4 good reasons to ski in spring

What is it about spring in the mountains? With the sun of March and April comes a change of atmosphere, with milder temperatures, longer days and a layer of lovely soft snow.

Conditions are ideal not only for skiing but also for discovering the mountain way of life and the local gastronomy, or simply taking a break to recharge those batteries in exceptional surroundings!

1. For the pleasure of skiing in the warm spring sunshine

As the temperature rises from March onwards, you can enjoy the sensation of skiing  in the warmth of the sun, with greater freedom of movement without being encumbered by a heavy ski jacket.

At this time of year, our mountains benefit from deep snow cover and a maximum number of slopes are open, offering skiers of all levels a playground of snow that gradually softens under the mid-morning sun.

Also, there are fewer holidaymakers around in spring, which means the slopes are less crowded, offering stress-free skiing and less queueing at the lifts!

2. Skiing yes, but that's not all Our non-skiing activities

The weather is good, the sky is blue… With maximum sunshine and higher temperatures, this is the best time of year to try something new, like fat-biking, airboarding, snakesledding, yoonering, paragliding or a microlight flight, etc.

Alternatively, you can try one of the more unusual activities available at the resort! Take your pick from ice-floating, moon-biking, dog-sledding, ice-climbing and more.

3. Mountain gastronomy and après-ski partying!

There’s nothing nicer than sitting on a terrace enjoying a panoramic view of the summits, feeling the warmth of the sun on your skin and savouring delicious local food in a heavenly setting… Only in the mountains!

Come and make the most of the terraces at our many mountain restaurants at remote locations amid the slopes, waiting to serve you our must-try local specialities.

When you’ve finished on the slopes, the après-ski fun begins! What better way to enjoy the longer evenings than sipping at a cocktail out on the terrace and wiggling your hips to the beat of a DJ set at La Folie Douce or Le Cocorico?

4. Key events and top suggestions

In Val d’Isère, enjoy our slopes, entertainment and activities until May 5th, 2024!

Let’s face it, the last three weeks of skiing are all about outdoor activities, sunbathing and partying! It’s the perfect opportunity to get the most out of the season before putting your skis back in the cellar for the summer. And this year, just in time, we’ve pulled out all the stops! And don’t miss out on the must-see end-of-season events such as:

  • InternationalAdventure & Discovery Film Festival hosted Sylvain Tesson
  • Val’Athlon, multi-activity team race by Évolution 2
  • Paul Kalkbrenner’s electrified DJ set at La Folie Douce
  • Many closing in the village and ski area

Round off the skiing season in style at Val d’Isère! Hurtle down the slopes of our vast ski area, sip a cocktail on one of our sunny terraces, and dance to the beat of our crazy après-ski parties. This is your last chance to ski this season, so take advantage of our exceptional all-inclusive deals!

Take inspiration here Our top suggestions this season

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