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Val d’Isère

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Val d’Isère review: 45 facts and highlights

Val d’Isère
78
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Val d’Isère

How does Val d’Isère compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
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    158vs60.8
  • Skiable area
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    300kmvs112.87km
  • Mountain height
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    1906metersvs1140.23meters
  • Restaurants
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    59vs30.51
  • Trails (medium)
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    40vs24.57
  • Restaurants on the slopes
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    18vs6.25
  • Longest run
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    10kmvs6.68km
  • Trails (difficult)
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    29vs16.98

General info

1.mountain height

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

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

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

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
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Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

158

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

300km

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

40

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
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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.
5.longest run

10km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
6.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

59

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

18

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 cinemas

1

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

0

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

27

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

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.number of kindergartens

1

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

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
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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

74inches

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

114.6inches

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

111.32inches

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

124.15inches

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

104.7inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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