Flaine
Top 45%11 points
Top 45%
Key facts and figures

Flaine: 40 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

2. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

4. mountain height

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.

5. Allows off-piste skiing

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.
Flaine
68% have it

6. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

7. restaurants on the slopes

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.

8. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.

9. distance from airport

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

10. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.

11. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Flaine
94% have it

12. base elevation

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

13. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.

14. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Flaine
59% have it

15. The resort has open cross country skiing

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.
Flaine
88% have it

16. The resort is serviced by public transport

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
Flaine
38% have it

17. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.

18. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.

19. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

20. ski lifts (air)

Air lifts describe all off-ground types of ski lift, such as cable cars or chair lifts. These are better, particular for travelling long distances, as they can transport skiers faster and in larger quantities than surface lifts.

21. chalets

A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.

22. snow parks

A snow park is similar to a traditional skate park, designed especially for winter sports. It has various rails, jumps and jibs so that skiers and snowboarders can perform tricks.

23. trails (easy)

Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners or people with low ability.

24. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

25. season pass price

The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.

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