Val Cenis Termignon, Savoie’s authentic and dynamic resort
Located in Savoie, Val Cenis Termignon is a must visit ski resort. Close to the border with Italy, it’s the largest ski resort in the Haute Marienne valley. Its vast skiing area covers 4 picturesque towns: Sollières-Sardières, Termignon, Lanslebourg and Lanslevillard, close to the Vanoise national park. Famous for its optimal snow coverage in winter, Val Cenis is home to a prestigious natural environment, dominated by a 2,800 m summit. Surrounded by mountains, this top skiing destination has countless assets and is the ideal resort for your future ski holidays in the French Alps. You’ll have access to 125 km of slopes of all levels, with 1,400 m of incline in an unspoilt and enchanting environment. You can enjoy winter sports, as it should be in this human-sized playground! The whole family can have fun while admiring the exceptional landscapes. The resort has a variety of fun zones: snowshoeing, tobogganing... all kinds of fun are guaranteed! You will also be able to enjoy 29 mechanical ski lifts and take in a captivating view of lake Mont Cenis and the mountains.
Val Cenis Ski Resort: discover the pleasures of the slopes!
With Val Cenis ski rental, you will have the pleasure of taking on the snowy slopes of the largest ski resort in the Haute-Maurienne area! The resort has 125 km of varied slopes, suitable for everyone from seasoned skiers to beginners. Alpine skiing lovers can ski on the resort’s 16 green slopes, 19 blue slopes, 22 red slopes and 5 black slopes.
Val Cenis Turbo
If you’re fond of sledging, you will love the 900 m long Val Cenis Turbo track. Val Cenis is without a doubt a destination brimming with activities to try. The ski resort is perfectly equipped to offer you comfort and fun. It has 29 mechanical lifts, with 2 cable cars, 13 chair lifts and 13 drag lifts. As well as exciting slopes, Val Cenis also has a snow park. You can take the Ramasse chairlift to reach the Mont Cenis pass and fantastic hiking spots.
Escargot Val Cenis Slope
For cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, discover the Escargot trail, the longest green trail in Europe. It offers 10 km of soft slope descent and exceptional landscapes on Termignon Val Cenis and its surroundings. This snow-covered mountain hike will take you straight to the heart of winter! For even more astonishment, don’t miss the panoramic viewing point ‘The Canopy of the Peaks’. The panoramic views over the Savoie mountains and lush forests will take your breath away.
Cross-country skiing in Val Cenis
In Val Cenis, there is something for everyone! In summer as in winter, the resort is the destination of choice for a mountain getaway. Besides alpine skiing and its numerous other activities, cross-country skiing lovers will also fall in love with Val Cenis. The resort has 60 km of tracks dedicated to cross-country skiing. These tracks are ideal for beginners and families. You can breathe in the pure air of unspoilt nature and admire the fairy-tale landscapes of Savoie. In Haute-Marienne, you will also have the pleasure of walking the Builders’ Trail (sentier des Bâtisseurs) for a 4 hour long hike. For a hike full of charm, the Lacets de Montvernier route will without a doubt leave you spellbound. You can admire the Aiguilles d’Arves. Close to Val Cenis Termignon, the Galibier trail is also one of the most beautiful in France, offering an authentic hike surrounded by nature. To make the most of your stay, you can book this wonderful studio in Termignon.
Savoie, an astonishing destination in winter and summer
On the edge of the Alps, Savoie enjoys a great reputation for its breath-taking scenery and iconic mountains. Popular with skiers and families looking for leisure activities, Savoie is home to some charming resorts. You will be able to enjoy the snow in the villages of Haute Marienne (Aussois, Termignon, Bessans, Bonneval-sur-Arc, etc.). The Haute-Tarentaise valley, in turn, is home to Val d'Isère, Tignes and Bourg-Saint-Maurice. Savoie includes some of the most famous ski resorts in Europe, such as Val-Thorens, Courchevel, Val d'Isère and Les Arcs. These prestigious resorts combine authenticity and modernity.
