Ski La Grave in Hautes-Alpes and provided you are an expert, whether you are skiing or snowboarding, you'll enjoy the off-piste conditions. A one-off 'resort' in France that has a 12th Century village linked to Deux Alpes ski area.
Ski La Grave to find yourself perched high above the Romanche River in one of the original ski resorts. Most famous for the 2,150-metre vertical drop of the Vallons de la Meije, you can enjoy the Oisans mountain range. The area is easy to reach from Chambéry, Grenoble or Geneva in just a few hours.
On the slopes
A truly unique ski resort, ski La Grave and you have the spectacular 2,150-metre vertical drop of the Vallons de la Meije, which attracts skiers and boarders from all over the world. Whilst there's a lack of green, blue and red slopes for beginners, the expert runs and off-piste are superb.
There's no really groomed runs, no snow cannons, no ski patrols and just two key lifts. If you are a beginner, there are nursery slopes and ski schools in nearby La Chazelet, while the more adventurous should hire a guide to explore the full range of skiing La Meije. For children there's a Snow Kindergarten ESF (French Ski School) and sledding. This really is a one off resort.
If you ski La Grave you are also in the ski region of Grande Galaxie.
Off the slopes
Although La Grave is quiet, you'll still find a good selection of convenience stores, restaurants, ski shops and a couple of bars. Accommodation ranges from hotels through lodges to a variety of furnished rentals. For luxury the Residence Des Alps is the place to stay, with most rooms south-facing, offering great views of the Meije, its glaciers and its vallons. Other activities include ice-climbing, hiking, paragliding and snow-kiting, and there are also some lovely cross-country trails.
Book your La Grave ski holidays online with the help of GoSki.co.uk. Whether you want cheap ski deals, or are looking for luxury chalets, we give you access to leading tour operators. This is a unique ski resort in the Hautes Alpes region, so read our review.
Ski holidays in La Grave
For a unique challenge this winter, why not consider La Grave ski holidays for this 'original' ski or snowboard experience. Nestled high up in the Alps you are close to les Dexu Alpes which is the natural place for most skiers to book their accommodation. Check with our ski operators to find deals and then book online.
If you have no time to sort out your own holiday, or would like some help, our La Grave tailormade ski holidays service will be able to help you.
Search online for La Grave ski chalets whether you are looking for self catered or catered. Ranging from small 4 or 6 person ski chalets to 30+ giants, you can find some great deals online for ski chalets in La Grave via GoSki.co.uk. So why not browse our listings below and book yourself a great winter holiday now.
If you're wanting to find La Grave apartments for a ski and snowboard holiday this winter, then why not let GoSki.co.uk help. Compare aparthotels in La Grave as well as a wide range of apartments in La Grave from basic through to luxury. Check out location and facilities and when you are happy, book online to get the best deals.
La Grave Apartments
Book your La Grave hotel online and get a great deal as well as confirmation to your inbox in minutes. Organising your winter holiday can be a nightmare, so compare the ski hotels in La Grave below as a starting point. Once you have decided on whether it's luxury or not, then check theirt facilities, location and price before booking. GoSki.co.uk offers some great deals, so book early to get maximum availability and the best price.
Finding airport transfers to La Grave is fairly easy! But finding good value ones can be a lot more tricky. Whether private hire or group ski transfer by bus, either way you want to ensure you can book your seat at the bnest price.
Airport Transfers to La Grave
To book La Grave airport transfers online, simply compare a few of the options for taxis, small minibuses or large coaches (where available) and then book youir ski transfer early. Check your ski chalet doesn't offer this service - it may be a lot cheaper and more convenient.
Not really for beginners, la Grave ski schools provide off-piste specialists for the 9km run down the mountain as well as some intermediate lessons. With some deals on private or group ski and snowboard lessons, don't leave anything to chance in this resort.
La Grave ski schools
As such, the difficulty of the terrain means that ski instructors are usally required by advanced or expert skiers and boarders wanting to come down from the top of the mountain. La Grave ski schools do offer some other tuition, but these nothgin for beginners in resort really. Improve your ski and snowboard technique and use the off-piste instructors for the magnificent conditions.