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Praz de Lys Resort & Transfer Guide

Praz de Lys is the ski resort with a traditional French atmosphere and exceptional panoramic views over Mont-Blanc, Aravis, Chablais, and Jurapour. This French ski resort was established in 1972, its ski area is linked to neighbouring Sommand. Praz de Lys is the resort with traditional wood-clad buildings above Taninges, hilly mountains and snow covered forests.

The location of the ski resort allows skiing in the sun all day. Praz de Lys is amongst the best places to escape the crowds and is the ideal place for a quiet ski holiday with family.

Ski Resort Location

Praz de Lys is located in the Haute Savoie region of the French Alps, between the majestic mountains of Haute-Savoie. Snow falling and settling on the trees, combining with views of Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva, makes a truly magical experience. There are many other activities to do in Praz de Lys - Sommand ski area, such as dog sledding, cross country or rackets skiing on numerous trails and paragliding.

Praz de Lys is a small ski resort – there are no big and fancy hotels, loud bars or night clubs. There are 11 restaurants in Praz de Lys and a couple of bars, 7 sports shops, butchers, bakers, launderette, pharmacy and a weekly mini-market. The nearby town of Taninges is the most attractive village in the resort Paz de Lys - Sommand and this is the place where you will find most of the restaurants, hotels and bars. There is a larger supermarket and a cashpoint.  

Closest Airports to Praz de Lys

If you’re flying Praz de Lys, be sure to arrive via one of the closest airports:

Closest Train Stations to Praz de Lys

The closest train station is located in Cluses, 24km from Praz de Lys. If you will decide to use public transport you will need to make many changes and spend a lot of time. We recommend you to book resort transfer from your chosen arrival airport. 

Transfer Times

These transfer times are approximate only. Weather and traffic conditions can significantly impact transfer times:

  • Chambery Savoie Airport (CMF) – 2 hours
  • Geneva Airport (GVA) – 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Annecy Airport (NCY) - 1 hour 20 minutes

How Much Will My Transfer Cost?

We carefully calculate all resort transfer services individually, to make sure that our customers never overpay. Whenever you choose to travel and whatever your final destination, Alps2Alps will get you there for the lowest possible price. However, we advise booking early to access the best possible deal. In addition, keep up to date with Alps2Alps for the latest offers, deals and discounts on Praz de Lys resort transfer services.

Transfer costs are calculated in accordance with the following factors:

  • Where the journey begins (your arrival airport)
  • The time of year and seasonal demand
  • Peak times during the day and week/weekend
  • The size of your group and the number of children
  • The length and duration of the journey

All of the above will only ever result in our base-rate for ski transfers going down – we never over-inflate our prices at any time or for any reason. We also offer substantial discounts for off-peak, off-season and midweek transfers to Praz de Lys. If looking for the best possible deals, travelling outside peak season or midweek typically results in the biggest savings. We offer midweek (Monday to Friday) prices with up to 60% discount than weekend prices.

Your transfer quote will also depend on vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and other costs like road tolls and airport parking charges. In all instances, we work hard to keep our prices low and are relentlessly committed to total value for money. Which is why we guarantee you won’t find a better deal on your Praz de Lys resort transfers, whatever your needs.

To discuss any specific requirements or plans to travel as part of a larger group, please get in touch directly so we can discuss your needs.

Resort Open & Closing Dates

Seasonal opening dates at Praz de Lys are of course dependant on snow conditions, though are currently listed as follows:

Praz de Lys usually opens mid-December and closes mid-April.

Ski Resort Essentials

The resort of Praz de Lys lies at an elevation of 1,000 m, with a max vertical of 1,000m and its highest lift going as far as 2,000m. There are a total of 40 pistes in the immediate vicinity of the resort, served by 23 ski lifts. Around 13% of the slopes are ideal for beginners, another 53% serve the needs of intermediates, 23% are good for advanced users and the remaining 11% are for experts.  Make sure you are not going to miss the 'du lac' slope which starts at 2000m and drops down to 1240m. It has spectacular 360-degree views of the Alps to the Jura region and passes by the 'Lac de Roy'.

Family Friendly/Kids

Praz de Lys is a small ski resort with views towards Mont Blanc. That is an ideal family resort. Praz de Lys has a ski school for children from 3 to 15 years old. There is also Peak Retreats ski school for kids from 3 to 5-year-olds, with the possibility to attend the Ski Kindergarten lessons.

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Tourist Resources & Links

Praz de Lys offers a lot of activities: mountain biking on snow, baby dog sledding park and wingjump for children, teenagers and adults. There is a market in Taninges every Thursday afternoon during the winter season. You can taste local food and find gifts and souvenirs which you can bring back home. 

Find out more information at the following website:

How to Choose Transfers to Praz de Lys

We think that Praz de Lys resort transfers are about so much more than getting you to your final destination. Besides just getting to your final destination, you also want to arrive comfortable, refreshed and ideally on time. Not all resort transfer services can promise this – Alps2Alps guarantees a higher-level service for every passenger.

Travel with us to Praz de Lys and we’ll provide you with the following guarantees:

  • Outstanding value for money throughout the season
  • Flexibility and convenience for all customers
  • 24/7 customer service and English-speaking drivers
  • A family-friendly attitude and service with a smile
  • Total commitment to punctuality and reliability

Book Your Ski Transfer to Praz de Lys

Keep your eyes peeled for the kinds of deals, discounts and special offers that could make your trip even more affordable. If looking to secure your seats for the best possible price, booking as early as possible is advisable.

If you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for, please get in touch with the Alps2Alps customer service team today. Otherwise, go ahead with your booking and we’ll see you very soon!

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