57points

Breuil-Cervinia

49points

Le Grand Bornand

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Breuil-Cervinia vs Le Grand Bornand

Breuil-Cervinia
Le Grand Bornand

How does Breuil-Cervinia compare to Le Grand Bornand?

  • 70km bigger skiable area
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    160kmvs90km
  • 10.5inches more snowfall (December)
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    53inchesvs42.5inches
  • 18km longer ski run
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    22kmvs4km
  • 23 more hostels and hotels
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    35vs12
  • 2378meters higher summit
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    4478metersvs2100meters
  • 1 more museums
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    1vs0
  • 25inches more snowfall (November)
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    25inchesvs0inches
  • 8.6inches more snowfall (February)
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    107inchesvs98.4inches

How does Le Grand Bornand compare to Breuil-Cervinia?

  • 32 more ski slopes
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    44vs12
  • 29 more restaurants/bars
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    47vs18
  • 47.7km closer to nearest airport
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    70.3kmvs118km
  • 6 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    15vs9
  • 2121 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    39700vs37579
  • 9 more ski trails (low difficulty)
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    12vs3
  • 13 more ski lifts
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    32vs19
  • 33.89$ cheaper season ticket price
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    746.11$vs780$

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General info

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
2.summit height above sealevel

4478meters

2100meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Breuil-Cervinia
Le Grand Bornand
Source: city's official website, 2021.
4.Is child friendly
Breuil-Cervinia
Le Grand Bornand
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
5.base elevation

2050meters

1000meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Skiing

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
4.Allows off-piste skiing
Breuil-Cervinia
Le Grand Bornand
In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
7.Offers open cross-country skiing
Breuil-Cervinia
Le Grand Bornand
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.
8.Has a ski school
Breuil-Cervinia
Le Grand Bornand
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners.

Leisure

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
4.Has a spa
Breuil-Cervinia
Le Grand Bornand
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
5.Has an ice rink
Breuil-Cervinia
Le Grand Bornand
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
6.Has a bobsled track
Breuil-Cervinia
Le Grand Bornand
This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
7.Has a golf course
Breuil-Cervinia
Le Grand Bornand
The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!
8.Has ice climbing areas
Breuil-Cervinia
Le Grand Bornand
Ice climbing is a great sport for adrenalin seekers. It entails climbing frozen cliff edges/waterfalls using tools such as ice axes in order to grip the surface.

Facilities

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2021.
3.Has camping facilities
Breuil-Cervinia
Le Grand Bornand
Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

Snowfall

1.snowfall december

53inches

42.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
2.snowfall november

25inches

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of November.
3.snowfall february

107inches

98.4inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
4.snowfall march

108inches

92.1inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
5.snowfall january

86inches

77.1inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.
6.snowfall april

103inches

55.1inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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