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Peisey/Vallandry Resort Guide

The Peisey/Vallandry resort guide summary is: Peisey/Vallandry has 15 lifts within its 694 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for intermediate level, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 1100m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 23 trail at Peisey/Vallandry.


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Peisey/Vallandry Resort Guide

The Peisey/Vallandry resort guide summary is: Peisey/Vallandry has 15 lifts within its 694 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for intermediate level, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 1100m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 23 trail at Peisey/Vallandry.

Vertical:

Top: 2401m
Arrow
1100m
Bot: 1301m

Best for:

Beginner level skier
Beginners/
Intermediates

Trails:

23
15%
80%
5%

Hectares of Ski:

694
Snowmaking: —

Peisey/Vallandry Lifts:

  • drag lift icon8
  • ski lift icon6
  • cablecar icon1
Total lifts = 15
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Visiting Peisey/Vallandry

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Peisey/Vallandry.

  • Season opens
  • Season closes
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    26 | —
  • Nearest Airport
    Geneva
  • Nearest Train Station
    Landry
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone
    +3347979428

Peisey/Vallandry Features

The terrain at Peisey/Vallandry includes:


What's it like at Peisey/Vallandry resort?

Peisey-Vallandry is the home of the Vanoise Express - 200 person double decker cable car linking the resorts of Les Arcs & la Plagne placing Peisey-Vallandry at the hub of the Paradiski ski area totalling 425km of pistes. When it was built in 2003 it was the biggest, longest & fastest cable car in the world, recently beaten by Kitzbuhel, crossing the valley in 4 minutes. Plenty of interest for advanced skiers - probably one of the best areas for off-piste skiing in Les Arcs! Local highlights, the hike-able La Grive - local knowledge required and stable conditions but some of the best lines in resort with numerous shaded couloirs and a SE facing open face. Almost unlimited lines of off-piste tree skiing with very few surprises all with easy returns to main lifts. In good snow conditions, signature descents of 1300m vertical (1650 with hike ) right down to the valley floor at 1100m right on the edge of the Vanoise National Park. Huge beginners area & tree lined reds and blues to the village which are ideal in flat light and protected from the weather. Accommodation - About 50% of chalets in Peisey-Vallandry are ski in / ski out. The rest are within 50-150m of slopes. Most apartment blocks with 50-100m of pistes & lifts and most ski in. Plenty of cheaper accommodation and chalets in the lower villages of Nancroix, Moulin & Peisey-nancroix access by bus and tele-village lift. Hotels - Mont Blanc, L'Emmaraude, La Vanoise, CGH-Residences, Club Med are piste-side ranging from 1 star to 5 star. Contact details for accommodation can be found on the tourism office website Number of bars - 8 nearest airport - Chambery (1 1/2 hrs ) Geneva (2 1/2 hrs) Snowmaking - all pistes have fixed or portable smok canons ensuring snow down to village even in poor seasons.


Explore Peisey/Vallandry Location Map

Interactive Peisey/Vallandry trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.


When's the snowiest month to visit Peisey/Vallandry?

MarchAverage: 4.3 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Peisey/Vallandry is week 1 of March. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 43cm of snowfall. Check out the Peisey/Vallandry Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Peisey/Vallandry

Overall: 4.3 Based on 10 votes and 13 reviews

  • Snowsure 4.5
  • Variety of pistes 5.0
  • Off-piste 4.2
  • Scenery 4.5
  • Apres-Ski 3.6
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Trotsky from France writes:

Sitting in Peisey. Temperature is +7C and best prospect is a sun tan and a canoe down the mountain with the melting snow.
Great resort when there is snow though.

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