Skiing in France
Since there are more than 8,000 km of ski slopes in more than 300 ski resorts, France can be considered one of the leading ski countries in Europe. The largest and finest ski resorts situated in the Northern Alps are: 3 Vallees, Tignes & Val d’Isere, Paradiski, Portes du Soleil and Chamonix. Also, in the Southern Alps there are many excellent ski resorts, such as famous Les Deux Alpes and Alpe d’Huez. The third ski region in France is the Pyrenees, located near the Spanish border. The Pyrenees landscape is fascinating for its different natural beauties, flora and fauna and surroundings. Snow rich regions, modern ski-lift system, mountain landscape diversity, gastronomy and wine culture and rich après ski offer made France incomparable to other ski countries.