The seasons in Val d’Isère


In winter, you can discover one of the most beautiful ski areas in the Alps and enjoy a unique playground: Tignes-Val d’Isère is more than 300km of slopes as well as splendid and accessible off-piste.

In summer, a vast pool of dazzling luminosity awaits you! Bordered by imposing mountains which send their sides cascading towards a bottom of the valley in gentle slopes. The proximity to the Parc de la Vanoise gives access to a vast area rich in alpine vegetation and wild animals.


Winter in Val d’Isère

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

In winter, Val d’Isère offers you a wide choice of activities such as dog sledding, electric mountain bike, ice floating, moonbike, snowmobile, aerial adventure tour, ice skating, etc. Val d’Isère is also full of trails for walking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. You can find the map of these routes here. Something to satisfy both the youngest and the oldest!


Find below our key dates for the winter season:

  • The winter season and its activities: from November 27, 2021 to May 1, 2022
  • Opening of the ski lifts: from November 27, 2021 to May 1, 2022
  • Opening of the Aquasportif Center: from November 27, 2021 to May 1, 2022
  • Closure of the Col de l’Iseran: October 29, 2021


Throughout the winter season, activities are offered in the resort: they can be both cultural (guided tour of the village, a farm, etc.) or sporting and fun (snake gliss, snooc, curling human, etc).

Don’t miss our highlights of the season: the Critérium de la Première Neige, the Magic of Christmas, the Classicaval Festival, the International Adventure and Discovery Film Festival, Altigliss, Scara race and many other events to punctuate your winter.


Summer in Val d’Isère

If the mountain is a great playground for winter sports, it is no less attractive in summer. Val d’Isère reveals incredible landscapes, between green valleys, glaciers, lakes and waterfalls!

In July and August the average day time temperature is over 20C, perfect for sunbathing and not too hot for hiking, biking, and the other sporting activities 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!


Find below our key dates for the summer season:

  • The summer season and its activities: from June 25 to August 28, 2022
  • Opening of the pedestrian lifts and the Bike park: from June 25 to August 28, 2022
  • Opening of summer skiing at the Pisaillas glacier: from June 11 to July 10, 2022 (subject to snow conditions)
  • Opening of the Col de l’Iseran: June 10, 2022 (subject to snow conditions)


Don’t miss our key events:  the Iserane, High Trail Vanoise, and E-Bike Festival. Live an exceptional moment with our traditional Fornet villagge feast, help maintain the mountain clean with our Earth Day, and don’t miss our Vieux Val feast. Discover the mountain atmosphere at La Foire Avaline and the uses and customs of the resort with guided tours and mountain walks.

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Winter & summer 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
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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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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