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Top 5 Ski Resorts Near Chambéry

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There are many resorts under an hour and half from Chambéry Savoie Mont Blanc Airport. You can fly to Chambéry with FlyBe and British Airways from many UK airports including Manchester, Birmingham, Southampton and London Airports. There is an excellent range of car rental options such as Avis, Enterprise and Hertz; as well as several airport taxi transfer companies. 

Ski Resorts Near Chambéry

To save you time researching (which could be better spent packing) we’ve created a list of the best ski resorts near Chambéry Airport.

Transfers to the following resorts take under an hour and a half.

1. Areches-Beaufort: A 77km journey in approximately 64 minutes*

Quick Ski Facts:

  • 29 slopes (2 green, 11 blue, 11 red, 4 black)
  • 13 lifts
  • 50km piste
  • Top resort height of 2320m

Journey Summary:

Take the E70 out of Chambéry towards Albertville until it turns into the A430, which then turns into the N90. Pass Albertville and continue along the D925 until it reaches Beaufort.

2. Le Grand Bornand, Annecy Mountains: A 83km journey in approximately 69 minutes*

Quick Ski Facts:

  • 131 slopes (36 green, 45 blue, 44 red, 10 black)
  • 220km pistes
  • 80 lifts
  • Top resort height of 2100m

Journey Summary:

Take the E70 out of Chambéry and turn right onto the E712 towards Annecy. After the Annecy Nord Toll, take the D908b towards Annecy, followed by the D1203 towards Argonay. After passing Argonay, take the D916 to pass Annecy. Take the D16 which turns into the D909 which turns into the D4 past Saint-Jeant-de-Sixt and continue to Le Grand Bornand.  

3. Saint Martin de Belleville, 3 Valleys: A 96km journey in approximately 70 minutes*

Quick Ski Facts:

  • 318 slopes (51 green, 126 blue, 111 red, 30 black)
  • 172 lifts
  • 600km piste
  • Top resort height of 3300m

Journey Summary:

Take the E70 out of Chambéry towards Albertville until it turns into the A430, which then turns into the N90. Turn left onto the D117 and continue to Saint Martin de Belleville.

4. La Clusaz, Annecy Mountains: A 83km journey in approximately 70 minutes*

Quick Ski Facts:

  • 131 slopes (36 green, 45 blue, 44 red, 10 black)
  • 80 lifts
  • 220km piste
  • Top resort height of 2600m

Journey Summary:

Take the E70 out of Chambéry and turn right onto the E712 towards Annecy. After the Annecy Nord Toll, take the D908b towards Annecy, followed by the D1203 towards Argonay. After passing Argonay, take the D916 to pass Annecy. Take the D16 which turns into the D909 and continue to La Clusaz.

5. Bourg Saint Maurice, Paradiski: A 103km journey in approximately 76 minutes*

Quick Ski Facts:

  • 260 slopes (12 green, 135 blue, 77 red, 36 black)
  • 130 lifts
  • 425km piste
  • Top resort height of 3250m

Journey Summary:

Take the E70 out of Chambéry towards Albertville until it turns into the A430, which then turns into the N90. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit, the Avenue de Haute Tarentaise and continue along the Grande Rue to Bourg Saint Maurice.

For more information on the Famille Plus label and the Top of the French Alps label (TOTFA) please see here.

*Transfer times and journey summaries have been calculated using 'Via Michelin Maps & Route Planner'.

Where to next?
Flight Routes From UK Airports To The Alps | Airport Transfers

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