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St.Francois-Longchamp Resort & Transfer Guide

St.Francois-Longchamp is made up of a few small hamlets giving the area a charming and traditional feeling. St-François-Longchamp is part of the massive Grand Massif ski area, a ski area shared with the more modern ski resort of Valmorel. Skiing in St. Francois-Longchamp takes place between the Maurienne and the Tarentaise Valleys.  The ski resort of St.Francois-Longchamp is made up of St. Francois-Longchamp 1450 and 1650 and is connected to the high-altitude slopes on Le Cheval Noir, above the treeline. St.Francois-Longchamp is a great place to enjoy winter holidays with family.

Ski Resort Location

St.Francois-Longchamp is located in Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alps. The ski resort of St.Francois-Longchamp is nestled between the Mont Blanc mountain range on the north and the Pic l'Etendard on the south. St.Francois-Longchamp is a purpose-built ski resort, built in the fifties and divided between two main bases. The lowest is 1450, and higher up there’s 1650, which itself is split into the areas of Les Longes, La Madeleine, La Lauziere and Plan Mollaret.

St.Francois-Longchamp is linked to Valmorel, together these two areas form the "Grand Domaine". There is a wide choice of tailor-made activities available away from skis: snowshoeing into the beautiful untouched countryside, dogsled rides, paragliding initiations, speed riding, and cinema. For fans of well-being, there is the fitness centre developed by Bernard Hinault, five times winner of the Tour de France, with teams of doctors, physiotherapists, and sports preparers. The Forum des Eaux allows everyone to enjoy amazing aqua activities, hammams, solarium, and an outdoor pool.

You will find pleasant hotels in St.Francois-Longchamp, as well as the ski holiday accommodation in apartment blocks. There is something for everyone!

Closest Airports to St.Francois-Longchamp

If you’re flying to St.Francois-Longchamp, be sure to arrive via one of the closest airports:

Closest Train Stations to St.Francois-Longchamp

The closest train station to St.Francois-Longchamp is train station St Avre La Chambre. We recommend you to order direct airport transfer as that is the most convenient and time-saving option.

Transfer Times

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

  • Chambery Savoie Airport (CMF) – 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Grenoble Airport (GNB) – 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) – 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Geneva Airport (GVA) – 2 hours 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 St.Francois-Longchamp 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 mentioned 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 St.Francois-Longchamp. 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 St.Francois-Longchamp 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 St.Francois-Longchamp are of course dependant on snow conditions, though are currently listed as follows:

Season opens – 14th December 2019

Season ends – 13th April 2020

Ski Resort Essentials

The resort of St.Francois-Longchamp lies at an elevation of 1,450m, with a max vertical of 1,100m and its highest lift going as far as 2,550m. There are a total of 65km of pisted ski runs in the immediate vicinity of the resort, served by 17 ski lifts. Around 29% of the slopes are ideal for beginners, 43% serve the needs of intermediates, 21% are good for advanced users and the remaining 7% are for experts.

St.Francois-Longchamp is part of the Le Grand Domaine ski area with access to 311km of downhill skiing, with 167 marked pistes, served by a total of 90 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in St François Longchamp itself (), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Le Grand Domaine ski resorts of Doucy-Combelouvière and Valmorel.

Family Friendly/Kids

The ski area of St.Francois-Longchamp has 3 children's clubs: Lutin's Club for children from 3 months to 3 years, Marmotton's Club for children 4 to 5 years and Cabris Club for children 6 to 12 years.Varied themed games and animations are presented there. There are also mixed programs available (kid's club + ski courses) in collaboration with the French Ski School (ESF).

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Maps of St.Francois-Longchamp

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Tourist Resources & Links

St.Francois-Longchamp offers a lot of interesting events during wintertime: concerts, festivals and tasting events. You can also visit a museum which tells all about the life of the local Felicien peasants of yesteryear. Find out more information at the following website:

How to Choose Transfers to St.Francois-Longchamp

From our point of view, St.Francois-Longchamp ski area transfers are about so much more than just getting you to your final destination. After all, 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.

Why choose to travel with us to St.Francois-Longchamp? 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 St.Francois-Longchamp

Keep your eyes wide open on our discounts & special offers, and get the best price for your St.Francois-Longchamp ski resort vacation. 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. Go ahead, make your booking and we’ll be happy to see you in the snow!

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