Val d’Isère is renowned as Europe’s most popular ski destination.  However, not everyone realises that it’s a resort of two seasons.  Visitors from around the world who gather each winter can have just as much fun in the mountains here in summer.

You can even ski, if you like!


Winter in Val d’Isère

Imagine a vast, radiant glen encircled by impressive, towering mountains whose snowy hillsides fall gracefully towards the valley below.

Simply made for easy learning with its wide variety of slopes, all well-marked out, equipped and thoroughly maintained. This immense area offers skiers a choice of around fifty peaks between altitudes of 2600 and 3800 metres.

Sporting activities, skiing, snow shoeing, ice skating, floodlit cross country skiing racing, fat biking and many more leisurely activities such as the swimming pool and spa in the Aqua Leisure Complex. There’s something for every member of the family, all winter long.

Activities : From November 27th to May 2nd 2022
Lifts : open from november 27th
Summer skiing : Glacier will be open from June 6th to July 11th, depending on snow conditions
Aqualeisure Centre : From November 28th to May 2nd (currently closed)
Iseran mountain pass : June 6th

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Virtual visits
Let's take you in a virtual visit to dream about Val d'Isère during the winter and the summer.
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Vanoise national park
The Vanoise National Park in Val d’Isère is an area that has been preserved completely with a wealth of flora and fauna .
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Iseran pass & route des grandes alpes
At 2770m, the col de l’Iseran is the highest paved road in Europe, surrounded by the glaciers of Val d’Isère and the Vanoise National Park.
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Pedestrian hiking
Take full advantage of the surrounding mountains and discover the walks around the village and the summer footpaths.
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History & champions
Every now and again you come across that special somewhere with a charm that blows you away at first sight. Every stone of the ancient houses in the narrow lanes of the old village is steeped in history.

Summer in Val d’Isère

Opening of the village and activities:

From June 26th to August 29th 2021

Opening of the Col de l’Iseran:

From Saturday 12th June

Start of summer skiing :

From June 12th to July 11th

Opening of the ski lifts and Bike Park: 

From June 26th to august 29th


Val d’Isère glacier open on June 12th on Pisaillas. The station will open then on June 26th.

In July and August the average daytime temperature is over 20C, perfect for sunbathing and not too hot for hiking, biking, and the host of other sporting activities on offer in this glorious setting on the edge of the Vanoise National Park. There’s lots to do and loads to see in the summer.

Don’t miss this winter’s key events:  l’Iserane, Val 5 Trails, High Trail Vanoise, E-Bike Festival, live an exceptional moment with la Fête du Fornet, help the mountain to be clean with the  Earth Day  don’t miss la Fête du Vieux Val, alpin craftman market.

Sportives activities like VTT, des aerial adventure tour, E-bike rental, vias ferratas, horse riding, but also hiking and trekking, paragliding, fishing and more.  A lot of activities to satisfy all the family !


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In Val d’Isère, passion has no boundaries. Teens, over-fifties, celebrities and champions... Everyone comes here for the best skiing out there."

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