Vanoise National Park and other activities in Savoie
Even in summer, Savoie has a number of surprises in store. The Vanoise national park is a nature reserve full of treasures, located on the French-Italian border. It's a hot spot for beautiful hikes in the middle of nature and for admiring the high valleys, especially during the summer. You can stay in this beautiful apartment right by the park.
For a family walk in summer, the Regional Nature Park of the Massif des Bauges will take your breath away! You will discover authentic hamlets and admire the snow-capped mountains along the way. This unspoilt area offers a wide range of activities: Mountain biking, paragliding, climbing...
In addition to the natural spectacles, you will be able to stroll through historical and traditional cities like Chambéry. The region has an incredibly rich history. If you go to Savoie in summer, you will be delighted to discover its beautiful wonders by visiting its most mythical tourist sites. You can also see the Maison de Savoie, the oldest royal house in Europe. For a refreshing moment, let yourself be seduced by the Bourget or Aiguebelette lake.
Gastronomy in Val Cenis Termignon
Treat yourself to a gourmet break during your stay in Savoie and Val Cenis Termignon! The gastronomy of Savoie is famous for being some of the best in the country. Termignon blue cheese is an iconic farm cheese produced between June and September by local Savoie producers in the Vanoise National Park. Take the time to taste this delicious cheese made from raw cow’s milk, slightly tart, which pairs wonderfully with a nice Savoie wine. You can enjoy it alone or at the end of the meal after having tasted one of the gourmet dishes that Savoie offers: tartiflette, croziflette, raclette, fondue or local charcuterie. It will be an opportunity to discover a region rich in tastes. Afterwards, enjoy a walk along the famous Savoie Cheese Trail! This will show you the area’s treasures, traditional cheeses, villages and cheesemakers.
Holiday rentals in Val Cenis Termignon
Start planning your stay in Val Cenis Termignon now! To fully enjoy your family vacation, don't hesitate to book this comfortable apartment in Termignon with Alpvision Residences. There are various accommodation options to discover the wonderful Savoie region. You will be sure to be able to choose the accommodation that best meets your needs and desires and to plan your next activities in this region with numerous assets.
Val Cenis Termignon offers a variety of activities. Here are some suggestions of activities to try:
- Skiing: The resort offers a wide choice of ski slopes for all levels.
- Hiking: Val Cenis Termignon is surrounded by spectacular mountain landscapes.
- Mountain biking: The resort also has a number of mountain biking trails for all levels.
- Climbing: Val Cenis Termignon also offers a number of climbing sites for beginners and experienced climbers alike.
- Paragliding: For thrill seekers, you can try paragliding to admire the beauty of the mountains from the air.
Val Cenis is a popular holiday destination in the summer, offering a variety of activities for all tastes and ages. Here are some suggestions of activities you can do in the summer: Hiking, mountain biking, climbing, water sports (rafting, kayaking), etc.Discover here some of the most beautiful mountain hikes in the region.
Options for getting to Val Cenis include car, train, plane and bus, depending on your preference and location:
- By car: If you have a car, you can get to Val Cenis by taking the A43 motorway to the Modane exit, then following the D1006 road to the resort. It’s important to check the weather conditions and the traffic conditions in winter because the road may be covered in snow and difficult to drive on.
- By train: Modane train station is located 20 km from Val Cenis. You can take the train from Paris, Lyon or Chambéry to get to Modane, then take a taxi or shuttle to get to the resort.
- By plane: The closest airports to Val Cenis are Chambéry-Savoie Mont Blanc airport (around 130 km away), Turin-Caselle airport (around 120 km away) and Geneva airport (around 210 km away). You can then hire a car or take a bus or taxi transfer to get to the resort.
- By bus: A number of bus companies offer direct connections to Val Cenis from different cities in France. It is recommended to book in advance.