Les Saisies, Espace Diamant
This family-friendly resort is located in Espace Diamant ski area. In Les Saisies you’ll find 70km of downhill pistes for everyone – 3 black, 9 red, 13 blue and 5 green. By obtaining the universal ski lift pass you can ski and snowboard in other Espace Diamant ski area resorts. Resort is 1500m above sea level, so skiing and snowboarding straight back to resort is usually possible. Microclimate and the geographical location ensure that snow condition is very good throughout the season. This resort is highly rated between snowboarders. There is a snow park available for freestylers. 80km of cross-country pistes are available to everybody who wants to pay more attention on Les Saisies landscapes – some of the most breath-taking in French Alps. Imagine skiing through one of the most spectacular alpine landscapes with Mont Blanc in background. The cross-country area gained worldwide recognition after 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville. All of the Nordic skiing disciplines happened here in Les Saisies. So it is understandable why popularity of this resorts cross-country area is so huge. Les Saisies is a ski resort through and through so activities apart from skiing or snowboarding are pretty limited. Other activities include "Twister Mountain" (rodelbahn), snowshoeing, biathlon, skijoring, paragliding etc. Child care centre will keep the kids busy and one of the hotels will provide a decent shelter. So how far is this resort from the airports?
- Chambery Airport (1h 20min)
- Geneva Airport (1h 40min)
- Lyon Airport and Grenoble Airport (2 hours)