Nestled amidst the majestic peaks of the French Alps, Brides-les-Bains offers a delightful ski holiday experience, seamlessly blending exhilarating slopes with a charming village ambiance. As part of the renowned Three Valleys ski area, Brides-les-Bains boasts access to an extensive network of pistes, spanning over 600 kilometers and catering to all skill levels.
Beyond its world-class skiing and snowboarding, Brides-les-Bains offers a captivating apres-ski scene. Cozy bars and restaurants line the charming streets, their inviting ambiance and delectable Savoyard cuisine providing a perfect haven to unwind after a day on the slopes. Live music and lively conversations fill the air, creating a convivial atmosphere that extends well into the night.
For those seeking alternative winter activities, Brides-les-Bains offers a diverse range of options. Families can embark on exhilarating husky sled rides through snow-covered meadows, while adrenaline junkies can test their limits on exhilarating snowmobile tours. For a more serene experience, glide across frozen lakes on cross-country skis or take a leisurely stroll through the picturesque village, soaking in the tranquility of the alpine landscape.
Brides-les-Bains also provides easy access to the renowned spa town of Brides-les-Bains, where rejuvenating thermal waters and wellness treatments offer a delightful contrast to the thrill of the slopes. Whether seeking invigorating outdoor adventures or moments of pure relaxation, Brides-les-Bains promises an unforgettable ski holiday experience.
For novice skiers and snowboarders, the gentle slopes of the Olympe and Mélèzes areas provide an excellent opportunity to refine their skills and build confidence. Intermediate skiers can explore the vast expanse of the Côtes and Planay areas, enjoying meandering runs through enchanting forests and panoramic vistas of snow-capped peaks.
Experienced skiers and snowboarders will find ample challenge on the steeper slopes of Savoy and La Croix, where exhilarating descents and adrenaline-pumping drops await. For those seeking an off-piste adventure, the untamed powder bowls of La Combe de Caron and Tovière offer a thrilling test of technique and courage.
Season Start / End: 3/11 – 2/5
Opening Times: 08:30 – 16:30
Total Slope Length: 600 km (3 Valleys)
Easy Runs: 172
Intermediate Runs: 125
Difficult Runs: 33
MOUNTAIN STATION ALTITUDE: 3230m
VALLEY STATION ALTITUDE: 1300m
TOTAL SKI LIFTS: 171
CABLE CARS: 5
CHAIR LIFTS: 64
DRAG LIFTS: 44
MAGIC CARPETS: 20