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French Ski Resorts Across Borders

Posted by FindHomeAbroad on October 10, 2022

Located between France and Switzerland, France and Italy, these ski areas allow you to cross the border for a real ski-in ski-out trip. In the morning in France, in the afternoon in Switzerland? How about the flavour of Italian cuisine for lunch? And a little Sangria for après-ski.

1. Ski resorts on the Swiss border: the Portes du Soleil
Between 400 and 2500 m – The Portes du Soleil ski area is considered one of the most extensive in the world. It includes 12 French and Swiss resorts: Abondance, Avoriaz, Chatel, La Chapelle d’Abondance, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine, Saint Jean d’Aulps, Torgon, Morgins, Champéry, les Crosets, Champoussin, Vald’Illiez and has around 650 km of pistes (278 pistes) and more than 200 ski lifts.
Gentle slopes, valley peaks where you catch a glimpse of the mouflons and mountain pasture chalets sleeping in the sun… Steep and bumpy pistes to challenge yourself, combine technique and pleasure, high-performance ski lifts, and lots of sunshine to admire the mountains, from the Dents du Midi to the Mont Blanc… The Portes du Soleil is freedom skiing, discovery skiing that takes you on a journey between two countries.

Les Gets

2. Ski resorts on the Italian border: the Domaine de La Voie Lactée
The Milky Way is 6 Franco-Italian stations: Montgenèvre, Clavière, Cesana, San Sicario, Sestrière, Sauze d’Oulx. After having covered the areas of MONTGENEVRE and MONTS DE LA LUNE, explore the 400 km of slopes of the VIALATTEA equipped with 94 ski lifts and more than 1000 snow cannons, and discover Sestrière, San-Sicario and Sauze d’Oulx, the venues for the events of the XXth Olympic Winter Games TORINO 2006.

3. Ski resorts on the Italian border: San Bernardo
Located in the heart of the Haute Tarentaise on a balcony site facing south, La Rosière is a friendly resort built following mountain architectural traditions. Linked with La Thuile in Italy, it is the only resort in Savoie to offer an international ski area with 150km of slopes: Espace San Bernardo.

The taste of Italian cuisine during a lunch break or the magic of heliskiing from the Col du Petit-Saint-Bernard will make you appreciate the joys of skiing without borders. Member of the “P’tits Montagnards” club for the reception of the youngest, it also offers many après-ski activities and evenings to share with family or friends.

4. Ski resorts on the Swiss border: Les Rousses
In the heart of the Haut Jura natural park, 4 villages Les Rousses, Premanon, Lamoura and Bois d’Amont have come together to offer you all the advantages of a winter sports resort while preserving their privacy. In the footsteps of the famous transjurassienne, discover one of the most beautiful French areas for Nordic skiing. For alpine skiers, evolve in a high-quality Franco-Swiss area.

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