Flaine

Flaine

About the Resort

If you’re looking for a truly traditional French ski resort, Flaine would certainly be right up there in your shortlist.  Designed originally in the 1960s as the world’s first purpose-built ski resort, it was designed to bring architecture, art and nature together with good access to the slopes.  The Northern French Alps

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The Flaine piste map is perfect for families, with super-convenient slopes that end up in the resort centre.  You’re right in the Grand Massif ski area – and it does what it says on the tin.  So you’ve got a vast area to enjoy; 145km in Flaine, with 265km in total in the Grand Massif.  On-piste, there’s load on offer, and you must experience the tree-lined runs that head down towards Samoëns.  You’ve got 24 lifts where you can use your Flaine lift pass, with 63 lifts in total in the Grand Massif.  Read More

When you’re looking at Flaine ski accommodation, you’ll find most of it is in the form of hotels and apartments.  You will find some good 3-star Flaine hotels here.  You’re more likely to find apartments in the area called Forum.   Read More

Overall, the Flaine weather is recognised as being good; having around 6 metres of snow on average per season.  Read More

For non-skiers in Flaine, there are quite a lot of activities for you to try.  Sports enthusiasts will enjoy the climbing wall, gym, ice rink, and ice driving circuit.  Looking for some culture?  Why not visit the cultural centre which has an art gallery and library.  There’s also a cinema here too.  Read More

Flaine offers a great location as part of the Grand Massif, with its varied piste map.  You’ll be guaranteed reliable snow in the main snowbowl here.  Easy to get to from Geneva, it’s a compact and convenient location where you’ll be able to get to the slopes quickly. Read More

We like Flaine as it’s a good quality family resort.  It’s got lots going for it too, even for non-skiers, with loads of activities on offer. Read More

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Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Snowboarding
Apres-ski
Non-ski
Resort Charm
Shopping
Eating

Ratings

Highlights

+Car Free Resort

+All accommodation near lifts

+Family friendly resort

+4 free ski lifts for beginners

Things to think about

-Limited Nightlife

-Small Resort

-Limited skiing for experts

Ski Passes

Adult

€46.20

€267.60

ski passes

Child

€34.70

€201

What's Included

Local Area pass available for 1 day giving you 146km of skiing, 6 day pass is then a Grand Massif area pass giving you 265km of skiing.
Childs pass is 5-15 years.

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Ski Area
146km

Beginners

Intermediate

Advanced

Expert

20km
64km
49km
13km
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Summit

Resort

Bottom

2500m
1600m
1600m
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24

Lifts

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1

Snow

Park

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€267.60

Ski Pass

6 Days

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12 December ’20
18 April ’21
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Ice Rink
Aqua Centre
Market

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Tolls

€61.20
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881km 8hr 13min

Travel from Calais

Geneva 88.4km 1hr 20min

Nearest Airport

Flights

Accommodation

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