This family-friendly resort near the Italian border in the Maurienne Valley provides a more affordable alternative to France’s more famous resorts. Its authentic town sits at 1,500 metres and is dotted with wooden chalets.
December 10, 2017 – April 20, 2018
Valfréjus has more than 65 kilometres of terrain and is part of the 300-kilometre Eski-Mo ski area. It has ten lifts, with three green runs, 11 blue, six red and four black, as well as a boardercross and sled park and a snake gliss.
Where to stay in Valfréjus
There’s an outdoor ice-skating rink, a two-kilometre toboggan run and activities including snowshoeing and speed riding (a mix of skiing and paragliding). There isn’t much of an après ski scene, but you’ll find a bakery, creperie and several pizzerias as well as traditional French restaurants. A visit to the local cheese factory is a must!
Valfréjus ski packages
For those wishing to try their hand at a different activity, the ski schools and other companies offer guided snow-shoe walks to discover the fascinating fauna of the magnificent Vanoise National Park.
Valfréjus’s youngest visitors will certainly not feel left out! From the two children’s ski gardens, where they will discover the magical world of snow-travel to the “Little Devils” playgroup, where they will meet a plethora of new playmates, their holiday in Valfréjus is sure to be an unforgettable experience.
In addition to this, an abundance of gastronomic and festive evening entertainment will make for a varied and memorable winter holiday!
FREE Wifi coverage throughout 80% of the ski resort
Info & Stats
- 10 lifts ( 1 cable car – 4 chair lifts – 4 ski lifts – 1 moving walkway)
- 24 slopes ( 3 green – 11 blue – 6 red – 4 black ) which represent 70 kms
- 2 slopes of sleigh “Bob Park” of 2 kms each
- 1 boarder cross
- 80 snow-blowers
Why ski Valfréjus ?
The average age of lifts does not exceed 6 years, which gives skiers fast lifts, comfortable, reassuring and especially little wait.
2. THE ESKI-MO SKIPASS
The meeting of five resorts was born ESKI-MO skipass (Aussois, La Norma, Bonneval sur Arc, Valcenis and Valfréjus) to allow you access to more than 300 km of slopes.
3. SPACE GRAND SKIING
Beginner, intermediate, speedrider or freerider, everybody can find its own place in Valfréjus. The track of “Le Jeu” and its 12 km long is the emblem of this space perfectly integrated into the natural environment of the area.
4. CHILD CARE
A kids space and structures for toddlers in the heart of the area, for our modernization process to put childcare at the center of our concerns.
5. THE BOB PARK
2 slopes of 2 km long sledge sensation park . A family activity that is done during the day or evening and will become a must during your holiday.
Heavy snow throughout the season with a border geographical aspect is very favorable to heavy snowfall, and also, with a field of more than 80 artificial snowmaking.
20 minutes from the motorway exit and 4 hours from Paris by direct TGV . Buses provide daily link between the station 10 km from Modane and the resort of Valfréjus.
Eski-Mo consists of five ski resorts spread across 300 kilometres of terrain. Aussois, Bonneval sur Arc, La Norma, Val-Cenis and Valfréjus are linked by a shuttle bus and can be accessed on one ski pass.
The Eski-Mo ski pass gives you the opportunity to stay in one of the 5 ski resorts and to ski 1 day in each other resort.
Free bus service between the 5 ski resorts with your Eski-Mo ski pass
Motorway (autoroute) 10 km away!
“Alpine” motorway (autoroute Alpine) A43, exit Modane, D216 direction Valfréjus.
4 hours from Paris to Modane by TGV (high-speed train)
– TGV from Paris to Chambéry, then direct train from Chambéry to Modane
– TGV from Paris to Milan Travel from Modane to Valfréjus by bus or taxi.
Taxis Vanoise : 04 79 05 08 93
Taxi Gros Gruart : 06 60 38 01 23
Taxi Fellman : 06 08 40 34 60
Taxi Vanoise : 04 79 05 08 93
Taxi Donadio : 04 79 05 25 66 ou 06 08 99 10 13
Taxi Alpes Cosi : 06 31 55 82 71
Taxi Mont Taxi : 06 60 47 03 06
– Lyon St Exupéry – 200km (2 hours)
– Chambéry Aix-Les-Bains – 100km (1 hour)
– Turin (Italy) – 100km (1 hour)
Regular connections to Valfréjus from Modane train station!
Valfréjus trail map
Valfréjus – Punta Bagna view
Valfréjus – South facing Italy view