Val d'Isère: world capital of ski resorts in the Alps
Take advantage of the ski rental offers in Val d'Isère via to discover this world-renowned ski area, a mecca for winter sports and competition. Every year the greatest sportsmen and women come to compete on the ski slopes. Ski Republic's partners offer you the opportunity to explore it by booking ski equipment rental or snowboard hire in advance. Val d'Isère has built its reputation on the extent of its ski area and the breathtaking scenery overlooking the Alps and the Tarentaise valley.
The ski area of Val d'Isère
The Val d'Isère ski area has 146 kilometers of slopes. In total, 79 slopes accessible to all snow sports fans reserve some beautiful moments accessible on the snow. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced skier, you'll find a piste to hurtle down among the :
- 28 blue slopes
- 15 green tracks
- 24 red tracks
- 12 black tracks
Without forgetting the mythical black run Face de Bellevarde dominating the resort and initiated at the request of Jean Claude Killy, triple Olympic champion. Thanks to him and his victories and to the Olympic Games in Albertville in 1992, Val d'Isère has since acquired the title of "largest ski area in the world". Now the slopes of Val d'Isère regularly host the biggest sporting events. These include, in particular, the World Ski Championships or the Critérium de la première neige.
On site, the exposure and altitude allow everyone to enjoy the snow in the best conditions. Val d'Isère has joined forces with Tignes to offer high quality ski areas. You can indulge in all winter sports by planning your ski hire in Val d'Isère in advance. Walking enthusiasts will put on their snow boots to practice cross-country skiing, while the Snow Park opens its doors to freestyle fans with 6 levels of difficulty to test their skills. To explore the Espace Killy and go down the slopes, the ski lifts make up a network of 66 facilities including :
- 12 detachable chairlifts with 4 and 6 seats
- 8 chairlifts with 4 and 6 seats
- 2 gondolas of 6 seats
- 17 ski lifts
- 3 cable cars
- 1 funicular railway
You can book your ski passes at the same time as your ski hire booking in Val d'Isère.
The village of Val d'Isère
Val d'Isère does not only owe its fame to its exceptional ski area. It is also a small town offering all the infrastructures to welcome visitors throughout the seasons. You can group the booking of accommodation and ski hire in Val d'Isère. With its typical slate roofs, stone and wooden chalets built around its baroque church, Val d'Isère has become an international resort that has managed to preserve its character. Once the winter season is over, it puts on its summer clothes. The white becomes green and the Vanoise National Park welcomes tourists who love splendid panoramas, unforgettable walks and the great outdoors! A congress centre, a media library and a cinema have also been built in the village.
Lovers of cultural leisure activities can quench their thirst for curiosity by also visiting the Museum of the History of Val d'Isère. Numerous restaurants and bars to allow gourmet breaks after a busy sports day on the slopes or hiking trails depending on the season you come. On site, you will find many shops and all the services to make your stay in this Alpine setting a pleasant one. Our partners make it easy to book in advance for snowboard and ski equipment hire at the best prices. It's as simple as using our online platform to finalise your ski hire in Val d'Isère by comparing the choice and prices for the dates you want. If you don't want to waste a minute, you can book a ski pass in Val d'Isère at the same time.
Val d'Isère, the Mecca of skiing, but not only !
Val d'Isère is certainly the ski mecca for winter sports aficionados, but it is also a dream place to practice many sports activities in the summer and to relax. You can walk, play tennis, golf, trekking... Others can go windsurfing or take up microlight flying. The Vanoise National Park has many trails to explore to discover the local fauna and flora. Book ski rental in Val d'Isère with Ski Republic in winter and come back in summer with your backpack and walking poles to explore this beautiful region. If you are a freeride enthusiast, discover the great off-piste areas of the Sainte-Foy Tarentaise ski resort.