Modern, purpose-built resort
150km of downhill skiing
Suitable for all abilities

Resort Information

Take a school ski trip to Valmeinier and ski at the crossroads of the Northern and Southern Alps! Valmeinier is a small, traditional village that is linked to the rest of the Valloire, making this the largest ski area in the region. The resort itself is set at 1800m, between the Vanoise and Ecrins National Parks. Valmeinier 1800 is a modern, purpose-built resort, constructed in a style that compliments its unspoilt, rural surroundings. It’s also really compact and peaceful, which makes it ideal for school ski groups. For après-ski entertainment, there are cinemas, a bowling alley and a small selection of cafes, restaurants and shops. Need more? The neighbouring village of Valloire is just a short drive away.

Skiing Information

Valmeinier has direct access to 150km of downhill skiing, with 89 individual pistes that are served by 30 ski lifts. There are a variety of pistes suitable for all levels of ability, including wide blue and red ‘motorways’ and tougher descents, such as the excellent ‘JMB’, which heads down towards Valloire or the mogul fields. Advanced skiers will also enjoy the ‘Cascade’ and ‘Olympic’ pistes, two of the nine blacks in the area. Valmeinier also has a great snow record. And, if Mother Nature decides she wants to be difficult, snow cannons cover 50km of the runs.

Resort
Facts

Beginner
54%

Intermediate
36%

Advanced
10%

Total Piste

150 km

Top Piste Altitude

2600 m

Longest Run

12 km

Transfer time to resort

2 hours via air, 13 hrs from Calais

Vertical drop

1170 m

Glacier

No

No. lifts

30

Snow making coverage

127 Cannons

Snow Park

No

Accommodation

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1 Creating Your Perfect Trip

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As a fully-accredited school travel company, booking with Halsbury Travel offers you complete peace of mind. Our accreditations are your guarantee that:

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Safety prioritised

As an Assured Member of the School Travel Forum (STF) we have an effective Safety Management System in place.

As well as reassuring you that your group's safety will be prioritised at all times, this will also help you to meet your due diligence and reduces the amount of External Provider paperwork required.

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We are a Member of ABTA, which means we are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by ABTA’s Code of Conduct.

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For non-flight packages, the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 for Halsbury Travel (5493), and in the event of their insolvency. ABTOT cover provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled or repatriation if transportation was included in your package. Please note that bookings made outside the UK are only protected by ABTOT when purchased directly with Halsbury Travel. 

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All air tours and flights arranged by us are also **ATOL protected**. Our ATOL number is ATOL 5079. Protection extends primarily to customers who book and pay in the United Kingdom.