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Le Grand Bornand

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Le Grand Bornand review: 44 facts and highlights

Le Grand Bornand
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Le Grand Bornand

How does Le Grand Bornand compare to the average?

  • Restaurants
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    47vs30.51
  • Distance from airport
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    70.3kmvs107.39km
  • Ski lifts total capacity
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    39700vs29204.7
  • Restaurants on the slopes
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    16vs6.25
  • Snowfall december
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    42.5inchesvs40.47inches
  • Trails (difficult)
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    17vs16.98
  • Snowfall february
    ?

    98.4inchesvs71.27inches
  • Snowfall march
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    92.1inchesvs72.62inches

General info

1.mountain height

1100meters

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.
2.distance from airport

70.3km

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

2100meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Le Grand Bornand
Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.months open yearly

4.2months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
6.Is child friendly
Le Grand Bornand
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

44

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

90km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

15

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.ski lifts total capacity

39700

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.
5.Allows off-piste skiing
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.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
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.

Leisure

1.restaurants

47

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

16

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.
3.number of museums

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of cinemas

2

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.number of theaters

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

12

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

14

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.
3.number of kindergartens

3

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
4.Has camping facilities
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

42.5inches

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

0inches

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

98.4inches

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

92.1inches

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

55.1inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.
6.snowfall january

77.1inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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