Val Cenis france
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Val Cenis France.
Val Cenis Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1967 the French ski resort Val Cenis lies at 2800 metres altitude in the Savoie region of the French Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes above 2500m Val Cenis ski area is snow sure. Over 84 snow cannons ensure artificial Val Cenis snow making covers 8km of ski trails, which equates to around 20 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Val Cenis (France) is Grenoble/St Geoirs at a distance of 80km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Val Cenis ski season runs from December to April.
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Skiing in Val Cenis
Skiing Val Cenis you'll enjoy 43 pistes and trails and that means approximately 80km of ski runs. Val Cenis lifts number 19 with the capacity to uplift 23309 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the French ski resort of Val Cenis is over 10km long.
Val Cenis Ski Area
Val Cenis ski area has 20% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 23% intermediate, 41% advanced ski slopes and 13% for expert skiers - the most difficult Val Cenis piste is the ?km Michèle Jacot run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Val Cenis after dark.
Val Cenis for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Val Cenis
If you snowboard Val Cenis you'll want to know that, of the 19 ski lifts in total, 7 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Val Cenis snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Val Cenis snowboard facilities include 2 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 1 boardercross courses.
Val Cenis for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Val Cenis Apres Ski
The apres ski Val Cenis scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
10 apres ski bars 22 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 2 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 2 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 8 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Ice Climbing, Mountain Biking, Yoga.
Val Cenis for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Val Cenis Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Val Cenis resort - ski Val Cenis by any other name
The French ski resort of Val Cenis ski resort is also known as Val Cenis and has the following common misspellings:
Val Cenis ski area has ski slopes which face N, W
The direction which the various Val Cenis ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Val Cenis ski resort has ski slopes facing N, W.
Val Cenis for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall