. Not very touristy, it offers authentic holidays in the heart of Savoie, with its stone chalets and slate roofs. More touristic, the village of Lanslevillard offers modern and developed infrastructures. Located at the foot of the slopes, it allows you to make the most of your winter sports stay. It is also where you can buy your Val Cenis ski pass. The two villages attached to the ski resort allow you to discover, each in their own way, all the beauty of the area. In the Maurienne valley, other warm and family-friendly ski resorts are accessible, such as Valfréjus. During your stay, you can also discover the charm of Val Cenis Lanslevillard.
SKIING IN VAL CENIS LANSLEVILLARD
In the Haute-Maurienne, several destinations are available to you. From Valfréjus to Bonneval sur Arc, you can ski in Val Cenis but also discover other ski resorts and ski down slopes from 1,300 to 3,000 metres in altitude.
On the border with Italy, Val Cenis offers a wide variety of ski runs with almost 1400 metres of vertical drop. Linking Val Cenis Lanslebourg to Termignon, it is a varied ski area where nature, authenticity and grandiose landscapes are combined. For lovers of powder fields, a large freeride and ski touring area is available for all those who love virgin snow.
Fancy a wild escape? Discover the Val d'Ambin Nordic domain. Free for all, you will discover a large plateau also accessible to pedestrians and snowshoeing.
THINGS TO DO IN VAL CENIS
Your ski shop in Val Cenis will enable you to find your equipment at the best prices. But it is important to keep in mind that skiing is not the only activity you can do here. Indeed, the Nordic area of the resort has a multitude of hiking trails where you can go for a walk on snowshoes. In summer, you can also reach Mont Cenis, Val Cenis Le Haut and Val Cenis - Vanoise and try your hand at downhill mountain biking from the heights of the domain. Finally, Val Cenis is a jewel of Savoyard gastronomy and everywhere you will have the opportunity to visit the small producers of local charcuterie and cheeses. These activities are also available in Valmeinier in the Maurienne, another resort with authentic charm. And for a privileged moment with an unbelievable panorama on the snowy summits, discover Valloire with a breathtaking view of the Maurienne.
EATING, GOING OUT AND TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF IN VAL CENIS
The après-ski in Val Cenis is one of the richest and most varied in the region. Once your Val Cenis ski rental is stored in your accommodation, head to the centre of Lanslevillard to enjoy the lively resort. Everywhere small restaurants will allow you to taste traditional Savoyard gastronomy such as raclette or Savoyard fondue. Feel like taking care of yourself after a long day of sport? Head to the spa where you can enjoy a range of treatments, massages and invigorating baths. And to party with friends, numerous bars, pubs and even a discotheque welcome you until late in the evening, in a very friendly atmosphere.
ACTIVITIES TO DO IN SUMMER IN VAL CENIS
Summer is also the time to discover the Alps. Your Val Cenis ski hire will be replaced by an "activity pass" which will allow you to use the gondolas and chairlifts in the resort to access the heights of the ski area. On site, numerous activities will allow you to recharge your batteries in the mountains: microlight, climbing, mountain biking, hiking, trail, mountaineering, paragliding... And many others. Are you going to discover Val Cenis in summer with children? You will have the opportunity to go for a walk in the forest, to do accrobranche (tree climbing) and even to visit mountain pasture farms. Val Cenis also organises many cultural and sporting events during the summer months, such as the Tango Festival, the Mont Cenis Festival and the Termignon Fair.
ACCESS TO THE RESORT BY CAR, TRAIN AND PLANE
Val Cenis station can be reached by car via the A43 motorway (exit n°30), by train to Modane railway station (less than 4 hours from Paris), or by plane to Lyon, Chambery, Geneva or Grenoble airports. On site, taxi or VTC rides can also be organised.