Les Saisies

Ideal for families and beginners with its gentle tree-lined slopes and traditional chalet architecture, and a paradise for cross-country skiers. The resort offers a wide choice of downhill runs and some of the best views over the Mont Blanc mountain range.

About Les Saisies

Practical Information

Village altitude 1650m, Ski domain 1000m-2069m

Ski domain Espace Diamant 192km of pistes

Beginners**** Intermediates*** Experts** Snowboard*

Cross-country 120km of trails (Olympic domain offering some of the highest trails in Europe)

 Calais 560 miles (9 hours)

 Geneva 62 miles (1 hour 45mn), Chambéry 44 miles (1 hour 20mn)

 Eurostar + TGV/overnight train from Paris to Albertville (19 miles), then bus or taxi

Why choose Les Saisies?

  • A lovely hidden gem ski resort within a vast downhill ski domain
  • Cross-country trails designed for the 1992 Winter Olympics
  • Plenty of beginner-friendly, gentle tree-lined slopes
  • Stunning views over the Mont Blanc mountain range


  • A quiet resort, but with several bars including the popular Olympe Café, with occasional live music, and the cosy Pub La Cordée.

  • Several well-priced restaurants in the village.



Other Activities

  • Children will enjoy the Marmot trail, an interactive and gentle initiation to cross-country or the permanent outdoor story and trail of the elf forest.
  • For the more adventurous Mary & David Crockett provides an intitiation to orientering and igloo construction.
  • Swiming pools, paddling pools, rivers, geysers and slides at the Aquacentre
  • Nigh-time skiing, dogsledding, ski joering with horses, ice-climbing, plane rides around the vallée, snow-shoeing and walking

Featured Accommodation

Les Chalets d'Emeraude

Studio, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments

  • 100m from the nearest slopes, 200m from the ski lifts
  • 600m from the centre of the resort
  • Indoor heated swimming pool & whirlpool, sauna & steam room
  • Spa suite with massages & treatments
  • Wi-fi access in apartments

Le Village des Lapons

1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom apartments

  • Easy access to the slopes, 200m from the ski lifts
  • 500m from the centre of the resort
  • Indoor heated swimming pool, sauna & steam room, spa suite with massages
  • Bakery service
  • Wi-fi access in apartments