Between Mont-Blanc, Lake Annecy and Switzerland, Le Grand Bornand is a family-friendly resort. Named after the river that runs through it, it is the leading farming township of the region and home to a traditional village dotted with wooden chalets, the oldest of which was built in 1664.
From first snow until April 20, 2018 (depending on conditions)
As well as 29 lifts that access 46 trails, including 16 green, 13 blue, 14 red and three black, Le Grand Bornand has one of the best terrain parks in France.
At an altitude 1,000 metres, Le Grand Bornand Village is a typical Savoyard village with an outdoor market, central plaza and church. A bit further up the road, at an altitude of 1,300 metres, you’ll find the well-preserved historic village Le Grand Bornand Chinaillon, which is the main ski base area.
Le Grand Bornand has a covered ice skating rink and cinema, as well as opportunities for paragliding, mountaineering, ski biking, fat biking and sledging. While it’s not known for its après scene, there are plenty of bars for a quiet drink as well as authentic restaurants with fireplaces and outdoor terraces.
• Altitude: 1100 – 2 600m
• Ranges: 5
• Combined height: 15 000 m
• Ski slopes mileage:
– La clusaz-Manigod area > 132 km*
– Aravis area> 220 km*
• Total number of ski lifts: 50
• Slopes: 86 7 black, 30 red, 32 blue, 17 green + 1 snowpark (modules and rails)
• Artificial snow:
– 190 artificial snow cannons
– 63 hectare surface
* The length of the tracks corresponds to the actual length as measured in the middle of the track, taking turns into account.
Lake Annecy Ski Resorts
La Clusaz, Le Grand Bornand, Manigod and St Jean de Sixt are the four ski resorts that make up lake annecy ski resorts.
The magical French alpine resorts of La Clusaz, Le Grand Bornand, Manigod and Saint Jean de Sixt have joined to become Lake Annecy Ski Resorts. Perched on the majestic Aravis Range, touching the shores of Lake Annecy, they are part of a privileged, protected and exciting environment.
Preserving their charm and architectural authenticity, the resorts combine tradition and creativity to the highest level. Here, a warm welcome, friendliness and excellent service are more than mere values, they are a way of life.