76points

Lech

78points

Val d’Isère

Lech
Val d’Isère
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38 facts in comparison

Lech vs Val d’Isère

Lech
Val d’Isère

How does Lech compare to Val d’Isère?

  • 40km bigger skiable area
    ?

    340kmvs300km
  • 4 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    63vs59
  • 29km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    115kmvs144km
  • 12km longer ski run
    ?

    22kmvs10km
  • 1hours longer opening hours
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    8hoursvs7hours
  • 4.93inches more snowfall (February)
    ?

    116.25inchesvs111.32inches
  • 9.12$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    58.79$vs67.91$
  • 515.03$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    991.15$vs1506.18$

How does Val d’Isère compare to Lech?

  • 906meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1906metersvs1000meters
  • 21.5inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    74inchesvs52.5inches
  • 1006meters higher summit
    ?

    3456metersvs2450meters
  • 17.4inches more snowfall (March)
    ?

    114.6inchesvs97.2inches
  • 19inches more snowfall (January)
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    104.7inchesvs85.7inches
  • Has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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  • 46.75inches more snowfall (April)
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    124.15inchesvs77.4inches
  • 0.75months more months open each year
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    5.5monthsvs4.75months

General info

1.mountain height

1000meters

1906meters

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

115km

144km

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

8hours

7hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
4.summit height above sealevel

2450meters

3456meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Lech
Val d’Isère
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.months open yearly

4.75months

5.5months

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

Skiing

1.skiable area

340km

300km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
2.Allows off-piste skiing
Lech
Val d’Isère
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.
3.Has a ski school
Lech
Val d’Isère
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
4.Offers open cross-country skiing
Lech
Val d’Isère
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.
5.longest run

22km

10km

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

58.79$

67.91$

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

Leisure

1.restaurants

63

59

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.Has a spa
Lech
Val d’Isère
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
3.Has an ice rink
Lech
Val d’Isère
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
4.Has a bobsled track
Lech
Val d’Isère
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.
5.Has snowmobile circuit
Lech
Val d’Isère
A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.
6.Has a golf course
Lech
Val d’Isère
The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

73

27

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

5

15

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.Hosts conferences
Lech
Val d’Isère
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
4.number of five star hotels

6

5

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
5.Has camping facilities
Lech
Val d’Isère
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

52.5inches

74inches

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

116.25inches

111.32inches

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

97.2inches

114.6inches

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

85.7inches

104.7inches

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

77.4inches

124.15inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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