Thollon-les-Mémises The Ski Resort
Perched majestically just above Lake Geneva, Thollon-les-Mémises ski resort probably offers some of the best views you can find in French Alps. The Michelin guide describes it as “the most beautiful observatory on Lake Geneva”. Located at 1000 meters high, the ski resort of Thollon-les-Mémises, is located only 12 km from Evian-les-Bains, 50 km from Geneva and close to Switzerland and Italy. Suffice to say that it enjoys a beautiful panorama on Lake Geneva, the Swiss Alps and the Jura and offers good family skiing. For more expert skiing Chatel and the Portes du Soleil is only a half hour drive away.
Thollon-les-Mémises ski area boasts 14 lifts, 16 pistes, 50kms of pistes, 1 snow park and access to Portes du Soleil massive ski area is only 30 mins drive away.
Saint-Gervais-les-Bains – The ski resort
Authentic Savoyard village composed of 8 hamlets, Thollon les Mémises is a family ski resort where you practice downhill skiing on a medium-sized domain (50 kilometers of slopes) and particularly adapted and appreciated by beginner and intermediate level skiers. For expert skiing Portes du Soleil in Chatel is only 30 minutes drive away.
Cross-country skiing and beautiful snowshoeing are also offered to nature lovers staying in Thollon les Memises.
Its proximity to Evian, its human-sized ski area and the conviviality that reigns there make Thollon les Memises a favourite ski destination for families who will find all the necessary services (ski school, snow garden, day-care center, etc.). ) for the organization of their ski holidays …
► Thollon les Memises ski area
► The alpine ski area
Mid-altitude family ski resort (the village is 1000 meters away), Thollon les Mémises offers a ski area overlooking Lake Leman nearby.
Ideal for families and beginners, the ski resort of Thollon les Memises ranges from 1000 to 2000 meters above sea level, and consists of 16 alpine ski slopes totaling 50 kilometers of snow-covered slopes where you can indulge in the joys sliding sports (skiing, snowboarding …). 14 lifts, including a gondola and two chairlifts, serve this ski area.
The 2 green runs will be the perfect playground for beginners on their first ski runs, while skiers who are a bit more advanced will take to the challenge of the 4 blue slopes on which they will perfect their downhill and downhill turns. Good skiers will alternate between tight turns and wide curves on the 9 red slopes (the Fairies, the Old Boxes, La Frasse or the Soldanelles) and on the only black slope offered by the ski area.
The Lanches piste ensures the return to the station but when snow becomes insufficient on the lower part of the field, this return is via the Memises gondola.
► Snowparks and play areas of Thollon les Mémises
Facing the arrival of its gondola stands the Thollon Snowpark. The latter consists of jumble tables, jumps, a series of modules, a junior park, a series of rails and boxes for all levels and a boardercross course of a few turns. What to give joy to heart!
► Practice cross-country skiing in Thollon les Mémises
With its 6 kilometers of slopes, Thollon les Memises is not strictly speaking a big Nordic ski site but skating fans will still find plenty to stretch their thighs … (access to the ski area of bottom via the Memises gondola).