Snowboarding Holiday Resorts in France
When deciding where to go your snowboard holiday there are a number of factors to take into consideration to ensure you have the best holiday possible. Avoiding resorts with too many flats and too many draglifts, finding those that have plenty of off-piste, long runs, a board park and lively apres ski are just a few factors to look out for when booking snowboard holidays. Below is a selection of resorts, that we at Igluski.com believe are ideal for snowboard holidays.
With 225km of piste, a weeks snowboard holiday will not be long enough to explore all the terrain that is on offer in Alpe d’Huez. Considered by many as a freeriders heaven with its miles of off-piste, fun park and 114 runs.
Ranked amongst France’s biggest resorts Les Deux Alpes has loads to offer for snowboard holidays, from wide open spaces, huge off piste area, challenging boarder cross, fun park and half-pipe. With the glacier it’s not only snow sure in the winter but also great for summer snowboard holidays.
Meribel sits at the heart of the massive 3 Valleys ski area and is ideal for intermediates and expert snowboarders alike. With 600kms of piste, 2 terrain parks with a total of 4 half-pipes, 2 quarter-pipes, 2 boarder cross, several rails and plenty of off-piste what more could you want from your snowboard holiday?
Linked to the Portes du Soleil ski area, Morzine has plenty to offer those on snowboard holidays. Whether you snowboard in the local area, which is shared with Les Gets or choose to explore the 650km of Portes du Soleil you will never bore of the varying terrain available.
At 2,100m above sea level, Tignes is one of the highest resorts in the French Alps and boasts a fantastic snow record that is the envy of many resorts worldwide. It is considered one of the major snowboard resorts in France and with 300km of piste, 2 half-pipes, 2 terrain parks and amazing off-piste it’s easy to see why. Tignes is linked with Val D’Isere to form the Espace Killy.