France - A skiing nation with plenty of superlatives! The Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in the Alps, the Vanoise Express the biggest and fastest double floored cable car in the world, and Les Trois Vallées claims to be the largest ski area in the world. Ski France!
Savoie: The large ski areas of La Plagne, Val Thorens, Tignes and Valmeinier are located in a semi-circle around the Vanoise Massif in the southern Savoie Alps. Although there are still some gaps between the ski areas, they will one day be joined to become the largest winter sports territory in the world.
Isère: A winter sports region can hardly be more varying. This one reaches from the marginal mountain ranges of the French Pre-Alps to the Écrins Massif, the majestic high mountain scenery of the Dauphiné.
Maritime Alps: The Maritime Alps mean sea and high mountains in one breath. It is the distinctive contrast between deep blue sky and snowy winter landscape that creates the special attractiveness of the most southern winter sports area in the French Alps.
France’s ski areas are among the largest in the world. Nordic ski sports fans also benefit from this. The plentiful cross country tracks offer sporting challenges as well as amazing landscapes - a perfect symmetry of sporty exercise and nature enjoyment. Ski along a frozen lake or enjoy the view from the highest mountain in the Alpes, Mont Blanc (4,810 m.). Cross Country Skiers, what more could you want?!
The areas around SuperDévoluy and La Joue du Loup offer an attractive network of cross country tracks. Here, cross country fun starts at your front door, regardless of whether you are in the Site Nordique or in the rich forests of Plateau de Boucherac. With a total of 80 km of tracks, this region is an exciting destination for cross country skiers of every level. Further information on cross country skiing in SuperDévoluy and on cross country skiing in La Joue du Loup.
The region surrounding Alpe d’Huez knows how to impress with its cross country tracks in various grades of difficulty. There are a total of 50 km of tracks for your skiing enjoyment. The longest (20 km) and additionally most challenging, is the “Boucle des Lacs”. An additional, shorter route is the 10 km Boucle de Poutran. Further information on cross country skiing in Alpe d’Huez.