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Flaine Ski Resort, France

  • Resort height: 1600m
  • Highest lift: 2310m
  • No. of lifts: 71
  • Guide lift pass price: £230
  • No. of slopes: 146
  • Total piste: 140km
  • Transfer times: 1 hour 30 mins

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What’s New in Flaine

Previously criticized for slow lifts, Flaine has had heavy investment in recent years to improve the resort including the replacement of the Diamant Noir double chair.

Skiing in Flaine

Practical ski-in/ski-out resort

Situated at the foot of one of the largest linked ski areas in France, the Grand Massif, Flaine is a purpose built resort ideal for designed for convenience and a great choice for a short ski break.  

Big Snowy Bowl

Built at the foot of a big alpine bowl Flaine offers arguably the best skiing the Grand Massif has to offer. The ski area offers a great range of terrain for all standards including a popular terrain park. Flaine also offers good off piste. 

Sensational Views

Reach the lip of Flaine’s bowl at Les Grandes Platières for a spectacular photo op of the various peaks including Aiguille de Midi and Mont Blanc. From here, venture out and ski the rest of the Grand Massif area which overs some wonderful long runs, up to 14km long. 

Good for Beginners

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. 

Where to Après Ski

We wouldn’t recommend Flaine for its après scene but a couple of bars do stand out for atmosphere; the flying Dutchman in Forêt is a lively bar with dutch music and good value while the White Pub has a happy hour and live music. 

Where to Eat

There is a slightly limited choice when it comes to eating out in Flaine but the Brasserie Les Cimes in forum is always a good option. It’s a family run restaurant with a good atmosphere and good food. 
The is also the Grain de Sel which offers great value for money, Michet which is across the piste from the main gondola station with a huge fire and a gourmet style menu and lastly cascade which is something different, especially when they pick you up on a snowmobile to take you to the restaurant on the mountain. 

In Resort Activities

Flaine offers lots of activities besides skiing:
Ice diving 
Helicopter rides 
Cross country skiing 
Night time snowshoeing trips 
Indoor climbing wall
Indoor heated swimming pool
Dog sledding
Bowling alley

    Ski essentials in Flaine

    Organising ski hire has never been easier. Select your preferred departure date and see what discounts we offer when you pre-book.

    Up to
    15% off

    Bronze Silver Gold Platinum Ski Saver
    Adult   (14+ yrs) Skis | Poles £105 £90 £142 £121 £174 £148 £203 £173 Book your ski hire at the same time as purchasing any lift pass and save an additional
    £20 per person
    Ski | Poles | Boots £120 £102 £163 £138 £203 £173 £237 £201
    Snowboard £142 £121 £174 £148
    Snowboard | Boots £163 £138 £203 £173
    Child   (6-13 yrs) Skis | Poles £92 £78
    Ski | Poles | Boots £115 £98
    Snowboard £92 £78
    Snowboard | Boots £115 £98

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    Ski essentials 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 35 years of experience, we have sought great value prices for you, so browse via resort and date to see how much you can save!

    Six Day Full Area Pass Ski Saver
    Senior   (65-74 yrs) £218 Book your ski hire at the same time as purchasing any lift pass and save an additional
    £20 per person
    Adult   (16-64 yrs) £230
    Child   (5-15 yrs) £173

    Find out more about lift pass options we offer

    Ski essentials in Flaine

    No matter what level you are – first time skier to seasoned pro, everyone can find ski tutorial to suit their level. Browse our ski lessons via date to see our current rates. Prices based on morning lessons – subject to availability.

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