Old 03-12-04, 12:34 PM   #1
 
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Has anyone been skiing in France?

I am thinking about going there in 2 years time. What did you think of the skiing? Was the snow good? What resort would you recommend

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Old 07-12-04, 11:38 PM   #2
 
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When I was in France the skiing was excellent.

I went to Val d'Is?re and the snow was also very good, I would highly recommend it and would definately go back there.
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Thanks Ross,

I'll check out the resort and keep it in mind if I do go to France for skiing.
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I've heard great reports from Val d'Is?re. I also heard that it is quite expensive.
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Quote:
Originally posted by HostBidder@Dec 9 2004, 07:58 PM
I've heard great reports from Val d'Is?re. I also heard that it is quite expensive.
I'll check it out, I'll report back if I get a chance to look at the prices...
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Old 02-05-05, 01:47 PM   #6
 
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Originally posted by Ross@Dec 7 2004, 11:38 PM
When I was in France the skiing was excellent.

I went to Val d'Is?re and the snow was also very good, I would highly recommend it and would definately go back there.
I skied very near (I think it's near, lol) to there in a small resort called Margeriaz/Les Aillons, the weather and snow conditions were excellent when I went (February).
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i went to france for about two years and the last three years i went to austria. i think france has really good ski locations and ski tracks, but i think austria has better eating places with good music etc. and also the apres ski is better.

Also the french are a bit arrogant. and they only speak french. the people in austria talk much languages and there are very much dutch ski teachers so for the dutch families with children it's great.

When i was in france i wen't to le grand bornand. it was a nice village with good ski tracks.
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It turns out France was a bit too expensive for this year So I decided to go to Andorra instead.
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I never been to andorra or the pyrenees i always went to the alps.
Czech is also very cheap. espacially the beer
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Old 08-01-06, 07:46 PM   #10
 
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I go skiing in France often. There are loads of great resorts, but I'm more a fan of the smaller, friendlier ones (there's a pleasant one called Areches, not for from Albertville).
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Opie - Would Areches be aimed at beginner or more advanced skiiers?
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Probably beginner to intermediate. It's not a large place, but it's friendly and relaxed. There's also a larger ski station a couple of kilometers away which have some really good slopes.
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I would love to go to France and do some skiing, some great mountains and alpine resorts there.
Some friends I know from school had a 2 weeks trip there last year and they said that it was amazing.
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Yea there are some nice ski resorts out there, explains how they can charge so much for the lift passes
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How much do they charge in general for an afternoon ski lift pass over in the States? I've only ever been skiiing in Europe - would be interesting to compare...
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