The Alps are one of the top destinations for winter holidays. Without a doubt, skiing is a highly attractive option in winter – whether you set off with family looking to enjoy quality time together or with friends. The ski resorts of the Alps offer exceptional slopes, with the best snow cover for gliding at full speed.. As well as appreciating the incredible views on this immense mountain range, you can also enjoy the exceptional services on offer in the chalets and tourist complexes. If you’re looking for a family resort in the Alps where you can practice winter sports and activities right in the heart of nature, you’ve come to the right place! So, read on to discover the best ski resorts in the Alps to inspire your next trip to the snow. 

Ski resorts in the Alps

Ski resorts at Orelle

At the heart of the Maurienne Valley, Orelle is a small, welcoming alpine resort considered one of the most beautiful ski resorts in the Northern Alps. Authentic and intimate, it has retained its rural beauty and will charm you with its Savoy traditions. Orelle can also offer you quick access to the largest ski area in the world, with its gondola lifts to Les 3 Vallées and Val Thorens. The destination of choice for families, this small resort on the mountainside is sure to charm with its 82 ski slopes and 32 ski lifts. So, whether you’re a seasoned skier or a beginner, Orelle has something to suit all tastes! It’s perfect for hurtling down the green slopes and having a great time the family. In Orelle, you can stay in a unique apartment at Hameau des Eaux d’Orelle

Orelle ski resort

Ski resorts at Chamrousse

The village of Chamrousse is a family resort in the Alps, on the edge of the Belledonne mountain range. Renowned for having hosted the Olympic Games in 1968, this town is nestled amid an alpine landscape. The Nordic ski area, dedicated to alpine skiing, offers a great range of outdoor activities right in the heart of nature. It is packed with technical slopes, adapted to suit all levels. You’ll enjoy the fantastic views over the Grésivaudan glacial valley and the Vercors and Chartreuse mountain ranges. As well as skiing, you’ll have the opportunity to hike in snowshoes, go dog sledding and even visit an igloo village! If you’re looking for cozy accommodation to enjoy a stay in the snow, discover the tempting deals on offer at the AlpVision agency. You can rent an apartment in the dynamic Chamrousse resort

Family resort in the Alps: Val Cenis

If you’re looking for a family resort in the Alps, discover the highest ski resort in Haute-Maurienne, Val Cenis. Lovers of alpine activities are guaranteed to enjoy skiing on the slopes of the Vanoise National Park, right beside the Italian border. This is a village that combines tradition and modernity in a truly generous landscape. You’ll appreciate its authenticity and its free shuttles to help you get around easily. The resort includes the charming villages of Lanslebourg, Les Champs, Termignon, Le Haut and Lanslevillard. Here, in this friendly, relaxing atmosphere, you can fully recharge your batteries, while enjoying yourself on the many miles of snow-covered slopes. You’ll also find some fantastic accommodation within these Alpine ski resorts! Discover this wonderful holiday apartment at Val Cenis that’s just perfect for families. 

Chamrousse ski holidays
Chamrousse, France. © Fred Guerdin ©

What’s more, make sure you don’t get lost during your holiday by taking a look at the maps of the ski resorts in the Alps

Discover the Alps in Veysonnaz and Nendaz

Ski area at Veysonnaz

In Switzerland, the Veysonnaz ski area is located at an altitude of 1,350 m, at the heart of the Valais Alps. The ski resort is located within the “Les 4 Vallées”, the largest ski area in Switzerland. Without a doubt, all this makes  Veysonnaz a must-visit resort. Its tourist, rural side is sure to enchant. In the Sion valley, the famous Piste de l’Ours slope – among many miles of fantastic slopes for snow sports – is an excellent choice. You can stay in this peaceful chalet in Veysonnaz

Ski area at Nendaz

What’s more, in the heart of Les 4 Vallées, you’ll also discover Nendaz, one of Switzerland’s most picturesque resorts. Here, you can enjoy some relaxation as a family in the Valais region of the Swiss Alps. You’ll be amazed by the sublime panoramic views over the Alps on offer in this mountain setting. The chic atmosphere and authentic character of the Nendaz resort make it perfect for anyone seeking relaxation. Nendaz is renowned for its enormous spa at the heart of the Swiss alpine mountain ranges. Come and enjoy a truly exceptional holiday in this magnificent Haute-Nendaz chalet!

Book your accommodation in these Alpine ski resorts for an unforgettable holiday 

Now you know a few of the most beautiful ski resorts in the Alps, you can start to plan your next trip. Whether it’s with family or friends, you can be sure to find joy in this first-class destination for winter sports. Wait no more – book your holidays now!