Grand Massif ski area overview
The Grand Massif ski area
Facing Mont-Blanc at an altitude of 2,500 metres, the mountains await you.
Put your skis on and set out to discover one of the largest linked ski area in France with the resorts of Flaine, Samoens, Morillon, Les Carroz et Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval.
Les Cascades run
Just imagine: ski down 14 kilometres of blue run on the edge of the Sixt-fer-à-Cheval nature reserve without seeing a single ski lift!
The run starts from Les Grandes Platières and ends at Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, where a free shuttlebus takes you to the Grand Massif Express in Samoëns. A Grand Massif ski pass is compulsory.
Exceptional snow conditions
Flaine’s natural snow cover allows for a long winter season, ensuring top quality snowsports throughout.
218 snow cannons provide additional snow cover where needed on the ski area, ensuring maximal «skiability» throughout the season.
The mountains provide total freedom, and freeride offers much sought after thrills and sensations. Le Grand Massif ski area is an immense playground for freeriders.
There are many freeride spots, but they can be dangerous if you don’t know the area like the back of your hand. For your safety, we recommend you use the services of one of the resorts professional guides or instructors, who will help you discover the most beautiful locations. Equipment recommended: shovel/probe/ARVA avalanche receiver.
The semicircular Combe de Gers offers a great offpiste location for freeriders who love steep slopes, thrills
and spills. 800 metres difference in altitude, a North facing orientation and fresh high quality snow!
Pure bliss! Just like the descent of the “Lindars” and “Véret” area!
At an altitude of 1,844 metres, the Col de Pierre Carrée boasts the highest and snowiest Nordic skiing area in the Alps.
2 km of marked skating and classic cross-country ski trails are accessible by free shuttlebus from the resort.
Set on the Grand Massif, the Agy Nordic skiing site offers 30 kilometres of additional trails just 30 minutes from the resort.
Welcome to Flaine, a resort located in the heart of a stunning natural cirque since the late 1960’s.
As an ode to nature, this true architectural masterpiece is part of a breathtaking environment and benefits from a unique location.
On site, get your fill of sensations. Here, cars are prohibited and every trip is done on skis. Note that thanks to its exceptional exposure, the resort has rich and constant snow coverage throughout the season.
Cultural life is also very important here. Lively and festive, the resort allows visitors to enjoy “after-ski” moments that are rich in discoveries.
Take an immense and fascinating white desert at high altitude with a close-up view of Mont Blanc. Imagine minimalist architecture which is completely integrated into its surroundings almost to the point of becoming invisible.
You are in Flaine, the great white domain.
Be amazed by the most beautiful view of Mont Blanc in just 12 minutes!
With the “Grandes Platières” cable car go from 1600 to 2500m and enjoy the view!
Synonymous with skiing for over 70 years, Les Carroz is a small authentic village resort in the heart of the Alps, linked to the Grand Massif, 5th largest ski area in Europe (6 minutes via the Kédeuze gondola).
The village has managed to preserve its traditional charm in harmony with the beauty of the surrounding mountains.
Welcome to Morillon, a friendly and authentic Savoyard resort.
Both appreciated by families, for its “after skiing” activities, and by beginners for its relaxed ski slopes, the Morillon resort intergrates itself harmoniously into a vast wooded plateau. At the heart of a preserved and welcoming nature, we can find a small traditional village and a pedestrian resort where every travel can be done without taking off your skies.
Get your fill of sensations on the natural domain of Morillon where there’s never a shortage of activities!
Between 700 and 800m, Morillon, Samoëns and Sixt, nestling in the heart of the Haut-Giffre valley, welcome you to splendid alpine market villages.
This well-preserved valley has alpine pastures, village houses and stone buildings dating from the middle-ages.
Welcome to Samoëns, a village-resort known for its traditional architecture influenced by stonemasons.
Its ancient houses and its lively and welcoming atmosphere make it the perfect place to recharge the batteries in winter.
Get your fill of sensation on a ski area that is a predominantly a classified nature reserve, in a perfect balance between typical village life and great sking in a unspoilt environment.
There are some places that immediately make you feel that life is good, usually because it has retained its authenticity and has a unique history.
Samoëns is one of those places and it’s reflected in the everyday life.
The village of Sixt is a haven of peace and tranquility, located at the entrance to the largest nature reserve of the Haute Savoie and the cirque of Fer à Cheval, and is totally disconnected from the hubbub of city life.
Welcome to Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, a real resort of yesteryear that stands out for its protected environment, unique architecture and rich cultural heritage.
Immerse yourself in the heart of one of the most beautiful villages in France and recharge your batteries in the middle of a large nature reserve.
Get your fill of sensations on long wooded slopes of the resort and forget your everyday life during your stay in this little haven.