France comes alive in the winter as a centre for snow sports and is one of the most popular skiing destinations in the world. It hosted the first ever winter olympic games in 1924 and has since gone on to host it a total of 3 times. There are hundreds of ski resorts to choose from with the Rhone Alpes, Hautes Alpes and Pyrenees all boasting a host of large ski areas catering for families and friends alike. With the widest variety of choice on the planet and quick, easy access via ferry, plane or Eurostar it is easy to understand why people continue to come skiing in France year after year.
Popular ski resorts include:
Meribel Tignes Val Thorens Courchevel Chatel Chamonix Serre Chevalier Les Arcs La Plagne Alpe d'Huez