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Praz de Lys

Praz de Lys, and its neighbour Sommand, are authentic ski resorts set amongst the trees overlooking the majestic Mont Blanc. Located in Haute Savoie, it is within an hours drive from Geneva Airport.

Why Praz de Lys Ski Resort?

  • Authentic mountain village
  • Short drive from Geneva Airport; the shortest on our programme
  • Jewel in the heart of Giffre Valley on the "Route des Grandes Alpes"

Praz de Lys Resort Information

An ideal family resort, Praz de Lys is a small ski resort in an outstanding setting with views towards Mont Blanc. The village is surrounded by trees which makes for an authentic cosy mountain feel. Snow falling and settling on the trees makes for a magical experience.

It is also hosts one of the best and most extensive nordic sites in the Alps with an impressive 60km of tracks nestled amongst amazing scenery and nature.

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Praz de Lys ski facts:

  • Ski area: Praz de Lys Sommand
  • Resort height: 1500m
  • Resort top height: 1980m
  • Km piste: 50
  • Lifts: 24
  • Snow parks: 1
  • No. of slopes: 56
  • Driving distance from Calais: 586 miles (7hrs35)

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