Les Carroz ski resort
Open: 16 Dec 2017 – 15 Apr 2018
Les Carroz is a traditional village situated directly below Flaine, in the heart of the Northern Alps.
The village sits on a sunny plateau and enjoys spectacular views down towards the valley. It has a very short transfer time, being just 40 km from Geneva and 10 minutes from the motorway!
Even if it is popular with families, Les Carroz is one of the villages in the excellent Grand Massif ski area which caters for all classes of skiers and boarders. The return from the pistes to the heart of the village is guaranted by skiing.
A village ski resort made for families
Les Carroz is one of 44 French resorts which have been classified “Famille Plus” by ensuring that families are given a warm welcome and by providing the very best family holiday. Here, children of all ages are indulged and catered for through our many entertainments, games and suitably adapted introductory sessions. Our clubs, nurseries and ski schools have lined up a new range of activities for all ages and tastes.
Where to stay in Les Carroz
Les Carroz in the Grand Massif
To transport you from the centre of Les Carroz to the heart of the Grand Massif ski area, it takes just 6 minutes from the Kédeuze telecabine. Ranging from an altitude of 1140m to 2500m facing the Mont Blanc mountain range, you can enjoy exceptional snow coverage and spectacular scenery in the Grand Massif.
For advanced skiers there are snow bowls and technical pistes in the Grand Massif ski area. Leisure skiers can head for the legendary 14 km long Cascades. For those that like forest trails, there are plenty of pistes winding down amidst the spruce trees…
Families and children alike will be fulfilled by enjoying the fun zones or swooshing down pistes of all levels. Come and join us in Les Carroz!
The Grand Massif – 5 linked ski resorts
FLAINE – LES CARROZ – MORILLON – SAMOËNS – SIXT
Highest point: altitude of 2500m – 149 pistes – 69 lifts – 359 snow cannons – 1800m total vertical variation.
Various activities for everyone: families, sports enthusiasts…
Tobogganing, dog sledding, snowshoeing, glacier trekking, ice skating, paragliding… cultural or relaxing activities: relaxation and well-being and Les Carroz’s Aquacîme, massages and treatments, cultural centre exhibitions… An infinite variety of attractions for everyone!
Les Carroz ski packages
Getting to Les Carroz ski resort
The quickest and shortest routes to the ski slopes !
Les Carroz ski village is just 55 minutes from Geneva Airport !
- By car: Take the A40 motorway. Exit# 19 : Flaine – les Carroz, then road RN 205 to Sallanches, and on the left the D6 to Araches and Les Carroz. Or better yet, Top Snow Travel can arrange your shared or private transfer from Geneva airport.
- By Train: Closest train station is Cluses. Catch a taxi to Les Carroz which takes about 15-20min.
Les Carroz the hamlet became a ski resort in 1936
In 2016, Les Carroz celebrated its 80th anniversary!
In the heart of the Alps, this small village resort “Les Carroz d’Arâches” with a traditional, family atmosphere has held onto its charm, while also protecting the scenic beauty of the mountains surrounding it.
What is “Les Carroz”?
In Savoyard dialect, it could be a “crossroads”, the “crossing of paths” or a “scree slope”… but most of all it is THE resort founded in 1936 with the first draglift operational in 1939, the longest in Europe at the time.