Eight French ski resorts popular with the British

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Val d'Isere Photo: Andreas Bjarlestam

Val d’Isere. Photo: Andreas Bjarlestam

France is always a popular destination for new and professional skiers, but where in France are the British travelling to brush up on their downhill pursuits? We’ve looked into search activity on HomeAway and have found the top eight ski destinations in France that are capturing the attention of the Brits. So here are the most popular mountain retreats for 2014.

1. Val d’Isere
2. Chamonix
3. Tignes
4. Les Deux Alpes
5. Three Valleys
6. Les Arcs
7. Alp d’Huez
8. Courchevel

When planning your next visit to the slopes, it’s worth considering what makes a resort popular. Although many visitors may rate the destination highly, you should take the time to research your options and decide which is your ideal resort.

Les Deux Alpes ski resort, France

Les Deux Alpes ski resort

Just as every snow flake is unique, so each ski resort offers an ambience and attractions that are distinctive. So depending on whether you’re an expert skier or a novice, or whether your favourite pastime is snowboarding or even the après-ski entertainment, you should take into account your personal preferences to find the location that’s perfect for you.

To help you pinpoint your ideal spot, we’ve asked our team of experts to recommend the very best French ski resorts that cater for different levels and tastes. Which means you can spend less time deciding where to go and more time shopping for your extra warm thermals.

Read our handy guide

HomeAway.co.uk is also giving you the chance to win a chalet holiday rental worth £500 with our ‘Hit the Slopes’ competition. Simply tell us your preferred ski destination to be in with a chance of winning this great prize.



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  1. Yt

    I’m iving in Tignes, and British skiers seems to enjoy very much our resort year after year 🙂

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