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Flaine Ski Resort, France

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Key Features

  • Large ski area
  • Short Transfers
  • Families
  • Activities for non-skiers

"A resort with a relaxed feel and linked to the Grand Massif and offering 265km of piste. Also offering a large range of non-ski activities."

Malin, Sales

Resort Facts

  • Resort height: 1,600m
  • Highest lift: 2,310m
  • No. of lifts: 71
  • Guide lift pass price: £230
  • No. of slopes: 146
  • Total piste: 140km
  • Transfer times:

    Grenoble: 2 hrs 20mins

    Geneva: 1 hr 30mins


Overview of Flaine

Situated at the foot of one of the largest linked ski areas in France, the Grand Massif - 265km of varied and excellent pistes - Flaine is a purpose-built resort designed for convenience. It’s a great choice for a short ski break or a full week. The snow is consistent and great quality and the accommodation is mostly ski-in-ski-out, making it really convenient. See some of the best ski apartments in Flaine.

The Grand Masssif ski area includes Samoëns, Les Carroz and Morillon, all worth a visit during your trip. The ski area is well linked, making exploring and navigating straightforward, especially for intermediates. At the end of the ski day, there isn’t a huge party atmosphere; Flaine has a much more relaxed feel.

You may hear people criticise the resort for being a bit tired, with old, slow ski lifts but this is simply not true. Flaine has enjoyed considerable investment in recent years to modernise many aspects of the resort. Plus, being only an hour’s transfer from Geneva, it represents a fantastic option for families.

Keep reading to learn more about this resort and why to go on a Flaine ski holiday.

3 Things We Love About Flaine

  1. Compact, varied and peaceful – the ideal family ski resort
  2. Part of the Grand Massif ski area
  3. Only an hour from Geneva airport!

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    Ski hire in Flaine

    Organising ski hire has never been easier. Select your preferred departure date and see what discounts we offer when you pre-book. (Please note helmets are not included. Please call if you'd like to hire one).

    Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
    Adult   (14+ yrs) Skis | Poles £107 £142 £176 £204
    Ski | Poles | Boots £120 £165 £204 £234
    Snowboard £142 £176
    Snowboard | Boots £165 £204
    Child   (4-13 yrs) Skis | Poles £96
    Ski | Poles | Boots £116
    Snowboard £96
    Snowboard | Boots £116

    Discounts are available with our Ski-All-In packages when booking your lift pass and ski hire at the same time. Please call our sales team for details or book via Manage My Booking.

      Hand-Picked Rental Shops - Every year, we hand-pick our rental shops based on location and service and negotiate great discounts to keep your holiday price low.

      Convenient Locations - We allocate all our ski accommodation with ski hire within easy access or will alternatively offer a pick-up and drop-off service for your convenience.

      Excellent Range & Service - All our rental shops offer an excellent range of equipment for all abilities and have a fully trained technician on-site to offer advice and guidance so you will be confident taking your equipment out onto the slopes.
       
      All changes are subject to availability
      Changes from skis to snowboard or vice versa is not counted as a model change and therefore an additional charge applies
      • A solid option for beginner skiers - designed as an value option for those just starting out
      • Ski equipment which is best suited to those staying on the pistes
      • Ideal for those on a budget
      • Ideal for beginner skiers and intermediates - designed for skiers looking for comfort and to develop their skills
      • Great performance ski equipment for all over the mountain and on any type of snow (mainly piste skiers)
      • Good for anyone on a budget
      • Ideal for intermediate skiers to advanced - designed for skiers looking for specific types of skis including carving, on piste, freeride, freestyle, race skis etc.
      • Greater choice of high performance ski equipment
      • Perfect for anyone looking to master technique or looking for a new challenge
      • Ideal for advanced / expert skiers with a wide range of types available including downhill race skis, fat off piste, etc.
      • The very ‘best of the best’ skis, boots and poles - best suited for skiers looking for the latest thrills on the latest technology
      • Our widest range of choice from this season’s latest ski models

      Find out more about our ski hire

      Lift passes in Flaine

      A lift pass is a necessity for every ski holiday and often a sizeable chunk of your holiday budget. As a result, and using our 40 years of experience, we have sought great value prices for you.

      Six Day Full Area Pass
      Adult   (15-74 yrs) £303
      Child   (8-14 yrs) £243

      Discounts are available with our Ski-All-In packages when booking your lift pass and ski hire at the same time. Please call our sales team for details or book via Manage My Booking.

        Flaine Local Area Pass - applies to the Flaine area and la Combe de Vernant.
        The Flaine Ski Pass does not include access to Les Carroz, Morillon, Samoëns, and Sixt and is only available for a one-day stay. Access 64 slopes and 22 lifts between 1600 and 2500m.
         
        Grand Massif Full Area Pass - valid in all the Grand Massif's five resorts : Flaine, Les Carroz, Morillon, Samoëns and Sixt.
        Enjoy 151 slopes and 71 lifts, between 700 and 2500m.
        Flaine offers good nursey slopes by the resort and an additional bonus for any beginner is that the green piste is located at the domain top station, meaning beginners can learn to ski surrounded by the inspiring views of both the bowl and Mont Blanc.

        Find out more about lift pass options we offer

        Ski lessons in Flaine

          What level do you need?

          • Beginner – Never skied before or just a little dry slope experience.
          • Intermediate – Has completed the beginner ski level lessons or can control own speed, change direction on blue/gradual slopes and can bring skis together when turning.
          • Advanced – Has completed intermediate ski lessons or can finish turns with confidence, has good control of speed on red runs and is looking to attempt and master blacks.
          • Kids Club – A safe and secure environment for young ones to gain their first experience on snow and skiing. Kids club is the best place for children to get used to the equipment and slopes whilst having fun.

          Find Out More About Ski Lessons and Guiding

          We pride ourselves on working with top-rated and endorsed ski schools in all resorts.

          • Quality - Working with English-speaking ski schools which maintain good group sizes and can cater for all abilities
          • Convenience - You can select the ski schools which are most conveniently located to your accommodation
          • Satisfaction - We only choose to work with the best ski schools in resort and ask for your feedback to ensure the highest standards are being maintained
          • Less hassle - Visit Manage My Booking once you've booked your holiday and save yourself the time and effort of shopping around.
          • Better value - By pre-booking your lessons we can ensure that you get the best possible price, locking in the cost

          Find Out More About Ski Lessons and Guiding

          Snow Forecast

          Next 7 Days 47cm

          Piste Conditions Soft Snow

          Report last updated at: Fri 1st Mar 2024