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Top 5 family ski resorts for Easter

image Wednesday, 12, January, 2022

Easter skiing means longer days, good snow conditions, sunnier slopes and the lifts open for longer.  Many of our resorts organise family-friendly events, especially for Easter skiers! Here are our top 5 ski resorts for Easter in the French Alps!  

1. Montgenèvre

Montgenèvre is a historic ski resort, which sits on the Italian border, offering snowsure conditions, plenty of intermediate cruising and new facilities including nurseries and a cinema. Montgenèvre village is a popular destination with plenty of après ski to keep the whole family happy!

Where to stay in Montgenèvre!

Hameau des Airelles

These great value apartments are at the foot of the slopes and 200m from the Chalvet cable car. Facilities include an outdoor heated pool, a spa with hot tub, sauna and steam room and a dedicated space for teens.

The residence appeals equally to families and couples and groups of friends, offering a truly authentic experience of a French skiing holiday.

Easter events in Montgenèvre

The 'La 1000 Pattes' (millipede) ski race, from 2nd-3rd April 2022 is one of the largest gatherings of young skiers in France. Every year more than 1,000 children (aged 5 to 10 years) participate in family-fun snow races.  For more details see the Montgenevre tourist office site. This is sure to inspire your little skiers! 

2. Les 2 Alpes

Set high in picturesque Isère, France's third biggest ski area, Les 2 Alpes is surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery and with slopes on both sides of the town, you’re never far from a lift! Les 2 Alpes is all about high-altitude skiing. It has an excellent snow record plus there's brilliant après ski with plenty of bars and restaurants.

Where to stay in Les 2 Alpes

4* Les Clarines 

Brand New for December 2021, Les Clarines enjoys an ideal location close to the slopes and ski lifts. Bars and restaurants are a convenient 5 min walk away as are the nearest shops. The apartments have superb facilities including a swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and steam room. 

The residence appeals equally to couples, families, and groups of friends, and offers a truly authentic experience of a French skiing holiday.

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Easter events in Les 2 Alpes 

As a Famille Plus resort there's always loads going on for little ones and Easter looks fab! This year events reserved for future little champions include the French snowboard championships from 2nd-4th April 2022 and the Micro Kids snowboarding competition from 17th-18th April 2022 for children ages 5-11. Find out more on the Les 2 Alpes Tourist Office website.


3. La Rosière

The tree-lined resort of La Rosière lies in the Haute Tarentaise on the border with Italy. La Rosière is a south-facing resort graced with sunny days. Skiers have access to an international ski area, which provides incredible skiing opportunities for the whole family.

Where to stay in La Rosière

4* Les Cimes Blanches

These apartments are close to the slopes, main ski lift and ESF ski school meeting point in the Eucherts area of La Rosière

Enjoy the use of the free private indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, saunas, steam room and fitness room. Or enjoy some pampering in the superb O des Cîmes Spa Centre where we can arrange for you a selection of fabulous massages and beauty treatments in advance.

Easter events in La Rosière

La Rosière has many weekly family-friendly events to choose from throughout the season. Why not complete a self-guided egg hunt with the family in form of a treasure map?! See the La Rosière Tourist Office website for more details.

4. Tignes 1800 and Tignes Les Brévières

Tignes offers some of Europe's highest skiing and with summer ski on the glacier, it is proud of its snow-sure reputation. Tignes 1800 offers a large beginner's area and Tignes les Brévières is a quiet alternative to other resorts. Both offer access to the Tignes Val d'Isere ski area (formally Espace Kelly) and its 300km of piste.

Where to stay in Tignes

4* Kalinda in Tignes 1800

Located at the foot of the Boisses telecabine and guests can ski back to the residence.

Facilities include a good-sized indoor pool, a separate pool for little ones, hot tubs, saunas and steam room, and you'll find restaurants, a bakery, the ski school etc. all within easy reach. 

Easter events in Tignes

Have you ever had a crazy idea for a ski or snowboard film? Well from 5th-8th of April Tignes are giving you the chance to bring it to life on a very big screen. Get your team together and start planning now - you will only have a few days to make your film and then it will be time to walk down the red carpet at the legendary Premiere Party. Find out about this, and all other events, on the Tignes Tourist Office website. 

5. Samoëns 

Samoëns is a beautiful ski village offers easy access to the huge Grand Massif ski area (including Flaine) with large beginners area and plenty of intermediate cruising. You really do get the best of both worlds in Samoëns.

Where to stay in Samoëns?

4* Chalet Arnica

This stunning 4* chalet is ideally located minutes from the heart of the village of Samoens, less than a mile from the Grand Massif Express gondola and 100m from the outdoor ice-rink and free resort shuttle bus stop. 

For those looking for the ultimate catered chalet experience, we can now arrange a private chef service. Enjoy French and Savoyard inspired cuisine and crowd-pleasing classics from breakfast ti delicious three-course meals using fresh locally sources ingredients. 

Easter events in Samoëns

There is a wide range of fun activities to take part in Samoëns whether you're with family or friends, including experiencing the Samoëns Paragliding Testival from 8th-10th April 2022. For a whole weekend, paragliding lovers will be able to test equipment with the advice of some twenty brands present.  For more information or activities see the Samoëns Tourist Office website

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