Winter sports enthusiasts look forward to the ski holidays are a time of the year. This is the perfect opportunity to indulge in their favorite sports in a setting worthy of a postcard, between snow-capped peaks and wild landscapes. In France, the mountain ranges follow one another but are not alike.
France has the reputation of having the largest but most beautiful ski area in the world. Emblematic areas such as the 3 Valleys, the Portes du Soleil, and EspaceKilly contribute greatly to this reputation. The resorts do not hesitate to invest massively in equipment and services and to make the welcome ever warmer and more pleasant, a way of preserving this position as a privileged destination at the international level for the practice of skiing.
With nearly 2,800 m of vertical drop, La Pierre St Martin has become, over time, an essential resort for downhill skiing and freeriding. Located between 1,235 m and 3,300 m in altitude, allows you to achieve the greatest vertical drops in the world on skis, all close to the glaciers. If you have the legs, you can tackle (4 to 6 hours for the classic version), accompanied by a mountain guide.
La Pierre St Martin is the ideal resort to enjoy “French refinement.” The resort strives to offer an elegant and lively village all year round to tourists who come for their skiing holiday. The most beautiful pages of this sport have been written in this resort, the land of many champions. The snow-covered streets and the very well-maintained wooden chalets contribute to the character of this resort which, in the evening, lights up for your greatest pleasure.
With so many routes and no less than five equipped slopes, it is possible to adapt your outing according to the wind and snow conditions and to take advantage of the sunshine all day long! Finally, after your days of skiing, you can be pampered at the sports center and enjoy a good meal in one of the 40 restaurants offered by the resort – enough to delight the most demanding taste buds.
Freeride enthusiasts can enjoy the joys of powder snow with the descent of the La Pierre St Martin (2877m), considered by Patrick Thorne as one of the 50 best freeride descents in the world.
Lovers of unspoiled nature and snowshoeing will be able to enjoy a virgin area of 10,000 hectares, allowing them to discover magnificent landscapes typical.As a backdrop to your days of skiing, you can admire an exceptional panorama of the Alps at your leisure.
The best ski resort is undoubtedly the one that will please your whole family.At La Pierre St Martin, you will find everything you need for a vacation of rest and thrills. On the large and complete ski areas, the slopes you will hurtle down at full speed on skis or toboggan give way to a well-deserved mountain spa after such a day.